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Cuvee Bistro

36120 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541
850-650-8900
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Ranked #7 of 238 restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $30
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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West Monroe, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Go early and sit at the bar until 9 pm and get $5 martinis and half off appetizers. Spring rolls, garlic fries, grouper sliders-they are all good. The martinis are to die for....try the pear! The service is outstanding- the bartenders are fantastic. Will come back every time I am in Destin!!

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Miramar Beach, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great food, service and atmosphere. Table has always been ready when we've arrived. We try to eat at Cuvee Bistro on all of our trips to Destin.

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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great experience. The Asian spring roll appetizer had 6 pieces with a sweet/spicey sauce. The Romaine heart salad and BLT salad were great too. Shared the Chilean Sea Bass with the hubs and added the sautéed garlic. YUM! I don't really like fish but it was delicious!

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FORT WALTON BEACH FL.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

First I must compliment the Chef who went above and beyond his responsibility by treating myself and my guest with complimentary lunch when he forgot to add message to answering machine that they had discontinued lunch service on Thursday. He was very sincere in his apology and invited 6 of us to complimentary lunch. Having eaten there many times prior... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We visit Destin about once a year and decided to branch out a bit from our usual haunts. This bistro was wonderful. Excellent wine choices, we has the crabmeat eggplant appetizer. I had the spinach salad with Walnut bacon dressing and goat cheese. My entree was the roasted chicken. All were amazing. I highly recommend this place but bring you... More

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