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Captain Dave's On The Gulf

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3796 Old Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541
(850) 837-2627
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night

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  • 58
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  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food

The atmosphere at Captain Dave's is awesome. Our waiter was great as we never had to ask for refills and he always ask if we needed anything often. Maybe a little pricey to some but the quality of the food and experience was great. Would definitely eat at Captain Dave's again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Derrick N
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Carrollton, GA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I don't understand why people complain of high prices and small portions. My fiancé and I went to eat at Captain Dave's for my birthday yesterday and the portions fine. I know I was full. My fiancé is a big dude and he was even full. It was worth every penny and the staff was nice.

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Carrollton, GA, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere at Captain Dave's is awesome. Our waiter was great as we never had to ask for refills and he always ask if we needed anything often. Maybe a little pricey to some but the quality of the food and experience was great. Would definitely eat at Captain Dave's again.

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Trenton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Dave's is our favorite dinner spot in Destin. Our most recent visit was just as delicious as yhe last. Even though their entrees are really good, their twice baked potato is my absolute favorite. It cost a bit extra, but it's well worth it! The dining room was recently renovated. It looks very nice and adds to the ambiance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant in the Destin area. We always eat here at least once while on vacation. It is expensive, but every restaurant is going to be overpriced in a resort town. At least, you get plenty to eat and it's so flavorful and beautifully prepared. It's on the ocean so you get a great view. Plus, it's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Food was good, but I thought overpriced compared to similar locations. I was disappointed in the experience. I doubt I'll go back. It was just dead and we felt a little uncomfortable with a family and kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My family visited Captain Dave's the last night we were in Destin. we were not disappointed! We had 12 people in our group and everyone was very satisfied with their food. The view in the evening was beautiful. We will definitely come back!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our group of 14 family members (ages 2 - 64) were seated outside at this beautiful location by the beach. Everyone enjoyed their meals and we didn't have to go far from our rental house. My wife and I both got the combination platters. Both got the deviled crab, which passed our expectations with flying colors. We took photos on... More 

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Cabot, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The restaurant is right on the beach and the service was very good. The food was very good too. There were 11 adults in our party and we were seated right away, (we were there a little early for the night crowd approx. 6:00pm). Thought the food was a little pricey however it was very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Short wait, lots of parking, great food, great service. The entrée portions are small for the price. One person in our group got the fried shrimp and fried clams basket which has more food than our entrées for half the price. Don't misunderstand me the food was great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We came for seafood and it was great. The grouper Jane was the best. Teriyaki mahi maybe not such a good choice. The view of the Gulf was great. Our server was fun, speedy and delightful. Yes go there. It was not as crowded as others.

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Additional Information about Captain Dave's On The Gulf

Address: 3796 Old Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: (850) 837-2627
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3796 Old Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 837-2627

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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