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RIDEIT E-Bike Tour of the Best Places to Eat In Blue Mountain Beach On 30A

Are you a foodie? Do you love being active and enjoying the outdoors? If you answered, yes, you’ll love this e-bike experience, which serves up activity and delectable fun. We recently headed out on e-bikes from RIDEIT Rentals in Blue Mountain Beach to uncover the best places to eat in Blue Mountain Beach and discovered culinary treasures. If you haven’t had the joy of experiencing an electric bike ride, we’ll warn you it’s addictive. Just start pedaling, set your level of electric boost, and go whizzing down the 30-A bike path with the wind in your hair. We kicked off our tour at Sanctuary at Redfish in Blue Mountain Beach and headed west. Here's our top picks for where to eat in Blue Mountain Beach here:


Redfish Taco

Created by renowned New Orleans Chef, Jim Richard, Redfish Taco serves up 30A’s best tacos and more. With a “chef-driven” menu of fish, shrimp, and street taco fare, this casual, fun eatery is a hot spot on 30A. Order at the counter and grab a table inside or out and enjoy the cool beach vibes and live music in the evenings. This hip spot located in Redfish Village is perfect for those who want fresh, locally prepared meals and a fun, funky atmosphere. Address: 2052 W County Road 30A, 850-994-7443

Blue Mabel Smokehouse & Provisions

Created by serial entrepreneur and owner of Cowgirl Kitchen, Nikki Nickerson, Blue Mabel is 30A’s local smokehouse stocked with thoughtfully sourced provisions. From smoked meats to made-from-scratch Southern meals, Blue Mabel serves up fresh farm-to-table cuisine. With Chef David Cunningham, who is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Charleston and received formal training at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans, directing the menu, Blue Mabel’s offerings are a reflection of his passion for cooking seafood and game on open flames. The result coastal wood-fired cuisine that earns “best of show.” Address: 2260 W County Road 30A, 850-744-0040

The Grove 30A

This is 30A’s newest garden party! This outdoor dining establishment serves brunch, small plates, specialty sandwiches, burgers, and elaborate charcuterie boards as well as craft cocktails and wines. For Sunday brunch, The Grove features a delicious menu of breakfast creations with a twist and bottomless mimosas from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. With live music on select days of the week, The Grove is 30A’s daily garden party! (Closed on Mondays) Address: 3375 W County Road 30A, 850-660-1594

Cowgirl Kitchen Market & Cafe

30A's beloved Cowgirl Kitchen has picked up and moved (literally the entire building) from Seagrove Beach to Blue Mountain Beach. Renowned for her kitschy, fun, no-frills, kick-back cuisine, Cowgirl Kitchen is open for breakfast and lunch. From the meatloaf plate to the drunken shrimp tacos to the Texas pimento cheese sandwich, there is something for everyone, including a kid's menu and wine & beer. Address: 2252 W County Road 30A, 850-231-1120

Redd’s Fueling Station

Tucked away behind a tiny convenience store and gas station, Redd’s Fueling Station is an authentic local hangout that serves beer and wine and wine-based cocktails and features local music. Voted best night out and great made-from-scratch cuisine with the Singing Bartender and Live Bands on Fridays. Address: 2320 W County Road 30A, 850-325-0252

Johnny McTighe’s

With a game room, daily happy hour, and caring, committed staff to make sure you have a fantastic experience, Johnny McTighe’s is the place to watch your favorite sporting event, socialize or get competitive. From Irish favorites to sandwiches, burgers and brats, Johnny McTighe’s pub-style fare satisfies while you enjoy the scene. Address: 2298 W County Road 30A, 850-267-0101

Basmati’s Asian Cuisine

For more than 20 years, Basmati’s serves up the freshest seafood, sushi and meats available. By sourcing fresh, local fish and vegetables, many of which are organic, Basmati’s creates a flavorful menu with pleasant surprises. Dine inside or on the porch lakeside. Address: 3295 W County Road 30A, 850-267-3028

Mimmo’s Restaurante Italiano (Coming Soon)

The famed Mimmo’s in Destin will soon open its second location in Blue Mountain Beach. We can’t wait to stop in on our next e-bike tour!

Ready to book your next 30A vacation? 

View Newman-Dailey’s collection of 30A vacation rentals online, including luxury 30A condos at Sanctuary at Redfish, or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652. Remember to always book direct for our best rate guarantee.

Ready to rent an e-bike on 30A?

Visit RideIt Rentals online or call 850-366-2524. Guests of Newman-Dailey enjoy 10% OFF RIDEIT rentals, including electric bikes, Isle, and BOTE Paddleboards. Use coupon code: 10OFFRIDEIT

See you @ the beach!


Published on Friday, July 15, 2022