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Gulf Coast Restaurants

Great Southern Cafe


Chef Jim Shirley blends his love of international cuisines with Southern cooking at his quintessential Seaside restaurant, Great Southern Cafe. Chef Shirley excels at executing coveted dishes from both his roots of the traditional South and flavors from all over the globe with modern sustainability in the kitchen.


This is the perfect brunch and dinner spot for favorites like Grits A Ya Ya, authentic Po’ Boys, Pensacola Pulled Pork and the best Mojitos in town! Fresh produce from nearby farms and seafood from the Gulf of Mexico creates a remarkable menu stationed footsteps from the beach and nearby shops. This beloved 30A restaurant is a must-do!


Open daily:

  • Breakfast 8 - 10 am

  • Lunch & Dinner 11 - 9:30 pm

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