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Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill

People head to Fort Walton Beach and Florida’s Gulf Coast in general to be amidst wonderful communities in a beautiful area. The easiest way to find joy in these amazing places is by visiting some of the local favorite restaurants and bars. You will find both in Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill in Destin, Florida. This one of a kind establishment has found its way into the hearts of locals and visitors by providing great food and fun in a charming atmosphere.

Delicious Meals

Since 1982, this has been a favorite in Destin because they are focused on food, fun, and family. So, let’s start with the food first!
The menu here is the embodiment of the incredible cuisine that is famous on the Gulf Coast. Massive portions of seafood and other savory items are at the forefront of this menu, but you can also find fresh salads, great appetizers, sandwiches, and handmade “Fudburgers” like the Gator Pucker, which consists of a patty made from both ground beef and alligator! One of the favorite menu items here is the Stuffed Shrimp Parmesan, featuring massive shrimp stuffed with crab meat and topped with homemade parmesan cheese sauce. But you cannot go wrong with the Seafud Combo, complete with shrimp, alligator, fried fish, crab balls, and the one of a kind alligator gumbo.

Since this is a beachside bar and grill, you can expect a wide selection of delicious offering a wonderful pairing for any meal and occasion. Pick from a wide variety of awesome wines and beers or cool down with one of their signature cocktails, like the Fudpuckerita, which is a frozen margarita with mango, strawberry, and passion fruit. Not only is the food delicious and the portions massive, but you can get it all for the best value in Destin!

Those that choose to enjoy a meal or two at Fudpuckers will find that another benefit of swinging by this fun eatery is the friendly service! The staff at Fudpuckers is dedicated to helping guests have an amazing dining experience and is happy to help with suggestions and daily special highlights. Have a picky eater at your table? Not to worry! Fudpuckers is a place that truly caters to every palate and flavor preference. That means you’ll find something for just about everyone on the menu.

Much More Than Great Food

While you are likely to come for the food, odds are good that you will end up staying for the fun that you will find here, and it all starts with the alligator farm. Kids and families get the chance to see alligators and even hold them and feed them. Getting a picture with one of these gators will become a cherished memory of your time here.
Fudpucker’s is always throwing special events throughout the year, especially their teen nights, which provide fun for the kids while you go out and enjoy the town! Fudpuckers is also famous for their endless selection of t-shirts and other great merchandise in their one of a kind store.

Nearby Locales to Explore and Enjoy

While taking time to enjoy the alligator farm at Fudpuckers is a must, an added bonus when you come here for a meal and fun is that you’re in great proximity to a variety of other area attractions to check out when you’ve had your fill of flavors! Among the many options for enjoyment is time spent at the nearby Destin Harbor Boardwalk. This vibrant area is loved by visitors and travelers alike who are looking to take a waterfront stroll, spend some time people watching, or pop in and out of the many stores that line this area too. If you’re up for an on-the-water adventure after a meal at Fudpuckers, the Destin Harbor Boardwalk is a great place to book a ticket to fun as the area hosts a variety of kiosks for tour companies offering everything from sunset sails to dolphin spotting experiences.

Big Kahunas Water and Adventure Park isn’t far from Fudpuckers either. If you’re the type of traveler that loves to match amazing flavor with waterpark fun, this is sure to be the place for you. Grab the entire family and head over to make the most of time on waterslides and rides in abundance. This water and adventure park also hosts plenty of poolside loungers for relaxing as well as beach access points when you just can’t wait to get your toes in the sand.

Longing for a breathtaking view to accompany a savory meal experience? Head over to the Destin East Jetty and soak up the sights in abundance. While this area is a popular one for snorkeling and swimming, it’s just as enjoyable of stop when you’re looking to sit back, relax, and relish the vistas you find stretched out before you. Bring a beach chair or just stroll the jetty which stretches out over the sand. Either way, you’re definitely in for a visual treat!

This place is sure to provide one of the most unique experiences that you have during your Gulf Coast vacation. While there are many places for great vacation along the Emerald Coast, like the beautiful Fort Walton Beach, Fudpuckers is always worth the drive. For more information about how they can make your day, call them at (850) 654-4200 or email them at fudpucker@fudpucker.com. Or, since there is always something happening at Fudpucker’s, just pop by at 20001 Emerald Coast Parkway, or visit online at www.fudpucker.com. Book one of our best 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom condos now!