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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, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 25
    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
Great atmosphere, service fantastic

Ate supper there on a Wednesday night, sat out on the patio (love seeing the water). There were 4 of us and we all order different items. Services was FAST I had a beer before I could get settled in looking at the menu. We ordered onion rings to start: very good I ordered the 1/2 pound burger... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Barb247
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Republic, Missouri
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Republic, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Ate supper there on a Wednesday night, sat out on the patio (love seeing the water). There were 4 of us and we all order different items. Services was FAST I had a beer before I could get settled in looking at the menu. We ordered onion rings to start: very good I ordered the 1/2 pound burger with fries... More 

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Bedford, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We came here looking for some good seafood. We had been Florida residents and moved 8 years ago and missed the fresh seafood that we used to get when we lived here. So I ordered the grilled grouper sandwich. It was the best one I have ever had. The servers were polite and came at just the right times and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Price, Food and Service were excellent for what we ordered (A.Y.C.E. Shrimp & Catfish), which actually wasn't on the menu but on the Billboard outside... The menu itself was higher priced than others...and we didn't think the atmosphere was conducive to that higher price range... Atmosphere was a hole-in-the-wall type joint, but the food was great. ..We will return if... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had such a wonderful experience here in March 2015. The food was so great. Our waitress was wonderful as was the rest of the staff. They have a wonderful balcony over looking the water. such a great experience. Will visit again when we return!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Where do I start? Severely understaffed, extremely slow it took us an hour and a half to get our food, food was cold when it arrived, waiter (even though he was new) was having to wait tables, run the bar, and help in the kitchen. Food is mediocre at best and not worth the money. Worst ran resturaunt I've been... More 

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Richmond, Kentucky
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The grilled shrimp was ok . The fried fish was terrible they brought little pieces of fish that looked like fish sticks! The only bright spot was the onion rings. The server had zero personality . Probably won't be on the list next time.

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Danville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Gilligan's is one of our Destin favorites. We eat here every time we come to Destin and have never been disappointed. EXCELLENT service as well.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Heard from family that Gilligans was great and boy they were right!!!! Nothing fancy to look at though a great view from the deck. Food was great. AYCE catfish and popcorn shrimp, fresh Grouper and Mahi and a half pound burger for our non-seafood eater. Everything was plentiful and tasted great! Walking out we passed a table eating the largest... More 

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Plainfield, IN
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26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had lunch yesterday at Gilligans. We both had the gumbo and it was okay. Great harbor view. One visit here may be enough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

All around good food don't waste your time going to chain, seated 18 with no problems. Would come again and family friendly.

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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

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
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?