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Pompano Joe's

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2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5288
+1 850-837-2224
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've eaten here a hundred times. Well, maybe not a hundred but a lot. It is right on the beach, it's fun here with live music sometimes, the service is fast and the food is predictable. Don't expect fine dining, but it is really decent food. It's also great for families and large groups. I had grilled mahi mahi and... More 

Thank GuyFromAtlanta_GA
Rowlett, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Atmosphere the music was awesome. We had a group of 15 and did not have to wait too long. the food was ok and the service was good.

Thank Jodi B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Pompano Joe's while on a family trip to Destin. We had 11 people and got there just before sunset. We got sat quickly. We had a great view of the beach, live music, and the food was great. One of us got the steak however, and I wouldn't recommend that. Stick with the seafood. One of our kids... More 

Thank Lindsay D
Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited with a small family group for lunch during a family vacation to the area in August 2016. We were hungry and looking for a casual lunch near the beach. I would say the experience matched the expectation. I ordered the SMOKED TUNA SALAD SANDWICH. Very good sandwich with typical causal eatery steak fries. Also shared a portion of the... More 

Thank jb81732
Sevierville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great view, and the seafood is quality. Coconut shrimp wife loved, and the crab cakes are too notch.

Thank Eddie K
Chicago. IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great beach side restaurant. Servers are friendly. Atmosphere is perfect. View is amazing. A great spot right on the beach!

Thank CrazeeChic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous grilled crab legs good drinks and staff are nice, the entrainment CJ made my first day arrival to DESTIN the best nite ever.

Thank bpwin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an amazing time as usual with Pete and Kimmie at the bar. Food was fabulous ,service was incredible ,watching the waves rolling in and listening to live music what could be better

Thank Karen V
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I ate there with a friend earlier in the week and thought the food was all right. I decided to get a sandwich for lunch there and went online to see what kinds of sandwiches they served and the price. I to just order it to go. When I picked it up, the price was $3 more. I later talked... More 

Thank Joan P
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a late lunch with no wait time. Great food, we had the seafood sampler appetizer which was wonderful. Our waiter was fab!

Thank Tremjm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Caribbean, American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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: 2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550-5288
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-2224
Pompano Joe's opened its doors in 1995 and quickly became known for their unique Caribbean style of seafood. Since then, it has become a destination restaurant for tourists and a favorite among the locals. The Caribbean flair shines through from our famous Reggae Rolls and Garlic Crusted Grouper to the brightly colored window frames that line the walls of our open-air restaurant. In 2013, we opened the second Pompano Joe's location at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, FL. When visiting Destin, South Walton or Panama City Beach, we hope you stop in and enjoy the great food, refreshing drinks and the best view on the Gulf Coast.

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