Local Dining, Drinks and Coffee! Sept. 2021


LJ Schooners Dockside Restaurant
Welcome to LJ Schooners Dockside Restaurant located at the spectacular Bluewater Bay Marina Complex. The restaurant is named after “LJ Schooner” (the LJ is for Lazy Jack) who was a cherished four-legged icon on Bluewater Bay Marina docks. The open air Oyster Bar and restaurant is open to serve you! Almost all seats offer a magnificent view of the water, marina and unparalleled sunset with, of course, oysters and a delicious varied menu with dinner specials such as Blackened Mahi and grilled shrimp with hollandaise, served over cheese grits!

Join L.J. Schooners for Sunday Brunch, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and drink your bottomless Mimosas for $10! Adults $13.95; Children 7-12 $4.50; Children under age 6 free. Call to order take-out and pick-up in the L.J. Schooners Oyster Bar or call when you arrive for curbside pick-up.

And don’t forget, now through Oct. 28, 2021, it’s the Thursday Throwdown Fun Paddle Board Race series! Bring your own or rent for $20. All ages welcome. Every Thursday at 6 p.m. Call 850.699.0045 for more information. And don’t forget the monthly Sunset Shrimp Boil.

Join LJ Schooner’s for these upcoming events:
Marina Life Photo Contest—Now through September 10, and the 14th Annual Cardboard Boat Race on Sunday, September 12.
Dine-in, Pick-up, To-Go
Open Wed.–Sun., 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
(850) 897-6400
290 Yacht Club Dr., Unit 200,

Brothers Kitchen
Brothers Kitchen is a casual, Southern-style restaurant, a place where you can get all your comfort food favorites. Blue Plate Specials are featured each day—meaning you choose one meat and two of many vegetable options from the daily list. And there’s so many homestyle choices such as Country Fried Steak, Pork Bar-B-Que or Smoked Chicken Breast. Or pair super fresh salads, turnip greens, fried okra, potato wedges or mac ‘n cheese with the famous Boss Burger. Nightly specials vary each evening, but can include grilled or fried fish, shrimp & grits, pasta dishes or steak specials including Brothers Top Sirloin, Delmonico, Ribeye and Queen’s Filet Mignon. Come on by and “taste” for yourself! Or checkout the Brothers Kitchen Facebook page for the daily specials and call, stop in or order ahead. Pre-order for the weekend 24 hours in advance: Smoked whole pork butt, full or half racks, barbecue smoked meatloaf, smoked wings all slow-smoked on the Big Green Egg. And don’t forget the sides! Call 850-842-2687 to place your order! All the Time: Dine In, Curbside, Pickup, Delivery, Outside Dining
Open Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Closed Sunday.
(850) 842-2687
4538 E. Hwy. 20, Niceville
Facebook @LoveBrothersKitchen

JoJo’s Coffee & Goodness
Owner and operator Angela “JoJo” Stevenson invites you to enter a cafe and relaxed coffee shop atmosphere for a daily dose of “goodness.” Her dream team bakes fresh breakfast and lunch daily—Tuesday-Saturday. Feel free to work on site (free WiFi) or meet up with friends or family. Stop in for Cinnamon Rolls; Scones: Cranberry Orange, Chocolate Caramel and Cheddar Thyme; Strawberry Coffee Cake; Cranberry Orange Muffins; Red Velvet Cookies; Brownies with Espresso Ganache or Caramelitas! Try a Breakfast Special with a piece of Quiche or Kolache-Hashbrown Casserole. Breakfast Burritos are rolled and ready daily! Choose from Andouille, Bacon, Chorizo or Veggie. Or tantalize your taste buds with a made-to-order Breakfast Sandwich on Croissants or Bagel with two eggs and cheese and then choose if you want to add Jojo’s homemade smoked jalapeño beef bologna, bacon, house smoked bbq or ham!

Come meet our new kitchen manager – Kiefer Adams joined our team the first of the month and is already making a HUGE impact!

We have been adding new menu items but, our Cinnamon Rolls and Kaloches still hold the top spot for SELL OUTS! Back to school means change in flavors- Caramel Apple, Peach Cobbler and Almond Joy are just a few of our scone flavors this month. fall means we are back in “pumpkin” business – stop in for featured Muffins, Coffee Cake or Pound Cake which go great with our Maple Cinnamon Latte or Caramel Macchiato!

Every day is a day for freshly Roasted Coffee and great doses of goodness! Order ahead and pick up some for the office, a gathering or your next meeting!

And please tell Jojo that Bay Life says hi! Hours 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday
(850) 737-6194
4652 Hwy. 20 East, Niceville