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Merlin's Pizza

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1251 Airport Rd, Destin, FL 32541-2951
+1 850-650-3000
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were very disappointed with the pizza and would not go back again or recommend anyone get pizza from this restaurant. The crust was bland and the toppings were sparse. $26.00 for large pizza and we did not finish, which we have never done!

Thank Meg W
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have a condo across the street from Merlins. We have been buying their pizza for the past 8 years. It was good pizza but this go around I noticed a BIG difference. The pizza I ordered was the BEST ever -- I ordered online XL Pepperoni Explosion with Italian Sausage on thin crust and when I went to pick... More 

Thank Jim M
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the trip from Fort Walton Beach to Destin to eat this pizza. Order 1/2 pep and 1/2 sausage for the boys. Wife and I ordered a house special 7 cheese pizza. WOW was it great. SO good one of our boys gave me his sausage pizza and went after the 7 cheese. There went our pizza :). everything was... More 

Thank Kenneth D
Tupelo, Mississippi
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best pizza I have ever had. Great employees. Good place to eat with the family. We always eat here before we go to the Track.

Thank jerrybhowell
Garland, Texas
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Good pizza, better cheesy bread. Super duper greasy if that's your jam then you're all good here. I would eat here again if I'm in town. But I wouldn't dine in because the server was really weird. She doesn't talk loud enough, didn't explain anything on the menu when we had questions, and I'm pretty sure she was super stoned!!!

Thank TabathaInDallasTX
Destin, Florida, USA
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Merlin's does a great job with everyday good family Pizza. There's nothing over-the-top special about it but it's always good and they're very consistent with the product. My family and I have had this many times. I would recommend it for anyone who lives here or visiting the area.

Thank James W
Wood River
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Local chain, reasonably priced pizza just ok. Nothing exceptional. Delivery was quick on a Sunday night. Comparable to national chains.

Thank David W
Westfield, Indiana
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We were surprised and excited to get solid pizza delivered to our gaggle after a long day playing hard. Why shower and get dressed up when you can get good pizza and breadsticks dropped on your door? Very good pizza but even better regular and flavored breadsticks. They are almost focaccia like and the jalepeno sticks were a hit.

Thank Mike P
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Small "hole in the wall" off of the main highway in Destin, but a great place to take the family and the cheesy bread is AMAZING!!

Thank Manuel T
Savannah, Georgia
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Merlins is our favorite place to order pizza from when we vacation in Destin each summer. Delivery is always quick and we are always able to find a coupon code online or in a brochure in the condo lobby. The Italian salad with pepperonis and olives is big enough for my family of 5 to share along with 2 medium... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 Airport Rd, Destin, FL 32541-2951
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-650-3000

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