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Elmo's Grill

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6931 Hwy 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
+1 850-267-2299
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great crab legs and great service. Building is rustic but food was great! Potatoes and corn sides were very good. Happy hour beer very reasonable!

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Thank 74jeepman
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years. It was a great local stop for us to avoid the crowds. It has been discovered. The food is good and proportions are good but the prices are a little inflated now that people are showing up. Do not get me wrong on this. You will like the food but it is not... More 

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Thank Hal T
Dawsonville, Georgia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to try it after years of driving by. We went for lunch on Saturday. They have several tv's available for watching football! We are locals now & they have a new year-round locals menu(new owners want to show appreciation for locals). We decided to try the sampler. It had fish, shrimp, tuna dip & cheese sticks. It was... More 

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Thank Kathy L
Byhalia, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Fast service good food and fun time. Laid back easy going place with great food. Live music and fun small fun place.

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Thank JWDRR
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Some food was over cooked some was under cooked. The price was way too much for the quality of and quantity of food. Very disappointed

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Thank Michael L
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Had a large party on a Tuesday night. All you can eat crab was wonderful! Coleslaw was the best I've had in years. Kids meals had very limited options. Every time the we asked the waitress for something she responded," Let me finish what I'm doing first." We will definitely go back because of the food.

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Thank ILimplant
Searcy, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We love Elmo's and have for the past 15 years. Over the years, they have gained a following that is well deserved. We had the fried shrimp plate at dinner. The sides are delicious and we are particularly partial to the new potatoes, slaw & corn on the cob. Don't miss this jewel in Santa Rosa Beach's crown!

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Thank lsmittou63
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

While on vacation in Destin my fiancé found this local hidden gem while looking for places to have crab legs. When we pulled into the gravel parking lot full of cars I knew this was the place. While fighting for a parking spot we eventually decided to join the other cars parked along side the infamous 30A highway. After a... More 

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Thank Trevor T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Best snow crabs in Destin, all you can eat for a great price! This restaurant is no comparison to the tourist traps downtown. It is a hidden gem that anyone who loves seafood must visit!

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Thank KenTurner01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing all you can eat crab legs friendly staff and I just absolutely love this place eat here Everytime I'm here thanks again Elmo's for all you can eat crab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6931 Hwy 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-267-2299

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