Destin Attractions

Casual Dining

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

116 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.1913

Open since 1984, AJs Destin serves up an assortment of fresh seafood for hungry guests. When the restaurant first started, the staff shucked the famous oysters behind a small trailer right behind the deck, but now, it has grown leaps… (Read More)

Angler’s Beachside Grill

1030 Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, Okaloosa Island, FL, United States - 850.796.0260

Located at the entrance of the Okaloosa Island Pier, Angler’s Beachside Grill has a covered outdoor deck that provides diners with sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico. The deck stays open in the summer months, but it is enclosed… (Read More)

Bud & Alleys

2236 Scenic 30A E., Seaside FL - 850.231.5900

As with most restaurants Destin Florida and surrounding areas, Bud & Alley’s has a history and a story. Two 24-year old friends founded Bud & Alley’s over a quarter of a century ago. The friends named the eatery after a… (Read More)

Cafe Italia

189 Brooks St SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 664-0035

If you like fresh Italian food, Café Italia has just what you are looking for when it comes to Italian restaurants Destin FL. The restaurant serves fresh, handmade food. It sticks with classic Italian dishes, including antipasto, pasta, pizza, and… (Read More)

Capt. Dave’s on the Gulf

3796 Old Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541, United States - 850.837.2627

While some Destin restaurants come and go, Capt. Dave’s on the Gulf is a Destin institution. Open since 1968, this is one of the top Destin restaurants on the water. Capt. Dave’s has a variety of items available for diners.… (Read More)

Dewey Destin Seafood Restaurant

202 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.7575

Located on the Destin Harbor, Dewey Destin Restaurant is open every day from 11 AM until 10 PM. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating available for diners. The outdoor seating overlooks the Harbor. The restaurant has an extensive menu… (Read More)

Dewey Destin Seafood Restaurant on Crab Island

9 Calhoun Avenue Destin, FL 32541 - 850.837.7575

Dewey Destin Restaurant on Crab Island is not your typical place to eat. Dewey Destin’s great, great grandfather founded Destin in 1835, so eating at this restaurant is like eating with Destin royalty. Diners don’t just go there for the… (Read More)

Fisherman’s Wharf

210 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.389.4882

As one of the most popular Destin Harbor restaurants, diners at Fisherman’s Wharf can watch the boats come in with their daily catches as they eat their meals. Diners can come in empty handed and order something off the menu… (Read More)

Gilligan’s Seafood

530 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.502.2492

Located on the Harbor, Gilligan’s Seafood has indoor seating, as well as a covered deck and patio for people who want to eat outside. Diners can enjoy sweeping views of the Harbor while eating their meals. Gilligan’s offers a menu… (Read More)

Harbor Docks

538 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.2506

Harbor Docks has come a long way over the years. When it opened in 1979, it consisted of a small cottage and six picnic tables. Now, the cottage has expanded and there are sushi bars on the property. There is… (Read More)

Harry T’s Lighthouse Restaurant

Harborwalk Village, Destin, FL - 850.654.4800

While many newcomers expect Harry T’s Lighthouse Restaurant Destin to be boat themed, that is not the case. Harry T’s was created to honor Harrison Baben, a famous trapeze artist. Baben was known as “Flying Harry T,” which is where… (Read More)

Helen Back

114 Amberjack Drive, Okaloosa Island, FL, United States - 850.796.1451

Helen Back is more than a sports bar. It is a delicious restaurant that serves lots of different items. It has a variety of appetizers to start with, including the Famous Helen Back Nachos. For the main meal, you can… (Read More)

Pompano Joe’s

2237 Scenic Gulf Drive, Miramar Beach, FL, United States - 850.502.2663

If you ask people where to find the best seafood in Destin FL, a lot of them will direct you to Pompano Joe’s. The Travel Channel named it the “Ultimate Beach Snack Shack,” as well as one of the “World’s… (Read More)

