From Destin Harbor to Destin Commons, check out these five noteworthy new hot spots for your upcoming vacation:


Brotula's Seafood House & Steamer

A true Emerald Coast experience, Brotula’s is a must-try destination for any seafood fan. Customize your own enormous steamed seafood platter, full of succulent local seafood and your favorite sides. In addition to choosing “what’s cracking”, guests can select a variety of boils, butters and seasonings to create the ultimate seafood meal just to your tastes!

The Local Market

One of the best market’s along the Emerald Coast – breakfast or lunch at The Local Market is a must-experience in 2016 (even if you need something easy to take to the beach). A destination guests can visit day after day while on vacation – a few of our recommendations include The Local Market’s daily “Blue Plate Specials”, chicken biscuit sandwich with local honey, freshly made juices, homemade ice-cream, homemade donuts and fresh baguette sandwiches. (Insider tip – The Local Market sells Harbor Docks delicious in house Smoked Tuna Dip)

McGuire’s Sushi

Don’t be afraid to be adventurous at McGuire’s Sushi! Sushi enthusiasts will adore McGuire’s variety of creative rolls paired with our Emerald Coast fresh Gulf Coast seafood. One of Destin’s newest best-kept secrets for sushi on the coast, guests can find this hot spot next door to McGuire’s Irish Pub.


Just in time for our spring season, Everkrisp brings fresh salads and whole food entrees to the Destin area! Featuring meals customizable to your taste, Everkrisp opens just in time for spring break (grand opening set for February 5, 2016).

The Other End Beer Garden
A new favorite hangout for Destin locals, one bite of one from The Other End’s mouthwatering burgers and you’ll be hooked! From brunch to dinner, this scenic waterfront beer garden features 16 beers on tap and arguably the top burgers in town.


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