Alabama Day Trip Idea: 5 Top Places to Eat in Perdido Key

Located only a 20-minute drive from Orange Beach, Alabama, Perdido Key in Florida provides a fun day-trip idea for vacationers in Alabama. Miles of white-sand beaches stretch along Perdido Key, which beckon visitors to relax in the sun and scrunch their toes in the soft sand. Off the beach, this quaint beach town delights food lovers. Consider taking a day trip to Perdido Key to try these top restaurants.

5 Perdido Key Restaurants for an Alabama Day Trip

Fisherman’s Corner

Fisherman’s Corner offers excellent food, a friendly atmosphere and great service at reasonable prices. Cajun-inspired dishes keep hungry guests coming back to this casual fine-dining spot. Special treats include the Oyster poboy, shrimp Diane and fried green tomatoes.

Sunset Grille

Its scenic waterfront location makes Sunset Grille a top place for a romantic dinner, but families will also feel comfortable in this mostly open-air restaurant. Poboys, gumbo, fried seafood, fresh-caught fish, and shrimp and grits are always on the menu.

Flora-Bama Yacht Club

Located on Ole River, Flora-Bama Yacht Club also offers a waterfront location. This restaurant provides a casual atmosphere perfect for hanging out with friends and family. Try a house specialty — such as the Cajun shrimp and crawfish manicotti — and enjoy live music on select evenings.

The Crab Trap Restaurant and Bar

This seafood favorite features Gulf beach views and has multiple locations in the Florida panhandle. While exploring Perdido Key, stop by and order a daily special or signature house dish. This spot also lets diners build their own burger.

The Jellyfish

Just 3 miles from Orange Beach, visit The Jellyfish for sushi or traditional seafood. The menu has a large selection of sushi rolls, or order an oyster dish or Gulf favorite. All seafood comes from the Gulf, ensuring local freshness in each dish.

Need more Alabama day trip ideas? Visit the historic Fort Morgan site.