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Gilligan's Seafood

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530 Hwy 98 E, Destin, FL 32541-2328
(850) 650-4400
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 76
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  • 86
    Very good
  • 46
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  • 23
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  • 27
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My husband and I tried this restaurant based on some friend's suggestions. We ate on the outside deck overlooking the harbour and it was beautiful! I ordered the popcorn shrimp and fries, husband had the stuffed shrimp and okra. I thought my meal was delicious and husband said his was ok. Our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
love2travel2016
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I tried this restaurant based on some friend's suggestions. We ate on the outside deck overlooking the harbour and it was beautiful! I ordered the popcorn shrimp and fries, husband had the stuffed shrimp and okra. I thought my meal was delicious and husband said his was ok. Our waiter was super friendly and did a great... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Waitress was very nice but overwhelmed. Ordered the all you can eat fish and shrimp. Fish was catfish and cold small tiny pieces. Shrimp was plentiful but cold. Fries cold. The view was the only positive part of the dinner. Oh and all the beer on draft was not available because the taps were broken! Move on don't stop!

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Mesquite, Texas
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nice view out side in the back, waiters were on their toes lots of room. Food surprised me, I will go back for more.

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Madison, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visit Destin a lot but had never tried Gilligans. It was Friday night mid July and it was crowded every where. We were looking through all the tourists magazines and Gilligans food pictures looked great. We went to a few of our favorite spots...too crowded. We went to Gilligans and were able to get right in. Great view of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have been here before about 3 yrs ago and wasn't impressed, this visit was a different experience, the food on the menu was different for the better! I had shrimp and grits, the grits was fried into squares, very good!

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Desloge, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The shrimp was a great value and you could have it cooked to your liking. Meal included sides of your choice as well. Service was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Old school beach restaurant. Great service. Lots of charm. Laid back. Good drinks. We like to come here for light and airy dinner.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were searching for a seafood restaurant for dinner. Came across their advertisement. They show a crableg & shrimp platter for 2. Looked really good on the picture so we went to check it out. Needless to say the platter we were served looked nothing like the picture. It was definately not worth the price of $70. And don't be... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It was a fun atmosphere. We ate on the back deck over looking the bay. The fish tacos were delicious. Service was good, too.

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vancleave, ms
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Gilligans was a pretty average place. I was disappointed in the ambiance. The food was okay. I've had better and worse.

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Additional Information about Gilligan's Seafood

Address: 530 Hwy 98 E, Destin, FL 32541-2328
Phone Number: (850) 650-4400
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 530 Hwy 98 E, Destin, FL 32541-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 650-4400

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?