2019 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Northwest Florida Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in Northwest Florida

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in Northwest Florida.
 
14/20
Tallahassee's favorite Tuscan bistro. See More

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Bud & Alley's
14/20
Globe-hopping menu in the swanky center of the picture-perfect Beaches of South Walton. See More
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Seafood
Cafe Tango
14/20
Only 28 seats, but still generating the most buzz of all the Beaches of South Walton restaurants. See More
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14/20
Panhandle favorite for casual fine dining. See More

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Cypress Restaurant
13/20
Imaginative takes on Southern regional cooking. See More
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13/20
This chain, specializing in corn-fed beef and an extensive wine list, appeals to business diners. See More

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The Island Room
13/20
Elegant waterside dining and sophisticated fare at the hand of chef Peter Stefani. See More

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Jackson's
13/20
One of the bastions of New Florida cooking. See More
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Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood
13/20
Classic excess comes alive on the Gulf Coast. See More

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South American, Caribbean, Seafood
13/20
Local seafood gets Caribbean and South American inflections at this brainchild of Tamara Suarez. See More
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