About Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Sandestin

Tommy Bahama combines a tranquil environment and great food with an emphasis on hospitality to make for the perfect place to recharge or unwind while indulging in a unique dining experience. The experience is sure to feel like a getaway, whether you’re on vacation or looking for a vacation from your everyday life

525 Grand Blvd Suite P-101
Suite R101
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Caribbean, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Island Time Happy Hour 4:00pm-7:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(850) 654-1743

Website:
http://www.tommybahama.com/

Entertainment:
Please contact us for our Live Island Music Schedule.

Catering:
Please call for further information.

Public Transit:
At the doorstep pickup and dropoff to and from the Sandestin Resort as well as surrounding hotels/vacation rentals.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for Island Time Happy Hour 4pm-7pm Everyday

Private Dining

A warm reception awaits you and your guests. Semi-private dining for up to 40 guests is available in our Bahama Room which provides exclusivity without isolation from our lively ambiance. Our patio can also be reserved for an event under the stars with room for up to 120 guests.

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Sandestin Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (16)
Special Occasion (15)
Casual (13)
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Bar Seating (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Romantic (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Business Meals (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Cozy (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Fun (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
People Watching (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Live Music (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Healthy (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

We chose Tommy Bahamas for a birthday celebration. We find the food reliably great and love the atmosphere of the garden room. Our server Marlene did a great job. Two of us enjoyed the beef tenderloin salad and the other two crispy fish. Of coarse a birthday celebration would not be complete without dessert so, we had to have the chocolate lava and the peanut butter chocolate pie.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Awesome as always! One of our all time favorites!

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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 30, 2017

always a nice evening at Tommy's ! Some newer items on the menu are fun to explore too - especially the Shrimp Pork Belly Ramen - delicious !

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Our server was fantastic!! He was attentive, engaging and made the Tommy experience better than normal.
Food was great as usual.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Tapas
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Disturbingly loud and obscene diners near us ruined our meal.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Food is absolutely fabulous! We had 6 people and all our food was amazing! My husband loves their fish tacos and the tuna poke was great! Love the atmosphere - decor is super. It's loud because people are having fun. The staff was very courteous.

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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Outstanding, food is excellent and our server was great.

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Beautiful restaurant but bad acoustics.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Everything here was almost perfect... with the exception of the unfortunate temperature in the restaurant. I mean the food was great; the drinks great; service was awesome, BUT it was as though there was no air conditioning. Several of us were getting very uncomfortable by the end of dinner and no explanation was provided. This should really be worked on as we have always enjoyed our visits here, but feel like going forward, we should ask if there air conditioning is working!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We have had a better experience at this restaurant before. We will go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Food was good but the kitchen messed up 3 of the 4 plates. Fixed it ultimately but no one got to eat at same time and never offered to address on bill. Concerned since the restaurant wasn't busy and kitchen still had problems.

Tags: Casual
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We have never been disappointed with the service or wonderful food

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 5, 2017

We all enjoyed our meals. They were excellent. This is not a quiet restaurant. But you can easily shop during happy hour.

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Place was nice, kind of noisy but the food was great and staff was nice. Fish taco appetizer was delicious and the main dish steaks were cooked perfectly to med-rare as ordered.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Beautiful restaurant. Clean. All personnel from front desk to servers were friendly and efficient.
Of course the real treat is the food. Delicious.
When in town this is consistently great and my favorite restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Great food, and excellent service. I would recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Loved the food and atmosphere. Service was professional and personal.

Tags: Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

The service and food were excellent!!

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed this dining experience. Food was perfectly prepared and very delicious. Coconut shrimp are the best I've ever had and the Coffee crusted ribeye was fantastic. We will definitely go back!

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Restaurant / dinner was pretty mediocre. Staff was terrific and very attentive but it went downhill from there. Nothing terribly wrong, just nothing terribly good.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on August 29, 2017

I wanted the fish, but ordered fish and chips. I hate fried food, and my meal was substituted for what I actually had wanted with no surcharge. Very friendly service and quality food too.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Fantastic place to eat! Great food great service! Right in the heart of Grand boulevard.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Very good. Not great. A little over priced for what you get. Did not like what they called Cole slaw. Would go back and give it another try. Good service.

