Blackwater Bistro

5147 Elmira Street
Milton, FL 
Tel: 850-623-1105

By  Mike Miller August 24, 2023

This small cozy restaurant is located in downtown Milton near the Blackwater River.  The building is a renovated historic house.  You can dine inside or outside on either the patio or the shady porch.

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If you have your dog with you, it's okay but you have to keep Fido in the outside dining areas.

The menu here is American, but since it is in far west Florida there is a strong Cajun influence in many items.  Coastal Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana are not that far away.

Appetizers include crab cakes, chicken wings, hummus, and more.  If you feel like a bowl of soup before dinner, you can enjoy their Cajun Country Gumbo.  They have an extensive sandwich and wrap selection.

Several different salad selections are available, as well as plenty of side dishes such as mashed potatoes, green beans, lima beans, cole slaw, fruit cups, and french fries.

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House specialties include Beef Wellington, Filet Delmonico, Baby Back Pork Ribs,  and offering from the sea such as Ahi Tuna, Atlantic Salmon, and Shrimp and Gouda Grits.

You can also get gourmet pizza here as well as hamburgers.  After all this, you can try their dessert menu featuring chocolate cake, cobbler, ice cream and pies of all kinds including Key Lime and Southern Pecan.

Their Sunday brunch is famous locally for its Bloody Marys and Bottomless Champagne and Mimosas.  The menu includes chicken and waffle, crab cake Benedict, Cajun omelet and a wide selection of salads and sandwiches.  

Blackwater Bistro has a full bar with beer, wine, and cocktails.  You can enjoy live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

Blackwater Bistro is open the following hours:

     1100am to 900pm        Tuesday-Thursday
     1100am to 1000pm      Friday-Saturday
      900am to 200pm        Sunday Brunch

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