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Captain Dave's On The Gulf

3796 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4724
+1 850-837-2627
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (81 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
“shrimp” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3796 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4724
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 stars hands down. All oceanfront seafood restaurants can be a little pricey, but we really felt we got the best quality food and the best bang for our bucks here ! Aawesome awesome place ! Our new favorite place in Des,tin FL! The view,...More

2  Thank shaynahigh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beachside seafood restaraunt with great food, friendly servers, live music (sometimes) and killer views. A single story multi-level bright, cheery, nautically themed (not cheesy - perfect balance) dining decor. Floor to ceiling windows make it seem you are dining on the beach. Fabulous ocean views...More

Thank Tripcon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit our place in Destin 5-6 times per year. Lots of dining choices/more than ever! We've not been to Capt Daves in 3-4 years but decided to return last evening. They are as good as ever! The Snapper Jane entree is most flavorful and...More

Thank Cphsman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we happened to choose Captain Dave’s on the Gulf. Offers a beautiful view of the ocean with the floor-ceiling windows overlooking the beach. On the day we visited, they had live piano music. The broiled stuffed shrimp was the best meal I had...More

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the stuffed shrimp Parmesan with wild rice and salad (see photo) and my wife had the grilled salmon with baked potato and salad. Both were excellent as we tasted each other's! I had their homemade blue cheese dressing and it was outstanding. They...More

Thank Pauloffice78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Seafood Gumbo as an appetizer my husband and I both loved it. Stuffed parmesan shrimp was great. Hubby had seafood sampler and really enjoyed it, I was amazed at portion size. Service was right on the money. Would recommend a visit if you...More

Thank B F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for the view, but the food was good too. They have music at dinner time. Parking is across the street. I had the Maui Maui special with the green beans (southern style) and was very good, hubby had the oysters. Waitress was very...More

Thank sunnylooker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 8 ate here our last night in Miramar Beach. It was a great way to end the week. We had a table with Ocean view. The hot dang shrimp appetizer was so good we got two orders. We all got crab stuffed...More

1  Thank RoseAleneP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had the best seafood we found during our week in Destin and we tried several different places. Also the view is awesome.

1  Thank volsfan00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals! The service was very good, also. They started by bringing out fresh bread, which we had not seen at our other eating establishments on the trip. The seafood selections we made were outstanding and we left full, but not stuffed....More

Thank illini8456
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Response from C C | Reviewed this property |
It is right on the sand but there is no volleyball. Awesome view.
12 October 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
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16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3796 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-2627
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