Even people who claim to not like seafood never tire of the sweet treats from the sea served in this area, and Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House in Destin serves the sweetest of the sweet! Offering a classically Southern twist to its seafood dishes and open every day of the week from 11 AM until 9 PM, it should come as no surprise when you fall in love with this local favorite. And although the meals served here may cost a little more, the quality, taste, and simple style in which they are served makes Boshamps the perfect place to getaway for a special occasion—even if that special occasion is nothing more than celebrating a Monday you don’t have to work!
Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House –
Located at 414 Harbor Boulevard in Destin
Could this delicious restaurant once have housed the captain of a merchant ship traveling far and wide but always returning to the bosom of his beloved wife and faithful dog? The style and design of the exterior gives that impression, and whether its true or not, that’s what we choose to believe every time we catch sight of Boshamps sign that even has a picture of that faithful dog carved into it! A patio with dining areas right on the arbor is often busy, filled with diners enjoying a good meal, good company, and excellent views. The views continue inside, as Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House in Destin contains walls of open windows offering the same unobstructed sights—just with a little extra protection from the elements!
Offering lunch, dinner, kid’s, and shug menus (shug is Southern lingo for sugar, or in this case, dessert), there’s bound to be something on Boshamps menu that will appeal to each and every diner in your traveling group! Start out your meal with an exciting Devil’s Crab (crab dip served with fried saltines) or a typical Southern fave, Fried Green Tomatoes, also served with jumbo lump crab! Meal choices include seafood, steaks, duck, and burgers. Their Gulf Coast Duck Confit Cassoulet is a particular favorite in these parts, but then again, pretty much everything on the menu is created to please! Offering everything from crab to grouper, oysters, and snapper, your seafood needs are guaranteed to be met! Have a Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House po’boy for lunch while your little ones enjoy kids’ meals that offer fish fingers and corn dogs. The shug menu that will turn you diabetic and includes such sweet treats as six layers of chocolate love and mystery pecan pie! Goodness with every bite can be found here; you might want to make Boshamps your first stop on your culinary tour!
A History of Fantastic Flavor
Today, Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House is a modern culinary marvel that visitors and locals alike adore. Known for its amazing menu and prime location on Destin Harbor, Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House actually has a rich history to its name. The culmination of more than 40-years of dreaming and designing an impeccable restaurant has led to the Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House that guests know and love today. The vision for this restaurant came from a family with a passion for fine cuisine and hospitality. What started as The Flamingo Café, one of Destin’s most beloved white table cloth restaurants transitioned into Boshamps after more than 30 years of faithfully serving Destin diners. Within this change, white table cloths were swapped out for color and comfort in an effort to open the doors to even more people looking to enjoy great food in great company. The name was the combination of family dogs with the names Bobo, Otis, and Shug respectively. Above all, this family-focused and based restaurant aims to provide visitors and locals of Destin with a place to gather and make memories that last a lifetime. The savory options on the menu just make it all the better!
Annual Events Hosted at Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House
Going above and beyond expectations is very much what the team at Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House does best. To that end, this restaurant regularly hosts a lineup of annual events that add to the overall appeal of the destination. The Swordy Shootout, Bojamz, and the DFC Tournament are some annual highlights just to name a few. Be sure to keep your eye on the event calendar for new events that are added year-over-year.
Live Music is Calling Every Day of the Week
A mesmerizing menu and friendly service are always showcased at Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House in Destin. That said, the many live musical performances this locale hosts almost daily is another huge draw for visitors looking to dine in style. Outdoor performances enjoy an amazing waterfront backdrop and set a tone for fun and entertainment that’s hard to top. Musical guests like Ben Loftin, The HooDoos, Frank Fletcher Band, Scenic Heights, and Stormfolk all find their way to the stage at this restaurant with many more to come! When you’re in the mood for great food, an amazing ambiance, and the music to match, this is most definitely the place to be.
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