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The Red Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
+1 850-231-1008
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Huntsville, Alabama
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an iconic and eclectic bar and eatery. The food is outstanding.Try the blackened mahi sandwich with a bloody while you listen to one of the best bands around. If you go on Sunday, Dread Clampitt will be playing and they jam it up.Request Forever Young or I'll fly away and watch this place come to life.

Thank Andy6205
Knoxville, Tennessee
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We come here every year while on vacation. I love the decor. I wish they had more vegetarian options though. It's hard to plan since their menu changes. I got the Belgian waffle last time and it was excellent.

Thank icapturethecastle93
Atlanta, Georgia
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163 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok so no credit cards accepted, so on a $100 check the restaurant saves $3 and supposedly passes it onto the customer, yeah right! Ridiculousness! Won't return, overrated with a very limited menu. I don't know what all the hype is about? Too many other better restaurants!

Thank DJ82184
London, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of seafood. Busy location and popular with locals. Very casual. Live band at noon on a Sunday and they were very good. Fun place. Only take cash or checks, no cards.

Thank Jim E
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and fun place to "people watch".... Casual attire....good food at reasonable prices but they don't take credit cards. One of my favorite places to visit.

Thank forreagan
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Red Bar is delicious!!! Love the eggplant and the fish of the day!! The live music, food, and atmosphere makes this worth wait!!

Thank akm4380
Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch. Menu is written on a large chalk board which the server brings to the table and explains each dish. Menu contains a dozen or so items, mostly fish and seafood. We ordered burgers and fries. Portion size was generous. Burger was hot and fresh. Nice stop and nice lunch.

Thank Kristina D
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big group of friends after a day of drinking on the beach, Red Bar was perfect for a rowdy crew - and wow were those crab cakes unbelievable! And the cat fish. My friends go to Red Bar every year they are at this beach and it was my first time - I see why it's a tradition!

Thank Vanessa T
Columbus, Mississippi
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a popular place even on Sunday before Thanksgiving. Menu is listed on a board. It didn't appear that appetizers were an option. Entrees are large and the food is fresh. It is good but not spectacular. Seafood menu items ran out by the time we arrived so plan to go early during busy times. The atmosphere is lively... More 

Thank Donna D
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing food, great atmosphere. Crowded, but a fun wait.....never been to a restaurant like this one!!! you will for sure have a good time. AND .....you will leave full and happy....

Thank Joyce Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-5879
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-231-1008

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McDonough, Georgia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?