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Pompano Joe's

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2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5288
+1 850-837-2224
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Local cuisine

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  • 545
    Excellent
  • 473
    Very good
  • 187
    Average
  • 68
    Poor
  • 41
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food & great service.

We ate dinner there this week while at the beach for Spring Break. Mahi mahi was really good. Server was the best server we had all week. Very friendly genuine guy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
ALFamof7
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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1,314 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We ate dinner there this week while at the beach for Spring Break. Mahi mahi was really good. Server was the best server we had all week. Very friendly genuine guy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food and great laid back atmosphere! My friends and I really enjoyed it! It's right off the beach, making it perfect for the hunger that hits after all the fun in the sun.

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Madison, Alabama
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We were really pleased with our dinner at Pompano Joes. Our waitress was great and knew the menu really well. The grilled veggies were amazing and everyone who had fried things said they were really awesome. I'm gluten intolerant so I was pumped to find out they had a gluten free menu. Also our waitress saw I was ordering from... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

One of our go to restaurants for lunch every time we are in Destin. Food is always good and served with a smile. I love sitting next to the open windows so I can have a great view of the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Right on the beach. Best seafood gumbo and coconut shrimp. Colorful, casual place with good food and service. This was our second year in Destin and Pompano Joes was on our must-do list again.

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Rice MN
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It was within walking distance of our resort, and on the beach so we decided to give it a try for lunch. The menu is pretty extensive. We had the grilled tuna sandwich and loved it. You can dine indoors or out, with a nice view of the Gulf.

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Decatur, Illinois
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257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Arrived around 2:00 p.m. for a late lunch. Parking around the restaurant is murder - took about 15 minutes to get a spot. Was seated inside in a section that was open with no privacy between tables and with the windows wide open was chilly in the shade. I asked to be seated outside and had no problem being accommodated.... More 

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North Little Rock, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This was our first time there. The food was very good. Our teenagers got the Seafood Nachos and they loved them. The view was awesome and the atmosphere was fun. We will come back.

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Savannah, Georgia
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52 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I've tried a bit of seafood in all my travels to the gulf and Atlantic coasts. Pompano Joe's ranks up there with some of the best. The grilled crab legs are a must. My husband ordered them and we both thought they were the best we've ever had! I got the blackened Mahi and grilled shrimp and it was equally... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The oysters were horrible and full of shells so I wouldn't recommend them to any one but the atmosphere was great as well as the drinks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-2224

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, 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?