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“Perfect Dinner Spot!”
Review of The Surf Hut

The Surf Hut
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Ranked #13 of 308 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$28
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to The Surf Hut, the newest restaurant addition to the South Walton, Destin/Miramar Beach area. Sit back, relax and enjoy the view! This brand new, open air restaurant is located directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and is the place to be all year long! The Surf Hut has a menu that goes far beyond your typical 'beach fare' and adds a little surfer flare to a cuisine that includes Seafood, Oysters and St. Louis Style BBQ! Kids meals are served in a take home souvenir frisbees and we've got a custom game area on the beach where you can grab a game of corn hole while you watch the waves and sip a delicious signature frozen libation from our full bar! Whether you're looking for a place for lunch while you're enjoying the beach, a local spot to get fresh from the Gulf seafood, date night or a family friendly place to bring the kids, The Surf Hut has got something for everyone! Boogie on down to The Surf Hut, enjoy the food, the fun and the waves! See you soon!
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Dinner Spot!”
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Wonderful place! Awesome also atmosphere. RIGHT on the beach. You can sit inside or outside. The food is great! We will be going back!

2 Thank Miranda D
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Starkville, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere!”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Our MSU conference group ate here one night and it was a great choice for us! Other than it being 12,394 degrees dining al fresco, the view was beautiful, my mahi mahi was hot and fresh, and the service was friendly and quick! I'd definitely go back! (And just FYI, the server will suggest the sweet fried pickles...and I was excited to try them...but I won't do that again. Personal preference - wasn't used to the taste of the sweetness...prefer the dill. But the fried calamari was fab!)

Visited August 2014
2 Thank McMomOf4
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Greenwood, Louisiana
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“The best fish and/or shrimp tacos”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Beautiful, fairly-new restaurant along Scenic Hwy 98 in Miramar Beach! Very nicely designed, with a gulf-front view at eye level.

I had the blackened shrimp soft tacos and my wife ordered the fish tacos. Both were wonderful, but the blackened shrimp were very small and almost the size of those canned shrimp that used to be available a long time ago.

Regardless, the tacos were fully-stuffed with fresh ingredients and were served in taco trays making a beautiful presentation. Service was very good too.

It is worth the visit to see the beautiful building standing where an old and ugly property once stood. Good crowds even in the middle of the afternoon, but the staff was spot on with the service.

Definitely a place to which we plan to return next visit.

  • Visited August 2014
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3 Thank LADestinlover
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“Terrible food! Great atmosphere”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Tried it out today. The food was horrible! Worst burger I've had anywhere in town. It was extremely bland. The atmosphere is beautiful but the food was really bad. We won't eat there again. It's a total shame that a restaurant in that location can't do a better job.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Sher2981
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This was our first time at the Surf Hut. The blackened shrimp tacos were delicious. The view of ocean was spectacular. We had great service from Ibrahim which made it a great experience.

  • Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Amy B
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