Destin Restaurants

Restaurant choices in Destin and along Highway 30A range from family restaurants to sports bars to fine dining. Cuisine includes local seafood with oysters on the half shell, Italian, BBQ and fast food. Experience everything from a crab house on the beach to 5 star ratings. We recommend the following neighborhood restaurants, each one offering great local ambience.

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Marina Cafe
404 East Highway 98
Destin, FL 32541

Marina Cafe

"Destin's Most Awarded Restaurant" Contemporary Dining at Its Very Best! Experience breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot bar window and waterfront dining room.  Our extensive international wine collection complements an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine. Menu includes USDA Prime Beef, fresh Gulf Seafood and Sushi. Private dining for up to 45 guests. Recipient of the DiRoNA award, Florida Trend Top 400 and Emerald Coast Magazine's Best Fine Dining. 2 for 1 Entrees 5-6 Nightly. Happy Hour 5-7 Nightly. Thursday Night Ladies' Night $2 Drinks. Wednesday $6 Martinis.


Ruth's Chris Steak House
15000 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, FL 32541
850.837.RUTH (7884)

Ruths Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris is no ordinary restaurant. From the U.S. Prime steaks, broiled to perfection at 1800 degrees, to the expertly executed seafood, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, unforgettable desserts and award winning wine list, this is a steakhouse to which others aspire.

Live entertainment Tuesday through Saturday. Daily Happy Hour 5-7 pm.


790 (Florida Seafood in Destin)
14073 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, FL 32541


Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, Weddings and Special Events. 'Sunday Champaigne Brunch' is served from 11am - 3pm.

Monday - Saturday open 11am - 9pm
Happy Hour 3pm - 6pm
Sunday open 11am - 3pm


Land Shark Pizza & Sports Pub
1128 E John Simms Pkwy
Niceville, FL 32578

Land Shark Pizza & Sports Pub

A local sports bar serving great pizza and awesome wings. A favorite of locals where everyone receives a personal greeting and great customer service in a friendly “Cheers” atmosphere. The staff will bring up any game you want to watch. Come by and enjoy Destin’s only 5 star pizza restaurant or have it delivered.

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O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer & Oyster
34940 Emerald Coast Parkway # 101
Destin, FL 32541

O Quigleys Seafood Steamer & Oyster

Flip Flop friendly. O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer & Oyster Bar in Destin has something for everyone.

Fresh Gulf Seafood, Oysters on the ½ shell, King Crab, Snow Crab, Dungeness Crab, & Fresh Blue Crab.

We also have a family friendly game room & over 64 HD TV’s. Located across from Bass Pro Shops in the Best Buy shopping center.


Mimmo’s Ristorante Italiano
979 Hwy 98 E
Destin, FL 32541

Mimmo’s Ristorante Italiano

Mimmo's is the fresh new hot spot in Destin, Florida serving authentic Italian dishes bursting with flavor and color. Open seven days a week, 11 am to 10 pm on weekdays and 5 pm to 10 pm on weekends, Mimmo's is the perfect atmosphere - whether it be a business lunch or a large family celebration. Daily specials & pizza prepared in an open flame oven. Our full bar provides a vibrant venue for an evening out with friends. Come try it out for yourself and see what everyone's talking about.

Also visit our 30A location at
2700 W County Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


LuLu's Destin
4607 Legendary Marina Drive
Destin, FL 32541

Lulus Desting

Lucy Buffett's LuLu's Destin is a family fun destination restaurant on the Choctawhatchee Bay - next to Legendary Marine at the base of the Mid - Bay Bridge. Live music nightly. Separate allergy menu. Specializing in gulf coast southern favorites & coastal staples. Open daily at 11AM.


El Jalisco
4304 Legendary Drive
Destin, FL 32541

El Jalisco

El Jalisco is a family friendly restaurant serving up the best Mexican food in Destin. Stop by for our world famous fajitas today! We're located in Destin Commons across from Bass Pro Shops. An excellent dining choice while shopping at Destin Commons or attending a movie just a short walk away.


Outback Steakhouse
34908 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541

Outback Steakhouse

Satisfy your Outback craving! Now open at 11am daily for a Bloomin’ Great Lunch. Dinner menu starting at 3pm. Want 50% off * (Up to $20) Every 4th visit? Sign up at dine-rewards.com. Then, download our app to Track your rewards at outback.com/app. *Visit dine-rewards.com for full Program details.


Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
14059 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

You're bound to find something you'll love on our menu. From out of this world seafood dishes to our amazing slow roasted ribs, we've got a wide variety that's going to please. We use only top quality ingredients in everything we make, from our abundant salads to our memorable desserts. Of course, we've got shrimp the way you like it too. Come in for a fun experience and a great meal soon.


