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“Truly beachfront”
Review of Pompano Joe's

Pompano Joe's
Ranked #21 of 311 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Its hard to find any where truly on the water. While the food is a bit above average, the drinks and atmosphere are great and the place is fun and lively. The gumbo and fresh fish, as well as normal bar type foods make it a great place to go with families....yes, it's right on the water.

Thank JimG842
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

We were pretty upset about our meal here. My food was fine but hubby ordered a soup and asked what all was in it bc he doesn't eat pork. Turns out, it did have pork in it and the waitress just didn't know what she was talking about. He ended up having to order something else and we were still charged for both. This was very poor customer service so we probably won't be back. There is a nice beach view here though.

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Thank Jaylasmom
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

We make this a 'Must do' every trip. Love the atmosphere, lot's of choices and the location on the beach in Destin

Thank CoachRamjet
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Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

The wait staff was excellent! The seafood sampler plate was very good, and the shrimp/scallop/artichoke salad was just right. We would go again when in the area.

Thank DesignsByJacq
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

We went today for lunch. They offered us a table right away or asked if we wanted to wait 5 to 15 minutes for a table by the window. We opted to wait and it was no more than 10 minutes. Our server was wonderful. Knowledgeable about the menu and very attentive. My husband and I shared a doz oysters on the half shell. They were delicious. I had the crab, shrimp and cucumber salad. It was fabulous. My husband had blackened fish tacos and really enjoyed them.

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Thank JLWSmallTownON
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