30A Florida is home to the Emerald Coast's best dining experiences, so it’s no surprise that they deliver where it counts... Happy Hour! Buzzing with bargains on booze, appetizers and entrees, SoWal has a great selection of restaurants teeming with special deals. Here’s just a few to get you hooked on Happy Hour in South Walton.
Tim Creehan's Cuvee 30A
Happy Hour at Cuvee 30A is always a great time. It's located in Inlet Beach at 30Avenue and was voted "Best of the Emerald Coast" by Emerald Coast Magazine. They have indoor and outdoor seating options but my favorite spot is at their beautiful bar which has plenty of TVs for sports fans! Their craft cocktails are delicious.
$3.75 Domestic Beer
$4 Craft and Import Beer
$8.50 Craft Cocktails
$9 Wine by the Glass
Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar
Perfectly located between Blue Mountain Beach and Dune Allen Beach at Gulf Place, Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar is one of the best spots to enjoy Happy Hour on 30A. It's a two-story, open air restaurant that overlooks Ed Walline Public Beach Access and it offers stunning Gulf Of Mexico views. Good times and live music are a daily occurrence at Shunk Gulley in Santa Rosa Beach.
Happy Hour at Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar is from 3-5 pm Monday - Friday. Their happy hour specials are always good and the drink menu is fantastic. It includes a bunch of specialty cocktails, wines and cold brews. Shunk Gulley's award-winning Yellowfin Tuna dip and their fan-favorite, Duck Fat Gulley Fries, are top sellers on their happy hour menu, as well as, their Gulley Margaritas! They also offer great prices on well drinks, wine, and draft beer.
Shades Bar & Grill
Located in Inlet Beach at the start of scenic 30A is where you'll find Shades Bar & Grill. It's walking distance from Rosemary Beach and Seacrest Beach. Shades is the top sports bar & grill in South Walton with enough TVs to please any sports fan. They offer indoor and outdoor dining options. Shades food is fantastic as are their daily specials.
Happy Hour at Shades Bar & Grill is Monday - Friday 3-6 pm and features the following...
• Half Price Selected Appetizers
• $5 Select Wine and Cocktails
• $1 off Yuengling, Blue Moon, & Fat Tire Draughts
Overlooking the Choctawhatchee, it's difficult to find a better waterfront happy hour atmosphere in SoWal than The Bay restaurant. They have their own white sand beach and private dock. The food is amazing (love their sushi) and it's a family-friendly Chef Jim Shirley food spot. Happy Hour at The Bay is daily from 4-6 pm and features a bunch of great specials.
AJ's Grayton Beach
You'll find cold beer, raw oysters and live music every night during the summer season at AJ's in Grayton Beach. They serve lunch and dinner seven days a week in a laid-back beach atmosphere. Happy Hour at AJ's includes tasty cocktails, wine and craft beer. You'll find AJ's just south of 30A on off of Defuniak Street in Grayton Beach.
Havana Beach Bar and Grill
Located on the south side of 30A in downtown Rosemary Beach at The Pearl, Havana Beach Bar and Grill is a great spot to enjoy happy hour. The rooftop bar offers great views of Rosemary Beach and The Gulf Of Mexico. Happy Hour at Havana Beach Bar is from 3-6 pm daily and includes a wide variety of drink specials.
45 Central Wine & Sushi Bar
Attention: Wine, sushi and cheese lovers... There's a fantastic little wine bar in the heart of Seaside we think you'll thoroughly enjoy. Forty-Five Central Wine and Sushi Bar is a Chef Jim Shirley establishment that will not disappoint. In addition to a huge wine selection you'll find tasty Small Plates, Sushi and more. 45 Central is a great place to enjoy Happy Hour on 30A as they offer fantastic daily specials. You'll find indoor and outdoor seating options at 45 Central in Seaside, FL.
amici 30A Italian Kitchen
Located in Inlet Beach at 30Avenue, amici Italian Kitchen is a great spot to enjoy Happy Hour in South Walton! They offer indoor and outdoor seating options, a fun bar area with TVs and overall relaxing atmosphere. Happy Hour at amici 30A Italian Kitchen is from 3:00 - 6:00 pm and includes amazing deals on pizza, pasta, meatballs, beer, and cocktails. Cool off after a day at the beach with a cold draft beer ($2 off), refreshing glass of white wine ($2 off) or a $5 Moscow Mule! 30Avenue and amici Italian Kitchen are just a short walk or bike ride from anywhere in Inlet or Rosemary Beach.
Located in Seagrove Beach at the corner intersection of Hwy 395 and 30A is where you'll find Surfing Deer. It's an upscale, new American eatery with fantastic surf and turf food options. Happy Hour at Surfing Deer is Monday - Thursday 5:00 - 6:30 pm and features $3 brews, $6 Martinis / craft cocktails, $7 wine by the glass and great prices on tasty appetizers. You'll find fantastic indoor and outdoor seating options at Surfing Deer. If you're staying in the Seagrove Beach / Seaside area you'll want to put Surfing Deer on your list of must try 30A Happy Hour hot spots.
One of the hottest new restaurants on 30A, Blue Mabel is located in Blue Mountain Beach and has fantastic happy hour specials every day from 3 - 6 pm. They're a local smokehouse with cool vibes and creative eats. Blue Mabel's happy hour includes $5 well cocktails, $3 beer pints, $6 spicy margarita, wine and much more. Their happy hour food menu includes Bites such as $8 Crabmeat Beignets, $12 Wood Grilled Rib Eye Nachos, $5 summer salad, $8 Fried shrimp tacos, $7 burger, $10 house wings, $6 Chicken and Poblano Taquitos and more. Next time you're on the west end of 30A, make sure to stop by Blue Mabel for a cold drink and warm bite.