By Chris Walker


Welcome to the Gulf Coast and beautiful Pensacola, Florida! There’s tons to see and do here aside from just hanging out at the beach and the super cool Museum of Naval Aviation. Pensacola has a great mix of cajun, seafood, and southern food being along the Gulf Coast. If you’re not sure where to start, hopefully, this guide on the best NAS Pensacola restaurants should help get you started finding your new favorite spots for any craving. Here are just a few options of what’s on base and in the Pensacola area to get you started. Here are just a few options of what’s on base and in the Pensacola area to get you started. Know what you’re hungry for? Click the links below to go straight to the information. Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm hours for the restaurants at NAS Pensacola and the surrounding areas before you go. (1-2) Exchange Food Court on NAS Pensacola (3-4) Coffee on NAS Pensacola (5-9) American Restaurants on NAS Pensacola (10) Breakfast Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (11) American Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (11) Barbecue Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (13-14) Seafood Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (15-16) Mexican Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (17-18) Vietnamese Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (19) Japanese Restaurants near NAS Pensacola (20-21) Pizza Restaurants near NAS Pensacola

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Naval Air Station Pensacola Restaurants

Familiar fast food can be comforting as you settle in, and drive-thrus and delivery can make it even more convenient. Because not all food spots can provide NAS Pensacola delivery, either behind or to the gate, check with each restaurant to see what options are available on the installation.

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1. A&W

570 E Ave. Bldg. 3912 NAS Pensacola, FL 32571


1 (850) 453-8113 Made to order delicious burgers, hot dogs, french fries, onion rings, and the famous A&W Root Beer! Enjoy the wide selection of ice cream cones, sundaes, polar swirls, shakes, freezes, and floats!

2. Hissho Sushi

570 E Ave. Bldg. 3912 NAS Pensacola, FL 32571


1 (850) 453-8113 Delivers fresh, innovative, premium rolls and menu items that customers love!

Coffee Shops

3. Green Beans

250 Sauffey St. Bldg. 630 NAS Pensacola, FL 32506


1 (850) 456-5141 Located on military installations worldwide, this place is the coffee shop that truly has the heart to serve the military community. Stop by and enjoy a cup of coffee and in-house-made bakery, breakfast and lunch items.

4. Starbucks - Main Exchange

Radford Blvd. NAS Pensacola, FL 32506


1 (850) 453-6770 The global favorite where you can grab coffee, tea, lattes, muffins, and breakfast sandwiches to start your day quick and easy or sustain you in that after lunch energy slump. American Restaurants on NAS Pensacola

American Cuisine

5. Corry Grill

3738 Chief’s Way. Bldg. 3738 NAS Pensacola, FL 32511


1 (850) 452-6380 Corry Grill is located in the bowling center and serves burgers, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, grilled and fried chicken, sandwiches, wraps, sides, and nachos!

6. Cubi Bar Cafe

1750 Radford Blvd. NAS Pensacola, FL 32508


1 (850) 452-2643 Located in the Museum of Naval Aviation, this bar is not just a bar but an exhibit itself with hundreds of plaques and memorabilia from Naval Aviation units and deployments. Enjoy great burgers, soups, salads, sandwiches, and beer while admiring the authentic and fascinating decor.

7. Mustin Beach Club

450 Radford Blvd. Bldg. 253 NAS Pensacola, FL 32571


1 (850) 452-2137 The Mustin Beach Club serves breakfast and lunch and offers amazing views and event spaces to accommodate any celebration.

8. Old Crow’s Nest

3738 Chief’s Way Bldg. 3738 NAS Pensacola, FL 32511


1 (850) 452-6380 Located inside the Corry Bowling Center, this comfortable lounge and bar offers a full service bar, big screen TVs for sports, karaoke, pool table, video games, and board games. Oaks Restaurant & Lounge, NAS Pensacola, FL

9. Oaks Restaurant & Lounge

Murray Ave. Bldg. 3495 NAS Pensacola, FL 32508


1 (850) 452-3859 Located on the second deck of the AC Read Golf Clubhouse, this spot offers breakfast, lunch, and beverage service. Catering is also available for parties and meetings. The restaurant offers home-style cooking with a menu that features omelets, pancakes, wraps, burgers, sandwiches, chili, beans and rice, greens, and gumbo.

