Basil & Baxter's Kitchen & Cocktails

714 Howell Rd, Niceville, FL.

About Basil & Baxter's

Welcome to Basil and Baxters, where culinary passion and hometown charm come together. Owned by Jenee’, a Niceville native with a love for food and wine, our restaurant is a testament to her dream of bringing exceptional dining to her small town. 
Our culinary expertise is led by Chef Manager Amber, who holds a culinary degree from Johnson and Wales University. Amber’s dedication to creating the finest dishes with the freshest ingredients shines through in every bite.
At Basil and Baxters, we pride ourselves on offering only the best Gulf shrimp and fresh fish, ensuring an authentic and delightful dining experience. Don’t let the exterior of our building fool you—step inside to find a warm, inviting atmosphere where you will come as a guest and leave as a friend. Join us for great food, wine, and drinks, and experience the heart of Niceville through our culinary delights.

A Few Of Our Famous Recipes

Shrimp Etouffee
lemon chicken
Grouper Panhandle
Shrimp and Grits

Brunch Buffet



Stop By For Lunch And Enjoy A Fun Friendly Atmosphere.

We specialize in business lunches of all sizes!

Bring your family and friends to your home town restaurant today!


Steak Tacos

Try One Of Our Many Lunch Specials!


Call now to reserve your table and to have the best dinning experience ever!

(850) 678-2604

- The Restaurant Hours

Open Wednesday – Saturday
4pm  – 9pm

Sunday Brunch
10am – 2pm



- The Bar Hours

Come See Us For Happy Hour 4pm – 6pm

We have a large selection of fine wines too.

(note: we do not hold happy hour during football)


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