Destin’s Best from Emerald Coast’s Magazine
In this upcoming series, we’re highlighting Destin’s “Best of the Emerald Coast” winners in an easy-to-reference itinerary format, starting with Food & Beverages. Showcasing the best in food and beverages, shopping, entertainment and services, Emerald Coast Magazine’s readers vote to determine who “The Best of the Emerald Coast Awards” winners will be during this popular event. The acclaimed lifestyle magazine has been entertaining area residents and visitors for more than a decade, making a name for itself through award-winning writing, bold layouts and stunning photography. When looking for the best Destin has to offer, Emerald Coast Magazine is a great place to start.Â In fact, let’s start by listing Five Winners in the Best Of Food & Dining category, arranged for laid-back travelers casual-dining tastes. Five of the Best in Food & Dining:
Best Bloody Mary | Red Bar A favorite among locals, visitors and celebrities, The Red Bar is a must-visit when in Grayton Beach. Come for lunch or dinner (or a little later) to kick back on the funky furniture and listen to live music while enjoying great food and cocktails â€” especially the award-winning Bloody Mary. Grayton Beach.
Best Breakfast | Another Broken Egg CafÃ© Earning Best Breakfast for the 11th year in a row, Another Broken Egg CafÃ© boasts the most coveted breakfast in town. The cafÃ© offers more than 130 delicious, home-cooked breakfast, brunch and lunch foods in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Destin, Miramar Beach and Grayton Beach.
Best Appetizer | Bonefish Grill Again this year, Bonefish tops the list of favorite appetizers with its famous Bang Bang Shrimp tossed in a creamy spicy sauce. Also, try the Wagyu Beef and Ginger Dumplings, handmade with American-style Kobe and pan-seared with crispy shallots, Thai peppers and soy sauce. Destin and Pensacola.
Best Outdoor Dining | Harry Tâ€™s The circus memorabilia on display at Harry Tâ€™s adds to the fun atmosphere at the restaurant, but the boathouse is a favorite place for feasting on fresh seafood, burgers and steaks while enjoying fantastic views and a coastal breeze as well. Destin.
Best Dessert | The Melting Pot For a truly memorable meal experience, save room for dessert and dip strawberries, cake and marshmallows into the warm heavenly chocolate delight at The Melting Pot, renowned for its chocolate fondue portion of the four-course meal and earning it Best Dessert yet again. Miramar Beach.
With this guide, navigating Destin’s casual dining scene should a breeze. If you’re looking for entertainment ideas, then check out this article highlighting a few local favorites.