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Lighthouse Restaurant

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757 Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541-2700
850 654 2828
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 139
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 21
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch with a view

Stopped here for lunch. They had great food and happy hour drink prices. Especially enjoyed the view of the harbor with boats coming and going from top deck.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Breese, Illinois
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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Breese, Illinois
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stopped here for lunch. They had great food and happy hour drink prices. Especially enjoyed the view of the harbor with boats coming and going from top deck.

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We dined here and overall it was an average experience. The service was slow, and the food was average. The value was ok, but overall lots of other better choices in the area.

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Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have been eating at the Lighthouse for years, even when it was in its previous location. The food is so very, very good. Steak is wonderful and there is a variety of food all perfectly prepared. It is a real treat to eat in a place that shows attention to every detail. Love this place!

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This restaurant was always one of our favorites but has apparently gone out of business. Building is closed and phone is no longer in service. If anyone has further information, please advise.

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Destin, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Never got a decent meal here so there I look at this as a mercy closing! Sometimes you just feel likw you are in the wrong place....we tried a few times and ...well....they are closed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We visit from Ohio every year and this place is one of our favorite restaurants here in Destin. The food is absolutely amazing. We each got a different meal last night and all of our dishes were cooked perfectly. The service is amazing as well (especially our waitress sam). Everyone is friendly and the prices are very affordable!

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My daughter and I eat dinner every night we are in Destin at The Lighthouse. We have eaten there over 15 times during the last several years and the food is excellent and priced reasonably. Tonight my daughter had her usual dish (lobster tails) and I had the broiled shrimp stuffed with crabmeat. AWESOME! The entire staff offer wonderful service!... More 

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Nashville, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

While vacations with another couple we ate at Lighthouse. As a foursome, we each had a different entree, ranging from seafood to steak. All were delighted with their meal. The server was very focused on our needs without the hovering feel you get in some places. Sam, our server was very outgoing and fun to interact with. Pleasant time had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Service and food were great .Equal in quality to any reasturant on the coast with great prices .You need to try this one

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plano texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We never miss a stop to this old Destin favorite restaurant when we are in town. Since our last visit they moved up the street a bit. It was a little hard to find due to wrong directions that search engines listed – but we found it. It is a little smaller in size but they have a great outdoor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 757 Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: 850 654 2828

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

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