Destin’s Best Kept Secrets

Well, this won’t be a secret for too much longer because Sea Oats wants to share some places for you to dine at while you are here.

We don’t want you going to dine somewhere and have a bad experience. Sea Oats wants to ensure you take in the entire coastal vibe Destin has to offer and that starts with exploring the most mouth-watering seafood spots around this area.

Destin is known for it’s gorgeous beaches, views and shopping of course but what you might not know is that Destin is called the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and with this comes some of the best Seafood you will ever indulge in, we guarantee this. The green waters are full of an abundance of fish just waiting to be caught, grilled and served with some steamy potatoes.

When you are driving down highway 98 you will pass dozens of chain restaurants, bars, cafes and grills. There are so many places to choose from and Sea Oats knows how frustrating that can be especially when you are from out of town.

Well, the hunt is over and you can be prepared before you visit Destin and know all the places to catch a delicious lunch or dinner at.

These three spots are famous with the locals and tourists for various reasons and we are sure they will be famous with your taste buds also.

How can you come to Destin and not feast on the fresh Gulf Shrimp and Mahi-Mahi?

The Crab Trap

Fresh fish, seafood, a full beach bar and an amazing view of the sunset makes this one of the more popular spots for tourists and locals alike. While you’re there make sure you try their award winning gumbo! They also have locations in Perdido Key and on Okaloosa Island so you can still get amazing food while exploring our heavenly area.

The Surf Hut


Fused with BBQ Ribs & Seafood this coastal atmosphere is the perfect place to grab lunch with the entire family and enjoy the amazing views of the Destin beaches.

Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi


Get ready to be amazed! This is a fairly new restaurant located right in the heart of the gorgeous Destin HarborWalk Village.

This spot incorporates exciting dishes with substantial ingredients and eye catching displays. Not only does the chef display the dishes in an artistic way but the taste will be delicious.

They offer fresh seafood, sushi and fried romaine lettuce topped with cheese and caesar dressing. It’s unique and worth trying while you are here.

Call Sea Oats today and book your reservation with us. We have the only motel in Destin located directly on the beach on top of offering exceptional family oriented service.

We have a staff ready to answer all your questions and create a customized package just for you. We look forward to hearing from you.