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Crab Island Cantina

2 Harbor Blvd # 100, #100, FL 32541-2310
+1 850-424-7417
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (54 reviews)
“street tacos” (13 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (38 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Harbor Blvd # 100, #100, FL 32541-2310
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband & I had a great lunch at Crab Island Cantina today! The food was fresh and delicious. We had the fried tacos, both chicken and beef. Fantastic! Also had the shrimp quesadilla which blew us away. Extra large shrimp, seasoned perfectly. Even my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rd1226
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were totally blown away by the friendliness shown by Sam, the manager, and Coco, our server. They made us feel like we’ve been friends forever. If you ever come to the Harbor Walk Village, ask for Sam and Coco...you’ll never forget them and how...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ricky4693
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sooo...all me and my boyfriend do is eat. So we know good food. Our server coco was soooo knowledgeable and friendly! She showed us all around the restaurant(s) and explained the whole menu and recommended the wings, which blew my mind. I would recommend getting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jacey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coco and Phillip our waiters made our visit to Crab Island Cantina, both have personalities plus and make you feel very welcomed. Our dinner was excellent and I highly recommend this restaurant on your visit to the Florida Panhandle.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Happy hour margaritas are very good! Service was excellent had happy hour dip and wings will be back for dinner! Good music on Sunday

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I309JGsaras
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Crab Island, shortly before sunset for dinner late Sunday afternoon. The setting and view of the water and the sunset are as good as I have seen anywhere and I have not been as excited to find a new venue as nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Cpacad
CarlosS0614, Owner at Crab Island Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Day, boy it sounds like we really screwed up your evening and my apologies for such a horrible experience. Please contact me at 850.424.7417 so i can further discuss this with you, if for some reason I'm not here please leave a return phone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our server, Ticha, was exceptional. Delivered our drinks, appetizer, and food quickly. She also checked back on us several times to make sure we had everything we needed. Refilled our drinks before they even got empty.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stormi A
CarlosS0614, Owner at Crab Island Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, it makes a difference to hear all comments but it really makes us feel good when we get comments like yours.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, have been in summer and it seemed better than off season. Had tacos which were good and not tiny. Price wasn't great but not to bad. Atmosphere was good and staff was very good .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jstinger
CarlosS0614, Owner at Crab Island Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review hopefully next time we can do a better job and get a couple of more stars, thanks again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is excellent; the food was excellent, and our server was fantastic! Kerri K really took care of us!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ruby K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch and the food and drinks were VERY expensive for essentially Mexican food. They even charge you for a second basket of chips. Our entrees were just OK and the portions were not large. There is no lunch menu only a dinner...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WJC3
CarlosS0614, Owner at Crab Island Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and my apologies that you did not receive a lunch menu, we do have one and unfortunately they forgot to give you one. The music has a tendency of being loud when we have our flaps down in the winter. We...More

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Charlatte S
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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
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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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  • Value
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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: 2 Harbor Blvd # 100, #100, FL 32541-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-424-7417
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One of the Best Waterfront Destin Restaurants with award winning Latin food, killer margaritas, a one of a kind burger bar, a deli with a twist and full service catering.
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