Incredible Restaurants You Should Try On the Destin Harbor
If you’re visiting Destin, you absolutely need to check out the Destin Harbor while you’re here. The harbor boasts incredible views, fun attractions, and incredible restaurants. In fact, we’ve made a list of the eight best restaurants on the Destin Harbor.
1. Landsharks Pizza Company
Landsharks Pizza Company is a locally owned pizza, buffalo wings, and sports pub on the Destin Harbor. Customers often acknowledge this restaurant to be one of the best pizza joints in town, in addition to multiple award-winning pizzas. Landsharks’ large menu keeps customers coming back to try their variety of pizza, calzones, wings, hot subs, and wide drink menu. Not to mention, their dough is made fresh daily. The atmosphere is perfect for sporting event showings and hanging out with friends. Make sure to stop by next time you are visiting Destin.
2. Dewey Destin’s Harborside Restaurant
Dewey Destin’s Harborside Restaurant is one of Destin’s most iconic restaurants. The restaurant was actually founded by Dewey Destin, the great, great grandson of Leonard Destin, who founded the town in 1835. Dewey Destin’s Harborside Restaurant is devoted to providing customers with the highest quality seafood in a family-friendly casual atmosphere. Overall, if you’re looking for a fun restaurant with amazing seafood to try, stop by this hole-in-the-wall seafood joint right on the Destin Harbor.
3. Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer
Brotula’s is another one of the great seafood restaurants on the Destin Harbor. Brotula’s specializes in fresh, locally-sourced seafood, produce, and steamed shellfish platters. Whether you’re craving snow crab, lobster, calamari, prime rib, or shrimp n’ grits, there’s something for you at Brotula’s. Plus, you really can’t beat the harbor views you’ll get to enjoy while you’re dining!
4. Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House
Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House is an incredible waterfront seafood restaurant right on the Destin Harbor. They serve a delicious menu featuring authentic gulf-to-table seafood. In addition, Boshamps also has live music on the weekends, which makes Boshamps the perfect place to enjoy a tasty dinner with your friends and family in a laid-back atmosphere.
5. Harry T’s
Harry T’s is a quirky restaurant located in a two-story lighthouse in HarborWalk Village. Open since 1987, Harry T’s is one of the most popular dining options on the Destin Harbor. The restaurant is an homage to the famous trapeze artist, Harrison Baben, who was known as “Flying Harry T.” Enjoy amazing views and delicious American cuisine when you dine at Harry T’s.
Located in HarborWalk Village, Margaritaville is another great restaurant to try the next time you’re visiting Destin. They’re open daily from 11 am to 10pm and serve lunch and dinner. Their menu truly has something everyone can enjoy from seafood to fajitas to burgers. Of course, they also have an expansive drink menu with tons of specialty margaritas, boat drinks, beers, and more.
7. AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar
AJ’s first opened in 1984 and since then, they’ve been serving fresh oysters and cold drinks. AJ’s is one of Destin’s most iconic “hot spots” on the Destin Harbor. Enjoy live music, delicious seafood, and exciting water activities at AJ’s. You can even check a live cam of AJ’s from anywhere in the world on Old98Destin.com if you want to be a part of the action right now!
8. Harbor Docks
Harbor Docks is a family-owned and operated seafood and sushi restaurant that’s been around since 1979. The food at Harbor Docks is made from scratch and the seafood comes from their own wholesale market. If you’re looking for amazing fresh seafood, it doesn’t get much better than Harbor Docks. In addition, they even serve breakfast on the weekends. Their menu has everything from the catch of the day to specialty sushi rolls. Overall, there’s truly something everyone can enjoy at Harbor Docks.
The Destin Harbor has tons of fantastic restaurants you’ll need to experience for yourself. Whether you’re craving oysters, burgers, steak, seafood, or sushi, the Destin Harbor has something for you!
Cover Photo Credit: Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House