Me out Marie’s Bistro is a local gem that offers eclectic, international, and seaside inspired menu selections with Cajun, Asian, Greek and Tex-Mex flavors infused into many of the preparations. A few favorite dishes include the fresh hand-rolled sushi, spring rolls, and blackened grouper with crawfish tails, as well as the soup and salad buffet offered at lunch. You must try Marie’s Spicy Shrimp, the fish taco’s and the key-lime pie. The breakfast quiche of the day is also popular, as is the live music showcased over the weekend.

Located in the heart of Blue Mountain Beach, Marie’s Bistro serves breakfast (Thursday-Saturday), lunch (Tuesday-Saturday), dinner (Tuesday-Saturday with a winter early bird menu from 4:00-7:00 pm), Sunday Champagne Brunch, and has a fantastic happy hour from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Tuesday through Saturday) offering half priced sushi, $2 Bud Light, $3 wine by the glass, $4 well drinks, $5 margaritas, and $5 appetizers. Don’t forget the drive- thru to order on the spot or for pick-up. One of the most reasonably priced restaurants in the area, Marie’s Bistro always serves a daily special, and is the go-to spot for locals and lucky visitors hungry for a taste of the choicest meats, freshest seafood, produce and pastries baked daily. Seating is available inside, and outside on the patio. Marie’s is also well known for providing a comfortable atmosphere with attention to detail and warm, friendly service.

This delightful family owned eatery is owned operated by Marie and Hanie Nasri and their close-knit staff. Chef Hani Nasri has proudly served the Emerald Coast since 1984, and trained in Paris, Egypt and New York, mastering the art of Mediterranean cuisines before working in Houston,  and then settling in Destin to showcase his signature style and fusion of Southern, Cajun and Tex-Mex flavors.  Hani says, ” All of our dishes are made from scratch, creating a truly memorable dining experience with an infusion of passion and creativity. Critics have been raving ever since we opened and our guests are quick to agree”!  

Open Tuesday-Sunday, visit Marie’s Bistro website for hours, holiday specials, menus, catering for large and small parties, and orders to go. Reservations are recommended but not necessary. Hours of operations are: Tuesday-Wednesday 4:00 pm- 9:30 pm, Thursday 7:30am-9:30 pm, Friday and Saturday 7:30am- 12:30 am, and Sunday 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Marie’s Bistro is located at 2260 West County Hwy 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. Call (850) 278-6856, or visit for more information. Visit launching early 2014 for specific details about Marie’s Bistro and other fine and unique dining options on 30A South Walton and Destin.

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