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Fresh seafood, friendly staff and helpful cooking hints! I have never cooked Snapper Wings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
4rexk
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Terre Haute, Indiana
via mobile
Stopped to get some Shrimp for Grilling

Stopped in on the way back to the condominium. Walked in and the place is very clean. Doesn’t smell... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
gregbX9502TV
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Burleson, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh seafood, friendly staff and helpful cooking hints! I have never cooked Snapper Wings; actually never heard of Snapper Wings until today. Highly recommended by the staff and I am glad they did! Delicious grilled or fried. Enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 4rexk
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on the way back to the condominium. Walked in and the place is very clean. Doesn’t smell like a fish market because it’s so fresh. Lots of selection for Shrimp and fish. We bought some and cooked it at the condo on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gregbX9502TV
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The place is the best for seafood to take home. I have been getting seafood from them since 1984. The place has changed but not the quality of the seafood. They will pack it in ice for you.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. So you go to a restaurant or you cook your meal right in front of the ocean!! My son and girlfriend had the idea to buy fresh seafood at Sexton, and they were so right. We bought massive snow crabs, huge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AlfredoMartin
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We shopped here years before and had a good experience so we came back this year. We went twice this trip to buy shrimp and both times we were pleased with our purchase. If we go back to Destin, we plan to shop there again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Plane-Train-Car-Boat
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We went in not knowing what we wanted.. We ended up with an item we never had. Snapper "wings" or really Snapper Cheeks. They took their time and explained them and how to prepare them and let me tell you.... They were great.. I know...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank VacationAdam
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

we have been to other fish markets in destin but no one comes close to sexton. clean, affordable and friendly staff. so we are repeat customers and need not go anywhere else.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank allan_y1965
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Staff were wonderful in helping us pick out our fresh catch to take home while camping at Camp Gulf. They also recommended Capt Chris of Sea Winder to charter a fishing trip. Both are impeccable. Highly recommend Sexton's for your fresh catch and Capt Chris...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank rustysettle
Reviewed 17 April 2018

If you are in Destin, Fort Walton Beach, or Sandestin this is still best freshest seafood market around. Not cheap except for the head on fresh shrimp, but still worth every penney. They dont take credit cards, but they do have an internal shop ATM...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lilmagg
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Each time I come to Destin for a family vacation, I treat my family to peal and eat shrimp. After going to other markets, I found that Sexton's has the best shrimp at a great price. The staff is great and the selection of fresh...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank GregD53
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Justin G
2 July 2018|
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Response from VacationAdam | Reviewed this property |
They had 4 or 5 different types including 1 peeled and a few with heads and tails. I think they were $9.99 a pound up to $15.99 or so based on size. We got the larger ones as we were grilling them.
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BENICE4ME
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Response from DestinMarie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Benice4me, I'm pretty sure they will steam shrimp for you. Don't know if there's additional charges though. The Publix supermarket in Destin (across from Destin Commons Shopping outdoor mall) steams shrimp for free... More
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