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Where to eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Destin

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Are you trying to decide where to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Destin? While eating Thanksgiving Dinner within your Destin vacation rental is always a popular choice, there are also some great options for dining out. We've compiled a list of our favorite Destin and South Walton restaurants offering a feast for Thanksgiving for your convenience. 


790 On the Gulf:  A traditional plated Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11 am-3 pm.  Adults: $26- $29; Children: $9.  First come, first served.  2996 Scenic Highway 98, Destin.  www.eatmoregumbo.com    

Beach Walk Café at Henderson Park Inn:  Beach Walk Café is offering a Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 11:30 am – 3:30pm.  Adults $48.00, and young adults (ages 12-15) $25.00.  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 a limited regular menu from 11 am-7 pm.  Call (850) 654-2722 for more information. 3500 Scenic Highway 98, Destin. www.crabtrapdestin.com      
Cracker Barrel:  Serving Thanksgiving dinner from 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:   Your favorite holiday tradition returns this year with the annual Cuvée Thanksgiving Buffet. Enjoy classic Southern- and family-favorites with your loved ones, and let us take care of all the rest. We will have four seatings with limited seating: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM. Call to make your reservation today! (850) 460-2909. CuveeKitchen.com 

Harbor Docks: At the 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner, everyone is welcome. While there is absolutely no charge, donations will be accepted from those capable of making them.  All proceeds will benefit Okaloosa Habitat and Destin Harvest projects.  This traditional homestyle Thanksgiving Day feast will be served from 11am until 7pm at Harbor Docks. 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 on Thanksgiving Eve. 137 Crystal Beach Dr, Destin, FL 32541 (850) 650-2636 www.honeybakedham.com  


WaterColor LakeHouse    11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Join with family and friends at the WaterColor LakeHouse for Thanksgiving Brunch. Menu includes an omelet station, creole breakfast potatoes, Applewood smoked bacon, winter squash bisque, sage roasted turkey, cider-glazed root vegetables, bourbon pecan pie, maple cheesecake and more. $65 for adults; $30 for children ages 12 and under.  Website: https://www.watercolorresort.com   533 Western Lake Dr., WaterColor   

Vue on 30A- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Vue on 30a dishes up tradition with a dash of coastal cuisine for its Annual Thanksgiving Brunch with a spectacular view of the Gulf. For $49.95 Adults can enjoy a raw bar with Oysters and Shrimp, Fried Turkey, Eggs Benedict and much more. Kids aged 6-12 can eat for $15.95, children 5 and under are free. https://www.evensi.us/vue-30a-annual-thanksgiving-brunch- 4801-county-highway-santa-rosa-beach-florida-    4801 W County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach 

Seascape Town Centre- 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come out to Seascape for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner spread with all the trimmings at Mezcal Mexican Grill. The buffet-style dinner is perfect for the whole family with multiple seating times available. Choose from 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., or 5 p.m. Adults, $22.99; Children ages 5-12 $9.99; and Children under age 5 eat free. Call to make reservations at 850-502-8353.  https://www.seascape-resort.com/events  556 Seascape Drive, Miramar Beach 

Havana Beach Bar & Grill- 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving feast at Havana Beach Bar and Grill, including Free Range Turkey, Pumpkin Pecan Praline Cheesecake and more! The full menu can be found at the website below, reservations are required and can be made by calling 850-588-2882. Cost is $75 per adult and $30 per child ages 3-12.  Website: https://www.thepearlrb.com/services/hotel-events-en.html#item_359  63 Main Street, Rosemary Beach 

Fleming’s Steakhouse- 11 a.m. Come out to Fleming’s Steakhouse starting at 11AM for their three-course Thanksgiving feast, including classics like Mixed Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast or Sliced Beef Tenderloin for $42. Fleming’s also knows how special this day is for kids so they created a delightful three-course Thanksgiving Children's Menu for $19.  Address: 600 Grand Bouleveard, Miramar Beach, FL https://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/promotions/thanksgiving-    

Hilton Sandestin Beach- 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adults can enjoy a variety of delicious food offerings from Hilton Sandestin during their annual Thanksgiving Buffet. For $49.95 sample options like Mushroom Bisque, Roasted Turkey, Grilled Grouper, Pumpkin Pie and much more. For the kids ages 6-12, Flatbread Pizzas, Ham and Cheese Pinwheels, Mini-Cheeseburgers and more for only $16.95. Address: 4000 S. Sandestin Blvd., Miramar Beach. Http://www.hiltonsandestinbeach.com/destin-florida-events/thanksgiving-buffet    

Café Thirty-A- Noon – 4 p.m. Dine on four-courses with all the extras at Café Thirty-A. Choose from deep-fried turkey, pan roasted salmon, bronzed red snapper or filet mignon for a cost of $60 per adult. A special children’s menu will be available for $20. Reservations Required. If you don’t want to sit at the restaurant you can arrange to get your feast to-go with their Takeout Feast for 6. Takeout orders must be placed by Sunday, November 18.   http://www.cafethirtya.com/thanksgiving-menu.html   3899 E Scenic Hwy 30A, Seagrove 

Thanksgiving Buffet aboard SOLARIS-  Enjoy a full Thanksgiving feast on board the SOLARIS yacht including Turkey, Green Bean Casserole, Mashed Potatoes and more. Cost per adult is $65, kids age 3-10 are $38 and children under 3 are $20. Reservations are required, guarantee a window seat for an additional cost, multiple seatings available.   http://www.sunquestcruises.com  9300 US Hwy 98 W, Miramar Beach 

The Bay Restaurant- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Bay is hosting a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring a carving station, penne and fresh pasta station, baked Mahi-Mahi with lemon and dill, as well as a selection of sides, veggies, salads and desserts. $32.95 for adults; children for $14.95.   http://www.BaySouthWalton.com     24215 Hwy 331  

Baytowne Provisions- 11 – 1 p.m.  Thanksgiving with a twist, including Coca-Cola Glazed Ham, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Turkey, Chees Grits, assorted desserts and much more! To make reservations (available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), email [email protected] or call (850) 460-7866. $32.95 for adults; $14.95 for children under age 12.  www.baytowneprovisions.com     

Old Florida Fish House   Enjoy Thanksgiving on Eastern Lake with Old Florida Fish House from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. In addition to their regular lunch, dinner and sushi menus, Old Florida Fish House will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving menu. $39 for adults and $18 for children. Reservations are encouraged and should be made by calling (850) 534-3045.  www.oldfloridafishhouse.com     

Cuvee 30A  Cuvee 30A is open for Thanksgiving buffet from 11-3 p.m., featuring Chef Tim Creehan’s Louisiana Fried Turkey and traditional trimmings, side dishes and desserts. Reservations are highly recommended. A “Turkey to Go” option is also available.  https://cuvee30a.com  12805 Hwy98 Inlet Beach 

Are looking for the perfect South Walton or Destin vacation rental for your holiday gathering? View our premier rental homes and condos online, inlcuding Gulf-front Destin condos at Jade East as well as rentals at Hidden Dunes Resort, including Gulf-front beach condos, lakeside Villas and cozy Cottages. Need help narrowing your search, simply call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652. Remember to always book direct with Newman-Dailey for our best rate guarantee. 

See you @ the beach for the holidays!


Friday, November 16, 2018

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