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A Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner from 2011-2016, Cuvee's Wine List enhances this epicurean experience with all manner of the finest vintages. The "Best in Destin" voted Happy Hour starts at 5pm nightly, featuring live music by Beachcomber Music Award winner Space Junkie as well as other local artists Wed-Sat.
Able to make reservations for this past Friday evening. We had a wonderful experience.
Great wine selection. Had the Raymond Reserve Cab.. yummy.
Appetizer was Beef Carpaccio.. crusty bread had great flavor and the beef was light enough to not fill us up.
Next our entrees. I had the steak special.. butchers cut.. the cap of the ribeye. Great marble on it and tender. Ordered medium rare and cooked perfectly! Needed nothing else..My husband had the venison.. again medium rare.. tender and not gamey.
Lovely meal and great dirty martini. Waiter was friendly and professional. Enjoyed our evening meal at Cuvée Hope to return soon
Cuvee never disappoints! Always perfect
Amber was a fabulous waiter she is super knowledgeable and so happy to accommodate any requests
The food was AMAZING! And our server, Scott, was very knowledgeable and made excellent recommendations.
Disappointing experience. We've had dinner there 3-4 times, probably on weekends and all was good. We chose the restaurant to celebrate a birthday. The bar was packed, one other table was seated in the restaurant and finished shortly after we were seated. My dining partner ordered the special meat dish of the night - duck. It was tough and chewy. He was offered a replacement entree however I was done with my meal and he wasn't interested in waiting for an entree to be prepared. Staff was very nice and comped his entree. We've always thought of this restaurant as a special occasion place, not any more. We'd rather pay for good food than be comped for poor food.
I must place to eat when you're in Destin
Wonder romantic atmosphere and delicious food .
The tuna was superb and the soup which was a special with various seafood in it was great .
Nice place to dine for a special evening, softly lit, not overly large portions, but tasty and creative.
We all really appreciated Jacob, our waiter. He was perfect and we enjoyed him.
Everything was just perfect. The food was great and our server Jacob was just outstanding. We eat at the bar here quite often but the dining room is a treat.
This was our first visit to Cuvee Destin and it was delightful. The service and food were top notch, served at the appropriate heat level, the grouper and scallops were outstanding, very good wine and excellent banana cream pie.
First time at Cuvee, great food and service. A little on the pricy side and not as romantic as I'd prefer for a date night out with my wife.
I have been driving by Cuvee for years and never turned into the parking lot until last week. I feel like a complete gastronomic fool!!! This is a superb restaurant. The food was very fine and the wine list heavy with Rhone wines which I adore. The wine prices had something for every budget. I loved every moment of this meal and I can't wait to return.
Great place, great food, extensive wine list, great service. Nothing negative to say at all about this place. Would definitely go back again!
Fabulous mixture of Southern charm and European elegance. The food was absolutely fabulous. The wine list was massive and had offerings for every pallet. The service was spectacular. Absolutely the best place in Destin. It is a great place for special occasions or just date night.
Cuvée Destin was outstanding from the food to the service. Perfect spot to take my wife out for date night!
The lamb shank and the Red Snapper specials were over the top. the pork chop on the menu was tough (two different servings) and with minimal flavor.
Amazing food! Only knock I had was there was a country music singer and his family behind us and the fawning/attention he received was superior (noticeably) to our service. Their water was chilled in an ice bucket, and I noticed this was not even offered to us. I ordered a coffee that never came until after we ate dessert, at that point I told them not to bother with the kona.
Wonderful, delightful service by Edit from Hungary
What a great meal. The tuna and scallops were wonderful. I'll have dreams about the cheese grits and Caesar salad. So many options for wine. The wait staff were extremely helpful and professional and also had a sense of humor.
We had a wonderful time at Cuvée. The food was great and the service was excellent. Jacob was our server and was so wonderful. He anticipated every need.
awesome. We go to Cuvee everytime we visit Destin in October.
