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Marina Cafe

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404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
+1 850-837-7960
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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FORT WALTON BEACH
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marina Cafe is an upscale restaurant on the Destin Harbor with a wonderful water view. It is white linen table cloths, candles and excellent atmosphere yet people come in dress shorts, sundresses, jeans, suits, cocktail dresses, whatever your comfortable in. They have a early bird special everyday. From 5-6pm you buy one entree, get one free. It is limited to... More 

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Thank APRIL H
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Canton, Georgia
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fancier restaurant inside than I thought. Beautiful views. We are not drinkers and when we order at most restaurants we get the look and sigh from the waiter because no big bar bill. We ordered the fried green tomato appetizer, not too good would not recommend. I had the red fish for my dinner, it was outstanding!... More 

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Thank sanvanoak
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Next time you dine with us, try the Coconut Cream Pie - it's amaaaaazing!! See you soon! More 

Atlanta
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I have visited this restaurant many times in the past 20 years or so this establishment has been in business. We decided to go again recently. It was just OK, my husband's martini just wasn't good and there were several things we requested that couldn't be accommodated (because the 'chef' didn't allow it etc.!) that set the... More 

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Thank Travel_diA
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your loyalty over the past 20 years - it's certainly a concern to us whenever a guest leaves not happy. We always try our best to accommodate guests requests - your issues have been addressed with management. We hope you join us again! More 

Alabama
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been dining at Marina for 30 years. Always the best food and view. If I had only one night to dine out I would pick Marina.

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Thank Sharris827
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate your patronage - and your flattering review!! See you soon!! More 

Sparta, Illinois
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had grouper and red fish. The meals were good but the waiter inattentive. We went during the buy one entrée get one free timeframe. Was not crowded (Tuesday night) Our bill for 3 was $90-would have been $121. Nice view of the harbor.

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Thank switbart
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Management has been informed of your service issue and addressing our wait staff. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. More 

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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good but for what you pay, it isn't great. I would get seafood here more than beef. The beef is ok. The view is nice and that is why people go there. Given the price of the food, I would rate it as ok.

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Thank Scooter H
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

We are so fortunate to offer local fresh seafood and blessed with a wonderful Harbor view. We appreciate you dining with us! More 

Christiana, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our recent trip to beautiful Destin we were lucky enough to spend a wonderful evening celebrating my husbands 80th birthday at Marina Cafe. Everything was top notch from the efficient seating to our table, the excellent service from Brian, our waiter, the best dirty martini ever and last but not least, the food. OMG the food was a gastronomic... More 

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Thank sjans2015
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your raving review. Kudos have been passed on to the staff for making your husband's birthday memorable!! We look forward to your next trip!! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visit Destin 3 to 4 times a summer and each time we have our Romantic Dinner at Marina Cafe. The food and service never fail to impress. The view of the harbor is Fantastic. Between 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM is 2 for 1 of entrees. This makes it the best deal in town. Their Happy... More 

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Thank Marc L
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

The Chef has a Regional Menu offering - check it out next time you are in for a bit of romance!! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Destin for 11 days and ate at Marina Cafe three times. Food was great and Brian was great, too. He made helpful suggestions and we were not disappointed in any of our selections. Thanks Brian.

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judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Brian is a great asset to our team!! See you next time!! More 

Montgomery, Alabama
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last visit to Marina about 6 years ago featured our waiter getting lost for 20 minutes as we awaited dessert. But this visit was superb. We arrived for early bird seating, and the offerings at this restaurant was great-anything on the menu except for more expensive cuts of beef. All four of us had grouper; two had sauteed red grouper... More 

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Thank Larry B
judy a, Front Office Manager at Marina Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for raving review!! We appreciate your patronage and will definitely share with the Chef and Dale!! We look forward to your next visit!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-7960
Description
Experience Adult Contemporary Dining with breathtaking views of the Destin Harbor through a thirty foot window wall in the bar and waterfront dining room. Our extensive international wine collection compliments an eclectic menu of classic Creole, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and American cuisine in addition to gourmet brick oven pizza and sushi selections. Fresh local seafood and USDA prime steaks. Waterfront cocktail deck with sensational sunsets.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?