It's no secret that the seafood along the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Florida is among the best in the country. Foodies and vacationers travel from far and wide to sample the area's award-winning bites, from the juicy fresh shrimp to thinly sliced tuna that will surely make you utter "wow" from the first bite.

In Florida's Perdido Key, which is already known for its seemingly never-ending beaches and continuous sunshine, you can feast on the region's incredible delights, whether you're in the mood for some casual dining or want to dress in your Sunday best for a lovely evening with your family.

High end: Fisherman's Corner

Your restaurant guide to Perdido Key, FloridaIf you're willing to splurge a little bit, a little extra cash will go a long way at Fisherman's Corner. This fine dining establishment is surprisingly affordable despite the decadent dishes, which include succulent entrees like black Angus filet, Creole linguini and any seafood cooked to your liking. If you're bringing the kids with you, there are plenty of menu items to satisfy them as well, such as fried shrimp, grilled cheese and chicken fingers.

As with any meal in Perdido Key and across the Gulf Coast, you should always save room for dessert. The sweets menu at Fisherman's Corner features incredible plates like New Orleans bread pudding and fried cheesecake.

Locals approve of Shrimp Basket of Florida

Casual dining never tasted so good as at Shrimp Basket of Florida. This small chain has locations throughout the Gulf Coast region, and locals can't seem to get enough of this popular establishment. Open daily at 11 a.m., Shrimp Basket is perfect for families in need of a bite to eat after spending much of the morning playing in the waves of the area's 16-mile beach.

It doesn't matter whether you want an intimate evening or a casual dining experience fit for the entire family - Perdido Key is the place to be for all of your seafood cravings.