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“Birthday w/ 13 people @ earlybird dinner”

Ocean Club Restaurant
Ranked #48 of 315 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$59
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Ocean Club is one of the premier, fine dining restaurants with a variety of appetizers & entrees to please everyone. We have a owner that has run this place into bankruptcy & a General manager who likes to treat his employees with gross disrepect & live entertainment Wednesdays - Saturday. Wednesday nights caters to our Locals offering them an incredible discount while enjoying one of our favorite house bands - Emerald Gold. Our food had been sited by the health dept with numerous violations. We offer private rooms and outside deck for special events upon booking. But be careful, we could shut down at any time. We do take walk-ins but prefer that you call ahead for reservation.
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Seating for our group was arranged days in advance. Restaurant was very accommodating. We even add another couple the day of our dinner...and they still came through for us. We wanted to be finished with dinner before the music started because of the age of the group. All worked well. everyone was happy with their selections for drinks and dinner.

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1  Thank Rmangun
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

My go to place in Destin! Wonderful staff and amazing food! Never disappoints! Where the locals go for the finest food in Destin! Love it!

1  Thank Cindy L
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

My husband and I brought the New Year in with the 3rd seating at the Ocean Club Restaurant. Our reservations were for 9:00p.m. By the time we were seated it was
9:40 p.m. Service was extremely slow. Our dinner entrée arrived at 11:45 p.m. We won't be celebrating the New Year again at this locations. Our dinner was delicious, presentation not up to their standard.

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1  Thank Glenda S
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Several years ago we discovered this restaurant and, when in Destin, we always try to go. It is elegant! Service is very good. Most important, we always find it delicious. I had grouper with crab meat, my wife had a chicken and pasta dish and our friend had shrimp.
Wine selection was good. They also offer dancing and obviously have a regular group that come. There is also a nice bar.

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1  Thank dhcsmc321
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

For our anniversary we decided to visit this restaurant. The ambience was excellent but the food was disappointing for a restaurant that charged these prices. Service was average but not excellent. This was a white tablecloth restaurant but presentation of food was dismal at best. Dinner started off with a service of three grocery type rolls that were heated. Butter was soft which in itself was not bad. However it was served as if it was scooped with a teaspoon and flung on the plate. We ordered a lettuce wedge with blue cheese dressing as an appetizer. It was served on an oversize rectangular plate with carrot strips and onions scattered over the play in a helter-skelter manner. The lettuce itself was cold which was ideal the dressing was average with small bits of blue cheese scattered throughout. The mains were the Grouper Ocean Club and the catch of the day which happened to be Grouper. The Ocean Club Grouper was described as sautéed or grilled and topped with shrimp and crab meat. It arrived swimming in seasoned butter and lightly breaded fish. The vegetable consisted of zucchini, squash, and String beans. The fish and shrimp were pasty and slightly over cooked. The effect of the overwhelming amount of butter and seasoning as well as the breading lead to a complete disguise of the taste of the fish. To say that I was completely underwhelmed by this restaurant is certainly an understatement.

2  Thank Herbert F
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