Where to Go When You Crave a Great Steak
November 9, 2012 by SoWal Staff
The off season in SoWal means cooler weather, thinner crowds, and more festivals than you can keep track of. Maybe it's an ancient survival instinct that causes us to crave steak this time of year. In SoWal we are fortunate to have excellent restaurants which offer awesome beef dishes. Here are some stellar selections in our latest SoWal List.
Pandora's of Grayton Beach
At Pandora’s of Grayton Beach, they grill steaks over an open, wood-burning pit. The popular eatery is famous for their Prime Rib Au Jus, which has a divine oak flavor and is perfectly seasoned. On Wednesdays and Sundays they feature a Prime Rib special for $14.95. Also try one of their delectable specials like seared Beef Tenderloin and Diver Scallops, served over a butternut squash smoked bacon risotto topped with a green peppercorn demi glace.
63 Defuniak Street, Grayton Beach | 850-231-4102
Located in Rosemary Beach, Restaurant Paradis serves up a mouth-watering filet that is skillet seared in duck fat. This masterful piece of meat is buttery and crisp and is served with roasted garlic Yukon Gold mash and broccolini topped with a black truffle demi glace. This is the type of dish you go back for time and time again.
82 South Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach | 850-534-0400
Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood
Seagar’s was recently named Best Fine Dining and Most Romantic Restaurant by Emerald Coast Magazine’s Readers' Choice Poll for 2012 . The menu is renowned for quality cuts of meat, filet mignon, rib eye, porterhouse, New York strip and steak Diane. You'll discover a variety of preparations, including au poivre, topped with Maytag blue cheese and bacon and Oscar-or Rossini- style.
4000 Sandestin Blvd, Sandestin | 850-622-1500
Marlin Grill’s wood-burning grill is used to cook all of their 28-day, dry-aged certified Angus steaks. The Hickory-Grilled Filet Mignon entrée is an apple wood bacon wrapped filet and is served on top of a red wine demi-glace, shoestring onion rings with béarnaise sauce on the side. Add jumbo lump crab meat for a tasty surf and turf experience. (top photo by Gina Yra)
9100 Baytowne Wharf Blvd Suite B2, Sandestin | 850-351-1990
Edward's Fine Food and Wine
Edward’s in Rosemary Beach offers up a Grilled Hanger steak that is cooked to perfection then topped with salsa verde and accompanied with crispy potato frites and arugula. It’s a simple and fresh dish that incorporates great, complex flavors that will cure a craving for carne.
66 Main Street, Rosemary Beach | 850-231-0550
For more restaurant choices, be sure to check out the SoWal Dining Guide.
Have you tried these great steaks? Where do you like to go when the red meat urge takes over?