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Dining along the Gulf Coast is one of the perks our winter visitors enjoy when “snowbirding”. From the fresh seafood to the simple get togethers hosted by our various snowbird clubs, the food is always an enjoyable journey.
Each issue of our print edition of Snow Birds Gulf Coast will feature a dining story sure to stimulate your palate. Our online edition will also be expanded in the near future to include short video clips of various restaurants in the area that our staff has visited. We will do our best to bring a variety of dining experiences that will showcase the areas talented chefs and locally owned eateries. Bon Appetite!
Gulf Breeze, Florida
Snowbirds have discovered the eclectically and authentically decorated restaurant located in a small strip shopping center near Tiger Point. Aloha Grill brings Hawaii to the South with their native cuisine.
, Regional Locations
The original Broken Egg Cafe opens in Old Mandeville, Louisiana, in the comfort of a century-old cottage built of barge wood. Waterfalls and bubbling fountains greet guests at this colorful and popular eatery.
Hidden Creek is an 18-Hole Championship Public Golf Course designed by Ron Garl and plays 6,823 yards from the back tees. Rated as the top public golf course in NW Florida that you can play every day for under $50.
Orange Beach, Alabama
Colorful outdoor seating areas front the beautiful Intracoastal
Waterway are a prime feature for Cobalt Restaurant in Orange Beach, Ala.
Pensacola Beach, Florida
Located on Pensacola Beach, the Native Café is a true local’s (although tourists are encouraged) restaurant. The restaurant serves only fresh food found from the area and eschews the cost-saving steps taken by many chain restaurants.
Peoples Choice Award Winner - 14 years. Many new restaurants have opened along the Alabama Gulf Coast in the past few years, but Hazel’s Seafood Restaurant in Orange Beach maintains its status as a Snowbird favorite.
Just one block off busy Hwy. 98 in downtown Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is a place many longtime Snowbirds proudly call “home” – The Magnolia Grill.
Opened in 1996 in a scenic location overlooking Destin’s famous blue-green waters in an area known as “Crab Island,” this McGuire’s Irish Pub won’t disappoint.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
With a diverse menu, there is something for everyone. Gumbo, crab claws, steamed shrimp, plus a great salad bar, sandwiches and fried seafood dinners. A tradition in Gulf Shores for 40 years, Sea N Suds is a landmark as well as local favorite.
Harvest Village, Highway 98, Navarre, Florida
For over 10 years, Vinnie R’s Old-Fashioned Italian continues to serve food with only the finest & freshest ingredients.
Sauces from scratch, handmade dough and many ingredients such as the olive oil and pasta noodles are imported from Italy.