One of the great benefits of making Pelican Beach your home-away-from-home on your Destin, Florida vacation is our location within the Destin area. There are few resorts who can offer you as much once you park your car!
Pelican Beach is a walk-friendly resort with plenty of fun, dining and essentials within just a few blocks. Plus, the addition of a new traffic controlled crosswalk just out side our entrance allow easy access to the area's biggest family attraction, Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park.
Check out a list of just some of the businesses within the immediate few blocks of Pelican Beach - just another benefit of vacations at Pelican Beach!
Bric à Brac
824 Gulf Shore Dr.
While food definitely takes center-stage, the atmosphere at Bric a Brac in Destin is reason enough to add this stop to your itinerary. The funky interior decor of Bric a Brac includes brightly painted murals, antique-style prints, vinyl records, and Mardi Gras beads hanging from the walls. In short, get ready for a joyful, party atmosphere!
We believe one sign sums it up perfectly, “Come as you are, stay as long as you can, we’re all family here.” In fact, this feels like the default motto of Bric a Brac!
From the inviting, inclusive atmosphere to the presence of happy kids hanging alongside adults out for a fun evening out, the restaurant has a totally unique vibe that’s celebratory while still making space for families and people of all ages.
810 Harbor Blvd.
We are a new locally owned Italian Café in the heart of Destin, Florida. We specialize in gourmet coffee, pastries, crepes, sandwiches, and salads. Our coffee, meats, and cheeses are imported from Italy and our owner is from Milan. Our café is the perfect environment to relax, study, or meet with a friend. Come join us any day of the week for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
1063 US-98 E
979 US-98 E, Destin, FL 32541
Crackings is located at 979 US-98 East in Destin and is open to the dining public Tuesday through Sunday from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm. This family-owned dining establishment is loved by locals and visitors alike and is known for its friendly service and wonderful offerings of breakfast, brunch and lunch selections in equal measure. The atmosphere is decidedly casual and laid-back at Crackings Destin, as this restaurant invites guests to come as they are and enjoy a meal alongside family and friends in comfort. The interior is a combination of vibrant Florida-inspired colors and rustic brick accents, creating a space that’s as warm and inviting as it is friendly. Guests are invited to take a seat at a table in the main dining room and enjoy the welcoming ambiance with a starter of fruit juice in hand.
No matter when you arrive at Crackings Destin FL, the menu promises to bring variety and abundance. This stop is known for its generous portions and when you’re here for breakfast, you won’t want to miss a chance to order up everything from decadent French toast and over-sized cinnamon rolls to pancakes and egg and salmon benedict. Yogurt parfaits and egg white bowls carry breakfast into brunch while lunch offers up a chance to enjoy plates featuring burgers, salads and seafood options as well.
Island Wing Company Grill and Bar
981 US 98
Uncover true Island Fun in Destin. Everything on our extensive menu is delicious and made in a fryer-free zone. Enjoy our crispy, baked wings, burgers, tacos, and more. With 30 TVs and 58 taps to offer you the best selection of cold, draft beer we are your game day haven. From live music to trivia and more – there’s always something happening on the Island that you and your family and friends are guaranteed to love.
983 US-98 E, Destin, FL 32541
Jimmy John’s in Destin makes Freaky Fast Freaky Fresh® sandwiches near you using only the freshest ingredients. Stop by and order delivery or pick up!
950 Gulf Shore Dr.
Since 1993 La Paz has set the standard for Mexican food in our area. A combination of traditional Tex-Mex and fresh gulf seafood offers something for everyone.
We are passionate about the food we cook and the ingredients we use. We locally source our proteins and produce whenever possible and we hand pick our fresh catch from Harbor Docks Seafood Market daily and our shrimp come from the Amison family a few hours east of us in Appalachicola. Our most popular entrees are fish tacos, shrimp fajitas, enchiladas, and street tacos.
Our margaritas are made with fresh squeezed citrus and 100% agave tequilas and mezcals. Combine these fresh juices with our tequila selection and you’ll find out why we have the best margaritas in Destin.
Lone Wolf Pizza Co
Mimmo's Ristorante Italiano
979 US Hwy 98 E Ste. 5, Destin, FL 32541
Mimmo’s Italian Restaurant offers the Italian classics you come to expect, but so much more than that. From the minute you walk into the restaurant, taking note of the natural stone and wood accents, gleaming marble bar, and terra cotta walls, you expect a touch of class. This isn’t just a red sauce joint with spaghetti and meatballs. While the menu does include the classic dishes, like bolognese and alfredo,it also offers traditional Italian fare rarely found at larger chain restaurants.
The menu is expansive and portions are large, so there’s sure to be something for everyone. For this reason, Mimmo’s Italian Restaurant is a great pick when you’re coordinating a birthday dinner, retirement party, family reunion, or other large gathering. Even the picky eaters in your group will find something they can enjoy! The kids in your group will enjoy their own dedicated menu with kid favorites including chicken fingers, cheese pizza, and spaghetti with meatballs.
Mimmo’s is open for lunch and dinner. As you might expect, the lunch menu is smaller. It includes a selection of their more requested pastas, brick oven pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, salads, and appetizers.
¿Que Pasa? Mexican Kitchen & Tequila
985 US 98
Indulge your taste buds with authentic Mexican food at Que Pasa Mexican Kitchen & Tequila. From fajitas and burritos to enchiladas and quesadillas, we bring you the best in Mexican cuisine. Our perfectly prepared cocktails will complement your meal and accentuate your dining experience.
The Local Market
950 Gulf Shore Dr.
The Local Market is so much more than a local market. It’s our new favorite for one-stop shopping/enjoying of deli sandwiches, breakfast goodies, pizzas, chicken salad, healthy smoothies & juices, and specialty groceries. A perfect first stop for all your vacation supplies and one of our favorite restaurants in Destin, Florida!
960 Highway 98 East, Suite 104
Blalock Seafood & Specialty Market
Hebert's Specialty Meats
American Family Care Destin
1012 US-98 #100
977 US-98 E, Destin, FL 32541
Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park
The Cone Ice Cream
960 Highway 98 East #110
Shake's Frozen Custard
Bank of America Financial Center
1014 US-98 E
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