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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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Great time with family

We enjoyed our visit to Fudpuckers. Our family ordered different menu items and we were all pleased with our meals. After we ate the kids played on the playground and we went to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Kenner, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our 4 year old loved feeding the alligators. He wanted a white alligator from the gift shop after seeing live Pearl, the albino alligator on display

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Festus MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Average food, long wait, but plenty to see and do. Loved the karaoke/dance stage which invited all the kids to join in! Kids loved the opportunity to feed the gators.

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

Happy to hear your kids loved their visit! We offer so many fun things to do for families and we appreciate you making time for us on your visit. Thanks for the feedback and we look forward to seeing you next time you visit! More 

Skyline
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Fudpuckers. Our family ordered different menu items and we were all pleased with our meals. After we ate the kids played on the playground and we went to the alligator park and fed the alligators. It was a great time. We will be back.

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

Thank you for the feedback and for taking time to leave us a review! Our family friendly establishment loved having you and we look forward to seeing you again next time! More 

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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Great food, but HUGE portions! Unless you get a basket or burger, plan on sharing or having A LOT to take with you. Our server Karen was really "on it" by bringing drinks, extra salad dressing, offering to go boxes, etc. before we had to ask. The "gator show" was a little hokey, but we did learn a lot and... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and for coming to visit us! We are thrilled you and your family had a FUDtastic experience with us. Our pride ourselves on our service so we love hearing you were taken care by Karen. Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We have gone to Destin six years in a row and there are awesome restaurants, and this is not one of them. It stays packed I can only guess due to the alligator attraction. We had 1 child and 5 adults and on top of being a long wait the place is dark and dingy and food horrible. We did... 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 visit us - we value and appreciate your feedback. Happy to hear that our service staff took great care of you and apologize that the food wasn't up to par. We take a lot of pride in our food so I am interested in knowing what you ordered - I would like to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This review is about a year late lol However, I can still remember everything about it! We had such a great time and the food was great. This was our last stop when we left Destin last year and I am glad we stopped. We were quickly seated and our waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable. Right after we ordered... More 

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

Christine - Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are excited you had a FUDtastic time while you were here visiting us! It sounds like you were able to enjoy everything we have to offer here and we are thrilled that our staff took such great care of you. Thank you again for the review... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The manager replied on one of my previous reviews... Insulting my opinion. If I didn't like your menu or food, I have the right to say this in my review. Because of this, I will not return. Plain and simple. In addition, in the review I stated that the wait time was long. I still stand by that, despite it... More 

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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food was just average, we went with 10 people, two of them being small children. The kids enjoyed the live alligators, the staff did not offer a chance for us to feed them. In fact, didn't know that you could until reading some of the other posts. The service was attentive, but nothing to write home about. Probably will... More 

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

Katie - Thank you for taking the time to visit us and we appreciate the feedback. We are happy to hear you had a positive experience with us! Our "Bait Shack" is located right next to the Alligators and you may have seen people with what looked like fishing poles hanging over the side - that is how we safely... More 

Arkansas
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I was reluctant to go here since I had seen several negative reviews but decided to anyway and I'm so glad we did! The food was awesome! Even my picky eater child loved it and are everything on his plate and some of mine. My husband and I each got the seafood platter for our entree and loaded nachos for... More 

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

Thank you for giving us a chance and we thrilled to hear that we exceeded your expectations! Great choices on the food, our nachos are a big time favorite. Also happy to hear that the service was excellent for you and your family. It sounds like you were able to experience all we have to offer and we look forward... More 

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Love the Alligators at Fudpuckers Gator Beach! It was so much fun to not only get the chance to feed them and watch them jump for the food, but also to hold one and get a photo. The staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and we enjoyed watching the live show they put on. You can also wander through the... More 

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

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking time to leave us feedback! We are thrilled you enjoyed not only the live gators, but the gator exhibits we have below the deck. Our staff works hard to provide a great experience for all of our guests. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Address: Address: 20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: +1 850-654-4200
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin

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