Reasons to Visit Flounders Chowder House

Traveling to Pensacola or Navarre Beach? Dinner at Flounders Chowder House should definitely be on your agenda. This beachside restaurant is one of our favorites and well worth the experience. The portions are generous, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is perfect. Take a look at all the reasons you should visit Flounders Chowder House on Pensacola Beach!

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Reasons to Visit Flounders Chowder House

Seafood Favorites

The food is amazing and the portions are quite generous. So skip your earlier meal and come with a good appetite. Then be prepared to ask for a to-go box so you can take home any leftovers. Whether you are in the mood for your favorite fried shrimp or want something a little more creative, be ready to enjoy all your favorite seafood.


Rain or shine – there’s no bad place to sit when you visit Flounders. Choose indoor dining or sit outside near the sandpit volleyball and playground. Flounders has amazing food but the atmosphere is what sets it apart.

After Dinner fun

When you finish your meal, don’t rush off. Take your time and enjoy wandering the sandy paths beside the bay.

Take your time and enjoy the iconic decor as you enter the restaurant. One of the first things you will see is the M/V FLOUNDER…55’ length, 6’ draft, and 20’ beam, 30 tons net weight; built in 1946.

Captain Frank Flounder and later his sons, Fred, Floyd and Felix, shrimped this vessel from Key West, Florida to Tampico, Mexico thru calm seas, tropical storms and fierce hurricanes until she was retired in 1998. This grand old shrimp boat is complete with nets, sleds, mast and rigging and is ready to go back to sea at anytime.


Wander the sandy beach outside the restaurant and look for the most Instagram-worthy photo-ops. Will you take a picture by the direction sign?

Will you spend time chatting with the parrot?

Maybe you prefer to sit awhile in the colorful beach chairs.

Spend some time soaking in the relaxing vibe of Pensacola Bay.

Find Flounders

800 Quietwater Beach Rd
Gulf Breeze, FL


Have you been to Flounders? Got a favorite menu item? Where’s your favorite seafood restaurant in Florida? I’d love to hear!

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