Boathouse Oyster Bar
288 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

Boathouse Oyster Bar

The Boathouse Oyster Bar in Destin, Florida has been a local favorite for over 35 years. Located on the water near the Destin Harbor, grab a dozen Oysters, taste our award winning Gumbo, and drink a cold beer like a local. With live music every day of the week, there’s always a crowd and a party at the Boathouse Oyster Bar!


Joe's Crab Shack
14055 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541

Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack is a family friendly, casual dining, energetic crab shack. We have an abundance of crab with many other land and sea choices. Come visit us, dance with the staff, and enjoy a memorable dining experience!!


Holi Indian Cuisine
280 Eglin Parkway NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Holi Indian Cuisine

HOLI (A Flavor of Joy) is a unique combination of Indian Cuisine and Indian heritage. We bring you a variety of dishes from different regions of India and our menu contains both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Holi uses its own Tandoor (Traditional Clay Oven) and Kadhai (Indian Wok) in preparation to create a harmony of subtle flavors, tastes and color.

Other Locations:

Miramar Beach, FL
10859 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Panama City, FL
3102 W 23rd St.
Panama City, FL 32405


104 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541


10859 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Miramar Beach, FL 32550


Fast becoming a top Destin dining choice. A new, welcoming, comfortable sit down restaurant with top of the line burgers, an array of appetizers and specialty sandwiches, salads, wings, desserts, kids meals, smoothies, shakes & juices. Eat in or order online. Located near the Destin bridge with free parking behind the restaurant. Try it once, and you'll be back.


Pedros Tacos & Tequila Bar
36178 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, FL 32541

Pedros Tacos & Tequila Bar logo

A Mexican / American restaurant with a full range of menu choices where your experience begins the moment you step through the door. Walk into our world of Agave and Maize and you've just entered new wave Mexico. Our Chicano ambiance and our constant effort to provide outstanding service is part of what makes us unique as a Mexican Restaurant. Our bar area is a destination to itself as a gathering spot for local residents and frequent visitors. Onsite parking is provided.

Other Locations:

Mary Esther, FL
315 Mary Esther Blvd
Mary Esther, FL 32569
Pensacola, FL
6233 N Davis Hwy
Pensacola, FL 32504


Bonefish Grill
4447 Commons Drive E
Destin, FL 32541

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Bonefish Grill specializes in market-fresh fish from around the world that's hand-cut in-house every day. This includes savory wood-grilled specialties and locally created, seasonal dishes featuring the highest-quality and freshest ingredients. It offers a selection of classic and signature hand-crafted cocktails using just-squeezed juices, edible garnishes, and house infusions in addition to offering a distinct list of wines which are the perfect match for any food pairing. Conveniently located in the Paradise Key Shopping Center in the center of Destin. Deliveries are available.


Mr. Hibachi at home is a very unique Japanese cuisine experience. The concept is simple, we bring the equipment and our experienced chef will bring the very best, fresh ingredients to a location of your choice. The food will be cooked it with the unique skills of a Hibachi chef. It's sure to be an entertaining way to make any occasion a memorable one.

Service Area: Northwest Florida including Destin, Miramar Beach, Panama City, Seaside and surrounding areas.

Fish On
791 Harbor Blvd
Destin, FL 32541

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A new concept restaurant serving high quality, fresh seafood caught locally in The Gulf of Mexico. Choices include Mahi, Tuna, Grouper, Snapper, Swordfish & Fish Of The Day. Preparation choices are Grilled, Blackened, Fried, or Sauteed. Also plates, small plates, salads, sandwiches, kids menu & a variety of beverages. Order at the counter or online. Served quickly for dine in or take out.


La Famiglia Italian Restaurant
16055 Emerald Coast Parkway # 114
Destin, FL 32541
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A well established and popular Italian restaurant founded by an Italian family who relocated to the Destin area from Italy several years ago. Authentic Italian dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients by chefs dedicated to their work. Menu items include appetizers, a variety of salads, carne & seafood dishes, signature pastas, pizzas & caldones. Conveniently located in the center of Destin in the Walmart shopping complex with easy parking.


Yuga Sushi & Sake House
4357 Legendary Drive D 106
Destin, FL 32541

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Yuga Sushi & Sake House offers among the best sushi experiences to be found in the Destin / 30A area. All dishes are prepared with care using the freshest ingredients and served by an expert staff in a delightful atmosphere. Dine in or enjoy covered sidewalk dining with a view of the Destin Commons fountains. Nearby parking is available. We welcome you to join us for a pleasant and memorable lunch or evening dining experience.


Gulf Coast Burgers
Located in Destin Commons
4346 Legendary Dr.

Destin, FL 32541
(850) 842-2398

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At Gulf Coast Burger in Destin, you can find a variety of choices such as great burgers, fabulous shakes, smothered chicken, fried shrimp baskets, fried green tomatoes, and chicken tenders. Conveniently located Destin Commons. Dine in or order online for carryout or delivery!



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