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Dewey Destin's

9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
+1 850-837-7575
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (288 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (222 reviews)
“seafood” (440 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
9 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541-1501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a local~!! I grew up here and know all of the restaurants, particularly those that cater to tourists. Dewey Destin's is one of the oldest families here and they've had that restaurant for many years. It's an old converted house, the interior is...More

Thank Tippinwa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the menu a bit limited, but the waitress suggested I have the Bronzed Triple Tail fresh catch fish. It was divine. I am very picky when it comes to fish but I loved it. Not crazy about the choice of sides but the hush...More

Thank Jolie57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a nearby hotel that recommended this restaurant for dinner. We were looking for a local restaurant with fresh seafood. We aren’t big fans of chain restaurants so this was perfect for us. The waitress there was very helpful in helping us choose...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our absolute favorite places to eat when we are in town! You can't go wrong with this place.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to surprise your friends w a great casual place to soak up the sun and get away from the tourists, this is the spot, good food good price sit on the deck and watch the sunset over crab island It’s NOT fancy...More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 places, one on the harbor which is a little more fancy & one on the bay that is my favorite. fried shrimp basket is my favorite but they have seafood galore & burgers/chicken for others.

Thank coop800
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, the service was great. Second, the food was very good. We had a party of five plus a 3-year-old and everyone was happy with their food. The fried oysters were excellent and the crab dip was outstanding. The crab cakes were very good. The...More

Thank Richard L A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3 couples thoroughly enjoyed ourselves sitting on a heated porch from drinks to appetizers to dinner. Very friendly service with a few hints of humor and menu recommendations. Bloody marys and wine were a good start and apps came fairly quickly. The 6 of us...More

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Wish my town had this place. Long lines, but served fast. Lots of variety including fish I've never heard of. Everything was delicious. Staff was very pleasant.

Thank pawsinn1
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This was our second trip to Dewey Destin's at this location which is on the dock. Food was cooked good and price was reasonable. Definitely not fancy in decor, but quality of food and price are worth it. Price is better than the harbor location...More

Thank jamiencwalker
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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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