Destin Florida Dining: Destin Florida Restaurants

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Destin and 30-A Fine Dining

Fine dining abounds in Destin, FL and along nearby Scenic Highway 30A with a wide range of award-winning restaurants to satisfy any taste. Many of these fine restaurants are located on the water with views of the Gulf of Mexico, Destin Harbor or the bay.

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Marina Cafe
404 East Highway 98
Destin, Florida 32541
(850) 837-7960

"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.

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Caf'é Thirty-A
(850) 231-2166
3899 E. Scenic Hwy. 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459
(1.5 miles east of Seaside)

Casual Fine Dining in an airy, upbeat atmosphere. Consistently delicious since 1995! The happening place to be on 30A. Contemporary eclectic menu of local seafood, meats, poultry & wood-oven pizzas. Award-winning wine list & famous martinis. Private room for up to 80 available upstairs in the Fishbone Room. Off-site catering available also. Open for dinner nightly. Reservations suggested. All major credit cards. Located in Seagrove Beach, 1.5 miles east of Seaside. 850-231-2166.
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  Bud & Alley's Restaurant
  P.O. box 4760,
  Seaside Branch,
  Santa Rosa Beach,
  Florida 32459


A Five Star restaurant featuring Old Florida, Tuscan and Coastal South cooking styles. World class food at it's best served in a casual beachfront atmosphere. An open-air rooftop bar provides spectacular views. Live entertainment nightly. Selected as one of the top restaurants in the state by Florida Trend magazine and recipient of the Wine Spectator award of excellence.

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Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club
4801 W. Scenic Hwy 30-A
Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459
850 267-2305/850 267-2229

The Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club's Vue on 30A restaurant boasts incredible daytime and sunset views from its window lined dining room. The Terrace at Vue on 30a is the locals' favorite spot to watch the sunset while enjoying happy hour drink specials, Chef Gio's signature Venison Rolls and nightly dinner features. Located in Santa Rosa Beach on Scenic Highway 30A, near the intersection of 393 and 30A, the Vue on 30a will be sure to leave you wanting more. For more information, call 850.267.2305 or visit online at


Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood Restaurant
Located at the Hilton Sandestin
4000 Sandestin Blvd. South
Destin, Florida 32550
Dinner Reservations: 850 622-1500

Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood is Northwest Florida's only AAA Four-Diamond restaurant. Specializing in the finest prime beef and freshest seafood available, Seagar's also features a private reserve wine list featuring over 800 labels and private dining facilities for intimate, as well as opulent, business dinners and special events.


Ruth's Chris Steak House
15000 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, Florida 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 On the Gulf
2996 Scenic Hwy 98
Destin, Florida 32541


Specializing in Florida Seafood and Louisiana Flavors! 

Come enjoy our million dollar view of the Gulf from our dining room or the outdoor terrace. Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, Weddings and Special Events.

Sunday Brunch 11 - 3 pm. 
Located at the Inn at Crystal Beach


Beach Walk Cafe
2700 Scenic Highway 98
Destin, FL 32541

Beach Walk Cafe

Welcome to Beach Walk Henderson Park, Destin's ONLY fine dining located directly on the emerald waters of the Gulf Coast. You are cordially invited to enjoy our award winning cuisine and stunning view. Unique, memorable dining opportunities await you with our Toes in the Sand and Sky View Deck dining and indoor dining overlooking the sugar white sands and glimmering waters. Beach Walk Henderson Park is for patrons 13 years of age and older.


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

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.


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 Then, download our app to Track your rewards at *Visit for full Program details.


VKI Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
4552 US Hwy 98 W
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

VKI Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

A traditional Japanese Steakhouse offering fresh steaks and seafood prepared at your table by expert chefs. The menu includes a wide choice of steak, seafood, chicken, Tempura, Katsu and Sashimi. Open for lunch and dinner.

Also, Complete sushi bar!


Carrabbas Italian Grill
10562 U.S. Hwy 98W
Miramar Beach, FL 32550

Carrabbas Italian Grill

Carrabbas is an Scilian style Italian grill offering pasta, seafood, steaks, chicken, pork & veal. Our wood-fire grill infuses a smoky flavor in our entrees which are lightly brushed with our signature grill baste to complement the natural wood-grilled flavors. Our gluten-free grille baste is made up of olive oil and 14 herbs and spices that naturally complement our proteins. Entrées are served with a cup of soup or a side salad and your choice of side dish.



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