Destin Restaurants That Take Reservations

One of the many pleasures of vacationing in Destin, Florida, is the incredible restaurant scene. Even if your Destin condo has a fully-equipped kitchen, it’s still essential to explore the unbeatable dining opportunities that Destin offers. 

It’s always fun to pop into a Destin restaurant for a quick breakfast or to-go meal; however, you don’t want to miss out on booking a table for an unforgettable and mouthwatering dinner. Here are a few restaurants that take reservations in Destin, FL!

Marina Cafe

Marina Cafe not only takes reservations, but has also taken home many restaurant awards in Destin! Once you visit there, you’re sure to understand why!

Their extensive menu offers seemingly endless options, and you may need to return to ensure you get to try all the great dishes that are up for grabs. If you are with a larger group, get several dishes to share.

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There are several appetizers to choose from, many featuring fresh local seafood. Try something you know you will like, or get adventurous and try something new. No matter what you decide to order, you will surely enjoy it! Even their salads are healthy, delicious, and fresh masterpieces!

As for their specialties, you can expect fresh salmon, shrimp, and tuna. For land options, they also have beautifully prepared chicken. There are even options for vegetarians in your party, as well.

Steaks and chops, pasta options, and sushi round out their dinner menu, but you can also find a beautiful selection of desserts, so make sure to save room! There is also a kids’ menu, so the entire family will be satisfied.

From 5-7 p.m. every day, you can get great deals on drinks, wings, and more. If you dine early, you can take advantage of their “buy one, get one free” offer from 5-6. 


The next great restaurant in Destin, Florida, is Mimmo’s. Mimmo’s is an Italian restaurant that serves up all your favorites in a stunning rustic dining room.

Everything they serve is as fantastic as it looks, from great traditional appetizers like bruschetta to pasta and pizzas. They incorporate fresh seafood into many of their dishes, like lobster ravioli. 

They do fancy and unique cocktails and have plenty of wine, beer, and cocktails to enjoy while dining. The atmosphere is stunning, with a giant fireplace as a showstopper. They have decadent desserts and a Nutella dessert pizza that is a particular favorite. Expect authentic Italian desserts, like tiramisu, cheesecake, and many more. 

If you are booking your Destin beach condo, make a reservation at Mimmo’s at the same time. The restaurant is very popular and gets very busy. You want to take advantage of this!

Ocean Club

The Ocean Club has a glorious dining room and a full-service bar. If you want a great meal in a great restaurant but want to see the game, they are happy to accommodate you.

They have an extensive bar menu, including wine, cocktails, and scotch. They have a lot of after-dinner drinks, like coffee drinks, cognacs, and ports, offering plenty of different cocktails to choose from. Their main entrees and appetizers are made with fresh seafood and other local ingredients. To start, they have soups, salads, and plenty of delicious appetizers that are great for sharing. The mains are sure to please everyone, as they have plenty of seafood dishes, steaks, chicken, and pasta. They even have a menu for the kids, too. Plenty of options for all!

If you book the Ocean Club for a special event, you can choose whatever menu items you want. They take care of everything to make your special event truly unforgettable.

They offer an early bird special menu if you have plans in the evening and want to get in early. From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., you can buy one entree and get the next one free. A simply unbeatable deal!

They also have live entertainment several days a week. If you feel like hanging around after dinner for some dancing, then you will be satisfied. You can always dine in the bar or catch the game and the live band.

Plan Your Visit!

Ready to dine like a local during your vacation to Destin, Florida? Planning your vacation to this foodie haven doesn’t have to be difficult! Simply view our Destin condo rentals, reserve your favorite, and prepare for Destin’s delicious meals! Book your stay today!


Our next Destin restaurant that takes reservations is 790. They are famous for their fresh seafood, and you will understand why once you have tried it. Discover beautiful appetizers, mains, and more.

They have a lunch menu that offers appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and pasta. If you are looking for authentic Louisiana flavors, you have come to the right place! They also have burgers and chicken dishes for a bit more variety. Be sure to try their famous gumbos, as they are very popular. They offer two sizes for those who want a light, quick bite or a more substantial meal. 

790 has a similar dinner menu with all the appetizers, gumbo, sandwiches, and seafood entrees. Try the seafood or BBQ shrimp pasta, and come back often to see what the nightly dinner special will be.

If Sunday brunch is more to your liking, book a table for theirs. You’ll find French toast, seafood omelets, salmon cakes, benedicts, and plenty of breakfast options for the kids. 

If you want to get a jump on the day, they offer daily specials from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can find special deals on great food and drinks. Their food menu changes often, so stop by a few times. 

Book Your Destin Condo 

There are plenty of things to do in Destin besides eating and drinking. You can discover all the great activities and sites that Destin offers when you plan your next vacation here.

The Islander Resort has everything you need for your stay, including your perfect Destin beachfront condo. You can find all the comforts of home when you book a condo, complete with fully equipped kitchens.

Our Destin condos come with internet, laundry facilities, and a balcony to enjoy your spectacular view. You can also look forward to cable TV, sports courts, and swimming pools. 

There are plenty of free activities for the kids, and you can use the chairs and BBQ grill when relaxing outside. Take in the beauty of the area on a nature walk. The kids will love Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park!

These Destin beach condos can accommodate up to six guests, and you will find yourself close to the beach, all the shops, and the most excellent Destin restaurants. The Island Resort has everything if you want an adventure or want to relax and get away.

Contact us today or book online and get your choice of beautiful condo for your next vacation. There is always something to do or see, and the dining is excellent all over Destin!