Destin Dining, Entertainment, Specials August 2022


AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar
AJs FoodAJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar features the best sports all year long on the one and only Jumbotron, on the Harbor in Destin. Be sure to enjoy an adult beverage or two with AJ’s branded vodka or savor the flavor of local beers brewed exclusively for AJ’s by Props Craft Brewery. Serving up delicious daily specials and entertaining live music all month.

AJ’s Live Music & Events:
Black Eyed Blonde
Jones and company
12 Eleven live Club Bimini Stage
12 Eleven live Club Bimini Stage
12 Eleven live Club Bimini Stage
116 Harbor Blvd.

Austons on 98
Offering a raw bar, happy hour and live music, Austons is home of the 102-foot bar, including 32 beers on draft. Some of the specialties include little neck clams, freshly shucked raw oysters, New England-style clam chowder and jumbo shrimp cocktail. With big screen TVs all around, there’s no bad seat in the house. Enjoy specials, including $5 Pints, $16 Buckets and more. Auston’s on 98 is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and features its own “Real Deal Nashville Hot Sauce.” And don’t miss the endless mimosa and bloody mary brunch, featuring amazing chicken and waffles every Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with live music every Wednesday and Friday night. See full menu at
(850) 842-3200
125 Poinciana Blvd., Miramar Beach

Boathouse Oyster Bar
Oysters, Live Music and a Local’s Vibe… Destin’s best kept secret – the Boathouse is where the locals go, with live music every night. Located in the heart of Destin on the Destin Harbor, the Boathouse specializes in making oysters a delicacy. Boathouse’s gumbo recipe was written by Mama Gumbo herself. And, of course, the oysters are raw, steamed or baked, just the way you like ‘em. The first Friday of each month The Boathouse hosts locals on the Destin Harbor from 5-7 p.m. Listen and move with live entertainment daily. See ad for bands and times. Music schedule subject to change. Follow on FaceBook for updates. (850) 837-3645
288-B Harbor Blvd., Destin

Café Destin
Looking for dining the entire family can enjoy? For breakfast and lunch, Café Destin offers an expanded menu serving breakfast staples, such as pancakes, waffles with Nutella, omelets, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy and more. For a lighter take, it also has a variety of fancy toasts (avocado, salmon and more), along with pastries and muffins. For lunch, choose from a variety of burgers, sandwiches and salads. You will love the full-service coffee shop, offering everything from hot or iced fresh, local Amavida coffee to espresso and lattés. And there are diverse fresh fruit smoothies and a variety of tantalizing teas. Open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week from 7 a.m.-2 p.m., with free WiFi.
(850) 424-6777
985 US-98 E, Destin

Landshark’s Pizza
Hungry? Thirsty? Maybe a little of both? Come in and visit Landshark’s Pizza. Owners Brian and Sue Hassmann have created the locals’ favorite pizza, buffalo wings and sports pub and bar that serves great pizza and awesome wings, plus many other scrumptious eats for folks of all ages. There’s plenty of seating for everyone and TVs galore, plus fun and games all week long. Sports fans from all over come and watch all their favorite teams on countless regional and national sports networks. With a fully stocked bar serving up 95 different bourbons and 30 beers on draft, it’s no secret why the locals love Landshark’s Pizza Company.
(850) 424-6743
300 Harbor Blvd., Destin

A recent heartbreaking fire has temporarily halted in-restaurant dining. So, until the Oasis restaurant can reopen, Chef Divaldo and Chef Amy offer private dinners, bringing the Oasis experience to you. Choose from their sample menus or they’ll create a custom menu for you. Be it a romantic evening, a birthday celebration or a family get together, Oasis will offer you a unique way to enjoy a meal. On the day of the dinner, Chef will buy the ingredients, cook them at your house, serve the meal and leave everything spotless. Dinners typically include anywhere from three to five courses on average. “We do all on-site cooking, serving and clean-up. You enjoy your time and food with your guests,” says Amy. “We can also offer cocktail service to go along with your dinner.” Contact Amy, (850) 401-9149, to arrange your dinner party.
(850) 401-9149
306 Bald Eagle Dr. or @theOasisSRB on FB

Tailfins Waterfront Grill
Looking for a locals’ favorite breakfast? Start your day off right withTailfins Breakfast from 8-11 a.m., seven days a week. Enjoy a classic breakfast with bacon and eggs, a seafood or Cajun omelet and even a kid’s smiley pancake. Be sure to order up a round of mimosas and bloody marys. Watch Tailfins’ sushi chef create right in front of your eyes. Enjoy some of your favorite food and drinks, including sushi rolls and sake bombs, scrumptious early bird dinner specials Monday to Friday, 4-6 p.m. Happy hour from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, featuring $20 domestic bottle buckets, $5 house wines and well drinks and $5 Long Island iced teas. Live Music on the Docks all week long.

DAILY CRUISES: Introducing Tailfins Island Adventure. Departures seven days a week aboard “Always Workin,” Tailfins’ brand new 45-foot-long cruiser. Enjoy the Destin Harbor and Crab Island like never before. Choose between The three-hour tour, sunset cruise or Thursday night’s spectacular fireworks cruise. Book online,
(850) 842-3333
On the Harbor in Destin, 172 Harbor Blvd.

Tequila’s Sports Bar & Grill
Did someone say margaritas? Tequila’s Sports Bar and Grill has quickly become a local favorite, with world class, jumbo-sized margaritas, Mexican food favorites inspired by years of tradition and authentic spices such as the Tequila’s Plate, Chili Con Carne, The Three Amigos and the new Master Parrillada – a unique fusion of sports bar food and delightful Mexican dishes. Celebrate Taco Tuesdays with 2-for-1 margaritas. Lunch specials are offered Monday-Friday for $8.99. “Our love lies in the food we make and the connections we create with our customers every day,” says Oni, Tequila’s owner. “Our goal is to have the widest selection of tequila brands in town. You’re sure to find your favorites here.” Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner or call ahead to place your take out and to-go orders. EAT. DRINK. FIESTA!
(850) 279.6402
11225 U.S. 98 W., Miramar Beach

The Melting Pot Destin
Melting Pot Brand-BakedPotatoCheese-1Fondue is back and more popular than ever at locally-owned The Melting Pot Destin. Enjoy several fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrées, salads and unforgettable desserts. Slow down and talk while you “play” with your four-course choice of six classic cheese dish appetizers, unmelted in a hot, six-inch melting pot and choice of salads. Cook your main entrée. For dessert, choose a warm fondue bowl of fresh melted chocolate of your choice. There’s also “fast fondues” and one course fondues with Cheese, Salad, Entrée or Chocolate.

Spread the love during Romance Awareness Month and treat your special someone to an unforgettable fondue experience all August long! Melting Pot’s Thursdate® is perfect for a date night, complete with candles and rose petals at your table. You’ll enjoy four romantic courses, featuring the most decadent dessert yet–Sparkling Chocolate fondue! Accompanied by signature drinks and the one you cherish most, Thursdate might just become your best date night ever! Simply make a reservation, and we’ll take care of the rest. Turn your moments into memories. Reservations encouraged.
11394 US-Hwy. 98 Miramar Beach
(850) 269-2227