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AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar

116 Harbor Blvd, 1/4 Mile East of Destin Bridge, Destin, FL 32541-2312
+1 850-837-1913
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (236 reviews)
“crab legs” (47 reviews)
“fried pickles” (23 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
116 Harbor Blvd, 1/4 Mile East of Destin Bridge, Destin, FL 32541-2312
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great views! Good drinks! Efficient and friendly service. Jones and Company for dancing and listening. All you want for a great afternoon.

Thank LTGLF
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the drinks, friendly service, and fun atmosphere that we have at Ajs! We hope that you'll come visit us again soon! -Erin

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good atmosphere. Good place to catch game. On the water. Upper deck for the view. Good service friendly. Open air diningMore

Thank robert314
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent review. I am glad to hear that you enjoy spending time at Ajs. We work really hard to provide each customer with excellent food, friendly service, and a fun atmosphere to go along with it all. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This game s my 3rd year coming to AJ’s they are a little pricey but love it there. The fishing rodeo in the fall is fun. Food is good,

Thank Kathi W
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kathi, I am glad to hear that you make Ajs a regular visit during your time in Destin. The Fishing Rodeo during the month of October is a must do. We hope to see you back during your fourth visit! -Erin

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be aware that there are two restaurants with two different menus (upstairs and downstairs. If you check the website, be sure that you’re in the right location. Everything on the menu not served in both locations. Food was delicious but the seating and view was...More

Thank Wally2004
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and the beautiful view we have of the Destin Harbor! Yes you are correct, our upstairs menu is limited as there is a smaller kitchen upstairs but our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would not eat here on a regular basis. However it does have some of the best views of the harbor and the pass. Good drink specials awesome bartenders wonderful to hang out around the harbor and watch the big screen TV.More

Thank rick i
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Rick, I'm sorry to hear that you do not quite enjoy our food. Yes Ajs is perfect for watching the fishing fleet come in and out of the Destin Harbor, hanging out with friends, enjoying a cold one, and so much more for tourist...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite places in Destin to hang out is AJ's. It's a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the harbor - the food is excellent - the drinks are even better. It can get crowded sometimes and at night it can get a...More

Thank Connie W
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Connie, Thank you for your 5 star review! I am glad to hear that you get to enjoy all of what Ajs has to offer. We can serve many different needs and aim to provide at atmosphere that is fun for everyone! We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our annual trip to Destin we ALWAYS make it a point to stop in at least once (usually more than once) at our favorite place to eat - AJ's. This time was a big disappointment. My husband and I always order the same thing...More

Thank ladyshaf
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh no what a complete mess. I'm so sorry that your meals were disappointing. We never want a customer to leave feeling dissatisfied. I'm glad to hear that your server was wonderful and did her best to save the experience. I do hope that you'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, live music...bathrooms are disgusting but other than that it was a great experience. Food is just okay. Fresh fish of the day is usually good.More

Thank Jennifer N
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jennifer, Thank you for your recent review. I'm glad that you enjoyed the food, location on the Destin Harbor, and the atmosphere. However, I'm sorry to hear that the bathrooms kind of ruined that experience for you. I can bring this up to management...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little place to look out over the harbor. Relaxed atmosphere, great service. The food was fresh and hot, very good.

Thank susieb1121
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your food, friendly service, and fun atmosphere that goes along with it! We hope to see you back again soon. -Erin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved the location right on the harbor. The service was excellent and the food was good. I had the local catch of the day sandwich and the "spicy" shrimp app. The appetizer was fantastic.

Thank Brian W
Destin4050, Social Media Relations at AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of Ajs. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, service, and wonderful atmosphere we have here. We hope that you will come visit us again soon! -Erin

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mdamieng
May 31, 2017|
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Response from ptech64 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see one. But I still say that while I'm not a fan of their Gumbo that they have the best "SHE CRAB" soup on the Gulf Coast.
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Taylor U
September 19, 2016|
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Response from Annie M | Reviewed this property |
Had a blast, nice environment for both older and younger crowd. Definitely would go again
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Fatguy101
August 19, 2015|
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Response from LThornell | Property representative |
Hey, the 3lb Burrito Challenge was something that one of our vendors, Grin-Go's (that were set up in the Late Night Shack out front of Club Bimini a few years back), did. They are no longer on property, but I believe still... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $32
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Harbor Blvd, 1/4 Mile East of Destin Bridge, Destin, FL 32541-2312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-1913
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Description
To read about AJ’s is one thing... to experience it is another. Come see why AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar has been the place to be on the Emerald Coast for nearly 30 years! Join us today! Doors open at 11:00 am! See you soon!
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