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Review of Marina Cafe

Marina Cafe
Ranked #39 of 368 Restaurants in Destin
Price range: USD 24 - USD 55
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View details, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.
Reviewed 29 April 2021 via mobile

Went her with husband for dinner - service was slow - food was ok - over priced -scenery was very nice as you are right on marina - very few people wearing mask indoors even as entering restaurant - we had outdoor dining but wore mask when we entered restaurant to walk thru restaurant to get to out door seating and people were looking at us funny for having mask on

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank claudialH7638JM
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Reviewed 24 April 2021 via mobile

We were traveling with another couple to celebrate our wedding anniversary and decided to dine at Marina Cafe because it had 5 stars. BIG MISTAKE! First, the bartender made several errors in our drink orders and then got our check mixed up with someone else's. Our reservation was for 8 pm, and we were seated shortly thereafter. From then on everything took a long time--our drink orders, bread, and salads all came out slowly, and our entrees were not place before us until 9:45. It was a long time between courses with no food in front of us. The manager was summoned. He showed a complete lack of interest, offered us another drink, which we did not want, but no apology.We were surprised when the bill arrived and no compensatory adjustments were made.
While the food was good when we finally received it, it was not worth the cost or the wait.

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank patriciacZ9640OK
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Reviewed 23 April 2021 via mobile

Sat at the bar to eat dinner. Bartenders were busy putting glasses away with no customer service. Maybe accept for the locals (I’m not sure). Our order was put in at 8:15. After continuing to ask where our entrees were they came out at 9:20. Lead bartender first comped our drinks and then ended up comping the total bill. All he asked is we take care of our server who did absolutely nothing except flirt with another server and don’t tell his manager (really?)
Decent food. Terrible dining experience. Next!

Date of visit: April 2021
1  Thank MarkC5612
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Reviewed 18 April 2021 via mobile

We thought we had a reservation here on a Friday night for 7 people at 8pm but they had no record. We had come all the way from SD, so they made an exception and found a table for us. Very accommodating and great service. Nice view and food was delicious. We had the grouper, the scallops, the salmon, the redfish and the shrimp. All good. Bathrooms clean and nice decor.

Date of visit: April 2021
1  Thank Cindyloumurph
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Reviewed 14 April 2021 via mobile

Marina Cafe! Worst dinner ever! We were served our overcooked and tough pork chop entree first, our salad second and then our bread! I guess that was dessert!

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank DestinArtgal
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