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Gilligan's Seafood

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530 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2328
+1 850-650-4400
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Evansville, Indiana
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dinner when another place was too crowded. The service was quick and upbeat and she told us what the best items were on the menu. The food was served pretty quickly and all of it was good. My daughter enjoyed the crab legs, and all plates were clean!

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Thank Lori K
Athens, Tennessee
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about this wonderful restaurant! The view is Gorgeous, the food is delicious, the staff attentive and kind. We got 3 appetizers: the oysters Rockefeller( it was melt in your mouth good), the fried pickles( so good and not greasy), and the red beans and rice( well seasoned and delicious). Then came the food I got grilled... More 

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Thank CandiAnn2014
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Where to start...food good and outside seating view is awesome. We all had the all you can eat fish and shrimp and was not disappointed. Stopped on a whim and not sorry! Will eat there again. Waitress was very friendly and took great care of us.

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Thank Melany K
Shelbyville
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We have eaten there every time we are in Destin. Never have been disappointed until last night. I didn't get my Oysters Mary Ann. The truck hadn't got there. But our crab legs were just great. I guess we will half to go back before we leave. Nothing left but the shells

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Thank Darlene E
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

As soon as we walked in, I knew it was a great place. The decor was nice, if slighlty muted, but the servers and the aroma of the building put you at ease. They offer some of the best catfish I have ever tasted and the prices were great. You have full ocean views and our glasses were never more... More 

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Thank Noah S
kentucky
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

First of all, there was a funky smell going on....like mothballs. The waiter was very attentive and friendly. I got steak and it was very dry. I feared I would choke so I gave up eating it. Hubby got a platter of seafood and he liked it. The view of the harbor is nice.

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Thank burnednose
Montgomery, Alabama
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We decided to stop by and grab lunch at Gilligan's Seafood on Friday afternoon. The weather was nice so we ate out on the patio. The breeze and views were incredible. Our waitress Amanda was excellent. She was super friendly with a pleasant disposition. She took our orders and our food was delivered expeditiously. My husband and I both had... More 

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Thank Spark419
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place and talked about trying it a few nights ago. While waiting for our check in time at our hotel, we decided to check it out. SO glad we did!!! The all you can eat fish/shrimp is wonderful! The staff is friendly and it feels very home like in atmosphere. Reminds me of Cheers. Everyone knows... More 

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Thank LStrawn11
Stockbridge, Georgia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

So we decided to eat here after a long day of travel. Terrible decision. One of our party ordered the AYCE popcorn shrimp and he was the only one to give the food a thumbs up. Another ordered just a plate of fried shrimp only to come to the decision that it came out of the frozen food section of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was my third time to dine at Gilligan's. I make it a point to dine here each time I come to Destin. It's a great "laid back" atmosphere with peaceful outdoor dining. (I personally always eat outdoors to enjoy the view of the water)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-4400

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