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790 On the Gulf

Cajun-accented seafood served in upscale-casual digs with pale woods, Sunday brunch & Gulf views
850.650.4853, 2996 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Casual chain featuring egg dishes & other breakfast items plus brunch sandwiches & a specials board
850.650.0499, 979 Highway 98 East, Suite F, Destin, FL

Back Porch

Grilled seafood stars at this joint with a long porch, beach chairs on the sand & gulf views
850.837.2022, 1740 Scenic Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Beach Walk Henderson Park Inn

Henderson Park Inn's upscale American restaurant features a romantic coastal setting with a deck.
850.650.7100, 2700 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL

Bric a Bac

American Seafood (Traditional), live music, happy hour and professional service with a smile
850.424.6369, 824 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Bubba Bump Shrimp & Company

Family-friendly chain for seafood & American fare served in a fishing-boat-themed setting
850.650.1881, 14059 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL

Buck’s Smokehouse

Barbeque Brisket, ribs & pulled pork served up with rustic decor & indoor/outdoor seating
850.837.3600, 303 Harbor Boulevard, Destin , FL

BUFALOE JACKS Legendary Wings

Sports bar & restaurant supplying chicken wings & sauces, hand-tossed pies & happy hour specials
850.424.6288, 11275 Emerald Coast Parkway Suite 3, Destin, FL

Camille’s at Crystal Beach

Easygoing restaurant in a quaint beach front inn featuring locally sourced seafood & sushi
850.337.8860, 2931 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL

Callahan’s Restaurant & Deli

Casual, kid-friendly cafe serves American fare in airy diner like digs with take-out deli counter
850.837.7171 or 850.837.6328, 791 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL

Destin Diner

Casual family atmosphere with excellent service and food at a reasonable price
850.460.7283, 1083 Highway 98 East, Destin FL

Dewey Destin Restaurant & Market

Casual harbor side eatery serving the day's catch & other local seafood, with a pier, patio & decks
850.837.7575, 9 Calhoun Avenue, Destin, FL

Donut Hole Bakery & Cafe

Homey option featuring breakfast all day, fresh-baked donuts, Key lime pie & hearty comfort food.
850.837.8824, 635 E Highway 98, Destin, FL

Fat Clemenza’s

Family-friendly joint serves wood-fired pizza & Italian standards in busy, checked-tablecloth digs
850.650.5980, 12271 US Highway 98, FL

Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill

Huge waterfront site offering multiple dining rooms, games & attractions including live gators
850.654.4200, 20001 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL

Grafitti’s Funky Blues Shack

Live music with seafood, pasta & pizza amid mismatched furniture, corrugated metal & colorful art
850.654.2764, 707 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Hog’s Breath Cafe

Casual, affordable dining; dine inside or out
850.837.0644, 541 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL

Jim n Nick’s

Laid-back chain known for slow-cooked BBQ & cheese biscuits, plus burgers, salads & classic sides
850.424.5895, 14073 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL

Joe’s Crab Shack

Informal seafood chain serving crab buckets & stuffed shrimp, plus American comfort dishes
850.650.1882, 14055 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL

Johnny O’Quigley’s Pub & Grille

Seafood gumbo, Apalachicola Oysters, Fresh Local Fish, and the only Blue Crabs in Destin
850.837.1015, 34940 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL

La Famigilia Restorante

Voted the finest Italian Restaurant on the Emerald Coast in 2012
850.424.5795, 300 Harbor Boulevard – Destin

La Paz Restaurant & Cantina

Tex-Mex restaurant & bar serving local seafood dishes, classic entrees & margaritas
850.837.2247, 950 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin, FL

Louisiana Lagnappe

Creole seafood & steaks in an interior with white tablecloths or on a patio overlooking the harbor
850.837.0881, 775 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin, FL

McGuirre’s Irish Pub

Popular Irish bar with pub grub, ales brewed on-site & live music on the sunset deck most nights
850.650.0000, 33 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Mimmo’s Ristorante ITALIANO

Authentic Mediterranean Italian dishes bursting with flavor and color
850.460.7353, 979 US Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Moe’s Southwest Grille

Counter-serve chain dishing up Southwestern staples from burritos to nachos in lively environs
850.650.6637, 985-D Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Osaka Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi

Family-friendly spot offering sushi & steak that comes with a table side knife-&-fire show
850.650.4688, 34745 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL


Gourmet pancakes & American cafe fare are served at this comfy breakfast & lunch eatery
850.269.0791, 960 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL

Shrimp Basket

Informal chain outpost offering a variety of fried seafood dishes & an oyster bar
850. 502.2280, 711 Highway 98, Destin, FL

Tuscany Italian Bistro

Romantic venue serving classic Italian eats in an upscale, muraled setting with an outdoor patio
850.650.2451, 36178 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL

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