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Lighthouse Restaurant

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757 Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541-2700
850 654 2828
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

GREAT PLACE TO EAT, DRINK and be MERRY! Nice VIEW GREAT SERVERS ALWAYS...ask for Bonita the next time you visit. Also have the Nacho's great appetizer !!

Thank Jayne W
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This was a nice place to dine on vacation. The food was very good (Fresh Mako Shark Steak) and a nice quiet atmosphere. I would return on my next visit to Destin.

Thank David K
Crossville, TN
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

The Lighthouse Restaurant was where our couple's golf league went for dinner every other Friday night - the waitresses were so friendly and gave us great service. Food was very consistently good and always enjoyed our evenings there. Always a nice experience.

Thank Edmond C
Sunset, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

Snotty waitstaff, slow service and mediocre is a kind description of the food. Hard to believe they're still in business. Do yourself a favor and give them a pass.

Thank Barbara B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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204 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We ate here with 3 other couples around 8pm and were able to sit outside on the deck and it was a great time. 3 got seafood, 2 got burgers and PO boys. The service was as expected

Thank Brandon R
Breese, Illinois
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stopped here for lunch. They had great food and happy hour drink prices. Especially enjoyed the view of the harbor with boats coming and going from top deck.

1 Thank normBreese_Illinois
Dandridge, Tennessee
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225 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

We dined here and overall it was an average experience. The service was slow, and the food was average. The value was ok, but overall lots of other better choices in the area.

Thank ComputerMaverick
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178 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have been eating at the Lighthouse for years, even when it was in its previous location. The food is so very, very good. Steak is wonderful and there is a variety of food all perfectly prepared. It is a real treat to eat in a place that shows attention to every detail. Love this place!

3 Thank LouisianaDeltagirl
Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2015

This restaurant was always one of our favorites but has apparently gone out of business. Building is closed and phone is no longer in service. If anyone has further information, please advise.

15 Thank 880SherryO
Destin, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

Never got a decent meal here so there I look at this as a mercy closing! Sometimes you just feel likw you are in the wrong place....we tried a few times and ...well....they are closed

Thank khar522

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 757 Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: 850 654 2828

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