Take a Taco Tour of South Walton
Tacos may just be one of the world’s most perfect foods. Ranging from simplistic classics to Gulf-inspired twists showcasing the freshest catch, South Walton has plenty of options to satisfy your cravings.
Check out these recommendations that are sure to keep you coming back for more.
Amigos 30A - Inlet Beach
One of the newest restaurants to join the South Walton food scene, Amigos 30A is serving up your favorite Mexican-inspired classics with a South Walton spin! Located right next door to Amici 30A, Inlet Beach’s favorite Italian spot, visitors can order from either menu from either location! We recommend their pick two tacos, ranging from pork belly to Ahi Tuna.
La Cocina – Seacrest
Located just beyond a sea of bike rentals, visitors can dive into authentic Mexican-inspired dishes at this local hotspot. With a wide variety of traditional flavors, La Cocina is the perfect east-end spot to a great meal with friends and family. Try the Lobster Tacos, tossed in chili-butter, topped with corn relish and roasted red peppers, served on a corn tortilla.
Macho Taco – WaterSound
With a name like Macho Taco, you know you are getting the biggest and best tacos in all of South Walton! Nestled along the bustling boardwalks of The Hub, Macho Taco pairs perfectly with the variety of cocktails and entertainment you can find throughout the year. Try out the Carnitas Tacos with guacamole and chips - both delicious and filling!
Bud and Alley’s Taco Bar – Seaside
Bud and Alley’s has one of the best reputations along 30A for serving up the best cocktails and South Walton culinary traditions - all with an amazing view! If you haven’t tried out their Taco Bar, located right next door to the Coleman Pavilion, make sure to plan a trip after soaking up the sun! Their Baja fish tacos paired with fresh sangria will cap off the perfect day at the beach.
FOOW – WaterColor
Speaking of picture-perfect views, FOOW is a must-see on your next trip to South Walton. Chef Matt Moore provides a combination of locally-grown produce and fresh Gulf seafood, constructing the perfect taco! Options span from vegan to catfish, filling the bellies of anyone in your party. Gaze upon the rolling boardwalks and coastal dunes as your snack, sip and sing along to live music on their outdoor deck.
North Beach Tortilla Company – Santa Rosa Beach
Taco Tuesday just got an upgrade! Chef Jim Shirley, owner and chef of six different restaurants throughout South Walton, knows a thing or two about fresh seafood! North Beach Tortilla Co., lined with cafe lights on the Choctawhatchee Bay, has some of the best grouper tacos in South Walton. Served on hand-rolled corn tortillas and served with tangy slaw, these fish tacos perfectly complement a North Beach Margarita and a Bay sunset.
Chiringo – Grayton
Nice dogs, strange people…amazing food! Grayton is the “local’s” grub spot in South Walton. Complete with two-story seating, indoor /outdoor bar and mini yard, equipped with corn hole boards, Chiringo is set to take down some South-of-the-boarder flavors. Try out their “build your own taco” section, filled with your choice of protein Baja or Cabo style! Don’t forget a side of redneck caviar…trust us, you won’t regret it!
Cantina Laredo – Grand Blvd, Miramar Beach
Located right off the main strip of Grand Boulevard, Cantina Laredo is the perfect spot to grab a bite after a long day of shopping or sitting on the beach. Pull up a chair on their open patio, just off the Grand Boulevard green, and enjoy freshly-prepared guacamole and terrific tacos. Try out the Pollo Asado tacos, chicken grilled to perfection, topped with mango-pineapple pico de gallo, cilantro, house-made poblano sauce and Monterey Jack cheese.
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