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Dewey Destin's

) #16 of 231 Restaurants in Destin ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
+1 850-837-7575
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (293 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (210 reviews)
“seafood” (428 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We live on the Gulf Coast and eat our share of fresh seafood. While vacationing in Destin, a family member suggested Dewey Destins. We decided to try it. It's nothing fancy at all, which was fine with us. The waterfront view was great & there...More

Thank Donovan C
Reviewed 4 days ago

You may have a hard time finding the restaurant if you are not from Destin, but be sure to track it down. This is a local shack on the water, with great food! You'll likely have to wait in line and for a table, but...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My gumbo was nice and spicy. It didn't even require hot sauce, which is usually a must have when I eat gumbo. The fried shrimp were tasty and weren't over battered.

Thank Easy_Plateau
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to eat. Had their bronzed wahoo and that it was excellent. We sat outside and it made for a nice evening dinner with the family.

Thank Zachary L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is great. I recommend going early or being prepared to wait. Good thing is if you have to wait, they serve drinks and appetizers in their courtyard during your wait. The crab legs were the best ones I've had in Destin and the...More

Thank Shelly W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They were recommended by hotel where we were staying at. We went to the original one, and one has to go there to see it. On the water, plenty of fish and boats all around. The food awesome, fresh, portions were great. For the 4...More

Thank Nazir M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the food, view and the friendly people. So glad we were told about this place and can't wait to try it again!

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 6 days ago

In kind of a rustic place on the wharf right by the bridge, they serve a wide selection of the best seafood I've ever had. There are two versions, but the one on the wharf has a better price point than the one near Harborwalk....More

Thank phillipfrazier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this spot and come every year. Its not a fancy place but the seafood is amazing! My husband and I had the grilled scallops. They are awesome and my husband does not usually like scallops. If you go to Destin on vacation, you...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best shrimp in town. Crab cakes and Grouper also delicious. Very casual atmosphere right on the harbor.

Thank alexander5431
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Questions & Answers
13 April 2017|
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Response from Jenny C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure our group had shrimp, crab cakes, chicken and something else. Everyone loved what they got.
3 October 2016|
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
They do not. You go and stand in line. Well worth any wait time!
Deborah Z
21 September 2015|
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Response from Deborah Z | Reviewed this property |
We only eat at the original "shack" ...our favorite place in Destin! Such good food and the setting is like no other.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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