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Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill

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20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3410
+1 850-654-4200
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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framingham ma
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is a great place to bring guest food is great many interesting things to see great fun for kids and adults

Thank kay b
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, our server PEPPER was very attentive and really nice. I had stuffed shrimp, it was stuffed with crab cake omg delish!!! My daughter loved watching, feeding, and holding a live gator.

Thank ayaik
Vicksburg, Mississippi
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and atmosphere are wonderful. Waitress was good and very helpful. First time but will not be the last.

Thank bo42261
Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start food was over the top. We had an allergy and the chef came out to make sure they cooked our meal they way we wanted, they really did it right.

Thank Broklyn P
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok at best, it is more of a tourist trap restaurant than a good place to eat. Prices are high and service was not good, our drinks ran out twice and both times we ended up just slurping on watered down drinks. The waitress was more interested in talking to the guy at the bar. Our nachos... More 

Thank Zeebedee2012
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want your kids to see alligators, then by all means, stop by. The inside is dirty, the service not great and the food was poor. I would not recommend. I gave them 2 stars for the alligators.

Thank Lisa P
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We fell for the 'live alligators" There are in fact live alligators, but sorta pathetic. My food came our wrong and took forever to get replaced and still was not right. Never again!

Thank Rik A
Zachary, Louisiana
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a tourist trap trust me! The only thing that was good was our drinks. This is great for some adult drinks but do not waste your money on the food. We went with another family so there was a total of nine of us . We were all unsatisfied! Now it's a great place to stop and feed... More 

Thank rebecca2005
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Some friends wanted to go here with their children as you can feed the gators. I was dubious but went along with it. I was pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed the fun decor and laid back feel. The service was very good. The portion sizes are enormous, but overall the food was very tasty and I thought it was good value.... More 

Thank Stedmund
Danbury, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Make sure you take the grandkids here. They will have fun feeding the alligators. The gator fritters aren't bad either.

Thank Sterling H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20001 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3410
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-4200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?