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“Outstanding seafood dinners on the beach”

Captain Dave's On The Gulf
Ranked #41 of 410 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Only open from 4-11 pm daily (except Tuesdays). Overlooking the beach, in an enclosed and air conditioned restaurant, this is a GREAT place for dinner. Excellent seafood for a good price. Great service. And excellent cocktails. Meals come with outstanding hush puppies, fresh salads or cole slaw, and a side (baker, veggie, fries, etc).

Service is excellent, and there's typically "Jimmy Buffet style" live music. LOVED the key lime pie (with a hint of coconut in the crust).

Not cheap, but a great value. Loved this place and went back twice before leaving town.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Captain Dave’s on our last night in town. So wished we had gone earlier so we could have eaten more than once. Service by our server was the best! The food was awesome. My wife and I love the ocean and wished windows were clear but can understand the amount of sun in daylight. We truly enjoyed our meals. Highly recommend to anyone coming to visit.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Service is top notch! Loved the addition of background music. Food selection is spot on. Price may be up there yet compared to other beach location restaurants this is "class".

Thank Luann D
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The food was OK, nothing to write home about. Staff, friendly. Atmosphere, sedate. Restaurant & restrooms, clear. Just nothing fun. Does not open until 4pm.

Thank Annette S
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant to sit and relax while sipping on your favorite cocktail looking out at The Gulf of Mexico with the white, crystal sand! All seafood dishes are delicious! This has been my first and last meal each time I visit Destin.

Thank 7timetravler7
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