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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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SURF'S UP
Oysters on the Half Shell
3 Oysters Minimumeach1.75
Sweet & Spicy Pickle Chips
Fried sweet pickles with chipotle ranch
8.99
Open-Faced BBQ Sliders
Pulled pork topped with pickled onions and slaw
10.99
Fried Mozzarella
With marinara
8.99
Fried Calamari
Tossed with parmesan cheese and banana peppers
11.99
Shrimp & Crab Dip
11.99
Peel & Eat Shrimp
12.99
Smoked Tuna Dip (Big Green Egg)
Fresh tuna smoked in-house on hickory wood with our very own Big Green Egg®! Served in mini sweet peppers with fresh cucumber slices
11.99
Fried Shrimp and Oysters
Three large Gulf shrimp and three fresh oysters, golden fried and served with cocktail & tartar sauces
12.99
Fried Crab Claws
1/3 lb of jumbo Gulf Coast blue crab claws, hand-breaded and lightly fried
MKT
SOUP & SALAD
Chef's Select Gumbo
Cup5.49
Bowl7.99
Cucumber & Red Onion Salad
2.99
House Salad
Mixed greens, grape tomatoes, cucumber, and shredded cheese
4.99
Sunset Chicken Salad
Grilled & chilled chicken, mixed greens, corn & black bean salsa, tortilla strips, shredded cheese, grape tomatoes, and cilantro-lime vinaigrette
15.99
Endless Summer Seafood Salad
Chilled Gulf shrimp, lump crab meat, domestic sea scallops, mixed greens, mandarin oranges, honey roasted pecans, marinated red onion, grape tomatoes, and raspberry walnut vinaigrette
19.49
SHORELINE TACOS
Served with cilantro-lime jasmine rice and topped with black bean salsa
Pulled Pork
Pickled onions and slaw
14.99
Grilled Fish
Cabbage, pico de gallo, chipotle aoli, and guacamole
15.99
Blackened Shrimp
Cabbage, pico de gallo, chipotle aoli, and guacamole
15.99
Taco Trio
Shrimp, fish, and pulled pork (1 of each)
18.49
CREATE YOUR OWN CATCH
Served with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Pick Your Fish
Catch of the Day - MKT
Cobia23.99
Grouper31.99
Choose Your Style
Grilled or Blackened
Top It with a Signature Sauce
Citrus Beurre Blanc, Mango Salsa, Polynesian Chili, Fresh Parsley & Garlic Chimichurri
FRIED GULF SEAFOOD (GULF TO TABLE)
Served with fries and choice of slaw or cucumber & red onion salad
Fried Gulf Shrimp
Regular (9 Shrimp)20.49
Large (12 Shrimp)24.99
Fried Fish
Your Choice:
Mahi-Mahi25.99
Grouper31.99
Fried Domestic Sea Scallops
27.99
Fried Oysters
24.99
Captain's Platter
Fried local fish, Gulf shrimp, oysters, scallops, and our chef's select gumbo
29.99
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
Alaska Seafood: Wild, Natural & Sustainable
Shrimp & Grits
Blackened Gulf shrimp with Cajun andouille cream sauce over parmesan cheese grits
24.99
Fried Stuffed Shrimp
Six large Gulf shrimp stuffed with our house made jumbo lump crab meat dressing then bacon wrapped and perfectly fried. Served with mashed potatoes, vegetables, and a trio of sauces including sweet Polynesian chili sauce, tartar sauce, and a citrus beurre blanc
27.99
Chargrilled Ribeye
12 oz. ribeye cooked to order with our chimichurri sauce, mashed potatoes, and roasted corn medley
27.99
Seared Gulf Grouper
Topped with jumbo lump crab and drizzled with citrus beurre blanc and served with mashed potatoes and roasted corn medley
34.99
Alaska Snow Crab Legs (1 1/2 lbs.)
Wild Alaska snow crab boiled in our own crab boil and served with mashed potatoes, vegetables, and drawn butter
38.99
SHISH KABOBS
Served with cilantro-lime jasmine rice, topped with black bean salsa
Chicken
With fresh pineapple and a teriyaki glaze
20.99
Shrimp
With a Polynesian chili sauce & mango salsa or a citrus beurre blanc
25.99
Beef Tenderloin
With our fresh parsley & garlic chimichurri sauce
26.49
Big Kahuna
Enjoy all three skewers!
