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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. Enjoy!

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 season - best to call first. 

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:
Hours: Thursday: 4:30 pm -9 pm, Friday and Saturday 4:30 pm-10 pm, Sunday 12pm -9pm

Tropical Trader
91 Coastal Highway, Ochlockonee Bay.  850-984-3474. 
Just over the bridge, across the street from Two Blondes Liquor and Gifts.  Same family as Angelo's & Son's but a different and more affordable menu. Daily lunch specials and amazing mozzarella sticks. Delicious homemade pies! Great place to have them "cook your catch."
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-10pm

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

Mad Anthony’s
99 Rock Landing Road, Panacea. 850-713-0020
Tiki Hut Bar and Restaurant overlooking Dickerson Bay. Come for the view and the drinks.

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!!
Tues – Thurs 11:00 – 9:00, Fri & Sat. 11:00-10:00 Sunday 4:00-9:00

Sopchoppy & Medart

Hutton’s Seafood and More
3096 Coastal Highway, Medart 850-570-1004
Food Truck with covered outdoor seating. Arguably the best seafood in the area comes from this little side of the road stop. Delicious soft-shell crabs are raised on location. Substantial portions and fantastic prices.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am to 7pm

HamaKnockers BBQ
3123 Crawfordville Highway, Medart.  850-926-4737. 
13 miles from Alligator Point.  Delicious pulled pork, ribs, chicken. You’ll smell it before you see it. Yard games on the lawn.
Hours: Mon-Thurs. 11am to 9pm Fri.-Sat. 11am to 10 pm, Sunday 11am to 9pm

Sopchoppy Pizza Company
106 Municipal Avenue, Sopchoppy 850-962-1155
Great pizza, HUGE calzones, cool environment and a selection of craft beers on tap! Ask if they have a special and order it if they do. Homemade baked goods near the cash register are a must. Sometimes have live music on the patio.
Hours: Wednesday 5pm-8pm, Thursday-Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 11:30am to 9pm

Spring Creek
33 Ben Willis Road - Spring Creek. 850-926-3751
17 miles from Alligator Point. Fresh food, quaint location, but higher prices.
Hours: Tues-Fri 5pm to 9pm, Sat. & Sun. 12pm to 9pm

Lanark, St. James & Carrabelle

The Pearle
2325 Highway 98 E, Lanark (Across from Lanark Boat Club)
Homemade menu items, fresh seafood. Everything is good!
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 7am to 9pm

Crooked River Grill
St. James Golf Course Laughing Gull Lane 850-697-5050 Open to the public. The Grill is open week long, serving breakfast & lunch daily. Dinner is served Friday and Saturday. A popular Sunday Brunch spot.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7am to 3pm, Fri.-Sat. 7am to 8:30 pm, Sunday 7am to 3pm

The Fisherman’s Wife
201 8th Street, Carabelle
There are plenty of places to eat in Carabelle, but this is the one worth mentioning. Cheese grits, sweet tea and fried shrimp. Fresh, local seafood. 
Hours: Tuesday-Thrusday 11am to 8:30pm, Fri.-Sat. 11am to 9pm, Sunday 11am to 8pm


Cuban Mojo’s
10 Preston Circle Unit A, Crawfordville. 850-926-2115. 20 miles from Alligator Point.
Our area’s best (and only) Cuban Food. Relatively new to the area, they started out in a food truck and have continued to grow. Very good!
Hours: Mon.-Thursday 11am to 8:30pm, Friday 11am to 9:30pm Sat. 11:30am to 9pm

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

El Jalisco Mexican

90 Preston Circle, Crawfordville. 850-926-4329
Really good food, fast. Full Bar, 2 for 1 drink specials and plenty of inexpensive menu options.
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11am to 9pm, Fri.-Sun. 11am to 10pm

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. Historic walkable downtown area with shopping and dining.

Oyster City Brewing Company
17 Ave. D, Apalachicola.
Ambitious craft brewery with happy hour during the week. Try a couple beers (or try them all) with some complimentary kettle corn on the side.
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 12pm to 7pm, Fri-Sat. 12pm to pm, Sun. 12pm to 5pm

Café Con Leche
234 Water St., Apalachicola. 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.

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