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Bayou Bill's Crab House

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4748 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
+1 850-267-3849
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would rate 3.5. Crab an corn chowder is tasty, hefty, filling and satisfying esp on a cold evening. Mahi good but, a bit dry and overcooked. Husband got the surf and turf special that was very tasty. Service was courteous but, a little sporadic as server had a couple of big tables. Sides okay, don't allow much substitution. Prices seem... More 

Thank Gatorpat1
Newnan, Georgia
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here with the whole family...14 total. They actually have a couple of tables large enough for a party that size. It was neat sitting at a giant round table with room for everyone. The food was great. I went out on a limb and tried the shrimp with a half rack of baby back ribs. Ribs at a... More 

Thank bsc4gators
Abbeville, Georgia
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195 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was not a busy night but the service was very slow . Waitress was nice but our when our food finally arrived it was warm not hot. I had the broiled seafood platter. Husband had fried shrimp and Grouper. I do not think I will be a repeat customer.

Thank DebGReeves
Pasadena, United States
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the second year in row my cousins and our family members have gathered for our family reunion weekend in this area and we definitely enjoy our Friday night dinner at Bayou Bill's! This place was so accommodating to our large group. They gave us a room to ourselves which was wonderful for visiting and our servers have been great.... More 

Thank Jane S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here three times on our vacation. The crab legs are awesome and the fish entrees are wonderful! Great for families.

Thank deahw19
Southaven, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming for years and absolutely love the food and service. Erik was our server tonight and did an outstanding job! I will definitely continue to come back to my favorite restaurant.

Thank mgwilliams_13
Destin, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

First time on the 30-A. After reading the above average review's for Bayou Bill's, my wife and I and our toddler son decided to give it a try early on a Sunday evening. As an appropriate baseline, I should note that I'm not much for chain restaurants -- Applebee's, O'Charley's, Lonestar Steakhouse, and the hundreds of other middle of the... More 

Thank Jeff L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We always eat at Bayou Bills when visiting Destin and the food is delicious! Erik provided excellent service. Be sure to ask for him if you visit.

Thank Terri F
Maryville, Tennessee
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

With large tables, eating out with a group of 8 was a breeze. We weren't crowded into a booth, but had plenty of room around a large round table so everyone could talk to everyone! The food was great (ate there twice in a week!) and the service was quick despite the crowd. Some seafood houses don't do well with... More 

Thank CocoEverett
Tucson, Arizona
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Was staying on PCB and decided to go here for dinner one night with some friends. It was all of our first time there and we were all a little underwhelmed. We had a mix of food, from a massive steam bucket of shellfish to grouper and crab cakes. All of the food was a premium price which makes me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 55
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4748 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-267-3849

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