Dining in Rosemary Beach, Florida

For such a small community, Rosemary Beach, Florida has some of the best restaurants in the area. From casual to four star restaurants there’s something for everyone. Sure, the beach condo rental has a kitchen and someone could cook, but no beach vacation is complete without visiting some of the local restaurants. Here is some of the best food to be had in Rosemary Beach.

Best Breakfast in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Start the day with breakfast at Amavida Coffee. This family owned coffee house’s second location (the first is in Seagrove Beach) in Rosemary Beach produces locally roasted Fair Trade Certified Arabica coffee and organic tea. They have a collection of specialty coffees and teas from around the world including some from Ethiopia, Peru and El Salvador. Pastries and desserts are fresh and made daily. Free Wifi is also available.

Amavida Coffee
South Barrett Square
Phone 850-231-1077

The Cowgirl Kitchen is another great breakfast (or lunch) option. This restaurants’ slogan is where “beach meets west” and puts a southwestern spin on all of their food. Seating is somewhat limited but the food is great and catering is also available. Try some veggie breakfast tacos or a Chipotle Bacon Sandwich.

Cowgirl Kitchen
54 Main Street
Phone 850-303-0708

Best Lunch in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Wild Olives is a market, deli and bakery and serves up some tasty sandwiches for lunch. They feature domestic and imported meats and cheeses as well as an olive bar. Ample outdoor seating makes this a great place to grab a bite to eat and bask in the Florida sun.

Wild Olives
104 North Barrett Square
Phone 850-231-0065

Owner James Dillon offers casual, family-style fare at the Summer Kitchen Cafe. This restaurant is located right next to the bike rental shop and offers plenty of outdoor seating. The menu changes seasonally and features salads, sandwiches and pasta.

Summer Kitchen Cafe
North Barrett Square
Phone 850-231-6264

Best Steak Restaurant in Rosemary Beach, Florida

For dinner, it’s hard to beat the four-star steak and seafood restaurant, Paradis. This fine dining establishment offers fresh seasonal fare, fresh Gulf seafood and steak. It also has a full service bar and lounge with an extensive wine collection. This is the place to see and be seen on weekend nights in Rosemary Beach.

Restaurant Paradis
South Barrett Square
Phone 850-534-0400

Best Italian Restaurant in Rosemary Beach, Florida

For great Italian food, head over to Onano. This restaurant specializes in Tuscany region cuisine and is open daily for dinner only. With dishes such as Lobster Ravioli and Chicken Cacciatore, there is something for everyone. Indoor and Outdoor seating is available.

78 Main Street
Phone 850-231-2436

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This article was originally published at Suite101: Dining in Rosemary Beach, Florida: Best Local Restaurants in Florida http://www.suite101.com/content/dining-in-rosemary-beach-florida-a176642#ixzz18NuUJ4w8

Sherry Jackson
Sherry Jacksonhttp://www.dragonflyventures.com
Sherry Jackson’s love of travel came at a young age. Her family would load up the car on the weekend, pick a destination and set off to explore. She has traversed thru jungles, snorkeled the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and wandered the streets of Paris, always searching for her next adventure. Her articles have been featured in a variety of outlets including USA Today, Blue Ridge Country, Foothills Spotlight Magazine, Jetsetter, Bootsnall, Gadling, Yahoo, CityRoom, The Simpsonville Sentinel and countless other print and online publications. She owns and maintains four websites (www.seethesouth.com , www.dragonflyventures.com, dvtravels.net and www.rulesforeveryday.com). Sherry is a member of the International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) and the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA). Her work can be viewed at www.dragonflyventures.com.

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