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Fort Walton Beach Food

Restaurants with Drive Thru

Finding your way to Fort Walton Beach in the name of an amazing getaway experience is bound to please. Discovering that this destination is full of flavorful stops to enjoy as well only takes your trip to the next level of excellence! While Fort Walton Beach is undeniably a destination filled with beautiful beaches, appealing blue waves and a long list of water-based activities to enjoy, it’s also a place that provides the convenience of several restaurants that offer drive thru options when you’re ready to relax in the comfort of your home away from home during a stay. Here are a few places for Fort Walton Beach food you’ll want to try out while you’re in town.

Robinson’s Cruse Thru

For visitors that find themselves craving quick and easy tacos to go, driving through Robinson’s Cruse Thru is the ultimate option for food in Fort Walton Beach FL. Located at 104 Ferry Road SE, this laid-back taco joint is popular for those looking to indulge in ordering up everything from fish and chip tacos to burritos and chips and guacamole. Don’t forget to order up a side of churros when you’re looking to top your experience off with a little something sweet.

Stewby’s Seafood Shanty

Savoring the best of seafood on an elegant waterfront patio is always a delight, but when you’re pressed for time or simply don’t have the energy to indulge a sit-down dinner, swing by Stewby’s Seafood Shanty. Situated at 235 Santa Rosa Boulevard, this fast-food locale is known and loved for its offerings that include fried shrimp and soft shell crab to burgers, fries, and fried oysters.


Nothing says savor like the traditional burger and for those travelers to Fort Walton Beach looking for a quick and easy burger dinner, a stop at Whataburger is bound to please the palate. Located at 190 Eglin Parkway NE, this stop serves up everything from patty melts to savory chicken ranch burgers with a touch of local flair. Looking to make your meal even easier? Order for curbside pick up and have your food waiting for you when you arrive.

Shakes Frozen Custard

Sometimes, there’s nothing more refreshing and invigorating than a sweet treat at the end of a Fort Walton Beach day filled with fun and excitement. If a sugar rush is a much-needed experience and you’re looking for flavor options to match, head over to Shakes Frozen Custard in nearby Destin to enjoy a delightful treat you’re sure to love! This stop offers a convenient drive-thru option for those looking to indulge their sweet tooth and treat their taste buds to everything from frozen custard and ice cream topped with strawberry, hot fudge, chocolate, caramel, salted roasted pecans, and beyond! Want a cherry on top? They can handle that too. Making a trip here even better is the fact that they offer a selection of hot dogs ready to order when you’re looking to pair your sweet with a little salty something as well. Shakes Frozen Custard is located at 1065 US-98 E. in Destin and is open daily from 11:00 am until midnight.

Jim & Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q

When a craving for southern home-cooked fare hits, but you’re looking to pair the flavor with the convenience of take-away dining, a stop at Jim & Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q is always going to be the right choice. Situated at 14073 Emerald Coast Parkway, Jim & Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q offers both drive thru and curbside pickup options for those guests looking to dine in the comfort of a vacation rental or enjoy a meal alfresco out and about in the Fort Walton Beach area. Either way, fantastic flavor is a staple of stopping here for a meal. Jim & Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q serves up barbeque, southern traditional favorites and sandwiches on the daily. Whether you go with a pulled pork or sliced turkey sandwich, opt for a rib dinner or stick with savory chicken tenders, your tastebuds are bound to thank you for the experience. Pairing your plate with onion rings, chili cheese fries or deviled eggs only makes it that much better. Before you go, don’t forget to order up a slice of homemade pie which depending on the day, might just include flavors ranging from chocolate cream and lemon to banana pudding. This eatery complete with a drive thru is known for its friendly and fast service that makes it easy to get your hands on fresh, savory fare in just about no time at all. When you’ve been out exploring and you’re ready to reenergize with some delicious southern food, Jim & Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q has you covered.

Book Your Adventure and Enjoy Fort Walton Beach Food

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