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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 for the kids

My boys ages 6-20 yrs old enjoyed feeding the alligators. Food is average. The restaurant decor was fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
RuthP3373
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Burlington, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

placed look very cool on the outside, the alligator show sucked good thing it was free. Food was ok, pretty expensive

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

My boys ages 6-20 yrs old enjoyed feeding the alligators. Food is average. The restaurant decor was fun.

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

Thanks, for the review! Happy everyone had fun and enjoyed themselves. Hope you all will visit us again. More 

Gardendale, Alabama
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We go to Destin every year and always end up at Fudpuckers to eat dinner. Honestly, the food is only average, nothing spectacular, but my daughter loves to feed the alligators and take pictures with the baby alligator. Don't come for the food, come for the experience.

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

Sorry, the food isn't what you expected. We WANT you to LOVE the food and would appreciate your help improving by sending us a private message about the entrees at fudpucker@fudpucker.com. The experience we aim is to have great food and great fun. Thanks, for the review. More 

Bloomingdale, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice place to stop with the kids. We stopped at Fudpuckers around 3pm because we had heard that the place could be busy and we wanted to avoid the crowds. Maybe we planned a little too well because the place was totally dead. I was hoping to enjoy a drink at the outdoor bar and let the kids play at... More 

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

What an awesome mom you are for noticing our healthy kid entrees!!! :) Thank you, for your review. We reaaaaaaally wished the family could have eaten with us. Next time, right? :) More 

Fishers, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was a place we went for the kids. They wanted to see the alligators and that was certainly a highlight. It was very, very busy. They do have a playground but it was insanely busy for a toddler to play on. You can feed the alligators, watch an alligator show, etc. Our wait was an hour and during the... More 

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

Thanks, for the review. We want you to come back, again! :) Hope to see you soon. More 

kalamazoo
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Free to get in, no pressure to buy but you can buy food, 4 pieces for $3 and feed the gators from a sort of fishing pole. You can also hold one and get s pic for around $10, less if you buy more. We spent about an hour here. Would be ok for rainy day. They have an albino... More 

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

Happy the kids enjoyed Gator Beach! Thank you, for your very kind words about our establishment. We try to educate the public more about alligators and Pearl (albino alligator) is a rare sight! Thanks! More 

Smyrna, GA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Enjoyed our visit here on our last night in Destin. It's really focused on kids with an outdoor/indoor playground, the Alligator attractions, mechanical rides and lots of music. There was a variety of dance, limbo and hula hoop contests going on. Next door is Fat Daddy's arcade which the kids played for prizes. There's a restaurant with basic bar food... More 

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

You got my vote for Georgia's Best Mom! Thank you, very much for sharing your experience with us! We want you to come back to Destin soon and visit us here at Fudpucker's! Hope you have a great week! More 

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This place is a stop to make with kids, it's free and my son actually held a baby alligator. We went on a day were we did not have much of a beach day it was raining and the kids wanted to do something outside of the hotel room. This was a perfect choice.

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

Wow! You're awesome! Thank you! Fudpucker's enjoys hearing all the delightful reviews from our guests. I appreciate you mentioning that it's FREE and the kiddos can actually hold a baby gator! Not just for show, you can get up close and personal...and take a souvenir pic! Please, come back soon. Thanks, again. More 

Highland, Indiana, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This was nice to find something to take the kids to that was FREE!! They walked around a while after going to the arcade next door and it killed an hour at the end of a long day. We got to see Pearl the albino aligator. The girls liked it - lots of photo opportunities!

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

Thank for the review! I am so glad you and your girls enjoyed it! More 

Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This was awesome for our rainy day at the beach. The kids can feed gators with little pellets you attach to a pole. You can also shell out some money for the whole family to take a photo with a small alligator which they can hold. The staff was super friendly. We walked around and read all the alligator facts... More 

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

Thanks for your review! however I am sad to hear about our food and service. If you don't mind email us at fudpucker@fudpucker.com, I would love to get some information to help us correct the issue. Thanks More 

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