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Dewey Destin's

9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
+1 850-837-7575
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (288 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (222 reviews)
“seafood” (440 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

2 places, one on the harbor which is a little more fancy & one on the bay that is my favorite. fried shrimp basket is my favorite but they have seafood galore & burgers/chicken for others.

Thank coop800
Reviewed 3 days ago

First, the service was great. Second, the food was very good. We had a party of five plus a 3-year-old and everyone was happy with their food. The fried oysters were excellent and the crab dip was outstanding. The crab cakes were very good. The...More

Thank Richard L A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

3 couples thoroughly enjoyed ourselves sitting on a heated porch from drinks to appetizers to dinner. Very friendly service with a few hints of humor and menu recommendations. Bloody marys and wine were a good start and apps came fairly quickly. The 6 of us...More

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish my town had this place. Long lines, but served fast. Lots of variety including fish I've never heard of. Everything was delicious. Staff was very pleasant.

Thank pawsinn1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Dewey Destin's at this location which is on the dock. Food was cooked good and price was reasonable. Definitely not fancy in decor, but quality of food and price are worth it. Price is better than the harbor location...More

Thank jamiencwalker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bayside restaurant - facing Crab Island Great view and food! One of Destin's original waterfront restaurant. All kinds of fried seafood. Bottled Beer served ice cold! Harbor Side restaurant Newer restaurant with a more variety of foods on the menu. Great food and full bar....More

Thank Trottersgci
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful fried shrimp basket with hush puppies and french fries. The hushpuppies had peppers in them which unfortunately I love but they don't love me. Otherwise they were fine. It's a porch style setting overlooking Harbor. A Destin classic.

Thank rick i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a great activity for boat watching. The service was great and food good... reasonably priced. Lots of good menu options and they make a wicked cocktail!

Thank Vi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food could be better. Super fresh well cooked fish served with crinkle cut frozen French fries was disappointing. The house made Tatar sauce was delicious!

Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good, no frills seafood in a dive location on the bay/harbor. Fish fillets are always super, good portions and grilled to perfection. Wife loves shrimp salad. Easy location to get to from FWB, can avoid awful Destin traffic. Nice to sit and watch the...More

Thank MortarP
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Questions & Answers
13 April 2017|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure our group had shrimp, crab cakes, chicken and something else. Everyone loved what they got.
4 October 2016|
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
They do not. You go and stand in line. Well worth any wait time!
Deborah Z
22 September 2015|
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Response from Deborah Z | Reviewed this property |
We only eat at the original "shack" ...our favorite place in Destin! Such good food and the setting is like no other.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-7575
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