Why leave the beach when you don’t have to? Pensacola Beach has some incredible restaurants just a few steps from the Surf & Sand Hotel. Whether you’re looking for burgers the size of your head or tacos bursting with flavor straight from the Gulf of Mexico, our beach has you covered when hunger strikes. There are plenty of amazing spots to chow down, but we thought we would share a few of our favorites.
Serving fare from both land and sea, H2O Grill offers an elevated dining experience using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Award-winning chef Omar Torres has carefully curated a menu inspired by the Gulf Coast.
Bonsai offers guests a truly amazing Asian Fusion experience from its new location on the 2nd floor of the Hilton Pensacola Beach. Executive Chef Omar Torres and Sushi Chef Rowell Javier have created an inspired menu of gourmet sushi, Wagyu beef, top-shelf sake, aged soy and even Southern “Smoked” spicy tuna rolls topped with two types of caviar.
For the best views on the island – and one heck of a burger – ‘head’ to Fish Heads. The open-air deck is built 32 feet above the sand, so guests can enjoy views that stretch the entire horizon.
Red Fish Blue Fish offers inspired Southern fare on Pensacola Beach. From the fun lawn games to the casual menu, you’ll feel at home in the “best backyard on the beach.”
Located inside the Holiday Inn Resort, this Pensacola Beach restaurant serves up quality American comfort food with a great sports atmosphere for gameday.
Award-winning Pitmaster Steve Seige has over 11 years’ experience cooking regional BBQ styles including Texas, Memphis, Carolina, California and Kansas City and now locals and visitors to the Pensacola Beach area can tuck into Texas Style Smoked Brisket, Dry Rubbed Pork Ribs, a House Ground Brisket “Smash” Burger, Seasonal Sides and more all in this open-air beachfront setting.