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Address: 20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: +1 850-654-4200
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Description: The area's only free alligator attraction houses 100 of the creatures.

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Fun fun!!

One of the most exciting places to eat and enjoy fun ... Holding the baby alligator was cool ! The food was great . The atmosphere was amazing . Really enjoyed the gator show... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
kayrice91
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Milwaukee
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had delicious food. Kid friendly and a fun gift shop. You can feed live alligators too! The wait staff works as a team and are very efficient!! Definately worth stopping here.

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Kids LOVE this place but I think food is soso..alligators are fun to see. Restaurant I think is rather shabby and dirty. Not worth the price of a burger in my book. Going on "old" reputation.

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear that your kids love the experience and the alligators! Our restaurant was just recently updated and we work hard to provide a clean establishment, to keep things up to par for our guests. Thank you again for the feedback. More 

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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The gators are free to view, and the brief gator show is free too. For a little $$$ you can feed the gators and get your photo with one too. If dining at Fudpucker's and there is a wait this can help pass the time.

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us a review. The alligators are a once in a lifetime experience and we hope you enjoyed them. Thanks again and we hope to see you again! More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

One of the most exciting places to eat and enjoy fun ... Holding the baby alligator was cool ! The food was great . The atmosphere was amazing . Really enjoyed the gator show . Would def visit again !!

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

We thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us a review! Happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and the alligator shows. Thanks again for visiting and we hope to see you again! More 

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Oh my God we were overwhelmed by the number of alligators they had! My seven year old son really got a kick out of seeing all the alligators and had a great time!

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

That's FUDtastic! Thank you for the review and for taking the time to visit us while you were here! More 

Deer Park, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This place was great to visit. I does have a long wait to be seated, but their is plenty to do wether it is getting a drink from the bar or setting the kids loose in the arcade. You can feed the alligators or even take pictures holding one.

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review and for taking the time to dine with us. We appreciate the feedback! It sounds like you and your kids had a great time we look forward to seeing you again in the future! More 

Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Love this place!! The scenery is great for kids. They have several small gators to see and a small exhibit with a few behind glass. They sale small pellets of food that connect to a fishing pole so you can feed the baby gators from above and my kids loved that. You can also take a picture with a baby... More 

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to dine with us and to leave us a review - we appreciate your feedback! We can get pretty busy are happy to hear that it didn't interfere with your experience with us. We would love to see you again next time you're in the area! More 

ambrdwn
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I wasn't expecting much more out of this place than a tourist trap where my kids could see some alligators but I was very pleasantly surprised. The food was really, really good! The wait staff was very nice and seemed to genuinely enjoy there job which was nice to see. The kids loved watching the alligators and they even got... More 

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that! Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us a review - we appreciate the feedback. It is great to know that your kids enjoyed the alligators and all of our staff that assisted you. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Service was great. It sat on the water and was a nice atmosphere. The food was crazy expensive & it wasn't worth the price. Has a nice arcade in the lobby for the kids and you can get your picture taken with a gator..... which the kids loved.

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear you had great service and that your kids loved the gators. Our pricing on food is comparable to other restaurants in the area and our portion sizes reflect that - however we apologize if the quality of the food wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Best place I've been to in my LIFE! Delicious food & great activities !! The wait time was about an hour but we didn't mind because there was so much to do and see! Will definitely be back next time we visit destin!

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Fudpuckers, Public Relations Manager at Fudpucker's Gator Beach, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that! Thank you for the feedback and for taking the time to leave us a review - we hope to see you again next time you visit! More 

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