AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar
Home of the World Famous Jumbotron. Football Season is in full swing and you don’t want to miss out on experiencing the 2021 season AJ’s style. AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar is featuring the best games all season long on the one and only Jumbotron, right here 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 week long, it’s Football, Football, Football. AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar is where you want to be.
116 Harbor Blvd., Destin
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! Football fans, Auston’s is ready for you. There are big screen TV’s all around, so not a bad seat in the house. Enjoy Football Specials including $5 Pints, $16 Buckets and more. Auston’s on 98, of Nashville roots, also features its very 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 from 11am – 3pm with live music every Friday and Saturday from 7-10pm. Check out more specials, beer selections and a full menu at austonson98.com.
125 Poinciana Blvd., Miramar Beach
Boathouse Oyster Bar
Destin’s best kept secret—it’s 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 every month the Boathouse hosts locals on the Destin Harbor from 5pm – 7pm. Who wants a free keg? Bring a donation for the Emerald Coast Foundation to qualify for entry. Listen and move with live entertainment daily. See ad for bands and times. Music schedule subject to change. Follow on FaceBook for updates! Enjoy…
288-B Harbor Blvd., Destin
Bric a` Brac Restaurant & Night Club
Now celebrating seven amazing years in the Destin community, colorful, eclectic fun is to be had at Bric a` Brac! They can help with your parties, promotions, birthdays, business events or really any private event! Voted “Best Crab Cakes in Destin” five years in a row, Bric a` Brac is the true definition of something for everyone—a family friendly, kid friendly, American-style restaurant well known for its tasty and colorful food selections served up in a fun, artsy atmosphere by professional and friendly staff. Locally-owned and operated since 2014 by twin brothers Rodolfo and Fernando Petit, their hands on, fun loving style, engaging charisma and true passion set them apart. But it doesn’t stop there. Enjoy delicious locally-approved entrées while you listen to some lively tunes, dance or sing along. There’s something for everyone! Latin Night Fridays & Saturdays 11pm – 4am – Music and Dancing upstairs/downstairs. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. GUYS $10, LADIES $5.
Thursday: Live Music from 6pm to 9pm
Friday: Jones & Co from 7pm to 10pm
Saturday: Live Music from 6pm to 9pm
Shoreline Village Plaza, 824 Hwy 98 E, Destin
Café Destin offers an expanded menu serving breakfast staples such as pancakes, waffles with Nutella, omelets, Eggs Benedicts, biscuits & gravy and more. For a lighter take, they also have 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’s diverse fresh fruit smoothies and a variety of tantalizing teas. Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week from 7am-2pm. and has free WiFi, encouraging you to bring your laptops and work during the day. There’s also a conference room available for small groups, and the dining area can be rented for larger groups for networking, luncheons and more. If you haven’t stopped in recently to check out the new menu, be sure to make breakfast or lunch plans soon! And don’t forget the coffee!
985 US-98 E, Destin
FATBOYS – Destin
Are you craving a delicious burger or some tasty wings and an ice cold beer? Maybe all of the above? But the game is on and you won’t miss even a single play. FATBOYS has you covered. Fully staffed and ready to serve you, the obvious choice is easy to see and that’s just how they want it. Yes, indeed y’all, Game Day and FATBOYS go hand in hand. So, hustle on down to some of the best, most delicious gameday football watching food the world has ever known. Be sure to enjoy a tall glass of FATBOYS Lager, too, a true joy to your taste buds that will perfectly compliment anything on the menu. Oh, and bring the crew with you, too. There’s always a great seat waiting just for you! Their newest location in Miramar Beach is now open so stop by and say hello. Visit Fatboys’ Facebook page for exciting updates. They hope to see you soon. Tell them Destin Life sent you!
104 Harbor Blvd. Destin
10859 Emerald Coast Pkwy. Miramar Beach
Island Wing Company Grill & Bar
Voted “Best Wings” four years running, Island Wing Co. is calling your name. NOTHING is fried! Everything is baked, grilled or steamed! Come in and find your favorite beer among the 58 selections on tap or enjoy a cocktail and savor some of the tastiest food you’ve ever eaten. Are you ready for some football? With Big screen TVs situated all around the bar and restaurant, Island Wing Company invites you in to watch and cheer the 2021 football season. Need to feed the whole family? Family meals to go with curbside delivery has you covered. Your Island awaits you…
981 U.S. Hwy. 98, Destin
Hey, Sports Fans! 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 TV’s 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, because College and Pro Football is back and the 2021 season is underway. 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.
