When your stomach begins to rumble, and you need a little fuel to get you through all your island adventures, it might be time for a delicious meal. Below, you’ll find some of the most mouthwatering St. George Island restaurants to dip your fork in. 

From top-notch fresh seafood, to authentic Mexican, you’ll find a wide array of dining options on the Forgotten Coast! And, for more fun things to do on the Gulf Coast, make sure to request access to our FREE Vacation Guide. There, you’ll find local insight on more top restaurants, annual festivals, outdoor activities, and entertainment so that you can start crafting together the ultimate vacation itinerary. 

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Try These Mouthwatering St. George Island Seafood Restaurants 

Fresh Local Seafood Restaurants on St. George Island 

Paddy’s Raw Bar 

You can’t visit the Gulf of Mexico without trying the fresh, local seafood! Paddy’s Raw Bar is an absolute must for a taste of our coasts’ delicious Apalachicola Bay oysters. This world-famous cuisine is served by the half dozen or dozen and can be served raw or steamed. 

You might also choose from their other options of oyster dishes, like the High Tide, which is topped with garlic, onion, tomatoes, and parmesan, or you can build your own oyster dish! 

Blue Parrott Oceanfront Café 

Adjust to island time, and head to Blue Parrott Oceanfront Café for a laidback, beachy atmosphere, delicious grub, and fruity drinks! This is the perfect spot to enjoy local seafood during your day at the beach. They have a spacious deck right on the beach, so it doesn’t get much fresher than that! 

Stop by for lunch or dinner or take a quick break from swimming in the ocean for some Bahamian Conch Fritters and a rum runner at the tiki bar! 

Sports Bars on St. George Island 

Harry A’s Bar & Grill 

Fill your night with seafood, steaks, karaoke, DJs, dancing, and live music when you step foot into Harry A’s Bar and Grill. This St. George Island sports bar is always a good time as they always have fun events going on, like karaoke nights, Taco Tuesdays, and more! So, put your dancing shoes on and dance the night away, or head out to make new friends at one of the best St. George Island bars! 

BBQ Restaurants on St. George Island 

The Beach Pit 

Texas-style BBQ is closer than you think. The Beach Pit is the perfect combination of authentic Texas barbecue and local St. George Island seafood. Sit outside with your furry best friend on the pet-friendly patio or dine inside for the cool AC. Either way, you’ll never forget the smoky flavors you experience here! 

Mexican Food on St. George Island 

St. George Cantina & Margarita Bar 

Did someone say, “happy hour?” When it’s time to sip on an extra-large margarita after a day of exploring the beach, make your way to St. George Cantina and Margarita Bar in Eastpoint, FL. They offer so many fantastic dishes, like their Cantina Shrimp Tacos or their mouthwatering Nacho Fries. 

And what’s a yummy meal and strong margarita without a little live music and dancing? This Mexican cuisine hot spot almost always has live music, so it’s always a good time! 

When Your Belly’s Happy and Full 

beautiful beach property on st george islandIf you’re ready to treat your food coma with a nap or a good night’s sleep, head back to the best vacation rentals on St. George Island. Resort Vacation Properties offers vacation homes near all the popular Forgotten Coast attractions like the beach, Apalachicola River and Apalachicola Bay, as well as all the best restaurants around town. Start planning your ultimate St. George Island, FL, foodie getaway and reserve your stay today!


Need a relaxing getaway but don’t want to go through the hassle of driving or flying? There’s a stress-free solution to that, and that’s a staycation on St. George Island, Florida! St. George Island is home to so many fun activities, scenic hangout spots, and great beaches, so why not take advantage of the beautiful area we call home? Read on to find out why you need to explore your hometown on the Forgotten Coast. 

For a more extensive list of things to do and places to see, make sure to request access to our free Vacation Guide. This handy tool includes local insight on the best restaurants, shops, museums, and outdoor activities on the Forgotten Coast. Unlock your guide and start planning a memorable staycation now! 

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Everything You Need to Know About Planning a Staycation on St. George Island 

It Makes Remote Work More Pleasurable 

Work is much more pleasurable when you can close your laptop and shift your eyes to a sparkling pool or panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico! Choose from our vacation rentals with perfect lounging areas by a private pool or serene balconies overlooking the pristine beaches. It’s the best way to unwind after a day of remote work or virtual learning!  

