Best Outdoor Dining in Destin + on 30A


outdoor dining in destin 30a

When the weather is as beautiful as ours usually is, eating out is a must! We polled our amazing contributors on the best outdoor dining options in Destin/30A, and this is what they shared. There is something for everyone on this list: fancy, casual, kid friendly, and more!


The Bay : The Bay is maybe best known for their delicious food + their family-friendly beach atmosphere.

Crust : Gourmet Italian restaurant in Santa Rosa Beach. Open in the evenings. 

Amici 30A Italian Kitchen : Located at 30 Ave, beautiful patio, delicious food with generous portions, and Amigo’s is right next door!

Amigos 30A Mexican Kitchen : Located at 30 Ave, delicious Mexican food, + right next door to Amici!

The Hub : The Hub is great for groups because there are several dining places to choose from and then there is plenty of open outdoor + covered outdoor seating in the middle. 

La Crema : Great tapas, drinks, and treats in Rosemary Beach! Don’t miss the chocolate fondue dessert. 

Summer Kitchen : Casual for breakfast + lunch and then more fine dining in for dinner. Check it out in Rosemary Beach!

Pizza Bar in Seaside : Delicious Neapolitan-style pizza right in Seaside. The outdoor dining options are super cozy!

Food Truck Lane in Seaside : Some fantastic options to choose from! Crepes, smoothie bowls, hot dogs, barbecue, and grilled cheese. You can grab what you want and then grab a table or sit near the green space in the square.

Beach Walk Cafe : Fine dining directly on the Gulf. *Reservations required. 13 years of age or older* Located in Destin.

Louisiana Lagniappe : Fresh seafood + stakes. Casual attire. Upscale dining experience. Destin.

Crackings : One of our favorites for breakfast! In Grayton Beach and family friendly. 

Shunk Gulley : Gorgeous gulf view, fantastic seafood, + in Blue Mountain Beach. 

North Beach Social : Super family-friendly beach vibe, great food, + fun drinks!

Chipotle at Destin Commons : Destin Commons has some great options for quick bites to eat…and Chipotle was a favorite one mentioned! 


Those are some of our favorite outdoor dining options in Destin/30A. We would love to hear some of yours that aren’t on the list yet! Tag us on social media the next time you eat at one of these places! @destin30amoms



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