300 Harbor Blvd., Destin
Mi Gente’ Supermarket & Taqueria
Open for breakfast every Saturday & Sunday and lunch and dinner 7 days a week, Mi Gente’ is one of Destin’s hottest dining spots for the whole family and friends to enjoy. With fresh ingredients and homemade recipes, this fun and festive restaurant will instantly capture your heart. Serving up huge portions, you can choose from an incredible select menu offering a diverse selection of delicious food from different Latin-America countries. Taqueria Mi Gente’ is a treat you just have to experience for yourself. Enjoy a drink from the cantina, try a few tasty dishes on the menu such as rich and flavorful! Quesa-Birria Tacos topped with fresh diced onion, cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice served with the broth on the side to dip your tacos! Take a walk through their amazing and diverse supermarket and fresh meat department where you can buy a variety of Latin America groceries to take home. Get your fresh Tamales here! Open 7 days, 9am-9pm daily. Chili Relleno Tuesdays! Menudo Domingo de Menudo Sundays!
733 Harbor Blvd., Destin
Tailfins Waterfront Grill
Start your day off right with Tailfins Breakfast every day from 8am-11am, 7 days a week! Enjoy a classic breakfast with bacon and eggs or add a little flair to your morning with Chicken & Pancakes, a Seafood or Cajun Omelette and even a Kids Smiley Pancake! Be sure to order up a round of Mimosas and Bloody Marys, a perfect way to start your day… Watch Tailfins’ world famous Sushi chef create right in front of your eyes! If you haven’t tried the Sushi yet, you’re missing out…absolutely the best in town! Featuring multiple levels of indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the Destin Boardwalk and Harbor, Tailfins is your go-to destination. Football Season is going strong and with huge BIG screen TV’s everywhere you look, and I mean everywhere, you can watch your favorite teams all season long. Kick back and enjoy some of your absolute favorite food and drinks including Sushi Rolls and Sake Bombs, Scrumptious Early Bird Dinner Specials M-F from 4-6pm. Happy Hour from 4-6pm Mon. – Fri. featuring $17 Domestic Bottle Buckets and $7.99 Pitchers, $5 House Wines and Well Drinks and $5 Long Island Iced Teas. Rusty Hammerstrom performs every Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Daniel Boone is live every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
DAILY CRUISES: Introducing Tailfins Island Adventure. Departures 7 Days a Week aboard “Always Workin,” Tailfins’ Brand New 45 foot long cruiser. Enjoy the Destin Harbor & Crab Island like never before; Choose between The World Famous 4-Hour Tour, Sunset Cruise or Thursday night’s Spectacular Fireworks Cruise. Book online at tailfinsislandadventure.com
On the Harbor in Destin,
172 Harbor Blvd.
Taiwan Ice Cream & Poke
Taiwan Ice Cream & Poke is the only place in Destin to serve Hawaiian poke! There’s also Taiwanese shaved ice and boba tea. Poke is a Hawaiian dish usually served with raw fish and can be made to order with cooked chicken, beef and shrimp, too. A variety of sauces, from spicy mayo to eel to sweet chili, accompany. Additional toppings can include pineapple, cilantro, carrots, cucumber, sweet corn, tomato, lettuce, edamame, green onion, red onion or crab meat. Then finally add a bit of crunch with sesame seed, fried onion or fried garlic. Taiwan shaved ice is mixed with condensed milk and syrup then topped off with a choice of four toppings such as strawberries, pineapple, peaches, chocolate pieces, fruity pebbles, sprinkles, gummy bears, marshmallows and popping boba. The boba tea comes in four flavors: strawberry, mango, Thai and Taro.
Hours: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Destin and Miramar Beach
Tequila’s Sports Bar & Grill
EAT, DRINK, FIESTA!! We’ve got just two words for you Amigo. FOOTBALL SEASON! Tequila’s knows what that means here in Destin and is ready for you on Game Day or any day. Ready to shake it up a little? And we mean literally – Tequila’s Sports Bar and Grill has quickly become a local favorite. Let them serve up some of their world class, jumbo sized Margaritas, sure to set the mood to watch your favorite game. Tequila’s has some of the best seats in the neighborhood. Everyone’s got a favorite…find your Mexican food fave here 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 2-4-1 Margaritas! Lunch specials offered daily Monday – Friday for $8.99. Open seven days a week for lunch, dinner or call ahead to place your take out and to-go orders.
11225 U.S. 98 W., Miramar Beach