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Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill

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20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3410
+1 850-654-4200
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited on Saturday March 22nd and was very impressed. The food was great had really good flavor & plenty of it. Our server, Heather, was fantastic. She has a bubbly personality & is very knowledgeable of the menu. She really made our experience there very enjoyable. We will definitely ask for her to be our server when we return.... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is an attraction in and of itself! When we first arrived, there was an alligator show in progress. They have their own gator pond surrounded by multiple levels of decks. You can feed the gators and have your picture taken holding a small one....for a fee, of course. $10 for the picture and I think the bag of... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place exceeded my expectations. The kids loved feeding the alligators and there's a small playground for little ones. The atmosphere is fun and laid back and the staff greets you at the door. Our server, Jen, was excellent! She was friendly, knowledgable, accommodating and attentive. All of the food was delicious and I was so excited to see fried... More 

1 Thank nolagirl411
Memphis, United States
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You just gotta go see this place. The food is good but the place itself is just awesome! From the alligators to the amusing decor this place is a must see. Kids will absolutely LOVE IT!

Thank John P
Bartow, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was right next door to the hotel we stayed, so we thought we would go look. My wife liked the gift shop as it had a lot of Christmas items. We found a coupon for a 48 oz. Blue Margarita there so we tried it and it was very good. lol. The bartender gave us samples of crab... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last place we ate while visiting destin. Was ok. Pricey. Not some place id go out of my way to eat at again. Service was fine, food was alright.

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Fredonia, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My two girls and I same here for supper while on vacation! It has a super fun atmosphere! The decor is fabulous and bright! We were able to see the alligators with an option to feed them, while waiting for our table. There's 2 bars, so the adults can drink while checking the place out. There is an arcade and... More 

1 Thank natpuckett
Tallahassee, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids loved it. Picture with a gator, arcade games, nice menu, great tee shirt! Fun time. Dance instructors on stage with kids on Sat. - Wed nights in Destin.

Thank Mary6414
Jackson, Mississippi
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place! Food is always hot, fresh and delicious..there's never been a time we didn't have to wait but that was expected..love it

Thank Atoya T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we visited this place last weekend. we had a great time. really enjoyed feeding the baby alligators!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-4200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?