Fine Dining on 30A

Sometimes you crave an extra special meal. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion like an anniversary or just looking to break up the weekly monotony with a delicious dinner experience, there are plenty of sophisticated fine dining restaurants on 30A. In fact, some of the most popular 30A restaurants are on this list of fine dining establishments. With so many spectacular spots for dinner, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite upscale dining options on 30A:

Check out this list of best rated, most popular fine dining restaurants on 30A. From seafood to steakhouses, this list of 30A fine dining restaurants boasts it all.

By
LoveToStay30A,
on
February 28, 2021

Sometimes you crave an extra special meal. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion like an anniversary or just looking to break up the weekly monotony with a delicious dinner experience, there are plenty of sophisticated fine dining restaurants on 30A. In fact, some of the most popular 30A restaurants are on this list of fine dining establishments. With so many spectacular spots for dinner, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite upscale dining options on 30A:

1. Café Tango

Café Tango is located in one of 30A’s oldest cottages. Here you’ll find a cozy, intimate and romantic dining atmosphere. Enjoy authentic Spanish and Mediterranean flavors made with fresh, local ingredients. Give the Pistachio Crusted Grouper dish a try – it’s so good reviewers call it “fish candy!” Café Tango also has a fantastic curated wine list and your server will be happy to give you the perfect pairing suggestion for your meal. If you’re not in the mood for seafood, there are plenty of other options including their ever-popular steak options.

2. Cuvee 30A

Cuvee 30A is celebrity chef Tim Creehan’s flagship 30A restaurant. Located conveniently in the stunning new 30Avenue development, it’s the perfect spot for memorable meal. Try one of Chef Creehan’s award-winning signature dishes like Amy Grant’s Seared Tuna Rare or Vince Gill’s Pecan Crusted Grouper. And we can’t forget the fact that their world class wine list has been bestowed with 30A’s only Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence. On many nights, there’s also live music. Call for more info.

3. La Crema

La Crema is your taste of Spain in Rosemary Beach. Their menu is full of tasty tapas and Spanish influence. Dishes like serrano wrapped figs, crab cakes on arugula, and seafood paella with lobster, shrimp, mussels, clams, scallops, and chorizo are on the menu. Stick around for a decadent dessert because this place has some of the best. Just like the chocolate shop of Madrid, La Crema has amazing sweets like chocolate and churro sticks, gooey hot chocolate molten cake and chocolate fondue.

4. Restaurant Paradis

High prices and even higher ratings mark this upscale restaurant on our list. If price is not an obstacle for your dining night out, the romantic atmosphere and sophisticated haute cuisine at Restaurant Paradis is the perfect choice. With a small and cozy dining room, you’ll want to make reservations in advance, especially if you have a special date in mind. The menu changes seasonally so every visit is unique and fresh. Popular dishes include oysters Rockefeller, lobster encrusted grouper and gulf coast snapper served skin on.

5. Pescado

Pescado boasts spectacular views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. With beautiful architecture and polished exterior and interior decorating, it’s one of our favorite casual fine dining restaurants on 30A. Try the Paella Valenciana which has clams, mussels, chicken thighs, shrimp, Spanish sausage, and calasparra rice or spring for a juicy 48 oz. Porterhouse Steak with rosemary, garlic, thyme. Like La Crema, Pescado also offers tapas so you can try a little of everything. Small bites on the menu include dishes like spiced lollipop lamb chops, pan-seared diver scallops and pan-roasted pork belly. If brunch is more your thing, try their Sunday Brunch!

6. Surfing Deer

This American fusion restaurant has loads of delicious seafood options ever-popular in this area but it also offers an array of international-inspired dishes with big, bold flavors. Locally sources ingredients, produce and meats make for the backbone of their culinary masterpieces. Right in the heart of Seagrove Beach, this spendy spot is a popular and highly rated local establishment. Try the popular Clothesline Bacon appetizer, Pepita Crusted Red Snapper, lobster tacos, short ribs or “to die for” burger and truffle fries.

7. Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood

At Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood they serve only USDA prime steaks, the highest designation of the eight grades given to beef by the U.S. government. You’ll find all of your favorite cuts here: filet mignon, ribeye, New York strip, porterhouse and steak Diane (prepared tableside.) Seafood dishes like tuna tartare, live Maine lobster and Dover sole are also on the menu. Reviews highlight amazing service and a classy, romantic dining experience.