We live in the South and no matter how gorgeous the fall weather, or how inviting the silky sand on the beach, on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon everything revolves around football. Here's our latest SoWal List for great places to catch your favorite team. Don't forget to wear your colors and represent on gameday.
Imagine walking into a bar on any college campus and that’s the feeling you get walking into Blue Mountain Beach’s newest gem - Local Catch. College and pro fans come here to watch the big game on eight big screens and enjoy grub like Shrimp & Grits and Grouper Po Boys. The wide selection of beer on tap is ice cold. Local Catch’s enthusiastic football crowd and laid back atmosphere makes it the next best thing to winning a national championship.
3711 Scenic 30A, Seagrove Beach, 850-622-2022
Fire at Gulf Place
Fire has a fantastic Saturday football menu with perfect game day eats. Munch on the Gator Bait Nachos, the short rib brisket Bama Burger or some of their tasty wings, and wash it down with one of their famous Bloody Marys or Cucumber Vodka Lemonade. The bar area boasts an 81” projection screen and two flat-screen monitors so you have a great view to cheer your team to victory.
7 Town Center Loop, Gulf Place, 850-231-9020
Great Southern Café
Nestled in picturesque Seaside, there may not be a better place than Great Southern to watch football and appreciate the beautiful scenery. Pair the Grits a Ya-Ya, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon Burger or the Fried Green Tomatoes, along with one of their delicious cocktails for a great game day experience. The cozy bar area provides two flat screen TVs and a relaxed atmosphere that will make any southern gentleman or southern belle feel at home.
83 Central Square, Seaside, 231-7327
Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill
What personifies a game day in SoWal more than a dozen raw oysters and draft beer? On the weekends, cheering fans watch games at the inside bar or enjoy fabulous fall weather on the outside patio. With daily specials like baked and raw oysters, jambalaya, seafood chowder and the coldest beer in town, Hurricane’s in Grayton Beach is sure to please even the biggest football fanatic.
37 Logan Lane Suite 4 in Mystic Porte, Grayton Beach, 850-231-0787
723 Whiskey Bravo
Located in Seagrove Beach, 723 Whiskey Bravo has an amazing rooftop bar that is perfect for watching your favorite team and admiring the incredible view of the Gulf. Cozy up by one of the fire pits on chilly SoWal nights and enjoy some gumbo, fried mac and cheese sticks, onion rings and wings. With 20 TVs throughout the restaurant it’s almost impossible not to get excited about game days at Whiskey Bravo.
3031 Scenic 30A, Seagrove Beach, 850-213-0015
Shades Bar and Grill
Shade’s is notorious for being a go-to place for football. They have seven televisions and all of the premium sports packages for college and professional football. Offering over 35 beers on tap, a wide selection of liquors and daily food specials, Shade’s makes every fan feel like a winner. Take a seat at the bar or at an oversized booth and get ready for a game day full of fun.
10952 Scenic 30A, Inlet Beach, 850-231-9410
SoWal Lists are compiled by SoWal Staff and SoWal insiders. We hope you like our SoWal List of Gridiron Go-Tos and enjoy your game! Tell us where your favorite place to watch the big game is...