Perdido Key's best family-friendly restaurants
When you're on vacation in the Gulf of Mexico, time will slow down as you spend countless hours at the beach, walking around nature preserves and catching up on some much-needed retail therapy.
After all that exploring, you may want to satisfy your appetite at a casual restaurant located within a mile or two of your beach vacation rental. The unique atmosphere of each of the eateries in Perdido Key, Florida assures you of finding a place where the whole family can enjoy a filling and scrumptious meal.
Perdido Key Oyster Bar, Restaurant and Marina
The name tells you quite a bit, but not the full story of the Perdido Key Oyster Bar. Yes, you can get your fill of fresh oysters served in numerous mouthwatering styles. You might also choose succulent scallops, fried calamari, or market fish with toppings such as a sherry cream sauce with crabmeat or a crawfish sauce with mushrooms and Cajun seasonings. Landlubbers will love the steak and chicken choices, too.
All you can eat at the Shrimp Basket
Out of groceries at your Perdido Key vacation condo or house? Fear not! Your entire family will be more than satisfied after feasting on all-you-can-eat fried shrimp at the Shrimp Basket. Every Sunday and Wednesday the restaurant is packed to the gills with residents and visitors who are true fans of fried shrimp - but if that isn't your thing, head over on Monday or Thursday for all-you-can-eat fish. Any night of the week you'll find steamed, grilled or blackened platters, po-boys, oysters and more, including a baker's dozen of fabulous side dishes to complete your meal.
Pork for all at the Rib Shak BBQ
The Rib Shak BBQ is owned and operated by two people, Jack and Timberly Harris, who have been perfecting their recipe for years. Luckily for you, their restaurant near the famous - or is that infamous? - Flora-Bama boasts Perdido Key's best barbecued ribs, along with an assortment of other menu options for all tastes. Even vegetarians can eat their fill with homemade potato salad, corn on the cob and baked beans.
As you can see, it's pretty difficult to choose just one Perdido Key restaurant, so we encourage you to try a new place every day while visiting the Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast. After all, a vacation should be filled with many new experiences!
Restaurants to Visit