30A Hot Spot Award Winners 2019

We’ve counted your votes (almost 4,000 of them!) and here are the top five in each category! Congratulations to all of our nominees and to those taking home the award this year. From 1st place to 5th, all of the nominees make our community shine!

2019

HOTTEST SPOT FOR COFFEE

1. Amavida Coffee
2. Black Bear Bread Co
3. Sunrise Coffee
4. Modica Market
5. Kahve & Cream

HOTTEST SPOT FOR BREAKFAST / BRUNCH

1. The Perfect Pig
2. Donut Hole
3. Great Southern Cafe
4. Big Bad Breakfast
5. Black Bear Bread Co

HOTTEST SPOT FOR CASUAL DINING

1. Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar
2. Great Southern Cafe
3. Red Bar
4. Amici 30A Italian Kitchen
5. Stinky’s Fish Camp

HOTTEST SPOT FOR FINE DINING

1. Cafe Thirty-A
2. Surfing Deer
3. Vue on 30A
4. Pescado
5. Restaurant Paradis

HOTTEST SPOT FOR SEAFOOD

1. Stinky’s Bait Shack
2. Old Florida Fish House
3. The Bay
4. Seagrove Village MarketCafe
5. Great Southern Cafe

HOTTEST SPOT FOR RAW OYSTERS

1. Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar
2. Hurricane Oyster Bar
3. Stinky’s
4. Grayton Seafood Company
5. Great Southern Cafe

HOTTEST SPOT FOR OUTDOOR DINING

1. Bud and Alley’s
2. Shunk Gulley
3. The Bay
4. George’s at Alys Beach
5. Pescado

HOTTEST SPOT FOR MEXICAN / SPANISH CUISINE

1. La Cocina
2. Cantina Laredo
3. Bud & Alley’s Taco Bar
4. Los Rancheros
5. Redfish Taco

HOTTEST SPOT FOR SUSHI / ASIAN CUISINE

1. Old Florida Fish House
2. Basmati’s
3. The Bay
4. Sushimoto
5. 45 Central Wine & Sushi Bar

HOTTEST SPOT FOR ITALIAN / PIZZA

1. Amici 30A Italian Kitchen
2. Pizza by the Sea
3. Bruno’s Pizza
4. Angelina’s Pizzeria
5. Bud and Alley’s Pizza Bar

HOTTEST SPOT FOR SWEETS (BAKERY, ICE CREAM, CANDY)

1. Pecan Jacks
2. Blue Mtn Creamery
3. Donut Hole
4. Sugar Shak
5. La Crema

HOTTEST CHEF

1. Jim Shirley/ Great Southern, 45 Central, The Bay
2. Chef Lock / Amici 30A Italian Kitchen
3. Jim Richard/Stinky’s
4. Chef Gio/Vue on 30A
5. Gregg Smith/Surfing Deer

HOTTEST HAPPY HOUR

1. Great Southern Cafe
2. Grayton Beer Brewpub
3. Amici Italian Kitchen
4. FOOW
5. Cafe Thirty-A

HOTTEST SPOT FOR LIVE MUSIC

1. Red Bar*
2. The Hub
3. Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar
4. AJ’s Grayton
5. The Bay

*We are happy to note that the Red Bar is in the process of rebuilding. We wanted fans to know their votes for Red Bar were counted and are represented in our awards, now in their 11th year. We are proud to support our friends at the Red Bar throughout this process, and that includes giving them the recognition that they have earned and deserve.

HOTTEST SPOT TO WATCH THE BIG GAME

1. The Hub
2. Shades Bar and Grill
3. Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar
4. Grayton Beer Brewpub
5. Red Bar

HOTTEST ANNUAL EVENT

1. 30A Songwriter’s Festival
2. Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K
3. Digital Graffiti
4. Sandestin Wine Festival
5. Seeing Red Wine Festival

Editor’s Note: We will be in touch with the winners to provide the coveted 30A Hot Spot sticker to use at their establishment. If you’d rather, you can contact us at feedback@30A.com and we will arrange for the sticker to be delivered to you.

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