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Best Seafood Restaurants in Destin


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A photo of Beach Walk Cafe restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Destin
Booked 20 times today
Beach Walk Cafe, located in beautiful Destin, is a standout among Contemporary American cuisine restaurants. With a location that's hard to beat, right on the beach, it provides an unforgettable dining experience. Customers commend the restaurant's seasonal menu and chef's nightly creations, lauding it as a high-end dining option in the area. They specifically mention the flavorful and delicious food, from the filet to the charred Brussel sprouts and grouper. Complemented by great service and a romantic setting, Beach Walk Cafe also caters to dietary restrictions, making it a favored choice among customers. As noted by repeated favorable reviews, Beach Walk Cafe comes highly recommended, promising fine dining in an amazing atmosphere.
A photo of Primrose at The Henderson restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Destin
Booked 15 times today
Primrose at The Henderson is highly renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine, with customers praising the extensive variety and quality of dishes. Reviews consistently underline the "excellent food and service", particularly highlighting the "fantastic" sushi, impressive menu choices, and the "excellent variety of seafood". There's also mention of a "superior wine list" and an appealing atmosphere that boosts the dining experience. The professional team, led by Chef Gary Palm, has contributed to the establishment's reputation for serving "phenomenal food". Notably, local customers recommend Primrose as a go-to place for special occasions. Despite being considered upscale, reviewers contend that the quality is worth the price.
A photo of Ruth's Chris Steak House - Destin restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Destin
Booked 53 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Destin is consistently praised as an exceptional steakhouse. Customers rave about the superb ribeye and filet dishes, as well as the outstanding service provided by the restaurant's knowledgeable and charming staff. The ambiance is described as low-key and charming which complements the delectable dishes. The restaurant has earned its reputation for delivering top-notch service and food, even on busy occasions like Valentine's Day. From their signature steaks to the key lime pie dessert, the quality of cuisine at Ruth's Chris Steak House is frequently lauded in customer reviews, marking it as a must-visit location for steak lovers.
A photo of Joe's Crab Shack - Destin restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Destin
Booked 38 times today
Joe’s Crab Shack offers a variety of favorites from all parts of the sea and shore. From its extensive menu, guests can choose from buckets of seasonal seafood, fried shrimp platters and fish dishes, as well as options from the “mainland” that include steak, sandwiches, and chicken. Guests can indulge in over-sized and creative cocktails, such as the Shark Bite which is playfully garnished with a shark toy. Since its inception, Joe’s popularity has stemmed not only from its menu, but also its retail store. With various pieces of merchandise for purchase, including the ever-popular tie-dye T-shirt with the phrase “Peace, Love and Crabs,” Joe’s has become synonymous with the word “fun.”
A photo of red onion organic restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Destin
Mediterranean style restaurant with Greek tapas and small plates.
A photo of Emeril's Coastal restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Santa Rosa Beach
Booked 46 times today
Emeril's Coastal is a renowned seafood restaurant that has consistently received praise for its exceptional cuisine and service. Located near the beach, it offers a fun and welcoming atmosphere where one can enjoy a variety of seafood and non-seafood items. According to reviews, patrons highly rate the halibut, describing it as "the best fish I've ever had," and the pecan crusted grouper has been likened to "eating a seafood steak." Additionally, the freshness of their ingredients is lauded, as is the thoughtfully curated menu that is so extensive it would be impossible to sample in just one visit. Whether you're a seafood lover or are simply in search of a remarkable dining experience, Emeril's Coastal comes highly recommended.
A photo of Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Destin
Booked 18 times today
Seagar's Prime Steaks and Seafood is celebrated by diners as one of the finest steakhouses in the Destin panhandle. It has achieved this status through consistently serving top-quality steaks, cooked to perfection, with a matching service from the professional and attentive staff. The dining experience is enhanced by a relaxing ambiance complete with live piano music, adding to its first-class reputation. Some of the menu highlights as pointed out by the guests include a bone-in rib-eye, custom filet, exquisite lamb, and delectable chocolate soufflé. The restaurant's location within the Hilton in Sandestin makes it conveniently accessible, contributing to its status as a must-visit steakhouse in the area.
A photo of The Crazy Lobster Destin restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Destin
Booked 15 times today
The Crazy Lobster Destin is a sensational seafood venue, renowned for its creative and delicious menu. It is said to have reinvented itself with a varied selection of top-quality dishes, with a special emphasis on lobster entrees. With offerings such as lobster tacos, surf & turf, and a snapper dish with crab, it's no wonder the place has garnered rave reviews. Customers have praised the food, with one saying, "Amazing food! Highly recommend. Everything was delicious!" Another wrote, "Service and food were amazing. I had the fried lobster tail with waffles and my husband had the blackened redfish and they were both 10/10." The Crazy Lobster Destin is also appreciated for its excellent service, great ambiance, live music, and breathtaking views. Customers are assured of an unforgettable dining experience here.
A photo of Slick Lips Seafood and Oyster House - Baytowne restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Miramar Beach
Booked 29 times today
Derived from the nickname given to Amberjack who don’t have any teeth, Slick Lips is a family-friendly seafood and oyster bar nestled in the picturesque Baytowne Wharf. With a key concentration on fresh ingredients, locally caught fish, and an assortment of fresh oysters, prepare to be hooked on this prime dining spot! Slick Lips is now officially OPEN!Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House is in Baytowne Wharf – so spread the word! Property owners and guests of the Sandestin resort are already loyal regulars here. Turn north off Hwy 98 and the guard gate will issue you a pass. Once inside, follow the signs to Baytowne Wharf. We are located down the main strip heading towards the harbor. See you soon!
A photo of Hammerheads Bar & Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Miramar
Hammerheads Bar & Grill is a highly recommended seafood restaurant, praised for its delicious fare and exceptional service. Its menu offers a range of seafood dishes including Blackened Grouper, Grilled Mahi-Mahi, and Popcorn Shrimp among the 'Handheld Favorites', along with tasty boiled seafood options like Peel & Eat Shrimp and Snow Crab Clusters. The restaurant garners positive reviews for its 'quick and friendly service', 'fresh and fun' food, and 'amazing sunset view'. Diners also applaud the establishment for its 'beautiful sunset views' and 'great atmosphere for the family', making it a prime destination for a delightful seafood cuisine experience.
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