Alligator Point Vacation Rentals
Restaurant Guide

“The Locals’ Guide to Dining”

We strive to make sure our information is updated. However, it is always best to call for hours.

Alligator Point

End of the World Oasis
Located at the end of the Point at the Marina.  Outside seating only.
850-349-2058 Full bar. Sandwiches, fries…
Hours vary by seaon - best to call first.  (Winter 2013- closed unitl March 1, 2014)   

Panacea & Ochlockonee Bay

Angelo & Sons 
At the foot of the bridge.  Ochlockonee Bay. 4 miles from Alligator Point. 850-984-5168. Fresh seafood from their own boats.  Food is always good, but be prepared to pay for it.  Hours vary depending on season & mood, but in general:
Summer Hours:  Mon, Wed, Thur 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm ** Fri, Sat, Sun Noon - 11:00 pm ** Closed Tuesday
Winter Hours:
Closed Monday and Tuesday ** Wed – Sat  4:30 - 10:00 ** Sunday  noon - 10:00

Tropical Trader
91 Coastal Highway, Ochlockonee Bay.  850-984-3474.  Just over the bridge, across the street from Centennial Bank building.  Same family as Angelo's & Son's but a different and more affordable menu.  Gumbo is delicious and fried alligator is, too -- when they have it.  Great place to have them "cook your catch."  Also, closest place for breakfast (Tues, Wed, Fri-Sun)              
Monday & Thursday  11:00 am - 9:00 pm ** Tuesday & Wednseday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm ** Friday & Saturday 7:00 am- 10:00 pm ** Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Big Daddy's Pizza
108 Coastal Highway, Ochlockonee Bay. 850-984-3663.  Just over the Bay bridge, next door to Centennial Bank building.  Hours vary.  Decent pizza (certainly the most convenient pizza!) and they deliver -- for a fee.

Coastal Corner Deli
49 Coastal Highway.
850-984-2767. 4 miles from A.P.
Sandwiches & salads. Monday - Friday. Open 7 days a week.

The Coastal “Home of the All You Can Eat”
1305 Coastal Highway, Panacea. 850-984-2933. 6 miles from Alligator Point.
Good fried oysters. Closed Tuesday.
Sunday – Thursday 6a.m. – 9p.m.
Friday & Saturday 6a.m. – 10p.m.

Barwick's Seafood Restaurant 
1349-B Coastal Highway, Panacea.  850-984-713-0045.  Same shopping center as the Big Top Supermarket.  Fresh food, good variety and quality salad bar (the only salad bar in the area)
Closed Wednesday.  Mon, Tues, Thur-Sunday 11 am - 8:30 pm.                      

Steven’s Seafood
1544 Coastal Highway. Panacea. 850-984-5178. 6.5 miles from Alligator Point. 
Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 11a.m. – 10p.m.
Sunday 11a.m. – 8p.m.
Monday 11a.m. – 3p.m.
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

Posey’s Up the Creek Steam Room & Oyster Bar
1506 Coastal Highway. Panacea. 850-984-5243. 6 miles from Alligator Point. Great food and weekday specials!!
Closed Monday
Tues – Thurs 11:00 – 9:00
Fri & Sat. 11:00-10:00
Sunday 4:00-9:00 

Sopchoppy & Medart

HamaKnockers BBQ    
3123 Crawfordville Highway, Medart.  850-926-4737.  13 miles from Alligator Point.  Delicious pulled pork, ribs, chicken.
Monday-Saturday 11 am - 9 pm.  Closed Sunday.

Family Coastal
2209 Sopchoppy Highway, Sopchoppy.  850-962-2920.
Mon 11 am-3 pm, Sun 11 am-3 pm, Tues-Thur 11 am - 8:30 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am- 9 pm.

Sopchoppy Pizza Company
106 Municipal Avenue (where Backwoods Bistro used to be -- this one opened in October 2013). 850-962-1155
Closed Monday-Wednesday,  Thur 5 pm-9 pm, Fri-Sat 11-9, Sun 8 am-2 pm. 

Spring Creek

Spring Creek Restaurant
33 Ben Willis Road - Spring Creek. 850-926-3751. 17 miles from Alligator Point. Fresh food, quaint location, but higher prices.
Closed Monday
Tuesday – Friday open at 5p.m.
Sat. & Sun. open at 12p.m.

St. Teresa, St. James & Carrabelle

Crooked River Grill - St. James Golf Course
Website and Menu
Laughing Gull Lane
Open to the public. The Grill is open Tuesday-Saturday, serving breakfast & lunch daily. Dinner is served Thursday - Saturday, and our popular Sunday Brunch, 10am - 2pm.

St. Teresa

The Seineyard at Summer Camp
108 Sea Pine Drive, St. Teresa.  850-697-9191 
Lunch and dinner.  Seafood, salads, sandwiches.  Days and hours vary. Thursday-Sunday, open at 11 AM, close at 9 PM on Sunday & Thursday, 10 PM on Friday & Saturday.


Beef 'O' Brady's
10 Preston Circle Unit A, Crawfordville. 850-926-4350. 20 miles from Alligator Point.
Open 7 days a week 11 am - 11 pm

Lindy's Fried Chicken
2120 Crawfordville Hwy, Crawfordville. 850-926-8886. 20 miles from Alligator Point.

El Jalisco Mexican
2481 Crawfordville Highway - Crawfordville – 21 miles from Alligator Point. Really good food.
Friday & Saturday 11a.m. – 10p.m.
Sunday – Thursday 11a.m.

Ming Tree Garden Chinese
3278 Crawfordville Highway – Crawfordville. 850-926-9888. 20 miles from Alligator Point.
Mon. – Thur. 11a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday & Sat. 11a.m. – 10:30p.m.
Sunday 12p.m. – 9p.m.

Franchise Pizza Places Including:  Pizza Hut Take-Out, Hungry Howie's, Domino's.

Closest Fast Food Including:  McDonald's, Burger King, Hardee's, Zaxby's, Subway


There are so many great restaurants in "Apalach". It is worth the trip over there along scenic Highway 98.

Café Con Leche
234 Water St.   850-653-2233
Closed Sunday
Monday – Saturday  ~8-5
Great food, pastries, coffee.

The Owl Cafe 
Downtown Apalachicola. 850-653-9888. Open Monday - Saturday for lunch and dinner.  Great desserts. Closed Sunday. Excellent Food!!

Boss Oyster
Downtown Aplachicola on the Water. 850-653-9364. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Famous for their oysters cooked anyway you can think of cooking them. Seared Tuna is excellent. Laid back dining with a great view on the back porch.

Caroline's Dining on the River
Downtown Apalachicola on the water next to Boss Oyster. 850-653-8139. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fine Dining. Great breakfast menu with fresh squeezed Florida orange juice. Wait staff is very nice.

Papa Joe's Oyster Bar
301 B Market Street. 850-653-1189.

Tamara's Cafe
71 Market Street. 850-653-4111.

Verandas  850-653-3210
Located upstairs at the corner of Highway 98 and Avenue D. You must try their Oysters Elyse. Incredible. Save room for desert. The Flourless Chocolate Cake is unbelievable.

Hope you enjoy!!!!!

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