Allow your vacation on the Gulf to provide more than just a feast for the eyes as you soak up the sun and sea along this stunning stretch of coastline. A vast array of fresh fish can be found in these waters, making for some of the most excellent seafood restaurants around. Treat yourself to a seafood feast at Pompano Joe’s Seafood House, serving up both award winning seafood and stunning waterfront views.

Atmosphere at Pompano Joe’s

Situated right on the beach, Pompano Joe’s stands out as a fun and inviting beach shack. Colorfully painted trim lines its windows and equally as colorful umbrellas line the beachfront deck, offering shade for lunchtime patrons. Choose a seat in the nautically inspired dining room where brightly painted chairs create a whimsical atmosphere, or enjoy an unobstructed view from the oceanfront deck, where the sandy beach and tranquil Gulf lie just over the railing.

Pompano Joe’s Menu

Featured on the Travel Channel as the “ultimate beach snack shack” and one of the world’s best beach restaurants, the ambiance and menu at Pompano Joe’s come together to create a special dining experience. Caribbean style seafood dishes are what Pompano Joe’s in Destin is most known for, even boasting a three-time title of the Sandestin Gumbo Festival. Other favorite entrees include the coconut shrimp served with mango-papaya chutney and the coconut crusted amberjack served with pan roasted bananas and mango chutney. You don’t have to be a seafood lover to enjoy a meal at Pompano Joe’s, as there are also excellent steak and kabob options on the menu. Top it all off with a sticky sweet banana toffee bourbon cake or cool slice of the Southern favorite, key lime pie. If you plan your meal at Pompano Joe’s around sunset, the awe-inspiring display of colors that spread across the sky from your front row seat along the ocean are the perfect end to the evening!

Planning Your Outing to Pompano Joe’s

Pompano Joe’s in Destin is located in Miramar Beach at 2237 Scenic Gulf Highway. They open daily at 11am and offer happy hour from 3pm-5pm.

Fun in the Surrounding Area

Taking time to unwind, relax and treat your tastebuds to a savory meal at Pompano Joe’s is always a delight, but so is the fact that this restaurant sits so close to so many other fun and exciting stops! Visitors who find themselves in Destin determined to make the most of every vacation moment will jump at the chance to explore these surrounding hot spots that are sure to delight! The following are just a few of many options to consider when your plans bring you to Pompano Joe’s and you don’t want to travel far to find even more to thrill at!

The Golf Garden of Destin

Golfers of all skill levels will find exactly the fun they’re looking for with a stop at the Golf Garden of Destin. This family-friendly facility is a great place to enjoy an afternoon of mini-golf, driving practice, or a full game experience! Located at 12958 US-98 West, The Golf Garden of Destin sits just 2 miles east of Midbay Bridge and is home to a 9-hole executive course that’s sure to be as challenging as it is fun. Just as useful is time spent on the putting greens, admiring the surrounding foliage, and working on your short-game. Those that find themselves here during the summer can enjoy late-night golf as the courses remain lit up through the evening hours.

James Lee Beach

If time at Pompano Joe’s has left you craving time with your toes dug into the sand enjoying the view, a stop at nearby James Lee Beach is bound to check every box on the list. This scenic stretch of shoreline is the ideal destination for those looking for somewhere inspiring to settle into their beach chair and spent some well-deserved time savoring the sight of the waves rolling in. The calm waters that lap the shoreline of James Lee Beach are also inviting to those that are looking forward to time swimming or snorkeling during their stay.

Fuller Lake

Those that are looking forward to immersive experiences in nature during their Destin visit will be interested in time spent at nearby Fuller Lake. This pristine body of water sits within the parameters of the protected Coffeen Nature Preserve which is settled just next to the iconic Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. The area encompasses nearly 45 acres but is only accessible with a private tour booking. Those interested in learning more are encouraged to call 850-622-3700.

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