While Fort Walton Beach may not exactly be the winter wonderland most people associate with the season, a visit here is the perfect place to cure the wintertime blues! Offering blue skies and “frosty” temps that fall all the way down to the mid-’60s (Brrrrr!), we are surrounded by land that is blanketed in white—white sands that is—and a laid-back vibe that makes you happy to be sitting right in the midst of it all! And because it doesn’t matter what the temperatures are when comfort food cravings hit, we’ve compiled this guide to the best Fort Walton Beach restaurants offering winter comfort food; it’s time to put on your comfy pants and hit the town!
Joe & Eddie’s Family Restaurant, 400 EglinParkway NE
Joe & Eddie have been serving the hungry masses since 1954 at this Fort Walton Beach restaurants, creating the type of meals our mothers and grandmothers used to prepare when we were just children. Our cloud-soft beds make waking up in the mornings so much more difficult than you imagined it would be, but knowing a hearty ribeye and egg breakfast is waiting for you takes some of the stings out of awakening. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, after all!
Crab Island Cantina, 2 Harbor Boulevard #100, Destin
Comfort food doesn’t always have to be meatloaf and mashed potatoes; sometimes the most comforting foods are those with a little kick, and the tacos and enchiladas at Crab Island Cantina do the job very well! Also offering an extensive seafood menu and lunch specials that fit easily in the tightest of vacation budgets, Crab Island Cantina is the perfect place to get some comfort food!
Fort Walton Beach Restaurants: Mimmo’s Ristorante Italiano, 979 US Hwy 98 E Suite 5
The savory scent of garlic and onions sautéing, the sound of women chattering and laughing as they create masterpieces with the simplest of ingredients, and the feeling of love and family are what comfort means to us, and every time we walk in the door of Mimmo’s, we are instantly transported back to those precious moments of our youth. This elegant eatery is making waves in Destin, serving classic Italian dishes prepared exactly as they should be; their meat lasagna will change your life!
Luxury and Comfort
Comfort means different things to different people. To some it could be the taste of burgers that have been cooked on the grill and their Aunt Louise’s homemade potato salad, to others it could be the sound of their children giggling and whispering together long after they have been tucked in for the night, and still others find comfort in luxury and style:soft beds with sheets that are crisp and cool, oversized armchairs they can throw their feet over as they read the book they have put aside for too long, and evenings spent watching the sunset over the water as they sip on their favorite flavor of wine. These are the comforts that will be found in vacation
hideaways from The Breakers. Isn’t it time you found your favorite comfort of all? Reserve your stay with us today!