The Boathouse Oyster Bar

509 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.3645

Known as Destin’s best kept secret, the Boathouse Oyster Bar Destin FL was voted the Emerald Coast’s Best Gumbo, Raw Oysters, and Baked Oysters. The restaurant has also been voted the Best Place to Have a Beer. Along with the… (Read More)

The Crab Trap

3500 Scenic Hwy 98, Destin, FL, United States - 850.654.2722

The Crab Trap Destin is more than your typical seafood and oyster bar. It has gorgeous views of the beach, a menu full of fresh seafood and daily specials, and activities to entertain the kids. Known for its food, fun… (Read More)

Buster’s World Famous Oyster Bar & Grill

125 Poinciana Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.4399

Great food and exciting sports are always on the menu at Buster’s World Famous Oyster Bar. The sports bar has 4 HD projector TVS, along with 20 flat screen TVs so you never have to worry about missing a big… (Read More)

Chili’s Grill & Bar

504 Mary Esther Cut Off NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 243-2019

If you want to eat at a restaurant in Destin FL that reminds you of home, check out Chili’s Grill & Bar. With locations all over the country, Chili’s is a family staple. You can stop in and get one… (Read More)

Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar

9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, Florida, United States - (850) 351-1809

The Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar hails from New Orleans. You can stop by the bar to get a variety of frozen drinks, including the Hurricane and the 190 Octane. In addition to the frozen drinks, Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar serves… (Read More)

Hartell’s Village Diner

142 Fishermans Cv, Destin, FL 32550 - (850) 654-9453

A classic 1950′s style diner, Hartell’s Village Diner serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and desert. It is also open for late night munching. You can dine in or make a to-go order. If you dine in, be sure to pay special… (Read More)

Johnny Rockets

4348 Legendary Drive, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.0005

Johnny Rockets is not your typical diner. It does not represent a specific era, but instead, is meant to encompass the entire American experience. You can enjoy that experience with shakes, floats, hamburgers, Rocket Melts, cheese steaks, and more. It… (Read More)

Mary’s Kitchen

99 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Bch, FL 32548 - (850) 863-1141

Catfish, BBQ, and country cooking are all on the menu at Mary’s Kitchen. This restaurant in Destin FL has been serving its famous BBQ since 1950 and has daily specials. Monday is the day to get the Country Fried Steak.… (Read More)

Miller’s Destin Ale House

34906 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.0694

Millers Ale House Destin is open every Sunday from 11 AM until midnight, and Monday through Thursday from 11 AM until 1 PM. It is open Friday and Saturday from 11 AM until 2 PM. During those hours, you can… (Read More)

Picolo’s Restaurant and Red Bar

70 Hotz Avenue, Grayton Beach, FL, United States - 850.231.1008

Picolo’s Restaurant and Red Bar is the place to go for food and fun. When it comes to food, the restaurant serves lunch from 11 AM until 3 PM and dinner from 5 PM until 10 PM. You can choose… (Read More)

Rum Runners

130 Fisherman's Cove, Sandestin, FL 32550 - (850) 351-1817

Rum Runners Destin provides the perfect mixture of great food and fun entertainment. You can listen to live music seven days a week at Rum Runners Destin. The musicians play a variety of hits from the 70s all the way… (Read More)

Seagrove Village Market Cafe

3004 Hwy. 395 S., Seagrove Beach FL - 850.231.5736

Part of the Seagrove Community since 1949, the Seagrove Beach Café is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. The restaurant has a variety of menu options, including the BBQ Shrimp and Grits, George’s Ribeye, the BBQ Bacon Burger, and… (Read More)

Shorty’s Surfside and Topside

63 Hotz Avenue, Grayton Beach, FL, United States - 850.468.0417

If you like variety, you will love Shorty’s Surfside and Topside. While some Destin restaurants focus on one or two specialties, Shorty’s has a menu full of delicious items. Try one of the entrees, such as the Grouper Elizabeth, the… (Read More)

Slick Mick’s Deli and Grill

19 Eglin Parkway Southeast, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 864-5577

If you like food and fun, you will love Slick Mick’s Deli and Grill. This restaurant has eight TVs and Wi-Fi, so it is the perfect place to hang out. It is also the perfect place to eat. Enjoy items… (Read More)

