If you've rented Perdido Key condos or beach houses to celebrate a special occasion, you've already taken one step in the right direction. Whether you're staying on the "lost island" for a friend's birthday getaway, a romantic anniversary weekend with your sweetheart or to celebrate a new accomplishment, the natural beauty of the place might be enough of a treat.
However, every occasion deserves an extra-special night out. Enjoying a delicious dinner at one of the many Perdido Key restaurants is one of the best ways to toast to health, love, friendship and fortune. Although many beach-side establishments serve up delicious fried seafood and oysters that might have drawn you to this region in the first place, there are also some fantastic restaurants right near Perdido Key rentals that are perfectly suited to a night out. Whether you're staying in in a three-bedroom Perdido Key beach house rental or a smaller condo, there are restaurants to suit your fancy - especially if you're feeling fancy!
Located just over the bridge from Perdido Key on Perdido Key Drive, Fisherman's Corner offers an elegant dining experience. Serving up dishes made with fresh, high-quality ingredients by the best chefs in the area, this restaurant is sure to please those looking for seafood with a bit of a Creole influence. Enjoy entrees like Creole Linguini, made with fresh crab, shrimp and crawfish, served either mild or spicy over linguini, or Crawfish Etouffee.
Although the food here is divine and always made from scratch, the restaurant strives to maintain a casual, funky atmosphere that recalls New Orleans.
Legends Premium Wine Bar & Grille
Although it's located a bit further up Perdido Key Drive off Sorrento Road in Pensacola, the Perdido Key Golf and Country Club's Legends Bar & Grille serves up elegant specials throughout the week. Try dishes like Coconut Shrimp, featuring fresh seafood from the Gulf dipped in cayenne and Blue Moon beer batter and crusted in coconut, served with creamy ginger lime sauce. Entrees like Blackened Red Snapper and Cajun Bourbon Chicken are also worthy of a celebration.
The Sunset Grille
The elegant backdrop of this Perdido Key hotspot is the very same natural beauty you may have already come to love about the island during your stay. Located right on the water, you can enjoy a colorful sunset as you indulge in dishes like fresh seafood, gumbo, soups and burgers. Although the restaurant maintains a family-friendly vibe and is not overly formal, the stunning natural setting makes it a perfect spot for a romantic dinner out in honor of an anniversary or other special date.
Sometimes, the best option is staying home and cooking up an intimate dinner for you and your loved ones. When you stay in Perdido Key beach house rentals, you can enjoy a full kitchen. You're also right on the beach when you stay here, which means you can still soak up the beauty of your natural surroundings and that refreshing off-shore breeze.