Tags: Casual
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on August 15, 2017

We come here every time we visit the destin area. It is one of our favorite places. Good idea to make a reservation for dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 13, 2017

The crab bisque was excellent and the coconut shrimp good but a little overdone. Creme brulee outstanding but the pina colada cake was unimpressive. My macadamia crusted anapper was overdone and my dates shrimp and grits somewhat bland, especially the andouille (but shes cajun so likes a bit more seasoning than perhaps the average diner).
Good place for drinks, small plates amd desserts.

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·Dined on August 10, 2017

Macadamia encrusted red snapper was amazing as was the cloud 9 Martinis!

Tags: Cozy, Kid-friendly, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Live Music, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 10, 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants when we vacation in Florida every year. The food is always excellent as well as the service & atmosphere. We are never disappointed. The menu has a variety of selections as does the children's menu as well. We thoroughly enjoy Tommy Bahamas and it has become a tradition for dinner at least twice on our vacation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 4, 2017

There on a birthday dinner, the hostees was engaged the entire time making sure all was great. This us a great place for dinning.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Live Music, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 2, 2017

My wife asked to go there for our 31st Anniversary. The food and service were excellent, we shared the scallop sliders, the lump crab and avocado salad and the stuffed shrimp and 6oz fillet. Tommy Bahamas split everything for us before coming out of the kitchen; they gave each of us a full compliment of accompaniments, wow.

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 (Denver)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Always great food and good service, Mario the manager makes a point to stop by each table when he can to make sure everything was to your liking. The mixed grilled vegetables is my Mom's favorite ad the braised beef short ribs were a great special. Deeow from Thailand took great care of us.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Awesome food, service and drinks!

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 (Mississippi)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Lovely meal, friendly staff. The ahi tuna poke appetizer was especially good, as was the Kona coffee-crusted ribeye. The shrimp and grits special tasted good, but did not have enough sauce for our liking. (Our only "complaint")

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Our server was EXCELLENT and the food was great! Will definitely be back again!

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·Dined on July 22, 2017

Great resturaunt with creative menu items. Everything was delicious. Our waitress was fantastic.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Great food and service from Veronica. We love visiting this location when we are in Destin.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baton Rouge)·Dined on July 16, 2017

They were super helpful seating our large group of 17 and the food was pretty good :) the wait wasn't too long compared to the other restaurants that had an hour plus wait! My gosh! The seafood was yummy and the drinks are strong! Yummmm

Tags: Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We are "LOCALS" and have eaten at Tommy Bahama's many times in the past. Unfortunately we will no longer do so as apparently there has been a management change, bean counters are now controlling, or something. It could be they have taken the sessional lowering food quality and increasing profit mentality whereas quality of ALL products drop when people are here for vacation. I literally picked crab shell out of my stuffed Grouper. I will not get into how an "Old Fashion "or " Moscow Mule" is now prepared and served. In the past you ALWAYS saw the manager on the floor visiting with customers to ensure everyone was satisfied but NEVER saw a manger this time. Regardless of the rational/reason for such a dramatic change we will NOT be back again. We have lived in the area most of our lives and have ALWAYS been able to spot a good restaurant which has made a turn into the NEW mentality of make more profit by providing lesser quality for the customer. We typically pay well over $350 for a good dinner and have no issues doing so. Will NEVER do so again here..... Outback would be a better selection "NOW"....

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Very nice seafood restaurant at the beach! Would definitely come back.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on July 12, 2017

I found this establishment more of a tourist location than anything. The food wasn't on the level of a Ruth Chris, but the price wasn't far from it. Overall it was good, but no wow factor.
Our waiter was either overworked, or somewhat new to the business.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Tommy Bahamas is always good but never great.
need to add more dishes to the menu...wine list is very good for a tourist city
Would love to see them do something special for us locals who support them 52 weeks of the year and not just a vacation week.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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