Dining in Niceville

From burgers to fine cuisine, Niceville offers a great many dining options. Upwards of 75 or more local eateries are located in the greater Niceville area.

Diners experience local color and flavor at the many locally-owned and operated restaurants in Niceville. Fresh local seafood is enjoyed at many establishments, including a handful featuring waterfront dining. Red snapper, grouper, trigger fish, amberjack, flounder and shrimp are among the popular seafood favorites caught in local waters. Of course, fried and smoked mullet is a perennial favorite with Niceville old-timers and newcomers alike.

Many local restaurants are happy to prepare and serve your day’s catch.

Traditional Southern BBQ also is popular in Niceville, as is crispy fried chicken. Diners have a number of options and the choice of eating in or using the drive-thru.

Niceville diners enjoy a wide array of international foods, such as Asian, German, Italian and Mexican.

The choice of fast food restaurants in Niceville is surprising. Many of the nation’s most popular franchises are located here, such as McDonalds, Taco Bell, Dairy Queen, Burger King, Chic-fil-A, Whataburger, Krystal (coming) and Panda Express (coming). The most popular pizza franchises are located here, too.

Some of Florida’s best seafood and beach restaurants, as well as many nationally-known chains associated with the tourism industry, are just minutes away from Niceville across the Mid-Bay Bridge in Destin.