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Gilligan's Seafood

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530 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2328
(850) 650-4400
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We passed by this place and talked about trying it a few nights ago. While waiting for our check in time at our hotel, we decided to check it out. SO glad we did!!! The all you can eat fish/shrimp is wonderful! The staff is friendly and it feels very home like in atmosphere. Reminds me of Cheers. Everyone knows... More 

Thank LStrawn11
Stockbridge, Georgia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So we decided to eat here after a long day of travel. Terrible decision. One of our party ordered the AYCE popcorn shrimp and he was the only one to give the food a thumbs up. Another ordered just a plate of fried shrimp only to come to the decision that it came out of the frozen food section of... More 

Thank Renee F
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third time to dine at Gilligan's. I make it a point to dine here each time I come to Destin. It's a great "laid back" atmosphere with peaceful outdoor dining. (I personally always eat outdoors to enjoy the view of the water)

Thank Amie R
Providence Forge, VA
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of five arrived around two o'clock and it was not busy. Our server, Laura, was very attentive and brought our drinks promptly - Frozen Margarita $8, Chardonnay $6, Amberbock $4, Bud $3. Our entrees were all very good, Shrimp & Scallop Pasta $18, Grilled Grouper $25, Sirloin cooked perfectly $25, Burger and Fries $10. All of the food... More 

Thank Kat K
Madison, Alabama
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a whim, looking for a less expensive meal. They have never ending popcorn shrimp as a specialty, as well as fresh catch fish, burgers and sandwiches. We were happy with our combo plate, although the crab cake was closer to a crab ball, and the scallops, while tasty, were small. The Cole slaw was creamy and... More 

Thank Ronnieslinda
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at around 6pm no one was able to greet us man at the bar yelled at us to seat ourselves kevin was i think was mr everything when our plates arrived it looked like they went to walmart and threw it in the fryer and my grilled shrimp had no grill marks and no seasoning i asked for... More 

Thank Cynthia L
Welaka, Florida
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very tasty. Outside sitting had great views. Gods friendly waiters and waitresses . Fair prices. Able to walk by the water on a dock. Other services available like boat tours etc if you wanted.

Thank Donna B
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

AYCE popcorn shrimp for $13.99! comes with french fries and hush puppies. It was worth it! We also tried the raw oysters, and it was super clean and fresh!

Thank iced_thy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great waitress and the food was awesome ..the service was quick..our drinks never were empty an she checked on us constantly..

Thank Kathy B
Shawnee, Kansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was average, only worth the visit if you're nearby and you sit outside to enjoy the harbor view. Service is really good and you can tell they're working hard to give a good experience, the food just doesn't live up to it.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: 530 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 650-4400

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