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Crab Island Cantina

2 Harbor Blvd # 100, Destin, FL 32541-2310
+1 850-424-7417
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (51 reviews)
“street tacos” (12 reviews)
“guac” (10 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Harbor Blvd # 100, Destin, FL 32541-2310
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wanted some Mexican food and drinks and this place hit the spot! Monica took very good care all 10 of us no matter how needy we got. She was super friendly, the drinks were strong, and the food was tasty!

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family came to this Cantina for Lunch and Monica was such a joy. She was fun and made our experience wonderful.

Thank Alanlockhart
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is great, but the bartender, Monica, was even better! Super friendly and makes the best margaritas!!

Thank Olivia L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can not say enough about how much fun we had at crab island cantina! The view of the harbor, quality food and ample portions were all fantastic, yet, the customer service is what truly made this restaurant awesome! Monica behind the bar is the consummate...More

Thank danmgo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although it is a Cantina, with an obligatory Southwestern biased menu, you definitely get glimpses of tropical goodness

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am so glad I went to Crab Island Cantina!!!! The food was delicious, I wish I was there now rto go back. We went for sunset and were seated quickly outside. The waiter was super nice. Chips and Salsa were good. I ordered the...More

1  Thank atastefortravels
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m assuming I paid for the location. Food was good and we were seated promptly. Our service was a little slow and I think with their prices you should get more than 1 complimentary chips and salsa. Just my opinion. I also think over $80...More

Thank kc72_10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best Mexican food in Destin! ;) A great place to enjoy with the family at the waterfront. The service with Cesar was fabulous, I love his t-shirt! Of course I want one! 100% recommended

Thank Drina G
Reviewed 6 days ago

You are in the best seat in the house , right outside listening to the the calm ocean water, served up with amazing food and drinks. Crab Island Cantina has an amazing salsa that is a beautifuly tasteful blend of spicy and salty with your...More

Thank litlbirdflyfree7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My two teenagers and I ate around 4:00. It was Happy Hour, and some food was on the menu, which I have never experienced. I got the shrimp basket, and it was yummy. My son got shrimp penne pasta, and my daughter got chicken quesadillas,...More

Thank momroulou
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Charlatte S
19 May 2017|
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Response from Susie S | Reviewed this property |
I would not think so but you might want to call and be sure. It's not a fast food restaurant.
Charlatte S
19 May 2017|
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26 October 2016|
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Response from Lou L | Reviewed this property |
YES! They are very kid friendly! The large water fountain amazing the little ones. PLUS the location on the water adds extra excitement for the kids watching the boats, dolphins and birds!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 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 - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Harbor Blvd # 100, Destin, FL 32541-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-424-7417
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Enjoy the fresh flavors of traditional Latin favorites, tasty steaks, fresh gulf seafood with the best view of the Destin Harbor and an unrivaled sunset daily. Award winning fajitas, Lobster & shrimp mac & cheese, Seafood Crab & Lobster Boil, Mexican street tacos, Award winning gumbo and Black Angus steaks makes for a mouthwatering menu all can enjoy. If your in the mood for Burgers, visit Charlie's Burger Bar or visit Carlito's Deli for some of the best subs and sandwiches you'll ever have, both located inside the Crab Island Cantina Complex. Lunch and dinner are served daily, as well as a Sunday brunch with bottomless Margarita's, Mimosas and Bloody Mary's from 10am to 3pm.
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