We loved the food,environment, and the service was amazing!! We had the quail cheese grits for an appetizer that that was terrific! I had the venison steak and potatoes. My sweet potatoes were a little closer to room temp but I didn't complain since it was close to closing. My guest had the duck and she said it was cooked to perfection!
It is a beautiful restaurant and obviously popular with locals, especially the bar; our waitress was lovely and service was great start to finish, from hostess to maitre d. But the food is nothing special, although competently prepared, and is expensive for what it is. The bread is not very good, and the carpaccio makes a serious misstep with the horseradish cream sauce; it overpowers the delicate flavor of the meat.
It's always amazing. Food is wonderful. The people couldn't be nicer.
Overall food was great, excellent wine selection, and great atmosphere. My only complaint is the waiter was nice and professional but talked down to us when we asked about specific wines or items on the menu.
Excellent dining experience in Destin. Great alternative to fried seafood options at many in the area.
Very good food and service. King crab legs were delicious. I only wish they had been served hot instead of chilled. We will be back.
This is a local restaurant serving high quality food. The wine list is long....good pricing too. The bar was packed--they have happy hour that starts at 5:00 and runs until 9:00. Locals hit this place early and grab all the seats. We were the only couple in the restaurant at 6:30. Patrons started coming in around 7:30 - 8:00. Overall the food was excellent. Try the Fried Green Tomatoes with crawfish tails and brie appetizer....it's unbelievable!!!!
The ambiance was very nice. It was nice and quiet so my girlfriend and I could relax and have a conversation. The food was excellent from the appetizer to the desert. The wine was a little on the pricey side but the Malbec I had was delicious. Food prices were spot on for what you get as far as presentation and taste. My only complaint was the size of my entree. I was deciding between the venison and the seared tuna. Now I love both of these dishes but I am a sucker for some good Ahi. Knowing the portion would be pretty small I still decided to go with it over the venison, that was a mistake. Don't get me wrong, it was absolutely delicious. But for the same price as the venison I didn't get nearly enough food, and it was served without a side. It was served over spinach which went perfectly with the tuna but in the end it just wasn't enough food to be called an entree in my opinion. Had it not been for the appetizer and desert I certainly wouldn't have been satisfied. This is a perfect place for a first date, or any date in the future if you want great atmosphere and great food. We will definitely be going back in the future but I will most certainly choose another entree.
We've been going to Cuvée for our annual end of vacation dinner for years. It never disappoints.
I just cannot recommend this restaurant to our friends. There are so many better places to eat, and get value for our money.
Food was overall good but only good, expectations were higher given menu prices and review ratings. And it was inconsistent - some things were quite good but others including chefs special that evening were quite disappointing. It did have a lovely bar scene so I expect that this is the main reason behind the high ratings.
My husband and I ate at Cuvee Destin while vacationing. I work at a chef-driven restaurant in my hometown, so I was very interested in Tim Creehan's restaurant--especially after reviewing the menu! We were greeted and promptly seated when we entered the restaurant. Our server, Mark, was excellent! Very well-informed on the wine list, menu, and specials. The food was delicious; I just wish I had saved room for dessert.
Food was great except for filet prepared medium as opposed to rare. Service (including manager) had new steak out within 10 minutes. Great drinks and exceptional creamed collard greens!!
My wife were in Destin for a gettaway weekend and tried Cuvee. We loved it!!! Ambiance was romantic and service was very professional. We both chose the Grouper Vince, named for Vince Gill, and it was delicious! I only wish we had room to try one of their deserts. We will definitely return.
Cuvee was recommended by a resident of Destin, we were not disappointed! The service was good, the food fantastic and the wine list was extensive. The only negative was the firework sparkler on my husbands birthday dessert actually burned a hole in his nice dress shirt, oh well, causality of a fine dining experience.
Third time to Cuvee, will be a fourth. Great food great service.
We had a great time Randy our waiter was great and loved the band
Cuvee Destin is rated 4.5 stars by 809 OpenTable diners.