Local Restaurants


Pompano Joes

A Gulf Coast Favorite – The Travel Channel featured Pompano Joe’s as the Ultimate Beach Snack Shack and one of the world’s best beach restaurants!

2237 Scenic Gulf Highway
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(.7 miles from Beach Bait)

The Surf Hut

This laid-back option offers classic seafood mains, BBQ ribs, frozen drinks & ocean views.

551 Scenic Gulf Dr
Destin, FL 32550
(850) 460-7750
(1.4 miles from Beach Bait)

Crab Trap

Beach front dining offering incredible views with indoor and outdoor seating, Open air windows, sun bleached wood, local art and hand carved sea side sculptures;

3500 Scenic Hwy 98 East
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 654-2722
(1.9 miles from Beach Bait)

The Whales Tail

Chill American cafe for seafood, sandwiches & breakfast served right on the beach, with deck dining. The atmosphere is casual and the view is spectacular. The menu features fresh seafood as well as a variety of burgers, sandwiches and salads. The downstairs bar is only steps away from the beach and is famous for frozen tropical drinks. The Whale’s Tail Gift Shop offers apparel, souvenirs and beach supplies (open seasonally).

556 Seascape Drive
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(1.3 miles from Beach Bait)

Captain Dave’s on the Gulf

Waterfront dining, floor-to-ceiling windows and fresh seafood. The menu features American seafood cuisine infused with a contemporary Gulf Coast twist.

3796 Old Highway 98
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 837-2627
(1.5 miles from Beach Bait)
Closed Tuesdays

Jackacuda’s Seafood & Sushi

Locally family owned and operated serving up fresh seafood, sushi, burgers, poke bowls and more in a casual, high energy, family environment.

36120 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 460-2909
(2.9 miles from Beach Bait)

Bad Ass Coffee

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii serve premium Hawaiian and other top international coffees with a kick. Bad Ass Coffee also serves popular blended drinks, teas, food and branded merchandise with exceptional service.
1708 Scenic Gulf Drive
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(850) 424-7804
hours: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm 
(400 yards from Beach Bait)
New Orleans Seafood since 1910
90 Seascape Drive
Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
11:30am to 8:30pm 7 days a week
(1.1 miles from Beach Bait)

Royal Palm Grille

Casual spot at Surfside Resort with sushi, seafood dishes & steak, plus a full bar & ocean views.

1096 Scenic Gulf Dr, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(1 mile from Beach Bait)

Kenny D’s

Cheerful Cajun beach bar & eatery with comfy booths for indoor dining & a covered patio outdoors.

2964 Scenic Gulf Dr, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(1.7 miles from Beach Bait)

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Chain eatery & bar serving a diverse menu of classic Italian fare in a family-friendly setting.

10562, 168 US-98 W Ste,
Sandestin, FL 32550
(2.1 Miles from Beach Bait)

9325 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(3 miles from Beach Bait)

O’Quigley’s Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar

Roomy sports bar offering a seafood-heavy menu, plus sports on lots of TVs in a comfy space.

34940 Emerald Coast Pkwy Ste #101
Destin, FL 32541
(4 miles from Beach Bait)

Roberto’s Pizzeria

Italian eatery with a long porch & 15 big screen TVs, serving pasta, pizza, & more plus a full bar.

110 Cannery Ln
Destin, FL 32550
(850) 351-1998
(4.5 miles from Beach Bait)


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