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“No beach attire?”
Review of Rum Runners

Rum Runners
Ranked #7 of 15 Restaurants in Sandestin
Price range: US$5 - US$28
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: Voted "Best in Casual Dining 2012 / 2013 by Destin Magazine's Readers Poll, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is alive with energy, festive events, uplifting music, delicious food and spirits. No where is that more true than at Rum Runners®, Sandestin’s premier dining and live entertainment venue. Live music fills the air seven nights a week as crowds sing along and dance with the unmatched performers here at Rum Runners. Our award winning lunch and dinner menus keep customers coming back year after year to enjoy our magical creations including specialties such as, freshly prepared seafood, steaks, chicken, pasta; burgers and other sandwiches; salads; and a variety of appetizers.Never miss the big sporting event at Rum Runners with full sports packages available and every big game being shown on the many TV’s that fill the facility both inside and outside. We offer seating inside on two floors and outside seating on 4 patios and decks – there is not another place like it. Great memories are made at Rum Runners. The great food, live interactive entertainment, and unmatched atmosphere are the main attractions at Rum Runners. Nightly, the dynamic entertainers perform a variety of hit songs from the 60′s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00's as well as today's hits and focus heavily on audience participation. It is very common to hear the crowd singing the chorus of a song while the entertainers lead them on. The wide variety of music, audience participation, high energy level, and sheer FUN make Rum Runners the place to be with family and friends when visiting the Village of Baytowne Wharf! Corporate Events, Social Events, Birthday and Bachelorette parties are welcomed and encouraged!
Pensacola, Florida, United States
1 review
“No beach attire?”
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

My friend and i were not let in at 9pm because we were in tank tops and board shorts. What kind of vacation experience were they trying to provide? And we are locals. I can't say good things about this place nor will ever give them a chance.

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Thank William P
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Matt E, Rum Runners Management Team at Rum Runners, responded to this review, 2 September 2014
We always want to create a fun and relaxing experience for our guests, so we sincerely apologize for the visit you describe here, unfortunately we do have a "resort casual" dress code after 5pm. It is upsetting to know we missed out on hosting you, so your comments will be addressed.
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St Louis, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Stiff drinks!”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

They don't skimp on the alcohol. Great music and a good location for dining or just drinks. Typical menu and prices. Staff are super sweet. One of the girls told my son (10) that he was so cute he could save his cup and come back for a free refill

Visited June 2014
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Matt E, Rum Runners Management Team at Rum Runners, responded to this review, 2 September 2014
We are thrilled you had an all-around fantastic visit with great food, drinks, entertainment and service. Thank you! Can't wait to see you and your family again soon!
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“Will be back!”
Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Caribbean Egg Roll & Calamari were excellent. Surpassed my expectations! We will definitely be back next time we're in town.

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Thank Heather K
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“Dueling piano bar!!”
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Great fun! The dueling piano masters got the crowd involved and played great tunes! Definitely worth taking in a drink and a song!

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Marietta, Georgia
1 review
“Expensive”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

AVOID this place unless you want to pay $15 plus tax for a glass of wine. Do yourself a favor and drink water or go somewhere else.

  • Visited April 2014
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