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Merlin's Pizza

1251 Airport Rd, FL 32541-2951
+1 850-650-3000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pepperoni” (57 reviews)
“cheese bread” (50 reviews)
“breadsticks” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1251 Airport Rd, FL 32541-2951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find this was. My partner is Gluten Free (GF) and I was craving pizza so I was thinking it was a "no go". But Merlin's to the rescue! They had a small thin GF crust pizza for him that he enjoyed significantly. It...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JazzyKris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard this place was good and was very disappointed the crust was soggy and they used squirt cheese yes I said squirt as if out of a tube cheese as the “fresh” we ended up tossing a half of the pizza which has...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank oneczyrandy
Reviewed 9 November 2018

If you're looking for top notch pizza from a local establishment then you've come to the right place. Merlin's serves some of the best pizza in town. I highly recommend the bbq chicken and the combo supreme.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is a great thin crust pizza. It was voted the BEST in 2018 in the Destin Area. They have a small, informal eating area. They have small TVs at some of the tables.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tackitytacktack
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Driver went to wrong condo pizza was lite on toppings salad was also lite on topping and dressing Not Bad but nothing special

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leeannbarrt
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Great pizza. Very small/casual place. Family friendly. Average price. Not overpriced at all. Can finf 10% off coupons before you go. We got hand tossed pepperoni and meat lovers type pizza. Very well pleased with both pizza and service!!! Can see why they have a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Tinycow
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This small place was a hidden gem and a really nice change from all the overpriced seafood places my husband has dragged me too. The pizza and jalapeno cheese bread was amazing. The service was fast and our waiter was very pleasant. The prices were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Terrilynn H
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

My husband, in-laws, and I got some delicious pizza at Merlin’s. After a long day at the beach, we were starving, but we didn’t want to get ready and go to a nice dinner. We ordered seafood pizza, supreme, 7 cheese, and breadsticks online. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 108hillaryc
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent pizza! Great service and a clean place! Pizza loaded with great toppings, and plenty of cheese!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank dobbydoo
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Great pizza. My husband who is not a pizza fan loved it as did my granddaughters. The staff was friendly and my pizza was ready when I went to pick it up.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 956cyndib
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9 June 2018|
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Response from 721kellir | Reviewed this property |
This pizza place is located in Destin Florida. Not sure if you’re in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach? May be too far.
13 January 2018|
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Response from Mark_Kennesaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. It's pretty good pizza too!
9 November 2017|
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Response from jansheila2016 | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't find their pizza greasy at all. And I can't eat highly greasy foods.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 Airport Rd, FL 32541-2951
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-3000
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