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Restaurants of the Forgotten Coast

Franklin County, Florida's restaurants offer everything from casual beachfront restaurants and river-front oyster bars to upscale cafes featuring continental cuisine, coastal specialties, six-course chef’s tasting menus and seasonal wine dinners.

Local fare served in more than 30 area restaurants features wholesome and nutritious seafood from the pristine Apalachicola Bay, Alligator Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico, including oysters, clams, shrimp and blue crabs. In addition to serving seafood fresh from local markets, many Franklin county chefs also patronize local and regional dairies, beekeepers, produce and livestock farmers to provide the freshest in cheeses, honey, coffee, organic produce and meats for their patrons. Our local seafood markets offer fresh local seafood and even pack for easy travel.

Paddy’s Raw Bar

Paddy’s Raw Bar

St. George Island

Called the Sunny Place for Shady People, Paddy's Raw Bar on St. George Island is a fun place to be. Outdoor dining with a view of the Apalachicola Bay, a…
Carrabelle Junction

Carrabelle Junction

Carrabelle

Great coffee, espresso and cappuccino, plus continental fare including loaded bagels. Made to order salads, soups and sandwiches at lunch.  Look for the blue plate special.
Dolores Sweet Shoppe

Dolores Sweet Shoppe

Apalachicola

Open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Delores's Sweet Shop serves breakfast and lunch across the street from the Piggly Wiggly in Apalachicola. Delores's specialties are baked…
Family Coastal Restaurant

Family Coastal Restaurant

Eastpoint

Located in Eastpoint on Highway 98, Family Coastal Restaurant is family owned and operated restaurant.  They specialize in fresh Florida seafood and offer a beautiful view of the Apalachicola Bay.
Weber’s Little Donut Shop

Weber’s Little Donut Shop

St. George Island

Standing in line for Weber's donuts on St. George Island is an event!  They make delicious cake donuts daily and are open until supplies run out.
The Station Raw Bar

The Station Raw Bar

Apalachicola

Dine in one of the unique restaurants in Historic Apalachicola. The Station is a remodeled family owned, old school style Service Station in the heart of Downtown. Come for the…
Lou’s Beer Wine and Charcuterie

Lou’s Beer Wine and Charcuterie

Apalachicola

Located in the back of Bellou, Lou’s offers specialty Charcuterie Boards, along with chicken salad, and pimento cheese sandwiches, and a large selection of beer and wine. Enjoy the lovely…
Apalachicola Seafood Grill

Apalachicola Seafood Grill

Apalachicola

Family-friendly dining, including the worlds largest fish sandwich, at great prices. Full bar.
The Franklin Cafe

The Franklin Cafe

Apalachicola

Located inside the Gibson Inn, The Franklin Cafe spotlights local seafood and farmers, re-imagining familiar favorites by fusing Japanese, French and Southern cuisines.
Pollywhogs

Pollywhogs

Eastpoint

We are veteran owned and family operated. Serving BBQ, sandwiches, and hotdogs. Pollywhogs has just opened Wednesday, June 15th and will be through this Saturday. We are open Wednesday through…
The Fisherman’s Wife

The Fisherman’s Wife

Carrabelle

Specializes in local seafood, the Fisherman's Wife is located in Carrabelle next to the Carrabelle IGA.  They offer carry-out or dine-in with an extensive menu.
Bite Me Deli

Bite Me Deli

Apalachicola

Bite Me Deli & Catering offers fresh, made-to-order deli sandwiches, specialty sandwiches, and salads. Stop by and see them at the orange building in Apalachicola on the corner of Hwy.…
Lynn’s Quality Oysters & Raw Bar

Lynn’s Quality Oysters & Raw Bar

Eastpoint

Lynn’s is a family-owned and operated business that has developed 40 years of experience and trust in the seafood industry.  They are located on Highway 98 in Eastpoint, FL. We…
Subway

Subway

Apalachicola

Located in Apalachicola in the Express Lane, Subway offers fresh sandwiches, wraps, and subs with your choices of bread, cheese, meat, veggies, sauces & vegetables.  Order in person or online.
Tamara’s Tapas Bar

Tamara’s Tapas Bar

Apalachicola

Tamara's Tapas Bar in Apalachicola is a lively place with live music, a full bar, and delicious food. The bar features nightly specials, a trivia night, and happy hour. Visit…
Red Pirate Family Grill and Oyster Bar

