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“Mexican Food night” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Crab Island Cantina

Crab Island Cantina
Ranked #15 of 301 Restaurants in Destin
Price range: US$4 - US$34
Cuisines: American, Fusion, Mexican, Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Enjoy the fresh flavors of traditional Latin favorites, tasty steaks, fresh gulf seafood with the best view of the Destin Harbor and an unrivaled sunset daily. Award winning fajitas, Lobster & shrimp mac & cheese, Seafood Crab & Lobster Boil, Mexican street tacos, Award winning gumbo and Black Angus steaks makes for a mouthwatering menu all can enjoy. If your in the mood for Burgers, visit Charlie's Burger Bar or visit Carlito's Deli for some of the best subs and sandwiches you'll ever have, both located inside the Crab Island Cantina Complex. Lunch and dinner are served daily, as well as a Sunday brunch with bottomless Margarita's, Mimosas and Bloody Mary's from 10am to 3pm.
Plainfield, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Mexican Food night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Table by the docks, weather was great to sit outside, waiter did a great job and the food was really good. The restaurant seemed to be a little understaffed that day so service time was a little slow.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank DjGrimaldi
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect setting!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Outside seating right next to the pier with the Bridge in the background. Cool breezes were delightful. There was a live DJ spinning, so it was a little loud, but great entertainment watching the kids dance to Ghangam Style ... I had the steak chimi ... and it was HUGE but the bottom got soggy, so i just opened it and ate the insides. My friend had the fish tacos and loved them. The black refried beans were GREAT!

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Mojo721mom
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“yummy guacamole”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Guac was awesome! Food was good and there was a DJ who was great. Lots of people were dancing and having a great time. Definitely want to go back there

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Dena G
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Tennessee
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Had a Sunday morning brunch there and the fajitas were pricey, but really good and worth it. The service was prompt. I really didn't want for anything. Great views from pretty much any restaurant in the harbor.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank jim r
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Eureka, Missouri
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Not impressed.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We stopped in here after my husband received a coupon for a free cheese dip and we were wet from the dolphin excursion. Thought we'd have appetizers and a margarita while waiting to dry. The waiter was pleasant and brought us drinks. We told him we wanted the free cheese dip and I pulled out the coupon which he said he did not need. Then we also ordered guacamole for $10. He brought the bill and we paid. The bill clearly had the charge for the cheese dip. I was on vacation and not in the mood to confront him so we paid the $4.99. Not that $4.99 is a big deal, it's just the point. He clearly charged us full well knowing it was free. Very disappointing. Beautiful view of the harbor though.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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