The Artesano Hotel Group known for their unparalleled service and bringing joy to guests, opened Acme Ice House in Seacrest Beach to rave reviews with the recent hire of Juan Martinez as Exceutive Chef.
No stranger to the 30A corridor, The Artesano Hotel Group wanted to offer a friendly space with a cost effective menu that did not sacrifice on quality products, and they have succeeded.
The restaurant concept at Acme Ice House is founded on old-time Southern principles of gathering with good friends while meeting new at the local watering hole, or rather Ice House, for stick-to-your-ribs great food and ice-cold bottled beer.
Acme Ice House offers a glimpse back in time when family, community, hard work and a sense of tradition were the things to live by.
Taking a formerly unsuccessful restaurant space and not wanting a beach feel, the owners purchased and dismantled a historic dilapidated Kentucky redwood barn bringing it piece by piece into the restaurant to cover the walls. Nothing was spared, so you will even see the barns tin-roof hanging (backlit) in the restaurant rafters, along with a shiny chrome Harley Davidson hanging from the ceiling and on the walls stunning work by local artist and photographer Tommy Crow.
Acme Ice house is now full of natural light with an entrance in the front, ample parking in the rear lot and has definite curb appeal.
Also brilliant is the addition of phone chargers at the two bars and free Wi-Fi, making Acme Ice House the perfect location for business meetings, or for the individual who just wants an inspired space to write, read or work. Acme Ice House is family friendly and a spot you will want to hold birthday parties or share in a Girl’s-Night-Out.
The 220-foot bar boasts a galvanized tin top and a deep ice filled glass trough holding chilled bottled beer. Acme Ice House also serves local and regional craft beer, a premier line of spirits and signature cocktails, and offers a creative wine list by the bottle or by the glass. Customers have been clamoring for the Island Oasis Frozen Fruit Daiquiris, perfect for busy beach goers’ on a hot and steamy day.
In the evenings the Acme’s event stage comes alive showcasing talented musical acts, beckoning vacationers to stay and enjoy a show. A must mention are the fourteen HDTV’s where game viewing is sure to be a hit with locals and tourists alike.
The restaurant at Acme Ice House is impressive with its two (24,000 pound) wood burning brick ovens searing hand tossed pizzas and aged steaks in minutes at an 800-degree temperature, while the nickel top grill from Chicago (only 400 made) seals in the juices of the 100% grass fed, hormone-free, fresh made daily Angus burger patties. Order a single ($7.50), double ($11.00), or even a triple burger ($13.50), all enticing menu options!
The pizza served at Acme Ice House is in a league of its own, as the Neapolitan Society has approved it after meeting their artisan standards. From the house crafted and stretched pizza dough made daily to the San Marzano sauce and highest quality cheeses, meats, seafood and produce procured, you will not want to miss trying Acme’s wood-fired pies.
End your meal at Acme Ice House by selecting a Stand Up Your Spoon Shake, with flavors like Coffee, Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry and the Whim of the Day! Soda Fountain Banana Splits, and Sundae’s are menu items also available, and can be savored inside or outside on the covered patio.
With all the creature comforts of home and an affordable yet high-end creative menu, and specialty drinks offered in a beautiful space, you will definitely find Acme Ice House in Seacrest Beach a difficult place to leave.
Note: Mark you calendar for November 19, 2014 when Chef Juan Martinez will host Acme Ice House Food Fight, where two local chefs will dual it out for one hour with one crowning victor.
Acme Ice House is located at 10343 County Highway 30A East in Seacrest Beach, Florida, 32413. They can be reached by phone (850) 502-5669, or visit their website www.acmeicehouse.com for more information. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to midnight, 7 days a week.