#87 of 95 30A Restaurants

Beach Camp Brew Pub

Beach Camp Brewpub – Savor Gulf Coast Eats and Tasty Drinks in Grayton Beach
Local Expert's Rating:
4.5 / 5
The Bottom Line:

Built with pure relaxation in mind, Beach Camp Brew Pub is the place to go when you want to take a load off. Located in Grayton Beach, this restaurant goes big on the Gulf Coast favorites, like grouper BLTs and Seafood Gumbo. Then, they bring it all together with flavorful beer brewed in-house and tropical cocktails to match.

- The FloridaPanhandle.com Local Expert Team

At Beach Camp Brewpub, time slows down as you nosh on delicious eats and sip on the tastiest drinks around. Set in the heart of Grayton Beach, this brewery, pub, and restaurant all-in-one boasts a truly welcoming ambiance and a dining room built with relaxation in mind. On top of that, they welcome all their patrons through the doors with a big smile and then do all they can to provide the ultimate dining experience.

The first thing you’ll notice upon walking through the doors is the homey décor set against a rustic backdrop. Brick and natural wood accents fill out the space, while picture windows all around let in plenty of natural light. At the center of it all is their wraparound bar that encourages patrons to chat with the bartender and each other all throughout their visit. Harvest tables and floating bars also help set the stage for a memorable communal meal.

Although it’s well worth coming into Beach Camp Brewpub. just to soak in the ambiance, their food and drinks are where it’s at. They have everyday eats available all week long, plus serve a tasty brunch spread every weekend from 11 am to 3 pm. Their dishes range from Beach Brunch Burgers to Shrimp & Grits, ensuring that there’s a little something for everyone.

As far as their drinks go, all their drafts come straight from their brewery and often include limited-release delights like Marzen the Martian and Mozart Smash. They also put just as much love into whipping up handcrafted cocktails, including martinis, mimosas, and cosmos. Their wine list is nothing to scoff at either if you prefer to sip on the finest fermented grapes at your leisure.

Their most popular menu items at Beach Camp Brewpub are:

Nashville Hot Chicken Benny
If you like it smoking hot, you cannot go wrong with the Nashville Hot Chicken Benny. This brunch favorite starts with boneless, skinless chicken breast battered, fried, and dipped in Nashville hot sauce. Then, it lands on a homemade biscuit with grilled tomatoes and pickles. Buttermilk Hollandaise sauce goes over it all at the end to finish it off right.

BBQ Beer Cheese Nachos
Whenever you arrive at Beach Camp Brewpub with a monster appetite, kick your meal off with the BBQ Beer Cheese Nachos. This amazing starter begins with a big pile of tortilla chips smothered in beer cheese. Over that, they add pulled pork, jalapenos, iceberg lettuce, and tomatoes. Spicy BBQ, salsa verde, and BBQ ranch get drizzled over the top right before serving.  

Parmesan Grouper
When you want to savor the best Gulf Coast flavors, treat yourself to the Parmesan Grouper. Only available after 4 pm, this entrée begins with the preparation of the freshly caught grouper. The fish gets dipped into a panko, herb, and parmesan breading before going for a swim in the deep fryer. Once that’s done, it hits the plate with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, and green beans. A generous drizzle of their delicious white wine reduction covers it all to elevate the flavors even more.

End your meal on a sweet note by saving room for their delightful desserts. There are only two on the Beach Camp Brewpub menu—Key Lime Pie and Sticky Toffee Bread Pudding—but they are both more than enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. If you don’t have room, just ask to get yours to go.

Insider Tips:
-Expect an extra charge for split plates.
-An 18% gratuity is added to the bill when dining with a large group.
-If you’d like to stretch your legs a bit, dine outside, where you can play games like cornhole and Jenga.
-Want to take their house brews to go? Ask about their crowler.
-Beach Camp Brewpub happy hour runs from 3 pm to 6 pm Monday through Friday.
-Want to win some money? Come to Trivia Night each Thursday from 7 pm to 9 pm.
-Musicians come here to play for the crowds quite often. Check the calendar to see when they’ll have their next live performance.