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AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar

116 E Hwy. 98, Destin, FL 32541-2312
850-837-1913
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Ranked #89 of 237 Restaurants in Destin
Price range: $12 - $32
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: To read about AJ’s is one thing... to experience it is another. Come see why AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar has been the place to be on the Emerald Coast for nearly 30 years! Join us today! Doors open at 11:00 am! See you soon!
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Crestview, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I had lots of fun with friends listening to the live bands. A storm rolled in and it was fun to watch everyone still had a blast and did not let the weather spoil it. Watching the Mullet toss was a hoot!!

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USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The first time we had dinner at AJ's was when they were located where the Gilligan's is now on Hwy 98...which was decades ago. Well, since then AJ's has grown to be where they are now. We used to have steamed seafood bucket at the restaurant on the west side of the Harbor Walk, but we couldn't find the bucket... More

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Germantown, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Went to AJ's for drinks & music. Band was great! We really enjoyed the music. Atmosphere is the typical beach style which we enjoy. Only complaint was our waitress was not attentive. There were 5 in our party & all drank alcohol but myself. Waitress forgot to bring my drink. When she was reminded, she acted as if we had... More

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Hixson, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I had the clams which were yummy and alot of them.. The rest of my party went thru 4 dozen oysters. All the food was good and the atmosphere was good!

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Our waitress was a sweetheart. The ambience was fun. We met a lot of nice people while enjoying our meal at AJ's. The food was great and very tasty. We will be back!

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Scottsburg, IN
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were at A J's and Bimini Bar both the week we were there. Great appetizers and fun. Even in the raid, the Bimini Bar was full of fun and activities. Always fun to sit on the water and watch the happenings in the Bay. Staff was friendly and readily available to keep drinks filled, offer assistance. Great Job!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The food was overpriced and of marginal quality. I got a Shrimp Po Boy that had popcorn shrimp on a dry baguette. We had the blue crab claw appetizer and it was AWFUL. Like, I wouldn't give it to my dog awful and cost $20 to boot. The only redeeming value was the setting- it was lovely to watch the... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Nothing to make it standout. Nice place to sit and watch the activity on the dock. The service was great but the food is standard fare.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Late lunch and AJ's was nearby...why not? Walked in and what looked like a bunch of fishermen were at the bar eating fish and drinking beer. A good sign. Went upstairs and the view is incredible. We ordered steamed shrimp and seafood quesadilla. Both were delicious. I'd go back in a minute. As a matter of fact, I may this... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The best food, service, drinks and entertainment! Where adults can enjoy the nightlife! We have been every night this week! This is our last night and we will be sitting at AJ's!

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