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“Great Dining Experience”

Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar
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Ranked #28 of 313 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$50
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: At the doorstep pickup and dropoff to and from the Sandestin Resort as well as surrounding hotels/vacation rentals.
Reviewed 1 October 2013

If you're looking for quality food and excellent service in beautiful, tropical surroundings, you won't be disappointed. There are several dining spaces from a softly lit, romantic area to a glassed-in tropical feeling area that looks out on the patio. If you prefer outside seating, your view is one of a lovely green space and palm trees.

Service was excellent (our server was Johnathan). He was knowledgeable, efficient, friendly and non-intrusive. There appeared to be a number of servers making guests feel "well cared for." Additionally, the manager kept a careful eye on the entire operation. Good management is critical and clearly, this is a well-managed restaurant.

We were very pleased with our food and some special requests were noted and easily carried out. Now, to the desserts--if you have a sweet tooth (and I do), their dessert tray makes the choice very difficult. There are a half-dozen mouth-watering offerings on the tray. I almost chose the chocolate multi-layer cake but decided on their signature dessert, the Pina Colada cake. I was delighted. Light and airy, it was a perfect ending to a relaxing dining experience.

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Thank Ms_Pat
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Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

We've eaten here several times. The food is great, drinks are made with fresh mixers. Servers are knowledgeable. It is not inexpensive, but definitely worth the price.

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Thank Chris O
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is the total package for excellent food, perfect atmosphere, and attentive service. We have eaten here every time we get to this Sandestin area of Florida. Someone always gets the crab bisque and shares with all of us. It is velvety scrumptious. My husband strayed from the sea choices and was pleased with his special type of hamburger sandwich. The high quality of the beef was his topic of conversation for two days. One of us had the fish tacos which are packed with flavor and the Thai curry shrimp and scallops were a new flavor sensation. Staff here always seems glad to be at work! We returned two more times during our two week stay! We are loyal to the best places. Hostess greeted us warmly and had a pleasant conversational manner.

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Thank kygogirl
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

We first came upon Tommy Bahama's Restaurant in August while visiting our son in Destin, FL. He recommended it for lunch one day and we just love it! We returned to the area this month and ate there two more times since our first visit. The food quality is tops, and the Island flair gives it a notch up on the regular seafood restaurants. The service was great and the deserts were out of this world. We tried the Pina Colada cake upon the recommendation of the server and never had anything so wonderful. It is a little pricey but worth it, hands down. Treat your self to this great place!

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Reviewed 17 September 2013

This was my second dinner at this Destin restaurant in 2 years and was not disappointed! First of all, everyone could not have been friendlier and more welcoming! Our server, Steve, was knowledgable, efficient, and extremely enjoyable. My meal of seared tuna and kale/ademame salad with wasabi aioli was excellent. The other diners really enjoyed their crabcakes, fish tacos, and especially the crab bisque. Dessert of pina colada cake was a disappointment so steer clear of it.

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Thank Ceciliaharris_12
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