Basmati’s Asian Cuisine Celebrates 16th Season Serving Asian Inspired Classical Cuisine

Basmati’s Asian Cuisine, serving Asian-Inspired Classical Cuisine and Sushi on Florida’s Emerald Coast has been featured in Southern Living and The New York Times, recently celebrated its 16th anniversary. The restaurant has served the finest fresh local seafood and best sushi in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida since 1997. The restaurant features a relaxed, Zen-like environment, which is best described as “casual sophistication that is never stuffy.” Basmati’s guests, both locals and visitors, return year after year to enjoy both the food and the fine dining atmosphere.

“The salad’s are unique and delicious…the sushi is among the best we’ve ever had and the nightly special of fresh fish was fixed perfectly,” said Dakota S.,an annual guest from Ramsey, Minnesota. “The atmosphere and the service are just right.”

The management and staff of Basmati’s Asian Cuisine enjoy reminiscing about the many special occasions that they have celebrated with their guests over the years, as well as enjoying the experience of seeing families evolve and expand over the years . They have also discussed the intentional ambience and Asian inspired fare that has been the keys to Basmati’s success.

“Basmati’s aspires to be the quintessential example of “Wabi-Sabi”, reflecting the beauty of rustic simplicity,” say the owners of Basmati’s Asian Cuisine. “We offer an Asian inspired classical cuisine using the finest meats and the freshest local seafood.”

Basmati’s Asian Cuisine offers a distinctive selection of local seafood, including Black Grouper and Red Snapper sourced locally, and their distinctive Volcano and Dragon Sushi rolls. Other sushi items include both the usual and Basmati’s unique Truffled Tuna Roll, Elite Roll, Florida Roll, and Inarizushi. Basmati’s offers happy hour daily from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., where guests enjoy half priced appetizers, sushi, wine, beer, and well drinks.

Basmati’s Asian Cuisine has been serving the freshest seafood, sushi and finest meats available with seasonal vegetables, many organic, and steamed jasmine rice for 16 years on the Florida Panhandle. Featured in Southern Living, the New York Times, and 30A Review, Basmati’s is known for its sleek and sophisticated, very romantic yet relaxing indoor and outdoor screen porch dining. For more information visit their website at