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Hightide Restaurant & Oyster Bar

1203 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Okaloosa Island at foor of Brooks Bridge, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6207
+1 850-244-2624
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“trigger fish” (41 reviews)
“oysters” (159 reviews)
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1203 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Okaloosa Island at foor of Brooks Bridge, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6207
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We headed back to my hometown for birthday celebrations, and picked Hightide for the festivities. We walked in and got seated right away, but when we left.. the line was out the door. Sometimes it pays to eat early (5:00pm). The decor was coastal cozy...More

Thank K_imini13
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the moment you walk in, you know you're in an original Gulf Coast restaurant. Everything about says welcome and enjoy good Gulf seafood. I have been going to this place for years and I have never been disappointed. I bet I have had everything...More

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend the fresh oysters on the half shell. Their horse relish is a good spicy extra that is a must have. Their prices are very reasonable . The owners are very involved and are more than accommodating and friendly.

Thank LoveTravel825546
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appetizer was oysters both steamed and raw and they were awesome! Triggerfish sandwich was on the menu and was delish.

Thank Judy Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best atmosphere and the service is what you expect to pay for when you come to the beach. Get the crab stuffed fried shrimp! They are awesome. The oysters are great. I compare this to Ramseys Diner in Lexington, KY. It's a go to place...More

Thank Sterlingfarm1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a twenty minute wait for seating on a Thursday night after eight, so we figured it would be good, and it was. Our starter of peel and eat boiled shrimp were ocean fresh and perfectly cooked. If you like slap your mama hot...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. It’s worth a visit but not the first or second choice. It was what you’d expect and nothing exceptional.

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been a staple for local seafood for decades. The food is fresh and good but the prices are higher than other local places that serve similar fare.

Thank JC M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got into Fort Walton late one night at the start of our vacation. We were starving and picked this place because it was close to our hotel. Not too sure about it at first. Older restaurant, kinda dim lighting, and nothing fancy. But MERCY....More

Thank sanbec2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't decide on the right place for our last night so went with a older established joint! Service was ok nothing to wow about. I had a plate of snapper 22$ plus a two dollar charge to blacken?? Good flavor but over cooked. Baked Potato...More

Thank Alan G
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10 June 2015|
Response from THEPOW |
Yes, swich lunch and dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1203 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Okaloosa Island at foor of Brooks Bridge, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6207
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-244-2624
Hightide Restaurant and Oyster Bar is family-owned and operated, and has been a local family restaurant for more than 30 years! Serving seafood, dinners, sandwiches, appetizers, seafood gumbo and oyster chowder, shucked to order oysters on the half shell, steamed or fried seafood, crab legs, soft shell crabs, shrimp, oyster, steaks and chicken. We have a kids menu, desserts, plus beer, wine, sodas, tea and a full service bar.
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