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Pompano Joe's

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2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5288
+1 850-837-2224
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tallahassee, Florida
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7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came to Destin for a quick getaway and was referred to this Lil gem on the beach! The food was great and we were able to sit outside and eat, while listening to the Waves with a beautiful view of the beach.

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Thank TomKat1115
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good sea food and great view of the beach. Food was excellent. Nice atmosphere.the waitress was very attentive even when the power went out.. lol

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Thank bandit0157
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered sampler platters so that we could try a lot of stuff. Mike, our waiter, was awesome!! The food was great and I wish we could have returned before our departure. Whatever you do, try the egg roll things- amazing!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Indoor and outdoor seating. Good happy hour prices, everything tasted great. Service was pretty quick!

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Endicott, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Too crowded, food average, parking terrible, but fun place with good view! Servers were awesome and very attentive.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good but the paint on the chairs sticks to you. Kid's meals are reasonably priced. Black beans and rice - yum!

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Thank teachjohnson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful location, great beach atmosphere and very friendly people. It is a bit on the pricey side, but what do you expect on the beach.

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Marco Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Average selection of bar food but is right on the gulf with great views. Large bar with music in the evening during happy hour. Usually very crowded and loud, hard to hear people talk. Average service and hard to move around in the restaurant. Not a family type restaurant but rather a bar scene pub. Large parking lot for beach... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I were seated outside on the patio and I'm super glad we did! It was literally right on the ocean, there were people crab hunting right beside us. Another thing to add is that it was late at night so the lights outside were very dim so we used our phone flashlights to eat and look at... More 

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Thank Mauzerate
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a local, this is one of our favorite places to bring people for dinner. The wait in the summer doesn't seem so long when you wait at the beach bar or play in the sand. There are menu items that have a Caribbean twist to it but there are also typical seafood items.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Caribbean, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-2224
Description
Pompano Joe's opened its doors in 1995 and quickly became known for their unique Caribbean style of seafood. Since then, it has become a destination restaurant for tourists and a favorite among the locals. The Caribbean flair shines through from our famous Reggae Rolls and Garlic Crusted Grouper to the brightly colored window frames that line the walls of our open-air restaurant. In 2013, we opened the second Pompano Joe's location at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, FL. When visiting Destin, South Walton or Panama City Beach, we hope you stop in and enjoy the great food, refreshing drinks and the best view on the Gulf Coast.

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