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The Gulf Okaloosa Island

1284 Marler Ave, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6216
+1 850-387-1300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1284 Marler Ave, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6216
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never leave a bad review on Trip Advisor, by far the worst experience. Absolutely horrible crab legs and not worth $60.00. I shouldn’t have to work for my freezing cold dinner and bottom of the barrel fries. Give me a break. I will not...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to The Gulf and our hotel provided 10% off coupons that sealed that deal. We were so glad we went. The place was awesome! Fries were awesome!

Thank janettpatterson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Gulf 2 weeks ago and are still talking about it! What an amazing spot! I have a severe paprika allergy and eating out is often difficult. The kitchen staff was very thorough! So much so that they even served our order on...More

Thank ashley_jo2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and everything about our visit was great! It wasn’t super crowded and our food came quickly. The chicken and fries were fresh and tasty for the kiddo and the salad with grilled grouper was awesome. We also had...More

Thank wallace1225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in to a great outdoor space with plenty of seating at cool tables all over. We learned quickly you order up at the counter and they bring your food to you, or they are supposed to. After an hour, I went to inquire about...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve been to places similar to this before with no table service which is sometimes nice but for such a massive place it seemed very strange with a bunch of young teens running around looking for the small number flag placed on the persons table...More

Thank damiangunn13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with the family. Food was great even though they have a very limited menu. Location was awesome, very picturesque. Bar could have been better, poured good drinks, but one bartender never left one corner and left the rest of a four...More

Thank Tab L
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Atmosphere is so relaxing. Sit in the palm trees outside by the bay. The food is wonderful I have eaten there several times and would highly recommend for quality and freshness. My family loved this place. Great for kids of all ages.

1  Thank funinthesun268
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We tried The Gulf for the first time a couple of weeks ago. It's in a great location and has beautiful views of the water. The menu changes daily, and it's not a large menu. If you have picky eaters, I would check what is...More

1  Thank SoonerMom87
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I remember my first time... So I was invited here with friends while out for business and it is a nice environment. Staff is super polite and friendly. I tried the fried grouper and that was great. I then followed that up with the crab...More

Thank GTXC4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1284 Marler Ave, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-387-1300
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