Pensacola Beach Restaurants

Coastal Southern Fare with International Flare

Whether traveling for business, vacationing with family, or road tripping with friends, there’s no better way to connect with a new place than by indulging in local fare.

Much of our character is rooted in the cuisine and spirits native to the area –– along with the people who operate and frequent these establishments. Pensacola Beach serves up some of the freshest seafood and most breathtaking views around, yet there’s much more to our culinary roots to discover.

Water Pig BBQ

5 Via De Luna Dr.
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 565-4863

Located in the Soundside Market, Water Pig BBQ serves up classic Southern dishes with contemporary flare plus million-dollar views of the beach and bay. From low-and-slow smoked BBQ to homemade sides, the Pig’s award-winning pitmaster fuses timeless southern staples with modern flavors that make for a truly unique dining experience.

Famous for having the “best backyard on the beach,” Red Fish Blue Fish boasts a festive atmosphere, pet-friendly accommodations, and breathtaking waterfront views. Committed to conservation, you’ll find the freshest, sustainably sourced seafood on the coast as well as colorful reclaimed building materials and solar panels (but no plastic straws).

Red Fish Blue Fish

5 Via De Luna Dr. #B
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 677-8899

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12 Via De Luna Drive
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 343-6791

This culinary gem fuses Japanese dishes with modern American cooking techniques. Just as unique as the plates are Bonsai’s luxurious cocktails, crafted to pair perfectly with each dish on the menu. Located inside the Hilton, Bonsai delivers an unforgettable dining adventure that no visitor should miss.

Riptides Sports Grill & Tiki Bar


14 Via De Luna Dr.
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 932-5331

This vibrant, surf-themed sports bar serves up American comfort food in a spirited atmosphere. With dozens of jumbo screens in all directions, you’ll be able to catch your favorite games, matches, and tournaments as you enjoy family-friendly fare, frosty beverages, and great service. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily.

Located steps away from some of the world’s whitest beaches, UFO’s is fun for the whole family. (Even the ones you think might actually be from outer space.) Our cosmic course features 18 holes and one giant leap for mankind. An ice cream bar and arcade make UFO’s the perfect place for a party, or just some fun in the sun. By night, join us for a golf course light show set to the aliens’ favorite tunes.

UFO's Pensacola Beach


2 Via De Luna Drive
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
(850) 677-8830

Salt offers a welcoming haven where people come together to enjoy fresh Gulf cuisine and share in the joy of good company. From the moment you step into our inviting space, you’ll feel transported to a world of warmth and relaxation. A place where you can enjoy the simple while also reveling in the refined. Inspired by the vibrant flavors and rich cultural traditions of the Mediterranean, our dishes are created from scratch using the freshest and most flavorful ingredients available.

Piazza Pizza - inside Hampton PB

We offer delivery on Pensacola Beach and are the only pizza restaurant on the beach to deliver. This means you don’t have to leave your house, hotel or rental property when hunger strikes. We also offer pick up from our location inside Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach. We’re steps from the Gulf, so you can place your order on the phone or online, pick it up and be on the sand in seconds.

Piazza Pizza

2 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach FL 32561

(850) 565-1980

Fish Heads 

16 Via De Luna Drive #B, Pensacola Beach FL 32561

(850) 943 3300

Located behind the Fairfield Inn & Suites directly on the Gulf of Mexico, Fish Heads is the seasonal Pool Bar and Grill that offers fresh food, incredible views and a “come as you are” vibe. Fish Heads is the seasonal place to be, rain or shine. Because our deck is covered, it’s the perfect place to catch some shade on sunny days … or watch the storm roll in when it’s cloudy