29.99
SURF HUT SMOKEHOUSE
Served with fries & choice of slaw or cucumber & red onion salad
BBQ Ribs & Chicken Kabob
21.99
St. Louis Style BBQ Ribs
22.49
BBQ Ribs & Fried Shrimp
24.99
BBQ Ribs & Shrimp Kabob
24.99
SANDWICH PLATTERS
Served with fries and choice of slaw or cucumber & red onion salad
Classic Burger
A classic all-American 8 oz. hamburger on a toasted bun with lettuce & tomato
12.99
Add Cheddar0.99
Add Applewood Smoked Bacon1.49
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
With pico de gallo & pepperjack
13.49
Fried Shrimp
15.99
Fish Sandwich
grilled or fried
Mahi-Mahi16.99
Grouper19.99
SPECIALTY DRINKS
The Blonde Bombshell
SKYY Infusions Wild Strawberry Vodka, lemonade, and fresh strawberries
9.99
The Floridian
Drink like a local with SKYY Infusions Tropical Mango Vodka, triple sec, and cranberry
9.99
Hang Ten Tea
Surf Hut Long Island Tea made with top shelf liquors. Served in a Souvenir Hurricane Glass
12.99
Tropical Margarita
Patron Silver margarita with pineapple juice. Served in a Souvenir Hurricane Glass
12.99
About
Welcome to The Surf Hut, the newest restaurant addition to the South Walton, Destin/Miramar Beach area. Sit back, relax and enjoy the view! This brand new, open air restaurant is located directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and is the place to be all year long! The Surf Hut has a menu that goes far beyond your typical 'beach fare' and adds a little surfer flare to a cuisine that includes Seafood, Oysters and St. Louis Style BBQ! Kids meals are served in a take home souvenir frisbees and we've got a custom game area on the beach where you can grab a game of corn hole while you watch the waves and sip a delicious signature frozen libation from our full bar! Whether you're looking for a place
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed yesterday

We are locals who dine here regularly, the food is always good. Recently, we noticed an additional fee added to our bill called the S/C S.E.A fee. When we inquired about it, the waitress said it was to help keep "their" beach (privately owned) clean...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank danrobin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent! Late lunch on a holiday weekend. Portions were small. I had the special of blackened Mahi with fries and coleslaw. My companion ordered fish & chips. They looked like Captain D’s delivered them. Perhaps the dinner options are better.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank debrad476
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a beach view this is the place to go. The food is good and the prices may be a little on the high side. The price you pay to be DIRECTLY on the beach. Its open air so you feel like your...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Bruce B
JessicaK0207, Guest Relations Manager at The Surf Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Bruce. Thank you for checking out the Surf Hut and thank you for your recommendation. Please come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant concept and view at the Surf Hut are great. It is right on the beach, open air seating area, cool interior design, and the staff are well trained and courteous. The food is okay, but nothing extraordinary.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeric D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a great view and the setting is a perfect beach bar and restaurant. The seafood gumbo was average to good the salads were average the service was outstanding. The turnaround time was good.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not worth a visit to this place. Pros: Great view. Attentive service. Cons: Overpriced mediocre food. Terrible drinks.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ucibio109_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends. We were seated quickly and food and drinks came quickly too. Felt the prices were high for what you got. Had the red snapper which cost the same as I had paid at another high end local restaurant and wasn't nearly...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank mjpphd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed and seated at a beach view table within seconds of walking in. Water came without asking and our drinks arrived very quickly. I had the catch of the day and it was perfectly prepared. Our lunch at the Surf Hut was a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank MusiccityBill
JessicaK0207, Guest Relations Manager at The Surf Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thank you for you great review! We are so happy we were able to help start your beach day off right! Thank you again - The Hut Team!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here twice. The food is good. The first time the service was good. The second time it was very poor. In fact we had to get a second waitress to help us. Parking is good. It is on the beach and the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 344beverlys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, great service, great food, and great atmosphere. It's right on the ocean and you can watch the sunset and have a wonderful meal. Happy Hour is good. I would go back if I was in the area.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Sandy H
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worththebite
April 29, 2019|
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Response from krist445 | Reviewed this property |
I would pick a higher end seafood place to cook my fish
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Rosemarybeachgirl
March 7, 2018|
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Response from BoomerTess | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the restaurant has inside and outside seating with a view. When the weather is not permitting they will close the area.
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bobirvine
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
I do not know what you are referring to. Surf Hut is moderately priced: most dinner entrees are $15 - $25. Good service, parking on site, gulf front. Good food, good to great service, good sports bar, good value for gulf... More
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