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360° Virtual Tours Weddings: The Consulate's luxury accommodations is the perfect headquarters for the family or wedding party, or for a honeymoon.

Recreation and Activities: There is so much to do here including sightseeing, boat trips, fishing, kayaking and shopping in the fabulous Grady Market.

Special Events: The Florida Seafood Festival (1st weekend in November); Tour of Homes (1st Saturday in May); Antique Boat Show (1st Saturday in April).

Restaurants: The Consulate is within walking distance or a short drive from fabulous restaurants:

Apalachicola Restaurants within walking distance from The Consulate

Apalachicola Seafood Grill & Steakhouse, Jerry Hall, Beverly Hewitt - the world's largest fried fish sandwich. The best seafood and prices on Florida's forgotten Coast. Since 1903. Located under the only traffic signal in Historic Downtown Apalachicola. Open 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays. - 100 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320-1774 - Phone: (850) 653-8510

Boss Oyster, Caroline Chvostik, Larry Maddren - Every little seaport has one. Look hard and long enough and you'll find it. That one little restaurant that has charm and character in just the right waterfront setting. apalachicola Bay oysters served 7 different ways, all kinds of seafood. Lunch and dinner - 123 Water Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone: (850) 653-9364

Caroline's Dining on the River, Caroline Madren - Serenity and seafood. Enjoy a find dining experience with a view of the Apalachicola River. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7 days a week - 123 Water Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone: (850) 653-8139

Gibson Inn, Mike Koun - Casual fine dining in a friendly , relaxing atmosphere, featuring fresh seafood, great steaks and premo pasta. The Gibson Inn has facilities for catering as well as off-site catering. Located in the Historic Gibson Inn, serving breakfast and dinner daily - 57 Avenue C, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone: (850) 653-2191

Old Time Soda Fountain, Jerry Hall - Serving ice cream, malts, sodas, floats in an original 1950's interior. Located in downtown Apalachicola on Market Street. Closed Sundays. - 93 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone: (850) 653-2606

Owl Café, Rex Humphries, Cassie and Susan Gary - Relaxed dining featuring thoughtfully prepared local seafood, steak and pastas, accompanied by an excellent selection of fine wines. Located on Avenue D and Commerce Street. Lunch and dinner. Closed on Sundays - 15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone: (850) 653-9888

Tamara's Café Floridita, Tamara Suarez - Delicious Caribbean/south American dishes served in a charming and romantic old-town setting. Featuring fresh seafood, homemade desserts and daily specials. Located in historic downtown Apalachicola, one block east of the flashing light. Open Wed.-Sun. - Corner of Market Street and Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone: (850) 653-4111

Apalachicola Restaurants a short drive from The Consulate

Bay City Lodge, Apalachicola. Turn on 12th Street in Apalachicola to Bay City Road. Seafood broiled served with Greek style trimming or Southern fried. Try the fried flounder! Steaks. Charming tropical surroundings on the riverfront. (850) 653-9294.

Breakaway Marina, Inc., Unpretentious dining featuring fresh seafood, steaks, your favorite beverage and the best prices in town. 3 1/2 miles from downtown on the banks of the Apalachicola River. Open Wed. - Sat. for dinner. Sunday breakfast only. - 200 Waddell Road, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone - (850) 653-9988

Papa Joe's Oyster Bar and Grill, Sandee and Stan Norred - Waterfront dining on the Apalachicola river. Full oyster bar. Fresh local seafood and steaks. Open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily except Wednesday. - 301 B Market Street, Scipio Creek Marina, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 - Phone (850) 653-1189