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Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill

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20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3410
+1 850-654-4200
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dinner was fabulous! The shrimp scampi was delicious. I had the fried shrimp. They were huge and yummy. Our server DJ was so personable, friendly, and helpful with suggestions! It was well worth the wait!!!!

Thank lorwash27
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is super cool looking and caught our attention from the road and we decided to check it out. Service was good. Food was ok. The alligator area is super stinky! 😖 I think this would be great for kids because I'm sure they would love to feed the gators and they have an arcade.

Thank Ashley C
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A first and last visit! The wait was long and tables were open. The service bad and the food worse! I would only recommend this restaurant to my ex-wife!

Thank MargeryJoeR
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food is worth the price but you can see a lot of allligators and feed them. Kids enjoyed it but I wouldn't go every visit.

Thank CindyLHaynes
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fudpuckers is great place to sample the local cuisine, from Gator to burgers and everything in between!

Thank James B
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My kids loved this place! We had about a 20 minute wait. Just enough time to walk through the store. My kids tend not to eat much out at restaurants but they all really enjoyed their food. They were super excited about the little plastic gator toy put on their plates. (it's the small things). After we ate, they enjoyed... More 

Thank TripM0mmy
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a tourist hangout. Very noisy. Service is okay. Food is average. Would not recommend restaurant if you are looking for a good meal.

Thank GretaGarboFranklyn
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had great service by Saul who "made it rain" straws and had a lot fun with us. This was our last night in Destin this year and he helped cap our week of with good food and great fun!

Thank Tom B
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a late lunch/early dinner. No wait time, (tried the night before around 7:30 and there was a two hour wait). Waitress was very quick and attentive, food was served quickly and was good. Great atmosphere. Bring a sharpie to leave you mark. Agree with other reviews regarding the price and being for tourists.

Thank Kevin D
Mount Juliet, Tennessee, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually the food was much better this time! I was surprised, as our last couple visits we were unimpressed with the food. This time, the burgers were actually yummy and the surprise sundae brought for the birthday boy was impressive. We all left full and satisfied which isn't how it's been in the past. Service was fast ~ probably because... More 

Thank Christine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-4200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?