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Bay Café

Bay Café

233 Alconese Ave SE

Fort Walton Beach, Florida


Nestled along the water in downtown Fort Walton Beach, Bay Café dishes out old-fashioned French cuisine in a charming waterfront eatery. For more details on what makes Bay Café worth visiting during your Fort Walton Beach vacation, read on below!

The Perfect Setting for Delicious French Cuisine

Bay Café has a casual yet romantic ambiance that is ideal for a lunch or dinner by the water, dining on classic, flavorful, and fuss-free French dishes in the heart of the downtown area.

Sip on espresso or cappuccino while whetting your appetite with the soup du jour, duck pate, pastries stuffed with escargot, sautéed artichoke hearts, French baked onion soup, or spicy jumbo shrimp. Bay Café is also famous for their croissants and croissant sandwiches. Whether you order a simple butter croissant or a croissant stuffed with your choice of blackened grouper, grilled amberjack or chicken, or turkey, you won’t regret it.

Keep your meal light with salads prepared Brettone style or featuring smoked salmon, chicken paillard, shrimp, goat cheese, or tuna nicoise. Or tempt your palate with highlighted entrées such as sautéed scallops, pan seared salmon, amberjack meuniere, baby liver and onions in a white wine sauce, chicken picatta, shrimp marinara, filet mignon, sirloin steak, or omelettes prepared Basque style, Chamonix style, or with seafood.

Finish off your meal in style with one of Bay Café’s decadent desserts. French silk pie, cheesecake, tiramisu, crème brulee, apple tarts, strawberry and banana Romanoff, cappuccino mousse, and chocolate caramel crunch cake all top off your meal with deliciously sweet and indulgent notes.

The hours for Bay Café are from 11:00am to 3:00pm and from 5:00pm to 10:00pm daily. Bay Café is located at 233 Alconese Ave. SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 in downtown Fort Walton Beach. You can also learn more about Bay Café by calling (850) 244-3550 or speaking with our representatives at The Breakers at Fort Walton Beach.

Take Time to Explore Your Surroundings

Many visitors make their way to Fort Walton Beach to discover the multitude of savory flavors that await. A trip this way is packed with options for flavorful stops and if you happen to find yourself at Bay Café, it’s bound to be a highlight of the experience. While a meal at Bay Café is a treat for the tastebuds, a stop at this particular destination also keeps visitors close to plenty of other nearby attractions that are worth checking out while you’re here. When you’re ready to expand the itinerary and enjoy even more in Fort Walton Beach, here are just a few of the many options to add to the list.

John Beasley Park

A delicious meal is always a delight at Bay Café, but when a satisfied craving is best followed by a fresh-air moment, be sure to set your sights on nearby John Beasley Park. This scenic and inviting destination is found at 1550 Miracle Strip Parkway SE and provides just the right place for visitors to dig their toes into the sand and savor the sight of the waves. John Beasley Park is a fan-favorite amongst those looking to enjoy time settled into cozy pavilions, watching the water with a heavy dose of tranquility included in the experience. If you’re more up for a hike, this park enjoys a collection of trails that are well worth exploring. Be sure to bring you binoculars if you’re one for bird spotting as John Beasley Park hosts a wide variety of local and migratory species to observe throughout the year. Those who are simply dropping by to savor the scenery will be thrilled with the dual dune walkovers that are available to explore that lead straight to the Gulf waters. With 208 parking spots available for those arriving with a vehicle, there’s plenty of room for everyone to enjoy this outdoor destination comfortably.

Power Up Watersports

Observing the waters of Fort Walton Beach is one thing, but getting out and enjoy the waves is ideal for those with a passion for adrenaline-pumping fun! When you’re ready to hit the water in style, head over to Power Up Watersports at 1201 A Miracle Strip Parkway SE and rent a boat or other water fun gear for the day. The team at Power Up Watersports keeps a large inventory of Pontoon boats, jet skis, and wave runners on hand to meet all types of guest preferences. There’s even an option to try Hydroflight with a certified staff member when you’re up for something entirely new. Those that are looking for more guided excursions can book a Crab Island tour or sunset dolphin spotting adventure upon request.

Restaurants In Fort Walton Beach Florida

Bay Café is just one of the many hotspots in the area that our reservations team is excited to tell you about. Find out more information on the activities and attractions you can enjoy in Fort Walton Beach when you contact us and ask about reserving your accommodations in one of our luxurious vacation rentals today!