As the season changes and the air becomes a little more brisk, it's time to head inside for a great meal and a delicious cocktail. Even though the winters are not super cold in the South Walton area, they usually come with a need to be cozy. Some of the best local restaurants will provide exactly what you need to feel cozy throughout the winter months.
723 Whiskey Bravo - Seagrove Beach
This excellent restaurant provides a casual atmosphere with 15 flat screen TVs for sports and so much more. They provide a rooftop bar with an open deck overlooking the Gulf. However, if you want to feel cozy, just head inside and dine around the fire pits. The menu features many happy hours specials and a two-for-one menu with plenty of delicious choices.
Bud & Alley's Pizza Bar - Seaside
As one of the hottest spots in the entire South Walton area, it's no surprise that Bud & Alley's makes the list for cozy places. They provide a great dining atmosphere with plenty of open-air dining and indoor tables. Choose form gourmet pizzas, antipasta, cured meats, insalata, pasta and so much more.
Louis Louis Restaurant and Bar - Santa Rosa
A bit of a funky atmosphere, Louis Louis provides a great place for a cocktail indoors. Dine on excellent choices, such as the shrimp and crawfish pasta or the panne chicken. The brick patio is a very popular spot, but it's a bit cozier inside.
Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar - Grand Boulevard
This cozy spot provides a great place to gather with friends and family. The wood found throughout makes it feel like home and the menu is full of tempting choices. They provide a large selection of scotches and liqueurs, as well.
All of these hot spots are perfect for heading inside for dinner and a drink. They all provide a nice, cozy atmosphere for meeting friends and family.