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Cuvee Bistro

36120 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541
850-650-8900
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Ranked #7 of 237 restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Now open for Lunch! Cuvee Bistro in Destin, Florida offers classic French, Asian and Italian influenced delicacies along with award-winning signature dishes by Proprietor and Executive Chef Tim Creehan, including Amy Grant's Seared Tuna Rare and Vince Gill's Pecan Crusted Grouper. A must for foodies and tourists alike, no visit to Destin is complete without sampling the culinary excellence at Cuvee. A Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner for three years running, Cuvee's Wine List and the Bistro Bar enhance the epicurean experience with all manner of the finest libations. The "Best in Destin" voted Happy Hour runs from 5-9pm nightly, with a tempting variety of specials including $5 Martinis so popular they have their own menu. Features a staggering variety of live music by Beachcomber Music Award winner Space Junkie Wed-Sat from 9pm until. "Cuvee" is a French term colloquially referring to a "blend of ingredients", and we cordially invite you to take in all the flavors at Chef Tim Creehan's Cuvee tonight!
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stumbled in with our family if six - two grandparents , two parents, and two children. By sitting in the bar during Happy Hour and enjoying food and drinks there, we saved a lot on our bill, because it is pricey. They accommodated the children with chicken and fries, while serving the adults. Husband had sliders off the special... More

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Branson, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We have been here multiple times. Multiple trips. Multiple years. Always amazing. Must go!!! Have tried everything from steak to seafood to pizza. Always a staple on our trips to Destin!!!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I enjoyed a great dinner at Cuvee on July 31, 2014. Our service was exceptional and the food was very good. I would certainly visit Cuvee again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Being a foodie, I have a chip on my shoulders about so many places in Destin that serve you "thawed out seafood which comes: fried, grilled, or blackened...with your choice of fries and hush puppies". Cuvee bistro is not that type of place. If you want to enjoy fresh, delicious food which is tastefully prepared...give it a try. Tanglewood Farms... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After enjoying a fantastic experience during the Cuvee Bistro Happy Hour in the bar, we decided to make a dinner reservation for another night. I have to say that the bar menu options are much better than the dinner options. The fish seemed to be under cooked and it was served on top of rice that was drenched in sauce.... More

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We are from the New Orleans area and we are FOODIES! We ate here one night while we were on vacation in Destin and the food was spectacular! The atmosphere was very inviting and the service was excellent. Another home run, Tim!

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Leesburg, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was the 4th time we've eaten at Cuvee Bistro while vacationing near Destin. I'm hoping tonight's experience was a rare miss (i.e., the exception rather than the rule), because it wasn't as good as I remembered. Although most of the dishes we had among our part of 4 were excellent, my entree was a downer. I ordered the prime... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our favorite place in Destin bar none. The food is fantastic. The wine selection is great. Nice relaxed, yet elegant vibe. Excellent service. I highly recommend Cuvée Bistro to anyone near Destin.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I took the bridesmaids from her Sister's upcoming wedding to dinner there after they had a girls day. The spring rolls were good. The BLT salad was terrible. The Caesar salad was not much better. The pork tenderloin was not bad but I've had much better. Parking is scarce. There are a lot better options in Destin.... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were in Destin for a girls tennis trip. We headed to Cuvee for cocktails and a light dinner. It did not disappoint.

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