Destin Dining, Entertainment, Specials February 2023


Ovide Restaurant at Hotel Effie
This Valentine’s Day, experience romance and decadence at Ovide at Hotel Effie. Indulge in their delectable menu specially curated for two featuring 28 oz. Tomahawk and Maine Lobster. Treat the love in your life to romance at Hotel Effie, available Feb 10-Feb 14.
Accepting reservations now. Visit for more information.

AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar
AJs FoodAJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar loves sports fans and boasts the one and only Jumbotron, on the Harbor in Destin. Watch the Super Bowl Feb. 12 on the Big Screen! Be sure to come by and watch the Big Game with your friends from AJ’s.

This month, play in the 2023 AJ’s Tin Cup Classic Golf Tournament, Feb. 11th at Emerald Bay Golf Course, and enjoy a day of golfing and debauchery! Interested in playing? Email for more info!

Serving up delicious daily specials, mouth watering drinks plus entertaining live music all month, make AJ’s your destination for food, dining, sports and FUN!

AJ’s February Live Music & Events: check the facebook page for details.
AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar
116 Harbor Blvd.

Austons on 98
Offering a raw bar and the best happy hour in town, Austons is the place to be and 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 and with football season’s biggest game upon us there’s no better place to watch the Super Bowl…. Happy Hour Specials include 2 for 1 on all draft beer, well liquor and house wine Monday-Friday, 11-6 and $6 Off raw oysters Monday-Friday, 3-6. Game day is every Saturday and Sunday, with Bucket Specials, drink specials and $3 pints of Auston’s Lager and PBR. Auston’s on 98 is open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and features its own “Real Deal Nashville Hot Sauce.” 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? Looking for a place to work with free WiFi while enjoying your cup of coffee? 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. Check out the special kids menu, too. Indoor and outdoor seating on our large covered patio are both available. You can also book after-hours for private events or special occasions. Open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week from 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
(850) 424-6777
985 US-98 E, Destin

FATBOYS – Destin/Miramar Beach
Craving a delicious burger or some tasty wings and an ice cold beer? 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. Game Day and FATBOYS go hand-in-hand. So, hustle down for some of the best, most delicious game day-watching food around. Meatless and gluten-free options, too! Be sure to enjoy a tall glass of FATBOY’S Lager and bring the crew with you, too. There’s always a great seat waiting for you at either of their two convenient locations, Destin and Miramar Beach.
Happy Hour Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. Half off beer, (bottle, can, draft).
Daily lunch Specials are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – original FATBOY or classic chicken (crispy or grilled) w/fries and a drink. Daily specials: Monday – BOGO half off any burger or sandwich entree, Tuesday – BOGO half off any appetizer, Wednesday – Kids eat FREE with purchase of an adult entree. Visit Fatboys’ Facebook page for exciting updates.
(850) 842-3190
104 Harbor Blvd. Destin
(850) 842-2807
10859 Emerald Coast Pkwy.
Miramar Beach

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

Melting Pot Destin
Valentine’s day isn’t just about romance, its about family too! Bring the kids to Melting Pot February 4th and 5th for our Family Valentine’s Day Special at just $19.95 per child! Delicious cheese fondue, tasty entree items, and a sweet treat for everyone with a decadent chocolate fondue for dessert! Make your reservations now and celebrate your family at Melting Pot.

Go all out with the girls during our early “Gal”entine’s Celebration. Valentines isn’t just about couples, it’s about love – including the love for your besties! Call the girls and come in for a Ladies Night Out four-course experience at Melting Pot from February 6th -8th! Creamy Cheese fondue, savory entree items, and the dessert you’ve all been craving, Chocolate fondue! Make your reservations now for Galantine’s Day at Melting Pot.
Go above and beyond this Valentine’s Day and celebrate love at Melting Pot. Bring your favorite person in at any time during the 28 days of February to share a romantic Valentine’s Fondue meal, or choose from one of our Extended Weekend Celebration packages from February 10th-14th. With so many delicious and easy options, Melting Pot should be your go to date night this Valentine’s Day. Book your evening today!
11394 US-Hwy. 98
Miramar Beach
(850) 269-2227

A heartbreaking fire a few months ago 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 with Tailfins 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. Super Bowl fans, Tailfins is your go-to destination, featuring more than 70 Big Screen TVs. Be sure to check out our new Video Wall upstairs, possibly the largest indoor TV on the harbor.

DAILY CRUISES: Introducing Tailfins Island Adventure. Departures seven days a week aboard “Always Workin’,” Tailfins’ 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. Football season is here, so don’t miss a game all season long. 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.
(850) 279.6402
11225 U.S. 98 W., Miramar Beach

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