You Can Vacation While Social Distancing 

You can vacation stress-free when you don’t have to worry about being close to crowds. Reserving a vacation rental means you can relax in a safe and sanitary environment without running into other groups of people as you would in a hotel. Plus, you can enjoy a private pool or a spacious white sand beach with your closest friends and family. 

The Best Things to Do During Your Staycation on St. George Island 

Fishing at St. George Island State Park 

St. George Island State Park is the perfect place to cast a line for a day of fishing. The park offers surf and bay fishing for those with a license. You can expect to catch various species of fish, including flounder, redfish, sea trout, and Spanish mackerel. 

Some other outdoor adventures you might enjoy at the park are geocaching, searching for shells, bicycling, birding, hiking, and boating. You’re sure to make a whole day out of it! 

Dining on St. George Island and Apalachicola Bay 

The Forgotten Coast offers various dining establishments, including everything from family-friendly restaurants to upscale dining near the ocean. Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café is one of our favorite options for a laid-back lunch on the beach. It offers great food and an even better view. What more could you ask for? 

Enjoy Your Staycation With Resort Vacation Properties 

Blues Dock of the BayThe best part about your staycation on St. George Island is that you can enjoy it while relaxing in a beautiful Resort Vacation Properties vacation rental. Find your dream vacation home when you browse through our extensive list of pet-friendly vacation rentals on the Gulf Coast. We offer great options for the whole family, so choose your favorite rental and start planning the most memorable staycation yet! 

Looking to get away from city life for a bit? Go from skyscrapers to sandy beaches and take a road trip from Atlanta to St. George Island, FL! The Florida coast is the best place to take a break from the daily hustle and bustle of the city in exchange for relaxation, beaches, outdoor activities, and wildlife. 

For all of the best things to do on the Forgotten Coast, make sure to request access to our free Vacation Guide. We’ve listed the top places on St. George Island and Apalachicola for dining, outdoor recreation, museums, and entertainment. Unlock your guide and start putting together your itinerary so you can spend your vacation relaxing! 

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Atlanta to St. George Island: What to Do During Your Stay 

Go Kayaking 

Explore the Forgotten Coast by paddling your way along through the serene creeks, rivers, and marshes. There’s a wide selection of paddling trails to discover, including the Apalachicola River Paddling Trail System. This system has 11 trails to choose from, offering expansive views for any level of experience. Here, you’ll be able to explore the swamps and rivers that eventually lead to the Gulf of Mexico! 

If you love birdwatching, you’ll love spending time with Florida’s wildlife. Some of the birds you’ll see while traveling down the paddling trails include bald eagles, brown pelicans, woodpeckers, and ospreys! And, you’ll also find that it’s very likely you’ll see an alligator! 

Cast a Line 

The Gulf of Mexico is known for having some of the best fishing in the country. Cast a line off of an inshore or offshore fishing charter and bring home the perfect catch. Some of the fish you might catch include redfish, flounder, Spanish mackerel, sharks, and so much more. 

If you’re not into fishing but would love a day out on the water, you can book a dolphin, shelling, or sunset and river trip with St. George Island Fishing Charters. Book a two-, three-, or four-hour trip for an incredible day exploring uninhabited islands or scoping the waves for curious dolphins! 

Dine With a View 

Sure, Atlanta, GA, has plenty of incredible restaurants, but one thing you can’t get in the city is your meal with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. St. George Island is home to some amazing oceanfront restaurants. Didn’t catch the dinner you expected during your fishing trip earlier? No worries. You can indulge in the best locally caught seafood at 5-star restaurants right on the beach. It doesn’t get any fresher than that! 

We recommend that you try Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café for an enjoyable lunch or dinner. Indulge in delicious oysters or snack on some hushpuppies as you hang out on their beach deck! 

Unwind in a Resort Vacation Properties Vacation Rental 

ocean mile e1After all of the sun, sand, and food, surely you’ll want to rest and recharge for a new day ahead. Make yourself comfortable in a luxury St. George Island vacation rental. Resort Vacation Properties offers the best vacation homes to accommodate you and your family. When you stay with us, you’re choosing the best amenities on the island, including beach access, private pools, hot tubs, and more. Now is the time to quit daydreaming and make your dream getaway a reality. Choose your favorite rental and start planning!