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4 Delicious Restaurants Near Okaloosa Island FL You Have to Visit

4 Delicious Restaurants Near Okaloosa Island FL You Have to Visit Vacation Rentals
 
Published: Sep 21, 2020, 11:53 AM
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4 Delicious Restaurants Near Okaloosa Island FL You Have to Visit

When you’re taking a beach trip to Florida, there is no better place to go than Okaloosa Island. This barrier island is between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. It is home to lovely beaches and some of the best ocean views! Families love coming to the island to enjoy fun attractions and delicious restaurants. We know spending time at the beach can work up an appetite. Try these tasty restaurants near Okaloosa Island FL on your next vacation:


1. The Crab Trap at the Boardwalk 

If you decide to visit the Okaloosa Boardwalk, then you have to make a stop at The Crab Trap. Locals and visitors love this seafood restaurant for its amazing beachfront patio and delicious food. You can take in the beautiful ocean views while munching on the hot crab dip. It’ll quickly become one of your family’s favorite restaurants to visit.


Specialty Dish: You have to try the Alaskan crab legs when you go to The Crab Trap.


2. The Gulf 

The casual atmosphere at The Gulf is what draws visitors to this restaurant all year long. Their seasonal menu features fresh and local ingredients. You can browse the gift shop at The Gulf to kill time while you wait for your table. Most of the seating is outdoors which gives you and your family plenty of space to stretch out. Try any of the seafood dishes and you’ll be sure to leave with a smile on your face.


Specialty Dish: Guests absolutely love the fish and chips paired with malt vinegar aioli.


3. Old Bay Steamer

For those looking for good old fashioned steamed seafood, Old Bay Steamer is the restaurant for you. This is one of the best restaurants near Okaloosa Island FL because they offer fresh seafood with exceptional service. The menu features steam buckets which can either be for one person or shared by a pair.


Specialty Dish: You can’t go wrong when ordering “The Little Steamer” which comes with snow crab clusters, royal red shrimp, oysters, mussels, clams, corn on the cob, and new potatoes.


4. Hightide Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar 

For more than 30 years, Hightide Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar has been a local family restaurant favorite. The oysters are known for being fresh and shucked to order. It’s the best place for oyster lovers to get their fill of tasty seafood. If you aren’t a fan of oysters, their menu also features steamed or fried seafood, crab legs, soft shell crabs, shrimp, oysters, steaks and chicken. The whole family is guaranteed to find something they like.


Specialty Dish: Raw oysters on the half shell are in high demand at Hightide Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar.


You can enjoy all of these tasty restaurants near Okaloosa Island FL on your next beach getaway. Check out our Okaloosa Island vacation rentals and get ready to enjoy a blissful island vacation!

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