Sand and surf are what comes to mind when a beach is mentioned. Fort Walton Beach, Florida is a small city in the Florida Panhandle. It is indeed known for the fine white sand found on its adjacent Okaloosa Island, but really has a lot more to offer. From beaches to attractions, Fort Walton Beach is a great destination for your next family vacation. While there, check out these kid-friendly Fort Walton Beach restaurants.

Joe & Eddies

Established in 1954, Joe & Eddies has been serving delicious Southern style home-cooking to locals and visitors alike. They have a menu for children, free Wi-Fi (teen friendly), and several mouthwatering menu items for the entire family. Stop in for any meal, as they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and top it off with one of their homemade desserts.

The Shack

The original restaurant and marina, The Shack is open seven days a week and is a favorite stop for residents and tourists. They offer a kids’ menu, burgers, sandwiches, lunch plates and homemade desserts. Patrons can choose to eat indoors or take their meal to the outdoor deck and watch boats pass by. Before leaving, check out the Shack’s Shop. The small gift shop has branded souvenir items such as clothing, can cozies, sea salt, and more.

The Crab Trap at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island

Here is a great place to have a delicious meal while visiting the nearby attractions. The Crab Trap at the Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island is close to two popular attractions that kids of all ages will enjoy: the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone.

There is no need to worry when you come to The Crab Trap because there is plenty of parking available and delicious food. Some items you will find on their menu are Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo. In addition to the daily special on plate lunches, they offer a fun kids’ menu that will send the kiddos home with a special treat. Being located at the Boardwalk, visitors have access to the beach, playground, and volleyball nets. After a great meal, head to the beach to continue the fun!

Plan Your Trip Today

Fort Walton Beach, Florida is a really great place to bring the family. With so much to do and see you will need to plan to stay more than one day. The Breakers is a premium condo rental resort. Each condo is fully equipped and professionally decorated and comes with complimentary activities. For more information on Fort Walton Beach restaurants, Florida or reserving one of our vacation rentals, call The Breakers today!