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130 Fisherman's Cove, Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Baytowne Village, Sandestin, FL 12345
850-351-1817
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Voted "Best in Casual Dining 2012 / 2013 by Destin Magazine's Readers...
Voted "Best in Casual Dining 2012 / 2013 by Destin Magazine's Readers Poll, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is alive with energy, festive events, uplifting music, delicious food and spirits. No where is that more true than at Rum Runners®, Sandestin’s premier dining and live entertainment venue. Live music fills the air seven nights a week as crowds sing along and dance with the unmatched performers here at Rum Runners. Our award winning lunch and dinner menus keep customers coming back year after year to enjoy our magical creations including specialties such as, freshly prepared seafood, steaks, chicken, pasta; burgers and other sandwiches; salads; and a variety of appetizers.Never miss the big sporting event at Rum Runners with full sports packages available and every big game being shown on the many TV’s that fill the facility both inside and outside. We offer seating inside on two floors and outside seating on 4 patios and decks – there is not another place like it. Great memories are made at Rum Runners. The great food, live interactive entertainment, and unmatched atmosphere are the main attractions at Rum Runners. Nightly, the dynamic entertainers perform a variety of hit songs from the 60′s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00's as well as today's hits and focus heavily on audience participation. It is very common to hear the crowd singing the chorus of a song while the entertainers lead them on. The wide variety of music, audience participation, high energy level, and sheer FUN make Rum Runners the place to be with family and friends when visiting the Village of Baytowne Wharf! Corporate Events, Social Events, Birthday and Bachelorette parties are welcomed and encouraged!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Two checks at our table and both were over charged for drinks. Sent it back and the trainee brought them back run on the cards uncorrected. That became the tip.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Two checks at our table and both were over charged for drinks. Sent it back and the trainee brought them back run on the cards uncorrected. That became the tip.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Rum Runners was a great spot to have a drink or catch a game. Only change I would recommend is to not use plastic cups with everything. it made it seem cheap. Good welcoming staff Prices good for the are.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were a party of six that ate at Rum Runners on April 2nd. We opted to eat outside as it was a beautiful night. We all ordered a round of Rum Runners as well as our food. Then a 2nd round, and then a 3rd round. Honestly, if we hadn't inquired about our food orders, I suspect they would... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Been coming to Baytowne Wharf for 10 years now and Rum Runners was a tradition. The service, menu and food has deteriorated to awful. Served lukewarm and uninspired. Pretty tasteless and over cooked. They don't care. I won't be back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Came here just for drinks and entertainment. We have a dueling piano show where we live and this one sadly was not as good. But our expectations were high. If you have not been to one before you will love it! No cover, plenty of seating. Get the frozen pina colada, but not their special mixed of the 2 as... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The piano bar is very fun, and would be the only reason I would return. It becomes a very lively crowd at 10 PM each night. Must be 21 and over after 10:00 pm. However, I must say that the food is overpriced and can get very expensive very quickly. Having one entrée, and appetizer, dinner salad and drinks totaling... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Probably wouldn't go back, there were 4 adults and 2 kids. Our waitress kept coming over to our table and apologizing about how long it was taking to get our food.. She brought crackers over to the kids because they were getting hungry. One of the meals were cold.. They must of had workers not show up for work, very... More 

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Matt E, Rum Runners Management Team at Rum Runners, responded to this review

413jap - Thank you for your feedback. We always want to create a fun and relaxing experience for our guests, so we sincerely apologize for the visit you describe here. Your comments will be addressed with our team. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We never got a chance to eat it took more than 20 minutes to get basic beverages to our table. There were two people working during the day shift and clearly they could not handle even the small amount of people in the restaurant. This restaurant is on its way out of the village very soon with this level of... More 

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Matt E, Rum Runners Management Team at Rum Runners, responded to this review

Beachgurl247 - We are very sorry to hear you had a disappointing visit. The service you describe does not meet our high standards and your comments will be addressed with our management team. Thank you for your visit and feedback. More 

Zephyrhills, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

the Bartenders were amazing as soon as we were finishing a drink they were there to get a new one. Dueling pianos were good had a great time

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Matt E, Rum Runners Management Team at Rum Runners, responded to this review

kphilipsenjr - Thank you! We are so happy you had an awesome visit to Rum Runners! More 

Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The musicians on stage were entertaining performers with not only excellent skill at their music but also quick-thinking comedians. Despite an often challenging crowd, they managed to get people involved and create a fun atmosphere! The food (or at least what we ordered) was good (not great) and fairly priced. Our waitress wasn't great but who cares when you're having... More 

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Matt E, Rum Runners Management Team at Rum Runners, responded to this review

BanyanBuddy - Thank you for giving Rum Runners a try! We are super excited to hear you enjoyed our drinks and world famous dueling piano show :) Our goal is to always provide our guests with a fun atmosphere and the best in live interactive entertainment, and are thrilled to hear we did not disappoint :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 Fisherman's Cove, Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Baytowne Village, Sandestin, FL 12345
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Sandestin
  • Phone Number: 850-351-1817

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 28

Description

Voted "Best in Casual Dining 2012 / 2013 by Destin Magazine's Readers Poll, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is alive with energy, festive events, uplifting music, delicious food and spirits. No where is that more true than at Rum Runners®, Sandestin’s premier dining and live entertainment venue. Live music fills the air seven nights a week as crowds sing along and dance with the unmatched performers here at Rum Runners. Our award winning lunch and dinner menus keep customers coming back year after year to enjoy our magical creations including specialties such as, freshly prepared seafood, steaks, chicken, pasta; burgers and other sandwiches; salads; and a variety of appetizers.Never miss the big sporting event at Rum Runners with full sports packages available and every big game being shown on the many TV’s that fill the facility both inside and outside. We offer seating inside on two floors and outside seating on 4 patios and decks – there is not another place like it. Great memories are made at Rum Runners. The great food, live interactive entertainment, and unmatched atmosphere are the main attractions at Rum Runners. Nightly, the dynamic entertainers perform a variety of hit songs from the 60′s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00's as well as today's hits and focus heavily on audience participation. It is very common to hear the crowd singing the chorus of a song while the entertainers lead them on. The wide variety of music, audience participation, high energy level, and sheer FUN make Rum Runners the place to be with family and friends when visiting the Village of Baytowne Wharf! Corporate Events, Social Events, Birthday and Bachelorette parties are welcomed and encouraged!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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