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Marina Cafe

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404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
+1 850-837-7960
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17:00 - 22:00
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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

One of our favorite spots in destin great bar with super staff the new chef is top notch hard to beat the early bird special

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Thank william k
HRG32541, Owner at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Hello William, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and we hope to have you back for dinner again soon. More 

Destin, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

We came for the early dining special that goes from 5-6. We made reservations just 20 minutes earlier and were greeted like old friends. Marina Cafe was a much nicer place than we expected. We had a table that overlooked the harbor. Our server (Sok) was prompt, knowledgable about the menu and there when we needed her (but not intrusive).... More 

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Thank Denise B
Bellaire, Texas
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

The food was excellent. My husband had the salmon which he said was special. I had swordfish that was wonderful. The service was fabulous. Would definitely come back calamari was fresh, crispy and tasty. Brownie dessert a bit dry.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Food was good but $150 for 2 adult menu items and one child? Not that good.... I'd rather eat at some other "high end" restaurant in destin...

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

We ate on 4/4/15 @ Marina Cafe in Destin, Florida. We have eaten here many times before and it was always delicious, until this visit. The salad and bread were good, but that's about it. I got grouper, it was ok, not hot, not even warm. My son got a New York Strip and over half of it was gristle... More 

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1 Thank dlep
HRG32541, Owner at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Hello dlep, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback. We work hard to provide good food and friendly service, and I am sorry you did not fully enjoy your grouper or the service. I hope you will consider giving the restaurant another chance in the future. Thanks. More 

Oberkail
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

My husband and I were looking for a nice seafood restaurant in the area and several people recommended the Marina Cafe. The staff was attentive and the food was delicious. We had the pork belly appetizer, the swordfish, and the grouper. Everything we ate was excellent and prepared well. The only disappointing item was the heirloom tomato salad, which fell... More 

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Woodhaven, Michigan
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Views of the water. Good fresh bread. Yellow tail was good. Filet was great. Crab cakes need more crab meat on top of the vegetable cake. Nice wait staff.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

We always eat here when we come to Destin so on 4/1/15 we made our reservations and with mouths watering in anticipation we arrived. We were seated immediately. David our waiter welcomed us and proceeded to serve us. His suggestion of appetizer was excellent. Eggplant medallions toped with lump crab meat and a sauce to die for. We choose the... More 

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Cutchogue, New York
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

Although we've been to Marina Cafe on many occasions this last visit was nothing more than a nightmare. I called and asked if we could have reservations in the bar area for 8 and was told "no Problem". Called the day before to confirm all was still OK and again told no problem. We were celebrating a birthday with friends.... More 

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1 Thank DMWilm
HRG32541, Owner at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Hello DMWilm, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback. I would like to apologize for the experience that you had for your friends birthday. We work hard to provide good food and friendly service, and I am sorry you were unable to enjoy your time at the restaurant. I hope you will consider giving the restaurant... More 

Destin, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

NY Strip, Best in town! Crème Brule' off the charts with views to match. One of the best Destin has to offer!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-7960
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.

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