Just when you think you have found your favorite restaurant, coffee shop or happy hour spot, it seems that a fun new spot is always popping up that causes you to break out of your comfort zone and try something new. That’s one of the great things about the South Walton community – there’s always a new experience of some kind right around the corner. There have been a lot of new places popping up in recent months, so we are going to take some time to welcome a few of these new(er) establishments to the area, so that you don’t miss out on a potential new favorite spot!

Grayton Seafood Co.tuna-fish-954073_1920

Nestled in Uptown Grayton Circle, Grayton Seafood Co. is a new neighborhood gathering spot and seafood restaurant on 30A that is sure to please all of your senses. An intimate environment and a friendly atmosphere paired with excellent food and drinks, this place could quickly become a new favorite spot for locals and visitors alike!

  • The word on the street is that their seafood gumbo can rival any other restaurant in the area – some have even described it as the BEST!
  • They have a hidden, intimate outdoor seating area that would be perfect for either a sunny, afternoon lunch or a dinner on a nice evening.
  • Looking for a new Sunday Brunch spot? Check out Grayton Seafood Co. from 11-2pm on Sundays.


a-glass-of-428315_1920This new spot, located in Alys Beach, is perfect for wine and spirit lovers. And let’s be honest – any spot in Alys Beach is, at the very least, easy on the eyes. Just driving through the community can sometimes be breathtaking. NEAT serves as another unique addition to the community of 30A and is comprised of two parts – The Bottle Shop and the Tasting Room.

  • Visit the Bottle Shop and browse the curated collections of artisan spirits, wines and craft beers with one of the knowledgeable staff members.
  • The Bottle Shop also offers an assortment of high-quality bar tools, mixers and glassware for purchase, which could all be the perfect for entertaining guests at your next party.
  • The Tasting Room is the perfect spot for discovering your new favorite wine or handcrafted cocktail. What’s even better? You can learn how to craft your own cocktail at home using the tools available for purchase in the Bottle Shop – talk about impressing your guests!

30A Songwriter Radio Music & Coffee Shop

Where do we even begin with this new spot? When you combine a coffee shop, cozy café and a live music venue, you create a magical spot that is sure to become a new favorite spot for the locals in this area. Whether you fancy a cup of coffee, organic tea, a glass of wine or craft beer, or even a bite to eat, this music and coffee shop offers the perfect respite, and with live music to boot.

  • 30A Songwriter Radio is also a 24/7 radio show that is available on your iPhone or Android, so you can listen anytime!
  • You can check out their Entertainment Schedule and stop in for a specific performance, or you can just roll the dice and maybe discover a new favorite artist.equalizer-255396_1280


Are you looking to buy or sell a home here in the South Walton area? As one of the most experienced real estate agents in this area, Melissa Clements can help you with all of your real estate needs and guide you through the process of buying or selling a home. Contact her today!