Staff’s Restaurant

24 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Bch, FL 32548 - (850) 243-3482

A staple of the Fort Walton Beach community since 1913, Staff’s Restaurant is part history, part culinary event. You can browse through artifacts and documents that are located in the dining room before or after your meal. When it comes… (Read More)

Summer Kitchen Cafe

60 North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL, United States - 850.231.6264

Summer Kitchen Rosemary Beach serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week and breakfast, lunch, and dinner Wednesday through Sunday. If you stop in for breakfast, start off with a Mimosa or a Green Smoothie and then enjoy one of… (Read More)

T.G.I. Friday’s

3488 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, United States - 850.654.5588

TGI Fridays Destin FL is known for its fun environment and large menu full of food and drinks. Enjoy menu options like the Taste and Share, where you can choose three plates for one low price. You can also choose… (Read More)

The Red Door Saloon

240 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2377 - 850-424-5974

If you are searching for Destin bars that serve a variety of food and drinks, check out the Red Door Saloon. When it comes to food, you can choose from a variety of hot dogs, including the Chicago Dog, the… (Read More)

Brooks Bridge Bar B-Que & Cafe

240 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 244-3003

Brooks Bridge Bar B-Que and Café is not your typical BBQ restaurant. While it serves up the staples that BBQ lovers expect, it also has daily specials that include some home cooked options. Daily specials in the past have included… (Read More)

Hogs Breath Saloon

541 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.5991

The Hogs Breath Saloon isn’t just a saloon and it isn’t just a Destin restaurant. It is a little bit of both. On the food side, you can enjoy seafood and smoked BBQ. When it comes to the saloon, you… (Read More)

Jim ‘n Nick’s BBQ

14073 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541, United States - 850.424.5895

If you want to enjoy some BBQ during your Destin vacation, check out Jim ‘n Nick’s BBQ. While some BBQ restaurants in Destin only serve a few menu items, Jim ‘n Nick’s BBQ is full of options for breakfast, lunch,… (Read More)

Donut Hole Bakery Cafe

635 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.8824

The Donut Hole Bakery Café serves a variety of breakfast items, including eggs, steak and eggs, omelets, egg sandwiches, corned beef hash, pancakes, and waffles. It also serves salads, including the chef’s salad and the fried chicken salad. In addition,… (Read More)

Panera Bread – Destin

34908 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, United States - 850.837.2486

If you’re on the lookout for Destin restaurants that are fast and delicious, Panera Bread-Destin has just what you are looking for. This Destin restaurant has a variety of menu options. You can choose from a Panini or sandwich served… (Read More)

Panera Bread – Sandestin

10652 U.S. Hwy 98 W, Sandestin, Miramar Beach, FL, United States - 850.654.9800

Fresh food is always on the menu at Panera Bread – Sandestin. As one of the most popular Sandestin restaurants, Panera Bread serves up an assortment of favorites, including sandwiches and Paninis on freshly baked bread. You can also choose… (Read More)

Bruno’s Pizza

3723 Scenic 30A, Seagrove FL - 850.231.1452

Voted 30-A’s Best Pizza for over two decades in a row, Bruno’s Pizza has a large menu that includes something for everyone. Start with some buffalo wings or cheese bread, and then move on to a salad. Next, have one… (Read More)

Pizza Hut

1027 U.S. 98, Destin, FL 32541, United States - (850) 269-2555

Pizzas Hut Destin FL has a variety of options for diners. You can get one of the specialty pizzas, or you can go with pasta. You can also get wings, sides and desserts. You can order off the menu or… (Read More)

Acme Oyster House

Fishermans Wharf 245, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 - (850) 622-0200

Acme Oyster House Destin is not your typical chain restaurant. While the New Orleans-styled seafood restaurant has a few locations around the United States, each one is unique. All of the restaurants have different menus, so you can go to… (Read More)