Red Pirate Family Grill and Oyster Bar

Eastpoint

The Red Pirate Family Grill and Oyster Bar is located in the heart of Eastpoint, FL right by Island Drive. They have "App-a-teazers", sides, raw or baked or "pirate's pearls"…
The Tap Room

The Tap Room

Apalachicola

Located right next door to the Owl Cafe, the Tap Room is the perfect place to enjoy an evening out with friends. You can satisfy your appetite with cuisine from…
Café con Leche

Café con Leche

Apalachicola

Cafe con Leche serves breakfast and lunch with delicious coffee and homemade pastries.  Located on Water Street in Apalachicola, Cafe con Leche is a local favorite, and, in addition to…
Fathom’s Steam & Raw Bar

Fathom’s Steam & Raw Bar

Carrabelle

Fathom's Steam & Raw Bar in Carrabelle offers riverfront dining and a deck with a downtown view. The bar is closed Mondays but open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 am…
Marine Street Grill

Marine Street Grill

Carrabelle

Marine Street Grill is tucked quaintly in the Courtyard next to Harry’s Bar in Carrabelle. Children are more than welcome in the family-friendly courtyard, and a kid-friendly munchie box is…
Bayside Coffee Co.

Bayside Coffee Co.

Eastpoint

Bayside Coffee Co. is a small-batch coffee roaster located in Eastpoint on Highway 98. They roast their coffee fresh, daily, and offer a truly unique coffee experience.
Mangia 850

Mangia 850

Eastpoint

Mangia 850, located on Highway 98 in Eastpoint, prepares homemade dishes that your entire family will love. Why cook on vacation? Mangia 850 accommodates large groups and take and go…
Two Brothers Dockside

Two Brothers Dockside

Carrabelle

Formally Two Brothers At The Beach, Two Brothers Dockside on Timber Island in Carrabelle Florida is not your cookie cutter seafood place. This is a real Florida seafood restaurant with…
Carrabelle IGA Grocery & Deli

Carrabelle IGA Grocery & Deli

Carrabelle

Located in the center of Carrabelle on Highway 98, the Carrabelle IGA is dedicated to delivering the Hometown Proud customer service that you can only experience from a store locally…
Crave – “We’ve got you covered”

Crave – “We’ve got you covered”

Apalachicola

This sweet treat food truck, typically parked at 131 Commerce Street in Apalachicola, offers donuts, soft-serve ice cream, milkshakes, sundaes, and more.
H & D Eatz

H & D Eatz

Carrabelle

H & D Eatz is Carrabelle's to-go Soul Food! In addition to deli-style soul food, they have burgers, shrimp burgers, pork chops, fried chicken, and fries!
Bacon Me Crazy Apalachicola

Bacon Me Crazy Apalachicola

Apalachicola

Located at the Apalachicola Ice Company in Apalachicola, Bacon Me Crazy is a food truck with a pork problem! Grabe a bite to eat and then make your way next…
Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café

Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café

St. George Island

This charming beach-front restaurant is a classic St. George Island staple. They offer fresh seafood, steak & chicken, burgers, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, salads, oysters, and homemade desserts.  The outside tiki…
A Train Stop

A Train Stop

Carrabelle

Call first or stop by this bright green food truck in Carrabelle at 510 HWY 98 in Carrabelle (across from the park). They sell a variety of southern cuisine including…
A Taste of Korea

A Taste of Korea

Carrabelle

A Taste of Korea is located in Carrabelle just across the street from the Moorings of Carrabelle.  They offer a delicious lunch menu of authentic Korean food.
Aunt Ebby’s Ice Cream

Aunt Ebby’s Ice Cream

St. George Island

Enjoy the biggest scoops on the beach and the friendliest service in town! Aunt Ebby's has great classic music, picnic table on the deck and inside tables for when AC…
Hole in the Wall

Hole in the Wall

Apalachicola

Casual dining in a charming historic atmosphere. Located in Apalachicola next door to Oyster City Brewing Company, Hole in the Wall serves fresh, local seafood, oysters, shrimp, homemade soups, casseroles,…
Apalachicola Chocolate Company

Apalachicola Chocolate Company

Apalachicola

Open Tuesday through Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, the Apalachicola Chocolate & Coffee Company has your sweet tooth covered. Stop by their shop in the charming Apalachicola downtown…
Subway

