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2017 30A Hot Spot Awards

Posted on May 01, 2017 in 30A Hot Spot Awards , May-June 2017

Congratulations to all 2017 30A Hot Spot Award Winners. Thousands of fans of voted for their favorite spots along 30A. Many Seaside merchants and restaurants were listed among the winners.

For a full list of winners, visit

Great Southern Café
Hottest Spot for Casual Dining (No. 2); Hottest Spot for Breakfast/Brunch (No. 3); Hottest Spot for Outdoor Dining (No. 3)
Hottest Happy Hour (No. 2); Hottest Spot for Raw Oysters (No. 4)
Hottest Chef (Jim Shirley, No. 1); Hottest Bartender (Shannon Davis,
No. 1); Hottest Waiter (Jess Peele, No. 1)

Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant
Hottest Spot for Outdoor Dining (No. 1); Hottest Happy Hour (No. 1); Hottest Bartender (Mo Mosely, No. 3)

Bud & Alley’s Taco Bar
Hottest Spot for Mexican/Latin Food (No. 4)

Bud & Alley’s Pizza Bar
Hottest Spot for Pizza/Italian (No. 2); Hottest Chef (Philip McDonald, No. 4)

Airstream Row
Hottest Spot for Kid-Friendly Dining (No. 2)

Pickle’s Burger & Shake
Hottest Spot for Kid-Friendly Dining (No. 5)

Amavida Coffee & Tea
Hottest Spot for Coffee (No. 1)

Modica Market
Hottest Spot for Coffee (No. 4)

Hottest Spot for Sweets (No. 1)

30A Songwriters Festival
Hottest Annual Event (No. 1)

Seaside Half Marathon
Hottest Annual Event (No. 3)