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“Very good”
Review of Pompano Joe's

Pompano Joe's
Ranked #22 of 306 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: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, 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.
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good”
Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Good food, pretty quick service once we got our seat. Great views of the beach and gulf, nice atmosphere. Good live music.

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Coweta, Oklahoma
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Pretty good....”
Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place was very busy!!!! We had good seating on the outside porch which had a great view of the beach. But the tables were so close to each other it was hard to move. The food was great. I had the shrimp and it was wonderful. It was just the crowd that drove me crazy.

Visited July 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Love the Atmosphere”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

My daughter and I were in Destin on a girls trip. We had dinner here. It was fun. The service was great. Our meal was wonderful. We love dining with a view!

Visited May 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Omg...soooo good!!”
Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We had the lobster tail and garlic crusted grouper...it was sooooo good...we went back the next day to get it again!! Stick with the seafood though...our 11 year old ordered Alfredo pasta and it was not great..but you can't go wrong with the fish, shrimp, squid...it's all fabulous..

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Houston, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Long wait, poor service, cold food”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great location on the beach, and had a fun atmosphere including a live performer in the outdoor bar area. My party of 6 waited for well over an hour for our table. We were seated on the deck overlooking the beach, which had a beutiful view. The waiter seemed inexperienced despite telling us he had worked there for many years. The food came out very late and half of the orders were cold. Lots of potential, but service is poor.

Visited July 2014
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