We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boathouse Oyster Bar

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Menu

APPETIZERS
Fried Crab Claws
full & 1/2 order
Crawfish
Bang Me Shrimp
1/2 lb. shrimp just bangin on a bed of lettuce. youll be beggin for more bangin sauce!
Gator Bites
1/2 lb. fried gator with a sweet chili sauce, celery & blue cheese dressing
Mahi Fingers
Grilled Shrimp
Steamed Shrimp (1/4 Lb.)
Smoked Tuna Dip
Chicken Fingers
Bacon Cheese Fries
served with ranch or blue cheese dressing
SALADS
with ranch, blue cheese or italian dressing
Boathouse Salad
Boathouse Salad
grilled shrimp, mahi or chicken atop fresh greens topped with tomatoes, onion, celery, cheddar cheese & croutons
SANDWICHES
served on an onion roll with a pickle and potato chips
Cheeseburger In Paradise
homemade & famous!
Action Burger
homemade with onion, bacon & mozzarella cheese
S.o.b. Burger
homemade with jalapeno peppers, cheddar cheese & salsa
Prime Rib Sandwhich
angus
Mahi Mahi
mild, white, flaky fillet - grilled or fried
Fried Shrimp Sandwhich
Grilled Crab Cake
lump crab cake medallion
Grilled Tuna Steak
yellow fin tuna fillet grilled to perfection!
Smoked Tuna Sandwich
Chicken
grilled or fried
DINNERS
served with steamed corn, new potatoes, cole slaw & hush puppies
Oyster Dinner
fried
Shrimp Dinner
grilled or fried
Fried Shrimp & Oysters
1/2 Lb. Steamed Shrimp
u-peel em shrimp steamed in beer & cajun spices
Popcorm Shrimp Dinner
Grilled Yellow Fin Tuna Steak
Crab Cakes
2 lump crab cake medallions with remoulade
Alaskan Snow Crab Legs
over 1 pound served with drawn butter
The Boathouse Platter
fried mahi, shrimp & oysters
Mahi Mahi
mild, white, flaky fillet, grilled or fried
SIDES
Hush Puppies
beer-battered pups served with the sauce of your choice
Basket Of French Fries
New Potatoes
Steamed Corn On The Cob
Cole Slaw
Ruffles Potato Chips
Celery
with ranch or blue cheese
Extra Sauce
bangin sauce, ranch, blue cheese, italian, tartar, honey mustard, remoulade, sweet chili, butter, bbq
About
The Boathouse Oyster Bar and Grille is one of Destin’s best kept secrets. Located on the Destin Harbor, the Boathouse offers anything from seafood, to burgers and salads with a water view. Come visit us to see why we have been a Destin favorite and voted Best Oysters and Gumbo for the past 30 years.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (527)
There are newer reviews for Boathouse Oyster Bar
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
526 results
Traveller rating
265
157
61
21
22
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
265
157
61
21
22
Show reviews that mention
All reviews oysters tuna steak hush puppies fresh seafood cakes fries cheeseburger cold beer hole in the wall dollar bills local hangout fun place great drinks destin harbor great view bras beers
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 526 reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This was recommended to my sister and I. The music and atmosphere was wonderful! The food was delicious. We started off the 1/2 dozen raw oysters and then she had the fish tacos and I had the grilled shrimp dinner. Both very tasty! Great service...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 660madelinew
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The Boathouse OB came highly recommended and it did not disappoint! The service was quick and friendly, the live music was great and the food was excellent. We had the Tuna Dip, Trailer Park Nachos, Tuna Steak and the Fish of the Day. All of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Wife and I both had the fish tacos and they were the best I've ever experienced anywhere! The fish was extremely fresh tasting and the slaw and sauce was a perfect pairing with the fish. Fun people, fresh food = great visit. Can't wait to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The gumbo at the Boathouse is just outstanding!! Comes with crab claw spears with a nice piece of crab meat on each one. If you have not had it you better give it a try. Its my new favorite. Great drinks good music 7 nights...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tymeisawastin
Reviewed 14 May 2018

My husband and I recently moved back to the Destin area and decided to go to the Boathouse OB for Mother's Day. We sat at the bar and service was good. Ordered a rum runner, a beer and smoked tuna dip. RR was good. Disappointed...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank KC488
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The new menu is very lacking! Oysters were mealy and miss the fried crab claws. Crawfish had no taste or flavor but when I had them in March they were amazing! Wondered if there was any alcohol in our drinks. Still love the atmosphere and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank S1490PZsusanh
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We have been everywhere when it comes to Florida, from Key West to Pine Island to Cedar Key to Amelia Island. This wonderful place has cold beer, cold oysters, warm smiles, great service and dog friendly. We will always make time to spend a day...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank K J
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Super relaxed atmosphere. Great gumbo and crawfish. Rusty is top notch entertainer for those that enjoys sixty’s music Cudos to Debbie, our waitress

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lj45driver
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoy decent drinks in a very laidback atmosphere while listening to local groups. Very enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 518ATLCouple
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I'll start off by saying the crawfish were good, but not for $22.95 p/lb which is ridiculous. That's about it...service was bad, menu is worse. Somehow, the renovation made the place worse off. This place has been there for a long time...I don't get the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
4  Thank BilrusandFriends
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
sandra t
19 July 2018|
Answer
Response from lj45driver | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn’t know about that particular drink. Rusty the entertainer provided plenty of memories though.
0
Votes
barry w
4 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from js3434jax | Reviewed this property |
About 4 miles West on US98 on the harbor. Behind Red Door Saloon across from Bucks Smokehouse.
1
Vote
BettyVaughanSchofiel
22 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from camille1919 | Reviewed this property |
I do not work there. I go there from time to time, when I'm in Destin. Best advice, call and ask.
0
Votes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing