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AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar

116 Harbor Blvd, 1/4 Mile East of Destin Bridge, Destin, FL 32541-2312
+1 850-837-1913
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (240 reviews)
“boiled shrimp” (23 reviews)
“crab legs” (49 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
116 Harbor Blvd, 1/4 Mile East of Destin Bridge, Destin, FL 32541-2312
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ambiance of the restaurant is great and very convenient to a lot that the area offers. Right on the water and easy to get to. They feed a lot of people and to do so I think can’t offer real good service. We spoke to...More

Thank chadt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family took our vacation in Destin, FL., where we go every year. Normally, we buy, and cook our own meals at the Condo's we stay, since they have three "Picnic" type grills, and a larger grill for smoking. But this year, we had our...More

Thank Oldskool209
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our family to AJ’s recently during a visit to the area. We found the prices unreasonable for the type of service that we received. Most of the food was average & the wait for the food was unacceptable. Our daughter’s dinner was messed...More

Thank guyandmrsb
Reviewed 1 week ago

AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, The atmosphere was great and the waiter was on point. A little expensive but the food was great.

Thank Sinerca G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AJ's is a blast. The atmosphere is relaxing with an open air harbor view. The wait staff is terrific. The entertainment particularly Jones and Company, is fantastic! The hot Crab and. Spinach Dip and Chips were delicious! The Mackerel fish toss was hysterical.

Thank DogsR4us
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will probably go back, but just because of the location to the harbor festivities. It's entirely TOO LOUD in the restaurant and they've got far too many tables and not enough space to get in around them without disturbing the people seated next to...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was excellent and had the best oysters we have ever had. But we did go back in late September and the oysters weren’t as good.

Thank mspflys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hung out here a few times over the week. Love the outside bar, great screen to watch the football game on. Good drinks, go to the bar though, table service was not really happening. The food was good.

Thank wendy o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jack had the oysters, which he said were great. I had a burger which was the best burger I've had in a long time. They cooked it yhe way I asked, and the drinks were wonderful. I had one called Stress Reliever, and it was...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grouper and Mahi mahi were first rate. Service for both of our visits (great food brought us back) was pleasant and attentive. The childern-only menu peanut butter sandwich is uncrusted white bread that's dipped in funnel cake batter, then deep fried. The result is...More

Thank john w
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18 July 2018|
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Response from Betty M | Reviewed this property |
Look up the Fin & Fork. It was the best we had with our trip in the area.
1 June 2017|
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Response from ptech64 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see one. But I still say that while I'm not a fan of their Gumbo that they have the best "SHE CRAB" soup on the Gulf Coast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Harbor Blvd, 1/4 Mile East of Destin Bridge, Destin, FL 32541-2312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-1913
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To read about AJ’s is one thing... to experience it is another. Come see why AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar has been the place to be on the Emerald Coast for nearly 30 years! Join us today! Doors open at 11:00 am! See you soon!
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