Subway

Carrabelle

Restaurant chain offering sandwiches and salads.
98 Eats

98 Eats

Eastpoint

Located next door to Bar 98 and 98 Liquors in Eastpoint, 98 Eats offers fresh hot pizzas, delicious sub sandwiches & salads.
Seafood Shack

Seafood Shack

Carrabelle

The Seafood Shack in Carrabelle, FL offers breakfast, lunch, and fresh seafood cooked for you by locals that love seafood! The menu includes anything from burgers to scallops to comfort…
Sparks and Sons’ Island Grocery

Sparks and Sons’ Island Grocery

St. George Island

Sparks and Sons' Island Grocery is a full service grocery store conveniently located on St. George Island, Florida. Locally owned and operated, they are dedicated to providing high quality, reasonable…
Bayside Coffee Co. St. George Island

Bayside Coffee Co. St. George Island

St. George Island

Bayside Coffee Company is located at 135 West Gorrie Drive on St. George Island, and they serve freshly brewed, small-batch roasted coffee.  
Get the Scoop

Get the Scoop

Eastpoint

Take a step back in time to “Get the Scoop” with hand-dipped Blue Bell ice cream, shakes, banana splits, and more! Find them tucked behind Fisherman’s Choice on Highway 98…
Sweet Surf

Sweet Surf

St. George Island

Sweet Surf is the place to be if you want a delicious, refreshing treat on St. George Island, Florida.
Up To No Good Tavern

Up To No Good Tavern

Apalachicola

Pizza, subs, salads, and more! Local draft beer and full bar. Watch the game on our big screen TVs or people watch from our pet-friendly balcony overlooking downtown Apalachicola. Patrons…
The Beach Pit

The Beach Pit

St. George Island

Over 25 years of experience combined with Texas-style BBQ, fresh seafood, and a menu designed to please everyone in the family, The Beach Pit brings a fresh taste to St.…
Hong Kong Bistro

Hong Kong Bistro

Apalachicola

Located on Highway 98 in Apalachicola, Hong Kong Bistro offers modern Asian cuisine for lunch, dinner, and take-out.
Hometown Deli

Hometown Deli

Carrabelle

Located in Carrabelle's city center on Highway 98, the Hometown Deli is not just a gas station. Seven days a week, they are open from 5:30 am to 10:00 pm…
The Mellow Mullet

The Mellow Mullet

Apalachicola

The Mellow Mullets are thrilled to serve 100 flavors of shaved ice! Located on St. George Island and Apalachicola, they offer sugar-free options, people snacks, and “bark balls” for your…
Half Shell Dockside

Half Shell Dockside

Apalachicola

Stop by Half Shell Dockside in Apalachicola on Market Street for delicious, budget-friendly lunch specials. Watch the maritime traffic and enjoy the beautiful views, unique cocktails, genuine southern hospitality, and…
Vincenzo’s Eastpoint Pizza Company

Vincenzo’s Eastpoint Pizza Company

Eastpoint

The Eastpoint Beer Company has a “pizza boat” serving made-to-order NY-style pizza.  Stop in for a beer and have some pizza too!  You can also order online at their Facebook…
BJ’s Pizza & Subs

BJ’s Pizza & Subs

St. George Island

Specializing in pizza and sandwiches, BJs is located 105 West Gulf Beach Drive on St. George Island.  They offer beer and wine and have a game room & TVs.  Dine-in…
The Food Truck – SGI

The Food Truck – SGI

St. George Island

The Food Truck - SGI serves burgers, fries, hot dogs, BBQ, and more!  There are daily specials and the Food Truck - SGI is a must-try while you are on…
Piggly Wiggly St. George Island

Piggly Wiggly St. George Island

St. George Island

No matter what’s on your shopping list, Piggly Wiggly Xpress on St. George Island has everything you need including an extensive line of premium products! From hand-cut meats and cheeses…
Loco Catering

Loco Catering

Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, St. George Island

Loco Catering is a casual and versatile catering business specializing in Low Country Boil. They use the freshest ingredients including local shrimp, red potatoes, kielbasa sausage, sweet corn, and a…
CaliFlorida

CaliFlorida

St. George Island

This unique food truck serves waffle burgers, shakes, acai bowls, and pitaya bowls.  They are located in front of the ice machine located 79 E. Gulf Beach Dr. on St.…
Baked Apalach

