Anchoring the end of a small strip center, Butch’s Bistro & BBQ looks like a neighborhood diner. The relaxed, comfortable interior feels like it too, from the black and white floor tile and bentwood chairs to the artwork by local artists hanging on the walls. This could easily become your favorite hangout while you’re in the area.
Diverse Menu Options at Butch’s Bistro & BBQ
If you like to try the popular menu items off a menu first, here you go. Customer favorites seem to be the gumbo, red beans & rice, Cochon sandwich, and the turnip greens. Past daily specials have included Frito Pie, Blackened Shrimp Nachos, and a Fried Snapper Sandwich. This may not be the place for anyone on a diet!
There really is a wide variety of options on the menu, with everything from BBQ, po’boys, fish and seafood, chicken, and burgers. There’s going to be something on Butch’s Bistro Perdido Key menu for every taste and every appetite.
You can start to see the Cajun and Creole influences starting with Butch’s appetizers. Boudin Balls, Garlic Cheese Curds, and Canadian Style Poutine are offered along with BBQ Egg Rolls and BBQ Nachos. It continues on with Brunswick stew and the aforementioned Red Beans & Rice, and Seafood Gumbo.
There are fish and seafood choices too at Butch’s Bistro Perdido Key – grouper, shrimp, Ahi Tuna, or catfish. You choose breaded, blackened, or grilled, and they can be served as a taco, po’boy or in a basket. Then there is the po’boys section, including options like a Cajun Philly, a Muffuletta, and more.
Butch’s Specialty Sandwiches start off with a Lobster Roll, the popular Cochon (Cajun smoked pork loin, BBQ pork, bacon, and sauces on a brioche bun), a Cubano, and a Philly Steak. Cold sandwich options include the very southern Pimento Cheese and a Veggie Sandwich.
And then there’s the BBQ! Smoked pork or chicken, smoked brisket, ribs, smoked wings and more. Burger selections include a Bacon Burger, BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger, a Butter Burger (a burger grilled with butter served on brioche) and many more that you’ll need to see for yourself.
Try to leave room for homemade cheesecake or pie, but it may be hard to choose between coconut, chocolate fudge, lemon meringue, pecan, and peanut butter fudge!
Butch’s Bistro & BBQ is located in Perdido Key Plaza, 13118 Sorrento Road, in Pensacola. They’re open from 11am until 7pm Monday through Saturday and are closed on Sundays. Dine in or take out. Call 850-492-0007 to place your take-out order.