Pensacola is one of the most beautiful cities in the panhandle and shouldn't be overlooked. Unique restaurants, swanky bars, and beautiful beaches await you in Pensacola, so which ones should you visit? Our 850Area Guide for the Emerald Coast and 30A has the best of the best on what you should see and do!

Check out our guide for the best things to do in Pensacola and more must-see spots for locals and tourists alike.

Pensacola Beach Sunset Pier
4.0  4 Rating (1)
41 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach FL, 32561
Fishing & sunset Pier providing pier fishing for people of all ages, restaurant, gift shop & a bait & tackle shop.
McGuire's Irish Pub
4.4  5 Rating (2)
600 East Gregory Street, Pensacola FL, 32501
Large famous New York style Irish Pub featuring some of the best steak, seafood, burgers & Irish fare. Gift shop & Brewery are also on site.
Pensacola Lighthouse
3.9  4 Rating (1)
2081 Radford Blvd, Pensacola FL, 32508
The Pensacola Lighthouse and museum is a favorite historical site visited by many while in the Emerald Coast area. A landmark around since 1859, you'll...
Bamboo Willie's
4.8  5 Rating (7)
400 Quietwater Beach Rd., Pensacola Beach FL, 32561
Bamboo Willie's has something to offer for everyone. Between our world famous frozen drinks, amazing live entertainment and great food you are sure to be pleased....
Naval Aviation Museum
Travel $
1750 Radford Blvd Site B, Pensacola FL, 32508
The National Naval Aviation Museum is a historic environment located in the Pensacola Naval Air Station. They have over 4,000 artifacts available to view...
Pensacola Cooks Kitchen
Restaurant $
3670 Barrancas Ave, Pensacola FL, 32507
We offer a restaurant, catering services, cooking classes, private events, kitchen rental space, and organizing/managing mobile food vendors&food trucks....
Oar House
Bar & Restaurant $
1000 N Pace Blvd, Pensacola FL, 32502
The friendly place with the big deck!
Sam's Fun City
Recreation $$
6709 Pensacola Blvd,, Pensacola, FL, 32505
Sam’s Fun City is family owned and operated by Richard and Terry Sanfilippo. The park is named after the Sanfilippo’s daughter Samantha. In 1996 after...
Seville Quarter
Bar $
130 E Government St, Pensacola FL, 32502
The Gulf Coast's Entertainment Destination located in Downtown Pensacola. Seville Quarter features 7 rooms of food, drinks, and entertainment. The...
Pensacola MESS Hall
Travel $
116 N Tarragona St, Pensacola FL, 32502
Where curious minds mess around with math, engineering, science & stuff. The mission of the MESS Hall is to inspire curiosity, experimentation, and creative...
George Bistro + Bar
Restaurant $
6205 N 9th Ave, Pensacola FL, 32504
Bringing Southern Mediterranean inspiration to the American South here in Pensacola, we have a passion for crafting dishes that focus on simplicity and...
Pensacola Museum of Art
Recreation $$
407 S Jefferson St,, Pensacola FL, 32502
The Pensacola Museum of Art is the only art museum in the city of Pensacola, Florida.
The Magnolia
Bar $
2907 E Cervantes St, Pensacola FL, 32503
The Magnolia Simple. Sweet. Southern. The Magnolia is a neighborhood bar/restaurant owned and operated by locals. We are open Monday- Saturday at 5 p.m....
Blue Morning Gallery
Travel $
21 Palafox Pl, Pensacola FL, 32502
Welcome to Blue Morning Gallery, in Historic Downtown Pensacola, Florida. Our member operated fine arts gallery features more than 50 local artists. Come...
The Pensacola Fish House
Restaurant $
600 S Barracks St, Pensacola FL, 32502
Upscale dockside dining overlooking beautiful Pensacola Bay and Seville Harbor. Just steps away from Historic Seville Square, our award-winning restaurant...
Veterans Memorial Park Pensacola
Recreation $
200 S 10th Ave, Pensacola FL, 32502
Official Veterans Memorial Park Pensacola Page. Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola is a 501.c.3 nonprofit organization. The mission of Pensacola...
Ruby Slipper Cafe
Restaurant $$
509 S Palafox St, Pensacola FL, 32502
The Ruby Slipper Cafe is an award-winning cafe famous for our breakfast, brunch & lunch offerings. We were founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in May...
Union Public House
Breweries & Distilleries $
309 S Reus St, Pensacola FL, 32502
The Union Public House is a crafty southern pub where it all comes together. Excellent food and drinks combined with unparalleled customer service is our...