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Crab Island Cantina

2 Harbor Blvd # 100, #100, Destin, FL 32541-2310
+1 850-424-7417
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (46 reviews)
“street tacos” (12 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Fusion, Mexican, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Harbor Blvd # 100, #100, Destin, FL 32541-2310
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worst "mexican" food I have ever eaten.Topped only by incompetent wait staff and an ungodly mandatory tip for him to add insult to injury.Never going back to this place.They charge you for refills of chips and salsa which was a first for me lol. Go...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meal was awesome, we had someone in our party that was allergic to shellfish, the staff was very accommodating and fixed separate dishes for that couple. I thought that was exceptional care and professionalism.

Thank cajministries
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the Margaritas, beautiful views and location. My friends and I got the guacamole which was wonderful. The Fajitas were excellent but the Grouper Amaretto was awesome. We also shared the Flan for dessert and it was very good. There were so many innovative sounding...More

Thank AJMiller6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food and an even better view! The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was amazing. The best part was our bartender, Johana. She made the best margarita and paloma I have ever had! She was friendly and quick to get us whatever my party...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Difficult to get to from parking, decent views of Gulf Bay. Service fair & slow. Shrimp & Guacamole are both very good appetizers. Steak was very tough, crisp tacos good, fish burrito bad. House margarita too sweet. Worst of all, you have to pay $10...More

1  Thank 1wa2hvn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To begin, we were greeted by the most lovely hostess, who let us choose our own table. We shared the street tacos and the pao pao shrimp. AMAZING. The steak in the street tacos was so full of flavor and perfectly paired with the toppings...More

Thank FoodiMac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I chose to reserve space at the Cantina for our Wedding Reception, around 60 people. EXCELLENT location for on-the-water scenery and catering for food. I don't know where to start with how fantastic the food and service was. Corinne, our event coordinator,...More

Thank Ernie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First night in Destin and visited this location. Waiter was good,didnt have a long wait at all.We had a 5 in our party and we ordered fried shrimp, steak, crab island burger and my kids got the nachos. The steak and nachos were great however...More

Thank T T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped in to crab Island Cantina and a a couple of beers. Our bartender was Jarrod.He Just moved to FL. He did and awesome Job serving us..

Thank jmotherofboys2
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Walked up from boardwalk to outside bar. Bar tender walked off. Another waiter showed up sometime later gave us menus. We left after no one showed up to ever take our order. Will not be back.

Thank Natalie W
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Charlatte S
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Susie S | Reviewed this property |
I would not think so but you might want to call and be sure. It's not a fast food restaurant.
Charlatte S
May 18, 2017|
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October 25, 2016|
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Response from Lou L | Reviewed this property |
YES! They are very kid friendly! The large water fountain amazing the little ones. PLUS the location on the water adds extra excitement for the kids watching the boats, dolphins and birds!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Harbor Blvd # 100, #100, Destin, FL 32541-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-424-7417
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One of the Best Waterfront Destin Restaurants with award winning Latin food, killer margaritas, a one of a kind burger bar, a deli with a twist and full service catering.
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