Opened in 1978, the Friendly Fisherman serves fresh seafood straight from the Gulf of Mexico in the nautical dining room or the romantic dockside lounge. If you enjoy fishing, catch a ride on the Friendly Fisherman charter boat and the crew will cook your catch in the same day.
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Check out all of our recommended dining establishments (including many staff favorites) in and around John's Pass, Florida. Find the best restaurants for fresh seafood, pizza, sushi and more!
Sweet Sage may seem small at first, but the back opens up to a beautiful garden full of art and flowers. Go straight to the buffet, or try the world-famous Waffle Daffle: a large waffle covered in countless types of fruit and whipped cream. There's even a dog-friendly menu for your furry friends!
The Frog Pond may be humble in size, but the quantity and flavor of the meals certainly make up for the small space. Get acquainted to our area with breakfast at the Frog Pond and start your day right — on a full stomach.
Slyce is a great place to go and watch a game, while dining on gourmet pizza (or an Italian meal). Come and sit in the bar, at a booth, and even outside on the patio with live entertainment. There are also two full bars stocked with fine wine and top-shelf cocktails.
With over 200 specialty shops (including an Apple Store), 3 major department stores, and an open-air village of fine restaurants and sports bars like the Pub, Cheesecake Factory and the Capital Grille, you can easily spend a whole day at the International Plaza.
Located just over a mile south of John's Pass, Middle Grounds Grill offers the freshest and tastiest seafood on the beach, all accompanied by an awesome wine list. The restaurant is fun and family-friendly.
Daily Happy Hour: 4:30-7:00 pm
Live entertainment: Wednedsday thru Saturday
Wednesday- 1/2 price bottles of wine