Lagerheads: stunning views, tasty food – The Northwest Florida Daily News
SAVANNAH EVANOFF @SavannahEnwfdn
It’s easy to pass Lagerheads on the Gulf.
While its location seems obvious in the name, it’s actually connected to the Navarre Fishing Pier. We passed it twice using the maps app on my iPhone, and I swear I heard Siri laughing at me.
Speaking of location, wow.
I would say you should stop for dinner for the gorgeous view alone, but the food is crisp and tasty, too. And should you happen to go to the beach afterward, so be it.
When my guest and I arrived for dinner at sunset, the waiter made sure we had a table with a view. Score!
The eatery has a seafood shanty vibe, so we figured fried food might suit the venue. With this in mind, we ordered the beer-battered onion rings as an appetizer.
The onion rings were crispy and flavorful. They came with a signature dipping sauce that was delicious, and I’m choosy about sauces. Drizzling that sauce on anything fried feels right.
Other appetizer options were peel n’ eat shrimp, Pier Wings, South Western Egg Roll, Boom-Boom Shrimp, chili cheese fries, fried pickles and calamari. Fried pickles is on my list for next time. Spoiler alert: There will be a next time.
For the entrees, I ordered the Fish ‘N’ Fries substituting the “mild white fish” with mahi-mahi, and my guest ordered the fish taco with blackened fish.
My guest enjoyed his taco, but the best part of his dish was the side of chips and salsa. To our surprise, the tortilla chips tasted like handmade fry bread. I immediately regretted not ordering the chips and salsa as an appetizer.
My hand-battered and lightly fried fish was cooked perfectly with a crispy exterior and tender fish. The idea of soft french fries horrifies me,