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“Did not enjoy” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rum Runners

Rum Runners
Ranked #7 of 15 Restaurants in Sandestin
Price range: $5 - $28
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Voted "Best in Casual Dining 2012 / 2013 by Destin Magazine's Readers Poll, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is alive with energy, festive events, uplifting music, delicious food and spirits. No where is that more true than at Rum Runners®, Sandestin’s premier dining and live entertainment venue. Live music fills the air seven nights a week as crowds sing along and dance with the unmatched performers here at Rum Runners. Our award winning lunch and dinner menus keep customers coming back year after year to enjoy our magical creations including specialties such as, freshly prepared seafood, steaks, chicken, pasta; burgers and other sandwiches; salads; and a variety of appetizers.Never miss the big sporting event at Rum Runners with full sports packages available and every big game being shown on the many TV’s that fill the facility both inside and outside. We offer seating inside on two floors and outside seating on 4 patios and decks – there is not another place like it. Great memories are made at Rum Runners. The great food, live interactive entertainment, and unmatched atmosphere are the main attractions at Rum Runners. Nightly, the dynamic entertainers perform a variety of hit songs from the 60′s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00's as well as today's hits and focus heavily on audience participation. It is very common to hear the crowd singing the chorus of a song while the entertainers lead them on. The wide variety of music, audience participation, high energy level, and sheer FUN make Rum Runners the place to be with family and friends when visiting the Village of Baytowne Wharf! Corporate Events, Social Events, Birthday and Bachelorette parties are welcomed and encouraged!
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
“Did not enjoy”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

I'm pretty sure the $12 burger was a Bubba burger. The waitress was rude and seemed to forget we existed. The piano players wouldn't play a requested song unless they we're tipped $5 and those who did tip $5 or more only heard "we don't know how to pay that". Waist of time and money.

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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere friendly service...great live entertainment”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

Our food was great for bar food, the server was excellent and so was the rum runner drink! The pino colada was also fabulous! The guy singing and playing the guitar was great entertainment and at a good volume.

  • Visited February 2014
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Not bad, the bar at night is good but avg age is about 60”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

The food is ok, but the night is better, the bar is fun, mostly older folks paying piano player tips to play alma mater songs, it's fun and very low key, lots of fun, night time better than lunch.

Visited May 2013
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Modesto, California
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99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Always a good time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Granted, it was the quiet season when we visited this time, but we still had a great time at Rum Runners. The staff are always friendly and upbeat whether there are 3 or 300 people there. The drinks are delicious and the atmosphere is fun. If you're looking for a party, it is best to come in the summer when it is absolutely packed and the dueling pianos are on FIRE.

Visited December 2013
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“This place sucks”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

This place has a great atmosphere, but the food for the price is horrible. The service is horrible. The food is horrible. What a shame. Great location, but you can't pull off a grouper sandwich in Florida, or a simple hamburger (which was frozen), man, hard to believe.

Visited December 2013
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