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Kenny D's New Orleans Cuisine

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2964 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5287
(850) 650-0755
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Late Supper

Kenny D's was recommended by a friend so we made a late evening visit to check it out. Service was friendly but seating was slow. Gumbo was too thick and had a flavor resembling chili. I had the shrimp special (fried, grilled and boiled). All delicious. I would come back again.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Lisa H
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Youngsville, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Youngsville, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Kenny D's was recommended by a friend so we made a late evening visit to check it out. Service was friendly but seating was slow. Gumbo was too thick and had a flavor resembling chili. I had the shrimp special (fried, grilled and boiled). All delicious. I would come back again.

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

We were staying in the timeshare next door and just got in late and was hungry. The staff recommended Kennys so we went over. From the outside there is writting all over everything. it looked like a graffiti artist had hit the place over night. We went inside. The interior was ok, the staff was friendly and helpful. we ordered... More 

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Greenville, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were two groups wanting to set together. Each group had a coupon & they wouldn't honor both even though they were seperate bills. Chicken fingers were good as was the hush puppies.

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Madison, MS
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

First, let me say that my comments are based on a single visit and only one dish. My wife and I had read a couple of reviews that were very positive about the gumbo here and being "gumbo connoisseurs" we tracked the restaurant down and and ordered two bowls. The roux was very thick but almost like pasta sauce and... More 

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West Lafayette
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This little restaurant serves-up scrumptious food for a reasonable price. Solid service, no charge for smiles. Irresistible fun. Beans with rice and shrimp creole left us satisfied.

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hutchinson,mn
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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

when I'm in Destin I save my hamburger night for this place! I get the cheese burger & it never disappoints! Full of flavor very juicy & I eat every last bite! Tyler was our waiter and was super friendly and did a great job serving our table. The place is very clean & always busy. My parents have had... More 

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McDonough, Georgia
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333 reviews 333 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We are on Destin during spring break this year. We passed by this restaurant once and thought about eating there for lunch but passed on by because no one seemed to be eating there. But then later someone told us about their oyster Rockefeller and we went back. It was more crowded then as it was during happy hour. We... More 

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Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had high expectations for our first visit to Kenny D's. Being locals who transplanted from Louisiana, the idea of "Cajun" food at the beach was intriguing. We aimed high with the pricey Grouper St. Charles (nice and spicy, but not quite up to serving temperature) and the Shrimp Feast (a nice variety of grilled, fried and boiled medium-sized shrimp... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We enjoyed a very large steak that was really tasty, grilled shrimp, garlic mashed potatoes, and green beans. Everything was delicious. Service was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Arrived in Destin on Friday night. Selected this restaurant because it was next to our accommodations. Outstanding oysters on the half shell and chowder. It's Sunday and we are back for oyster po-boy and grilled Mahi - Mahi with creole sauce. Outstanding. And cold beer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2964 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5287
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 650-0755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
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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