Baked Apalach

Apalachicola

Apalachicola’s new breakfast “food truck”! Currently offers a breakfast menu Monday thru Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 am with lunch hours coming soon.
Crooked River Grill

Crooked River Grill

Carrabelle

Enjoy seafood and steaks in a beautiful dining room located at the St. James Bay Golf Resort. Famous for their Saturday night Prime Rib and Sunday brunch, the Crooked River Grill…
Mango Mike’s Sports Bar & Grill

Mango Mike’s Sports Bar & Grill

St. George Island

Mango Mike's Sports Bar & Grill, on St. George Island, has a beautiful outdoor dining area with a family-friendly full-service restaurant and sports bar. Children are welcome and there are…
El Jalisco

El Jalisco

Eastpoint

A fabulous selection of freshly prepared authentic Mexican food, located on Highway 98 in Eastpoint.  All meals are made fresh from scratch with portions abundant enough to feed even the…
Olde Time Soda Fountain

Olde Time Soda Fountain

Apalachicola

Serving ice cream, malts, sodas, and floats in an original 1950s interior. Located in downtown Apalachicola on Market Street. Wide range of affordable Florida souvenirs.
Mama Deluca’s

Mama Deluca’s

St. George Island

Mama Deluca's offers a Create Your Own pizza menu – pizza made the way you like it and signature specialty pizzas, such as the Chicken Bacon Ranch. Mama Deluca's restaurant,…
Subway

Subway

St. George Island

Located on East Gulf Beach Drive on St. George Island, Subway offers fresh sandwiches, wraps, and subs with your choices of bread, cheese, meat, veggies, sauces, and vegetables.  Cookies, chips,…
Bay City Lodge

Bay City Lodge

Apalachicola

Tucked away down Bay City Road in Apalachicola, the Bay City Lodge is a fisherman's retreat with lodging set in a quiet wooded atmosphere. Accommodations include fully furnished cabins and…
Up The Creek Raw Bar

Up The Creek Raw Bar

Apalachicola

A casual restaurant featuring anything from vegetarian tasting menus to upscale entrees. Order at counter and enjoy a seat viewing Apalachicola River from our covered and open air decks. Inside…
Owl Cafe

Owl Cafe

Apalachicola

The Owl Cafe' in Apalachicola serves fresh local seafood, steaks, pasta, homemade desserts, and bread.  They offer a river view with a fine dining experience.  Upstairs is a temperature-controlled wine…
Piggly Wiggly Apalachicola

Piggly Wiggly Apalachicola

Apalachicola

Piggly Wiggly Apalachicola is a full-service, locally-owned grocery store in the heart of Florida’s Forgotten Coast. They offer an enormous selection of top-of-the-line products coupled with unmatched quality and superior…
Sometimes It’s Hotter Seasoning Co.

Sometimes It’s Hotter Seasoning Co.

St. George Island

Sometimes It's Hotter Seasoning Co. has been providing fine, all-natural seasonings for discriminating consumers since 1997.  From salsas to rubs to the painfully hot, they provide everything for a spicy…
Harry A’s Restaurant

Harry A’s Restaurant

St. George Island

You can't miss Harry A's Restaurant and Bar as you cross the St. George Island Bridge onto St. George Island. They serve breakfast, lunch, and late-night dinner with entertainment every…
Brag-N-Bones Barbecue

Brag-N-Bones Barbecue

Eastpoint

Prize-winning barbecue by Richard Wade featuring ribs, chicken, brisket, pulled pork, and smoked chicken. Located next to Coastline RV Park in Eastpoint, Florida.
Sopchoppy Pizza Company

Sopchoppy Pizza Company

Carrabelle

Located at 206 West 10th Street in Carrabelle, Sopchoppy Pizza Company offers legendary handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, pizza, and desserts!
Tamaras Café

Tamaras Café

Apalachicola

Florida flavor with South American flair.  Food style is light elegant and modern with the use of fresh herbs, garlic and wine.  Fish is purchased daily from local fishermen.
End of the World Oasis (the Tiki Hut)

End of the World Oasis (the Tiki Hut)

Alligator Point

The End of the World Oasis at the Alligator Point Marina offers appetizers and hot sandwiches plus a full bar. They usually have live music on Saturday evenings from 5pm…