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Endless Options for Thanksgiving Dinner in Destin and South Walton


One of the joys of coming to Destin for Thanksgiving is the breadth of options. Whether you choose to cook your traditional Thanksgiving meal in your vacation rental or choose to pick up a prepared dinner from a popular local restaurant or opt to eat out, the options for Thanksgiving dinner at the beach are endless. To help you decide, we've pulled together a list of South Walton and Destin restaurants that offer dine-in and/or carry out Thanksgiving feasts to help make your holiday celebration simply delicious: 

790 On the Gulf:  A traditional plated Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11 am-3 pm.  Adults: $26- $29; Children: $9. For reservations call (850) 650-4853. 2996 Scenic Highway 98, Destin.  www.eatmoregumbo.com

Brotula's: Brotula's will be offering a Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 11 AM- 6PM. Adults: $34.95; Children (11 and under): $17.95. For reservations, please call 850-460-8900.

Beach Walk Café at Henderson Park Inn:  Beach Walk Café is offering a Thanksgiving Day Buffet with a wide and varied menu from 11:30 am – 4:30pm.  Adults $39.95 , and young adults (ages 13 -14) $19.95. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (850) 650-7100
The Crab Trap:  The Crab Trap will offer a Thanksgiving menu along with their regular menu from 11 am-7 pm.  Call (850) 654-2722 for reservations. 3500 Scenic Highway 98, Destin. www.crabtrapdestin.com
Cracker Barrel:  Serving breakfast from 6 am until closing and Thanksgiving dinner starting at 11 am – 9 pm and offering Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go. For more info or to order call (850) 269-3344. 34930 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin.  www.crackerbarrel.com
Cuvee Kitchen & Wine Bar:  Buffet and Carving Station from 11 am-5 pm.  Adults $38.95; children (11 and under) $19.95 “Turkey to Go” orders will be taken through Saturday, Nov. 18.  For reservations call (850) 650-8900. 36120 Highway 98, Destin. www.cuveedestin.com  
Harbor Docks: Annual FREE Thanksgiving Dinner to benefit Destin Harvest and Habitat for Humanity. Thanksgiving buffet from 11 am – 7 pm with ALL donations going to Destin Harvest and Habitat for Humanity. Call (850) 837-2506 for more information. 538 Harbor Blvd, Destin.  www.harbordocks.com

Honey Baked Ham: From ham to turkey to delicious sides, Honey Baked Ham prepares the full Thanksgiving feast. Available for pick up or delivery. 137 Crystal Beach Dr, Destin, FL 32541 (850) 650-2636 www.honeybakedham.com 
Marina Café:  Thanksgiving buffet from 11 am-8 pm.  Adults: $42; Children (12 & under): $19.  For reservations, call (850) 837-7960.  404 Harbor Blvd, Destin. www.marinacafe.com

Sarah K's Gourmet - Sarah K’s meals to go are always delicious and for Thanksgiving she offers a full Thanksgiving Feast including the turkey or “Everything but the Bird” options. Orders must be placed by Sat., Nov. 17;    34940 Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite 183, Destin, FL 32541 (850) 269-0044 www.saraksgourmet.com

Whole Foods Destin: Reserve your holiday feast prepared by Whole Foods-Destin. Order pre-cooked turkey and sides either in the store or online through their Destin E-store. 4402 Legendary Dr, Destin, FL 32541 (850) 269-7400 Click here to reserve our holiday meal. 


The Bay:  Buffet served from 11 am-4 pm. Adults: $32.95; Children (12 & under): $14.  Reservations are encouraged, call (850) 622-2291.  24215 US Highway 331, Santa Rosa Beach (foot of the 331 bridge).  www.baysouthwalton.com

Café Thirty-A:  Take-out Thanksgiving dinner for six is available. Reserve a take-out meal, call (850) 231-2166 by Nov. 19.  Dine-in from Noon until 4pm.   3899 Highway 30A, Seagrove Beach www.cafethirtya.com
Hilton Sandestin Emerald Ballroom: Thanksgiving buffet from 11:30 am – 5 pm with all the trimmings along with house-made desserts by Pastry Chef Yascha Becker. Adults: $45.95; Kids (age 6-12) $16.95; 5 & under free. 4000 Sandestin Boulevard South, Miramar Beach. Call (850) 267-9500. 

Marie’s Bistro:  An annual 30A Thanksgiving tradition is dinner at Marie’s Bistro.  Dine off the menu or on the buffet, and enjoy your favorite Thanksgiving fare and local dishes from 10 am – 3 pm;  Adults $29.  Kids 4 to 12,   $12.

Marlin Grill: For your Thanksgiving pleasure, Marlin Grill is serving a four course meal featuring traditional favorites and a dessert.  Reservations are highly encouraged by calling (850) 351-1990    wwwmarlingrill.com

Seascape Resort:   Offering two amazing Thanksgiving options.  A traditional Thanksgiving buffet with 2 seatings available.  And a Thanksgiving feast take-out from Mezcal Mexican Grill.  Call Mezcal Mexican Grill at (850) 502-8352 for more information or to make reservations.  www.seascape-resort.com

Solaris Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise: Celebrate Thanksgiving on the water with SunQuest Cruises’ Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht at Sandestin Marina. Guests will enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving Buffet. Lunch cruise from 12-2 pm and Dinner cruise from 6-8 pm. From $23 - $62 per person. Learn more and make a reservation at www.SunQuestCruises.com or call (850) 650-2519. 

 Vue on 30A: Traditional Thanksgiving menu items, including fried turkey and prime rib carving station, savory bread stuffing, a mashed potato bar and more. Bonus: Coastal cuisine favorites like Mahi Mahi, oysters and shrimp as well as brunch items, including waffle station, fresh fruits and desserts. Adults: $49.95; Kids (6-12): $15.95; Under age 5 complimentary. Reservations required, call: 850.267.2305. www.vueon30a.com. 

Do you still need to book your Thanksgiving rental home or condominium at the beach? Click here to view our premier Destin and South Walton vacaton rental homes that include sparkle or view of our full list of Destin and South Walton rentals online. Want help narrowing your search? Call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652. You'll always be rewarded when you book direct with our best rate guarantee. 

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Monday, November 13, 2017

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