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Shrimp Basket

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711 Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541
+1 850-502-2280
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Dothan, Alabama
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In town for a little shopping on a lovely November day at the beach. Referred to the Shrimp Basket as a good local eatery for seafood. Lunch outside on the patio was a little windy but nice. The choices were good and varied. I had the hushpuppies and gumbo soup. Both tasty. My husband had the clam strip basket and... More 

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Thank Lisa B
Destin, Florida
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It really amazes me that people think this place is so good. Their all tourist reviews who think Applebee's is fine dining. This is the cheapest quality food you can buy. They use cheap Chinese shrimp and fry it. Wow that's so hard to do and side it with some store bought coleslaw. You want see locals eating here. They... More 

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Thank Jonathan H
Sherwood, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great lunch. Great lunch specials. I had all you can eat shrimp. My wife had grilled shrimp. My son had the fish tacos. They have a great selection of slides instead of fries. Hush puppies are great. Service was great. Very reasonable prices. Daily lunch specials.

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Thank michaelz243
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. Food was delicious. We started with the fish dip, that was great. Between the three of us we had shrimp and grits, fried fish, fried shrimp, fried oysters, stuffed crab, cole slaw, french fries, hush puppies, and corn nuggets. Everything was wonderful. My husband kept saying "This is the seafood in Destin we've been looking for!"... More 

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Thank JessicaHawk
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to stop at a Shrimp Basket at least once when we are in the area. Shrimp Basket is the fast food restaurant of seafood. Fair prices and fast. A must try when in The Pensacola area.

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Thank Ozarkhound
Evansville, Indiana
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were tired of paying 60.00 per night for dinner and decided to try a less expensive route. Typical fried baskets and such. Nothing exciting here.

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Thank Wennifer2013
Lynn Haven
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and myself recently visited Destin and had an enjoyable meal at the Destin Shrimp Basket-Loved it!! I had Shrimp Alfredo-cooked to perfection. I started with a dozen Oysters-Good. My wife had fried Shrimp-she had previously at the Gulf Shores AL Restaurant. Again Loved it. Good Value Food at Good value Prices!

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Thank David R
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Loved our dinner! We will return next year. The food is reasonably priced and the staff was very friendly.

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Thank Tami S
Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My grandson begs to go here. He gets a kids meal and it has 4 to 5 good size pieces of chicken in it and he eats it all. The next day he is ready to go back there again.

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Thank myenrollments
Rogersville, Alabama
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were there in October, so maybe that is off season for them, but the food was horrible, I was sick for two days after eating there. I would not recommend it at all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Hwy 98, Destin, FL 32541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-502-2280
Description
Our menu encompasses a great variety of original seafood and local favorites. Ranging from shrimp, fish, crab claws, and crawfish, we also provide po-boys, chicken, and sandwiches for land lovers. Don't forget about our specialty Roasted Red Pepper Bama Sauce over Fettuccine pasta!

The goal at the Shrimp Basket is to provide enjoyable, affordable service to each and every one of our guests at whichever restaurant they choose to dine in. This is accomplished by our professional and well-trained staff working together to ensure that your memories are the best that they can be at the Shrimp Basket. It is no surprise that our popularity has magnified among locals and tourists alike as we continue to expand along the Gulf Coast.

We are grillin', steamin', and fryin' for you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?