Restaurants Near NAS Pensacola

Breakfast Restaurants in Pensacola

10. Another Broken Egg Cafe

721 E Gregory St. Pensacola, FL 32502


1 (850) 912-8347 Try the shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles, or cinnamon toast french toast! Amazing and decadent dishes and full skillet omelets and beignets make this a favorite breakfast spot.

American Restaurants in Pensacola

11. Jaco’s Bayfront Bar & Grille

997 S Palafox St. Pensacola, FL 32502


1 (850) 432-5226 Pensacola’s best waterfront restaurant and bar serving delicious dinners and cocktails. Great sauce and sides make this a great barbecue meal! Barbecue Restaurants in Pensacola, FL

Barbecue Restaurants in Pensacola, FL

12. Hot Spot Barbecue

901 E La Rua St. Pensacola, FL 32501


1 (850) 4497-6060 Smoked beef brisket, sausage, wings, pulled pork, ribs, and barbecue platters.

Seafood Restaurants in Pensacola

Being in Pensacola, you’ll have access to amazing, fresh seafood options! Here are just a few of the great options to find in this Gulf Coast town.

13. Fish House & Atlas

600 S Barracks St. Ste. 112 Pensacola, FL 32502


1 (850) 470-0003 Located right on the docks overlooking Pensacola Bay, this spot features fresh daily seafood, house-smoked steaks, sushi, a huge wine list, and their famous Grits a Ya Ya. Check out Sunday brunch for a great time!

14. Fishermans Corner Seafood Restaurant

13486 Perdido Key Dr. Pensacola, FL 32507


1 (850) 791-6914 The humble looking setting belies a delicious experience of Gulf seafood with live piano music and special holiday menus!

Mexican Restaurant, Pensacola

15. Cactus Flower Cafe

3425 N 12th Ave. Pensacola, FL 32503


1 (850) 432-8100 California style Mexican restaurant with street tacos with mahi, guacamole, quesadillas, and enchiladas. A great spot to stop in for lunch on a sunny day.

16. La Hacienda

8086 N Davis Hwy. Pensacola, FL 32514


1 (850) 494-2130 A Tex Mex style Mexican restaurant with the familiar favorite dishes served by friendly staff. Vietnamese Restaurants, Pensacola

Vietnamese Restaurants, Pensacola

17. Tu-Do Vietnamese Restaurant

7130 N Davis Hwy. Pensacola, FL 32504


1 (850) 473-8877 Authentic Vietnamese cuisine with rice noodle soups, stuffed chicken wings, spring rolls, egg noodles, and so much more on this huge menu!

18. Pho Golden Palace

7156 N Davis Hwy. Pensacola, FL 32504


1 (850) 857-8892 Another great Vietnamese restaurant with freshly rolled shrimp or broiled pork spring rolls, many varieties of Pho, Saigon stew and friendly service. Best Pho in Pensacola!

Japanese Restaurant, Pensacola

19. Ichiban

5555 N Davis Hwy. Ste. 1 Pensacola, FL 32503


1 (850) 494-2227 A great Japanese place with tempura, sushi rolls, bento boxes, soups and so much more. Pizza Restaurants in Pensacola, Florida

Pizza Restaurants in Pensacola, Florida

20. The Tuscan Oven Pizzeria

4801 N 9th Ave. Pensacola, FL 32503


1 (850) 484-6836 Creative brick oven pizza options with crisp and chewy but never burnt crust, a wide variety of sauces, and delicious desserts!

21. New Yorker Deli and Pizzeria

3001 E Cervantes St. Pensacola, FL 32503


1 (850) 469-0029 New York style deli reuben sandwiches, Cuban sandwiches with broccoli, New York pizza, cheesecake, and more!


Pensacola is a fun Gulf Coast town with a lot of options and a great downtown strip to check out. You can cruise the main drag of town and find a dozen different great options to try so get out there and start exploring!

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