Located in Florida's Panhandle along scenic Highway 30A, Alys Beach is a seaside community based on the architectural vision of Bermuda and the courtyards of Antigua, Guatemala.
Within the community, guests and visitors have a range of culinary options like morning pastries at Charlie's Donut Truck, coffee at Fonville Press, casual comfort food at George's, and fine dining at Caliza which serves modern Gulf Coast seasonal cuisine.
YOUR LOCAL GUIDES
Chef Drew Dzejak
Drew grew up in Kissimmee, FL, attended Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, worked in kitchens in the south, including Wild Dunes Resort, Woodlands Resort & Inn, the Charleston Place Hotel, the Windsor Court, and recently at Montage Palmetto Bluff along with Hugues Le Berre, before they both joined Alys Beach
Hugues Le Berre
Prior to joining the team at Alys Beach, as the Food & Beverage Director, Hugues worked at the Inn at Palmetto Bluff Resort, Woodlands Resort & Inn, and the Grande Roche Hotel.
FLORIDA PANHANDLE GUIDE
The Perfect Pig
"Come here for breakfast. They serve great biscuit sandwiches."
4281 E Co Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.213.0701 | www.theperfectpig.com
30A Farmers Market
"It is located on 30A in the Rosemary community town center. They have many great local artisans selling dairy, vegetables, fruits, honey, and pottery. I personally enjoy Jenefer’s Garden Produce."
"I really like the 30A Farmers’ Market in Rosemary Beach and Jenefer’s Garden there. They supply Caliza with fresh produce."
Rosemary Beach Community, Town Center
sp28 South Barrett Square, Panama City Beach, Florida 32461
"Chanticleer Eatery is not known to many tourists. Their great shrimp and grits and very colorful artwork make it feel like a local’s place, but more and more people are starting to find out about it."
"Definitely get the shrimp and grits here."
55 Clayton Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.213.9065 | www.chanticleereatery.com
Seagrove Village Market
"This is reopening soon and I'm very excited to head here for the grouper sandwich."
3004 S Co Highway 395, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.231.5736 | www.seagrovevillagemarket.com
"This and Seagrove Village Market are projects of George and Ann Hartley, renowned hospitality figures in the area."
2743 Scenic Highway 30A, Seagrove Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.213.4200 | surfingdeer.com/seagrove
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Southern Craft Creamery Ice Cream
"They make amazing ice cream -- the Coconut Cream is my go-to flavor."
Blue Mountain Beach Creamery
"This a great spot to enjoy delicious ice creams. They are located in Blue Mountain Beach."
"This is a great place to take the kids for a scoop of ice cream."
2129 S Co Highway 83, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.278.6849 | www.facebook.com/BMBCreamery
The Pearl Hotel
"It's perfect for a pre-dinner cocktail."
63 Main Street, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
T: 850.588.2881 | www.thepearlrb.com
Bud & Alley’s
"Come to Seaside for a rooftop cocktail overlooking the water."
2236 East County Road 30-A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.231.5900 | budandalleys.com
Edward’s Fine Food & Wine
"This is located in Rosemary Village and they have great food and service."
66 Main Street, Rosemary Beach, FL 32616
T: 850.231.0550 | edwards30a.com
"This is a great spot for dinner with a very knowledgeable staff. Ask for Brittany."
9375 Emerald Coast Parkway #22, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
T: 850.622.0760 | www.bijouxdestin.com
"This is a great little dive bar to keep the late night party going."
70 Hotz Avenue, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
T: 850.231.1008 | theredbar.com
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