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Dewey Destin Seafood

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9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
+1 850-837-7575
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been going to this restaurant for the last four years when we come to Florida for our annual family vacation! It's an absolute must for us at least twice. We have tried many restaurants in Destin and end up unsatisfied with them. We can't say enough good things about Dewey Destins and our experience .

Thank jlhsah
Freeport, Illinois
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have eaten at this restaurant several times in the past few years. I had received a $10.00 coupon and a group of us went there for lunch. The food was very good. I had a grouper sandwich that was excellent. My disappointment isn't with the food. It is with our server. She was rude and demanding. I also don't... More 

Thank Peg H
O'Fallon, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We checked out Dewey'a after reading the great reviews on trip advisor and I like the fact that it is owned by Mr. Destin, whose grandfather started the town. It is a very laid-back, casual however the prices we felt were rather high for the atmosphere. He ordered a Caesar salad with grilled shrimp a top and my goodness it... More 

Thank lifeisgood3642
Miramar Beach
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First I should state that I am a "local" and have lived in this area for 14 years. There are actually two Dewey Destins, one on US 98 and the other on the bay off of Calhoun Ave. The one on the bay is the original and I highly recommend it. Don't be turned off by the horrible road to... More 

1 Thank carolhB8483AB
Dallas, Texas
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you look at the picture of this place after driving in a rough Lane, you may turn around and head out. Don't!!! This place is a total winner based solely on the incredible fresh catch fish. When you look at the menu on the wall, you'll find the fresh catches of the day including some fish you won't find... More 

1 Thank bwannan
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best seafood we have ever eaten.Great, friendly service, generous helpings. Gotta try it.

Thank larrybP707NM
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fresh New England style atmosphere good service, if you love seafood not extremely fancy just good food. Located in the beautiful harbor.

Thank Jonathan S
Pace, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at both locations. We love both for the fresh seafood. We splurged yesterday at the Crab Island location... fried everything... it was perfection (but other preparations equally as good) The Soft shell crabs were a dream come true!!.. truly soft shell.. not the ones they are crunchy.. or the ones with the backs still on them that haven't really... More 

Thank SoggyDollarGirl
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh food and great view. Best place on the water with mouth watering fried shrimp and great staff. I had the pecan crusted Snapper, the catch of the day, per our waitresses suggestion, and it was great! This place is absolutely amazing!

Thank MariaLawson11
Harrison, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love the food and view. I will be back. I had the Mates platter and the hubby had the fish of the day we were not disappointed! The crab dip appetizer was awesome.

Thank Edie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-7575

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