Are you looking for the best place to watch football? Look no farther than Shades Bar & Grill
With 16 TVs on all the time, everyone can watch their team on game day.
"We're the only place on 30A that shows every game for everybody," said owner Joe Freer.
However, Freer makes it clear that even though Shades is the best place to watch your team, it is better than a sports bar.
"We have better food than a sports bar," he said. "Our burgers are amazing — the best around, as we only use high-end beef. And our chicken taco appetizer is very popular."
Freer bought Shades in 1994 when it was located in
After a stellar 12-year run in
Located in a prime location at a key intersection at the corner of 30A east and
"Shades has consistently been known as a place for locals at our end of the beach, and many locals come in every day," said Freer.
Indeed, the parking lot at Shades consistently has a healthy abundance of cars most days, and with a casual dining atmosphere and price point from $10 to $27 on menu items, it is affordable for most.
Choose from steaks, seafood, 'po' boys, burgers, chicken, or salads. View the menu at www.shades30a.com.
Drinks are $6 to $10. Craft beers are available on draft, and the selection of beers is one of the most extensive around.
The quiet stretch of road has gradually experienced a lot of growth and more is coming with a large shopping and dining complex being built across the road.
Shades opens at 11 a.m. every day.
"The only days we close are Thanksgiving and Christmas," said Freer.