Ciao Bella Pizza

29 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.654.9815

Ciao Bella Pizza was founded by chef Guglielmo Ianni. Under the celebrity chef’s leadership, the restaurant prepares and serves authentic Northern Italian Cuisine and gourmet pizza. Diners can order pizza off the menu or create their own. They can select… (Read More)

Graffiti & Funky Blues Shack

707 Harbor Blvd. #D, Destin FL - 850.654.2764

Graffiti & Funky Blues Shack is more than just a restaurant. It is a fun place to go. It has alcohol and live entertainment onsite, as well as delicious food. Popular options include Manicotti, Fish Tacos, Chicken Parmesan, and Wild… (Read More)

Hadashi Sushi Bar

4000 South Sandestin Boulevard, Destin, FL 32550, United States - (850) 267-9500

Located at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa, the Hadashi Sushi Bar serves authentic Japanese cuisine and sushi. The restaurant has a vaerity of traditional appetizers, including seaweed salad and edamame, as well as a variety of sushi… (Read More)

Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille

137 Fisherman's Cove, Destin, FL 32550 - (850) 351-1997

If you’re looking for Destin FL seafood restaurants that are located on the waterfront, Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille is perfect for you. The restaurant has lots of menu options, including char grilled oysters, peel and eat shrimp, lobster, and various… (Read More)

High Tide

1203 Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, Okaloosa Island, FL, United States - 850.244.2624

Located at the foot of Brooks Bridge, High Tide is a family owned and operated restaurant. This restaurant Destin FL has been in business for over three decades and servers a variety of seafood, sandwiches, shucked-to-order oysters, steaks, and chicken.… (Read More)

Island Wing Company​​

981 Hwy 98 East, Unit 13 Destin, FL 32541 - (850) 837-2999

The Island Wing Company has a large menu full of items for hungry diners. If you’re in the mood for a sandwich, you can get the Chicken Club, Kona BBQ, Buffalo Chicken, Sweet Caribbean, or one of the other items.… (Read More)

Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris

34 Harbor Blvd., Suite 106, Destin, FL - 850.650.3615

Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris serves a variety of daiquiris and pizzas. When it comes to daiquiris, you can choose from lots of different flavors, including The Jester, Hurricane, Tropical Storm, 190 Knockout, Mudslide, and White Russian. In regards to pizza,… (Read More)

Joe’s Crab Shack

14055 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, United States - 850.650.1882

If you are looking for seafood restaurants Destin Florida that have tons of menu options, Joe’s Crab Shack is perfect for you. This seafood restaurant is kown for its steampots. You can get an Arctic Bay Steampot, or you can… (Read More)

LongHorn Steakhouse

544 Mary Esther Cut Off NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 315-1020

Sometimes, the only thing that will satisfy your hunger is a big, juicy steak. When that is the case, you can stop by LongHorn Steakhouse. With options like the Outlaw Ribeye, Flo’s Filet, the Renegade Sirloin, and the New York… (Read More)

LongHorn Steakhouse

34865 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, United States - 850.654.9115

While some Destin FL restaurants focus on seafood, LongHorn Steakhouse has a wide selection of quality cut steaks. Whether you want a huge ribeye or a filet, you can find what you are looking for at this Destin steak restaurant.… (Read More)

Los Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant

110 Amberjack Drive, Okaloosa Island, FL, United States - 850.243.5033

Los Pancho’s is known for its service, food and margaritas. It is also known for providing a lot of value for its diners. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5 PM until 9 PM and Friday through Saturday… (Read More)

Old Bay Steamer

102 Santa Rosa Blvd, Okaloosa Island, FL, United States - 850.664.2795

If you’re in the mood for steamed seafood, Old Bay Steamer Destin has just what you are looking for in a restaurant. The restaurant is known for its Maine lobster tails, king crab, snow crab, mussels, oysters, and royal red… (Read More)

