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Helen Back Cafe

) #25 of 185 Restaurants in Fort Walton Beach €€ - €€€ American, , Pizza
114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
+1 850-796-1451
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (324 reviews)
“nachos” (32 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Heard so many good things about this place. Was not impressed with the pizza at all. Just a plain pepperoni pizza...it was soggy and tasted like frozen pizza from the store. Could have been just a bad day.

Thank RobinColumbia_TN
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Helen Back for a few night drinks. I would call this a 'hole in the wall', a little sketchy on the outside but good in the inside. After a few drinks ordered a pizza that everyone really enjoyed. Wish we knew about this earlier...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pricey but really great gourmet pizza. I had a chicken and cheese pizza it was tasty with plenty of topping.Easy location to get to on the island.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by on a Monday after a day on the water. Kids could feed the fish or birds or play games. Had the feel of a real bar. Sat next to the water. Ordered the Veggie and Meat Lovers pizza. It was quite a wait...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I were in Florida on a family vacation. We only went to this place based on friends recommending it from Indiana. We ended up leaving. We were seated, drink order taken and never had our server come back for at least 20...More

Thank Deshell W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked here from our condo across the street. We were able to find outside seating which was great because it was on the water, however, we were told that there was a one hour wait for pizza. The restaurant was not that crowded but...More

Thank Naperbecker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The goods:the pizza was great. Definitely advise sitting on the dock! The bads: noone greeted us and we had no idea where we were supposed to go. Once we were told to seat ourselves, we then had to move 3 times to get waited on....More

Thank Dusty B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the pizza! Picky kids devoured the cheese pizza. Great bay view and not crowded. Pleasantly surprised!

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for the second time in a couple years at the request of our friends. Not much has changed, service was okay and it took 30 minutes to get a pizza. The BBQ pizza was good, but not worth the wait.

Thank Doni w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I have come to Helen Back many other times before, and it was always wonderful! But we came last night on the 4th of July to watch fireworks and we were so disappointed of the service, and management. It wasn't even as...More

Thank shalimarlc
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Questions & Answers
25 April 2017|
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Response from HBFWB | Property representative |
Yes. We offer free pizza slices to active duty and retired military on Monday nights from 7pm- 10pm
14 May 2016|
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Response from valions15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, under 21 can eat there. I believe they have to be out by 8 p.m.
3 February 2016|
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Response from illini G | Reviewed this property |
We drank some local bottles.... A Grayton "Beach Blonde" that was delicious - - sort of like a Leinenkugels Summer Shandy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Amberjack Dr, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6224
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-796-1451
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