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Blackwater Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
+1 850-623-1105
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef wellington” (13 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
“gouda grits” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is good. Outside seating is very nice on a nice day. Brunch on Sundays is delicious. Bottomless mimosas with fresh orange juice are delicious and they are not frugal with them. All of the meals we have ordered have been above satisfaction. And...More

Thank ashley g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Triple Threat Cajun Pasta is the best I've had in long time. So often at restaurants the meal tastes like something warmed up from a pre-packaged frozen dinner. Not here, and definitely not this dish! The mix of spices, cheese, and ingredients created a...More

1  Thank howson3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place a coupla years ago. It's always on the agenda when we visit Milton for Adventures Unlimited. Good menu items. I love the Artichoke Cheesecake. It's a must every time. The staff is always helpful. I love the atmosphere.

Thank AGeekNamedKelly J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great find in Milton. Very comfy local spot behind the courthouse that serves up a great Sunday brunch with things like crab cakes benedict, Cajun omlet, Chicken and Waffles and of course bloody Mary's and Mimosas. Excellent service and outdoor seating on the...More

Thank shometravelnut
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The atmosphere is very inviting, the décor well done. The menu is full and varied. The staff extremely helpful and the prices slightly on the higher side - though well worth it. Would certainly return and recommend. Nice place!

Thank jsmit272
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I love this place when it is good but unfortunately it's not consistent. The location is great, service has been good for the most part but the quality of food can differentiate from visit to visit. We like that they have small local bands on...More

1  Thank djwillis07
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Our sever Chelsea was so helpful with such a pleasant demeanor. I had the artichoke cheesecake app which is a 'must have' and main course was Portobello Dagenhart which was perfect. It was named after a local military pilot. I can't say enough good about...More

Thank CapeHorn21
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This is the greatest gem in Milton. Great food. Great atmosphere. I believe is still military owned. Even with a gluten an dairy u can find something here. A must do!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant in Milton. We were headed to a weekend trip at a resort north of Milton and wanted to find a restaurant worthy of celebrating our Anniversary. The Bistro met our requirement. The house is a great setting for...More

Thank Tmsmied8384
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place for a nice dinner. Innovative menu, great service, eat outside or inside. Historic home converted to restaurant in downtown Milton.

Thank mike w
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26 July 2016|
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Response from camille1919 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full bar. With 5 or more I would call an make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5147 Elmira St, Milton, FL 32570-5905
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 850-623-1105
  • E-mail
Recipient of the Best Restaurant Milton and Outstanding Business of the Year: Mainstreet Florida awards. It is owned and operated by a Navy Lt. Commander. The food is creative with a fantastic appetizer Artichoke Cheesecake and their entrees are great. Favorites include the Beef Wellington and Shrimp and Gouda Grits. Full bar available, with beer, wine, delicious hand crafted cocktails.
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