Olive Garden

216 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 244-1667

If you love Italian food, you will love the Olive Garden. The Olive Garden is one of the most popular Italian restaurants in Destin FL, thanks to its extensive menu and countless specialties. From the bottomless salad and bread sticks… (Read More)

Osaka Sushi Rocks

108 Cannery Lane, Destin, FL 32550 - (850) 351-1006

Located in the Village of Baytowne Wharf, Osaka Sushi Rocks is the place to go to get sushi Destin FL. The inside of the restaurant is decorated to look like a Japanese restaurant. There is also outdoor seating available for… (Read More)

Outback Steakhouse

34908 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, United States

If you are in the mood for an expertly prepared steak, Outback Steakhouse in Destin is the perfect choice. Along with its signature steaks, Outback also has seafood options, as well as soups and salads. You can also grab a… (Read More)

Pepito’s Mexican Restaurant

757 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL, United States - 850.650.7734

Pepito’s isn’t just any Mexican restaurant. It serves up authentic Mexican cuisine so your can enjoy a taste of Mexico when you stop by. The restaurant has a menu full of favorites, including the Taco Salad, Big S Burrito, and… (Read More)

Pickle Factory

38 Clayton Lane, Suite 19, Grayton Beach FL - 850.428.4662

Thin crust brick oven pizza is on the menu at the Pickle Factory. You can also choose from a variety of salads, including strawberry poppyseed. In addition, the restaurant has crab ragoon and other appetizers, and ice cold beer and… (Read More)

Pizza by the Sea

88 WaterColor Way, Watercolor FL - 850.231.3030

If you’re looking for pizza in Destin FL or the surrounding areas, check out Pizza by the Sea. Located in Watercolor, Pizza by the Sea is open Sunday through Wednesday from 11 AM until 8 PM and Thursday through Saturday… (Read More)

Pizza by the Sea

95 Laura Hamilton Blvd. Unit C-4, Santa Rosa Beach FL - 850.267.220

Voted the Best Pizza on 30A, Pizza by the Sea is one of the top places to get pizza Destin or one of the surrounding areas. Pizza by the Sea is open Sunday and Wednesdays from 11 AM until 8… (Read More)

Red Lobster

326 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 664-2700

Seafood is the most popular type of food in Destin, and Red Lobster is one of the most popular Destin seafood restaurants. Red Lobster in Destin is known for its extensive menu that includes Lobster Scampi Linguini, Roasted Main Lobster… (Read More)

Roberto’s Pizzeria

110 Cannery Ln, Destin, FL 32550 - (850) 351-1998

If you love pizza, you will love Roberto’s Pizzeria. One of the top places for pizza Destin, Roberto’s Pizzeria is open 7 days a week from 11 AM until close and offers indoor and outdoor seating. The pizzeria has a… (Read More)

Sealand Restaurant

47 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States - (850) 244-0044

Sealand Restaurant is known for its eclectic menu and expertly prepared food, overseen by Chef Minh Nguyen. Popular menu items include Seafood Pasta, Linguini with Shrimp, Prime Rib, Chicken Marsala, Baked Stuffed Fish of the Day, and the Steak and… (Read More)

Shrimp Basket

711 Old Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541, United States - (850) 502-2280

If you stop by the Shrimp Basket Destin FL, you can dine in the restaurant, eat on the porch, or carry it back to your house or condo. The restaurant offers a variety of menu options, including steamed, fried and… (Read More)

Stinky’s Fish Camp

5994 W. County Hwy. 30A, Dune Allen FL - 850.267.3053

Stinkys Fish Camp is known for its fresh ingredients and delicious local seafood. It’s also known for its extensive menu. You can get oysters all day, all ways when you dine at Stinkys Fish Camp. You can also enjoy specialties… (Read More)

Zoe’s Kitchen

4357 Legendary Drive, Destin, FL, United States - 850.650.6525

If you’re in the mood to eat at one of the restaurants in Destin Florida that serves Mediterranean cuisine, look no further than Zoe’s Kitchen. Zoe’s Kitchen uses fresh and simple ingredients that bring out the flavor in the dishes.… (Read More)