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The Black Pearl

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1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Suite 104, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
+1 850-833-3016
16:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant is one of the best we have visited in Florida. The service was great and the food was outstanding. The menu was great and had anything you might want for a evening of great dining. The servers were very attentive and the chef came out and asked us how our food and service was that evening. We will... More 

Thank pwynn53
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For delicious fresh seafood without the loud background noise common in too many places that prevents an enjoyable conversation, The Black Pearl was perfect. The grouper was very good with sautéed vegetables and coconut rice.

Thank Jay J
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. My Beef Medallions were cooked to perfection. My husband had the fish special which he said was very good also.

Thank Mary R
Crestview, FL
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You're paying for the view! While we were seated right away and the service fairly quick. The food suffers for that view. Nothing was amazing. Just alright. I ended up letting my best friend pick at my plate bc I wasn't impressed with any of it.

1 Thank ThickGoddessLena
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very inexperienced wait staff. Food ok, but not for the price. Felt like a second-rate cutomer, which was only confirmed by our waiter asking us if we were "the group paying with a coupon"...nope. Won't be back.

1 Thank Jerry M
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Scallops St Croix and parrot fish were delightful. Calamari was wonderful-service great. Key lime pie was good as well. For sure a place to try.

Thank cmhdave
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We had fresh fish and oysters and they were very good and well prepared. Everything was fresh! We had very good service and enjoyed our dinner!

Thank Wanda M
Berea, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This was by far my favorite restaurant we ate at! the waitress was very nice the atmosphere was awesome we could sit and watch the beach and the steak was out of this world good!!!!!! We live 10 hours from fort Walton Florida and I would drive 10 hour just to have that steak lol there was 4 of us... More 

Thank angelgracesmith
Beverly Hills, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We sat in the open air room and had gentle breezes while we dined on scrumptuos eats. It was a great photo op for me. There was a wedding party on the side of us. The whole early evening meal was blissful.

1 Thank patriciaT7659PG
Miami Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

They are open 4pm to 9pm and they have early bird menu which has lots of seafood on it. I always order the 9 oz sirlion from the regular menu. It has garlic butter and the steak melts in your mouth. Their salads and bread are very fresh. All of their sides are great. Try to save room for their... More 

Thank pattig793

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Suite 104, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-833-3016
The Black Pearl is located directly on The Gulf of Mexico in the Boardwalk complex on Okaloosa Island between Destin and Ft. Walton Beach. We serve only the freshest seafood, aged prime beef and whole Maine lobsters in a casual, yet elegant atmosphere. The restaurant offers an extensive wine selection that compliments every dish as well as a full service bar featuring the best martinis on the coast. All of our dining tables offer a stunning view of the beach whether you sit inside in air conditioned comfort or outside on our open air deck.

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