Where should you go to eat in Destin? Whether you are a tourist or a resident you could be asking that question. Our 850Area Guide has simplified searching for the best restaurants in Destin with this list of all the places you need to try!

From unique diners to upscale seafood booths, these top restaurants in Destin are sure to make you want more with their beachside flair and beautiful atmosphere. Check out our list for Destin's best restaurants and for more things to do on the Emerald Coast.

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Boshamps Oyster House
Restaurant $$
414 Harbor Blvd, Destin FL, 32541
Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House, located on the beautiful Destin harbor, will spoil you with spectacular sunsets, sensational "Gulf to Table Southern...
The Louisiana Lagniappe
Restaurant $$$$
775 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin FL, 32541
Fine dining, a variety of specialty seafood and steak entrees along with spectacular sunsets make for a memorable occasion every time you visit the Louisiana...
The Back Porch in Destin, Florida
Restaurant $$
1740 Scenic Highway 98, Destin FL, 32541
The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House has been a local favorite right on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico since 1974.
The Crab Trap
Restaurant $$
3500 Highway 98 E, Destin FL, 32541
Gulf-front dining, unforgettable sunset views, and a beach playground for the kids - you’ll see why we're a staple in the lives of both tourist and locals....
Dewey Destin Seafood Restaurant
Restaurant $$
9 Calhoun Ave, Destin FL, 32541
Dewey Destin Seafood Restaurant. 9 Calhoun Avenue Destin, FL 32541 **Voted Best Seafood Restaurant on the Emerald Coast!!!!
The Other End Restaurant & Beergarden
600 Harbor Blvd, Destin FL, 32541
Great craft beer selection with the pairing of burgers, brats and more!. The Other End has a unique atmosphere with one area offering a wooden deck with...
The Capriccio Cafe
Restaurant $$
810 Hwy 98 East (Corner at Gulf Shores Drive), Destin FL, 32541
Local coffee shop located in the center of Destin.
LuLu's Destin
Restaurant $
4607 Legendary Marina Drive, Destin FL, 32541
Come on down and share the good times with us, our friends, and our family. It's a special place! GUMBO LOVE!
McGuire's Irish Pub
4.4  5 Rating (2)
600 East Gregory Street, Pensacola FL, 32501
Large famous New York style Irish Pub featuring some of the best steak, seafood, burgers & Irish fare. Gift shop & Brewery are also on site.
Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer
Restaurant $
210D Harbor Blvd, Destin FL, 32541
Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer is a locally-owned & operated, casual, family friendly seafood restaurant on the Destin Harbor. The name Brotula's is derived...
Cuvee 30A
5.0  5 Rating (2)
12805 US 98 E, Unit D101, Inlet Beach FL, 32461
Cuvee 30A is an award winning restaurant & bar featuring casual fine dining, fine wine and drinks. Cuvee 30A showcases everything the Emerald Coast loves...
Mimmo's Ristorante Italiano
Restaurant $
979 US Hwy 98 E Ste. 5, Destin FL, 32541
At Mimmo's Ristorante Italiano, we serve homemade Southern Italian cuisine as fresh as it is authentic. Every day, you can find us making your favorite...
Half Shell Oyster House, Destin
Bar & Restaurant $
34761 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Suite 104, Destin FL, 32541
NOW OPEN The menu consists of fresh local oysters and seafood, steaks, monthly specials, pasta dishes and more. Mimicking a French Quarter atmosphere,...
Pazzo Italiano
Restaurant $
34904 Emerald Coast Pkwy unit 114, Destin FL, 32541
At Pazzo Italiano, we're here to share our passion for Italian cuisine with the Destin community. Our dishes are created from family recipes, and our wood-fired...
Bric à Brac restaurant.
Restaurant $
824 Hw 98 E, Destin FL, 32541
Bric à Brac, a locally owned and operated, family-friendly (Yes! That means kids are welcome, too!) American-style restaurant in Destin, FL, has been...
The Pancakery of Destin, FL
Restaurant $
960 Hwy 98 East Suite 104, Destin FL, 32541
The Pancakery of Destin, Florida is owned and operated by Daryl Battaglia and Ricky Lehrmann.
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Bar $
34902 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin FL, 32541
Live Music Venue featuring Local & Regional Acts of Blues, Bluegrass, Funk with music starting at 9 PM
Sarah K's Gourmet
Restaurant $$
34940 Emerald Coast Pkwy Unit 183, Destin FL, 32541
Sarah K. named one of the top ten leaders on the Emerald Coast and featured on the cover of Emerald Coast magazine www.sarahks.com