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The Surf Hut

551 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-4092
+1 850-460-7750
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“taco trio” (102 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
551 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-4092
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was last Sunday with my family,we had the taco trio and mango crush colada both were great!! Lauren was our server,she was great as well! We will be back soon!!

Thank Ignazio S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun place to eat at the beach! Our food was excellent (fried shrimp and grilled fish)! We are there twice in one week and can’t say enough for the excellent service we received both times! Parking was easy also.😁This will be our first place to...More

Thank Awmathtchr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Surf Hut’s raw oysters are amazing! Very cold and fresh tasting. A bit pricey though...we had great bar and table service. The gumbo is great too.

Thank KCPluvsAU
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family had lunch at the Surf Hut on Tuesday June 12; in addition of other lunch food, we ordered two oysters platters. One of our family members became severely ill, violently sick and was, 24 hours later, admitted through the ER to Sacred Heart...More

Thank 987lorraine
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday night and we were seated fairly quickly. We liked the text to seat notifications. That was way nicer than having to carry around a buzzer. Our waitress way very attentive and did a good job. As far as the food....don’t...More

Thank ScottC4400
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

5 Stars!! This was our first time eating at Surf Hut. The food was great and the service was excellent. The entire team went out of their way to make us feel welcomed, including the Manager (Brett) and the GM (Terry). We had a large...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to eat. Not the lowest price in town but the food is awesome, the service is great, and the place is managed by a great staff. You can tell as soon as you walk in. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thai peanut and mango tango are awesome! Wings are better than boneless. Mild sauces just ok. We got carry out. Would eat there again!

Thank Explorers9
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked in and were met with nice servers. The servers were quirky and fun. The food was great, and they even had a big sand area with corn hole, hoola hoops, and frisbees. Great restaurant

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to try the Surf Hut because it is right across the street from the RV park we stayed out. We arrived about 6:45 and had about a 30 min wait. That was not a problem though because they have a nice area in...More

1  Thank Traflower
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Questions & Answers
8 March 2018|
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Response from BoomerTess | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant has inside and outside seating with a view. When the weather is not permitting they will close the area.
4 March 2018|
Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
I do not know what you are referring to. Surf Hut is moderately priced: most dinner entrees are $15 - $25. Good service, parking on site, gulf front. Good food, good to great service, good sports bar, good value for gulf... More
Viviana B
27 November 2017|
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Response from Colgrove | Reviewed this property |
They do not allow dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-4092
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-460-7750
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Surf Hut, the newest restaurant addition to the South Walton, Destin/Miramar Beach area. Sit back, relax and enjoy the view! This brand new, open air restaurant is located directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and is the place to be all year long! The Surf Hut has a menu that goes far beyond your typical 'beach fare' and adds a little surfer flare to a cuisine that includes Seafood, Oysters and St. Louis Style BBQ! Kids meals are served in a take home souvenir frisbees and we've got a custom game area on the beach where you can grab a game of corn hole while you watch the waves and sip a delicious signature frozen libation from our full bar! Whether you're looking for a place for lunch while you're enjoying the beach, a local spot to get fresh from the Gulf seafood, date night or a family friendly place to bring the kids, The Surf Hut has got something for everyone! Boogie on down to The Surf Hut, enjoy the food, the fun and the waves! See you soon!
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