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What Are the Best Restaurants in Grayton Beach?

21 Jun 2018
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Best of 30A

When you think of 30A, you probably picture white-sand beaches, shimmering turquoise waters, and sunny skies. The Emerald Coast is a picture-perfect destination for vacationing. Part of what makes the area so great is our local eateries! If you’re visiting Grayton Beach, be sure to check out the popular establishments nearby. Read on to learn where to find the best restaurants in Grayton Beach!

We want to make sure you have the best experience possible when you visit 30A. In addition to the excellent restaurants in Grayton Beach, feel free to check out various shops and outdoor adventures throughout all of our communities. 

Check out Some of the Best Grayton Beach Restaurants


One of your stops during a food tour through Grayton Beach should be Chiringo. Owners Andy McKoski and Travis Matney drew inspiration from southern Spain for this beachfront eatery in 30A. Enjoy a meal here in a laid-back atmosphere with inviting decor. They use fresh ingredients and their seafood is never frozen. Choose from a variety of shareable appetizers and classic options like fish tacos, burgers, and shrimp baskets. Be sure to pair your meal with specialty cocktails like Cloud Nine and Bourbon Smash! Chiringo is open all week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and even offers free shuttle service from an off-site parking area!

Trattoria Borago

Another excellent option for dining in Grayton Beach is Trattoria Borago. Here, you can find top-notch Italian cuisine seven days a week from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Michael Dragon and Mark Anton are the talented chefs and owners of this fine establishment in 30A. Michael grew up in New York, discovered a passion for cooking, and found success with his education and career in culinary arts. Mark draws inspiration from his experiences around the world and brings his skills to 30A.

Start your meal with lighter options like tomato bisque and pan-seared scallops. Then, indulge in three meat bolognese, creamy seafood fricassee, or porcini-rubbed flat iron steak. Bartenders use freshly-squeezed juices for their cocktails, making for excellent drink options, too.

The Red Bar

It’s 30A’s most popular indoor attraction for a reason. When you visit The Red Bar in Grayton Beach, you are experiencing more than great food. This popular hotspot for locals and tourists features unique decor and often hosts performances by a local jazz band. Later in the night, this bar and restaurant becomes a lively nightlife destination. The food menu may be short, but the options are delicious. Try the blackened grouper, panne chicken, or crab cakes. Their salads are also very popular with customers!

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Established in 1885, Grayton Beach was the original vacation destination along the 30A highway. Today, you can walk through historic neighborhoods, hike along scenic nature trails, browse boutiques and galleries, and more. There are so many things to do here. Of course, be sure to stop at plenty of fantastic restaurants nearby to fuel your adventures.

Do you want to experience 30A for yourself? We encourage you to come and visit for a truly memorable vacation. Royal Destinations has several luxurious rentals available throughout the communities, including Grayton Beach. These properties offer the finest accommodations in convenient locations so you can experience the area. It’s the perfect time to visit. Check our availability and book your stay today!