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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
Today
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food was mediocre for the price. Waiter was not friendly. I asked did they have any specials and he said happy hour ends in 10 minutes. He failed to mention ALL the other drink specials they have daily. We just ate and left. The atmosphere and service to does not match the hype.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is not that great and way over priced. When we got our food it was cold, and the buns were stale as could be. The service was good but our waitress had a very sour attitude. HOWEVER, feeding the gators and see all the different ones was so much fun, and it made it kinda worth it,... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience of seeing the alligators and getting to try gator meat is what I was thrilled about. The wait time was a bit excessive especially since there was plenty of seating.

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Thank Johnna M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food quality and service. Kids enjoyed the play area and watching the alligators. Plenty of seating so they were easily able to seat our group of 14.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool venue for kids. They can walk around and see the gators and lots of other stuff. They also have a very entertaining gift shop on site and a fun bar. The food, however, leaves a whole lot to be desired. If you are looking for great seafood this is not the place.

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Thank KeytonM
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at Fudpucker's while in Destin and enjoyed great food as well as the Fudpucker atmosphere. Ages in our party ranged from 17 to 72 and everyone had a great time and spoke highly of the food, even those in our party who weren't seafood lovers.

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Thank Jason D
Destin, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have not been to Fudpucker's in a couple of years. It was very busy but we waited maybe 5 mins for a table. The bartender was very friendly and nice and our service was ON IT. We were a party of 2 couples. Everyone of us raved about our food, I had the crab cakes and they were very... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tourist prices are high. The food wasn't bad but I think you're paying for the environment not the food.

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Thank Rosie316
Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere with lots of entertaining distractions for the kids. Food is not the specialty of the house. It's often served at room temperature and don't expect prompt service or check backs from your servers. Used to be a "don't miss" venue. Not so much anymore.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there a few days after Christmas. We walked right in without a wait. The service was great. We ordered a chicken wrap, shrimp pucker, and kids Mac n cheese. The food arrived quickly and was very good. They have a great gift shop. The alligators are always fun to watch and feed! Fun lunch for kids!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?