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“Not what it once was” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ocean Club Restaurant

Ocean Club Restaurant
Ranked #58 of 301 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$59
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Ocean Club is one of the premier, fine dining restaurants with a variety of appetizers & entrees to please everyone. We have a Sushi bar & live entertainment Wednesdays - Saturday. Wednesday nights caters to our Locals offering them an incredible discount while enjoying one of our favorite house bands - Emerald Gold. Our food and service is top notch and we offer private rooms and outside deck for special events upon booking. We do take walk-ins but prefer that you call ahead for reservation.
USA
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Not what it once was”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Service was a disappointment waiter tried to make up for it later.

House Pinot had been open too long. Fried calamari was tasteless. Fried shrimp tasted like it had ammonia in it. Lobster tail was large but tough.

On the positive side, fresh vegetables were good. Eggplant and crab appetizer was very good.

In summary, a big disappointment based on my prior experience disappointment based on my prior experience.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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5 Thank BillAlabama
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New Orleans
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228 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Peaceful, Sunday night fine dining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We were delighted to dine here last night. All of our food was delicious and 'typically' priced for white table cloth fine dining. Our server JD was knowledgeable, energetic and very attentive. Sushi was fresh and delicious; steaks and fish succulent. Specialty cocktails were special! Maybe because it's a little late in season; or maybe because it was a Sunday night but it was truly delightful to dine somewhere with no small, unruly children or loud, boisterous diners. It was a pleasant, well mannered clientele.

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1 Thank Raerone
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Deceptive practices.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Ate there tonight with my wife. Called ahead to see if they would honor a coupon. Was told yes no problem. When we went to pay the bill they said they weren't honoring the coupons tonight. Asked the manager about honoring it since we had called ahead about it. Wouldn't even consider it. First time there and not a great experience. Food was ok but overpriced for the proportions. Salads were very plain and bland. Vegetables were undercooked and not much taste. Would not return. Too bad because the atmosphere was good. Oh well, their loss.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank Beachbum212014
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Madison
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Really?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

We went here based on the recommendation of a local. It is very swanky, but we thought it was overpriced for what we received. Drinks highly overpriced. Don't think we will return.

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank dmosley
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Phoenix, Arizona
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Dinner for 2”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

I love this place and the food. Located right by the San Destin Resort area you can not find a better pleace location or desired eatery. Fabulous

Visited October 2013
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Thank mike k
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