Marina Cafe In Destin Florida

Marina Cafe In Destin Florida

Marina Cafe is one of Destin’s most loved restaurants. It has been a Destin staple for over 30 years. Located on beautiful Destin Harbor, there is not a bad view in the whole restaurant. Marina Cafe is a white tablecloth service restaurant and it’s a go-to for locals as well as vacationers to the Panhandle. If you’re looking for a bit of upscale dining, this is the place. Great views and delicious food. 

Marina Cafe Destin Florida Menu

If you ask repeat Marina Cafe diners what’s good on their menu, they’ll swear that ‘anything you order will be delicious. However, we’ve discovered some ‘fan favorites’: 


Filet Mignon Wontons – filet with caramelized onions and a gorgonzola cream cheese all wrapped up and fried in a crunchy wonton.

Carpaccio of Wagyu Beef  – thinly shaved wagyu beef topped with arugula, EVOO, sea salt and a finishing swirl of charred tomato aioli. 


Jumbo Gulf Shrimp and Grits – huge gulf shrimp, over a bed of stone grounded gouda grits tops with a smoky gravy, scallions, and bacon bits

Pan-Seared Andouille Crusted Louisiana Redfish  – A Marina Cafe Classic for over 30 years and the Most popular menu item of 2021

Marina Cafe Destin Steaks

Steak lovers can choose from 16 oz. Ribeye, 8 oz. filet mignon, or hefty 18 oz. bone-in New York Strip. All steaks are served with lyonnaise potatoes. 

If you love a good pork chop, Maria Cafe also offers a 14 oz. grilled pork chop with sweet tea glaze, Vidalia onion jam, sweet potatoes, and sauteed spinach. 

Marina Cafe Destin Sushi

Marina Cafe also has a pretty extensive sushi menu. Not sure what to try? Here are our suggestions:

Surf and Turf has grilled filet, gulf shrimp, crunch, prosciutto,  sweet soy, and a spicy aioli

Atatakai California roll wrapped in hand torched flounder, with house aioli and crushed sesame seeds

The Sushi menu also lists Nigiri and Sashimi options as well as a selection of salads including Edamame and Seaweed salad. 

Is there a dress code at Marina Cafe?

Marina Cafe is a white tablecloth service. The dress code on their website states “resort casual” but diners tend to lean more towards dressy. 

Does Marina Cafe in Destin have a happy hour?

Happy Hour at Maria Cafe is daily from 5 P.M. – 7 P.M. in the Marina Cafe Bar. Customers can enjoy half-priced wines, domestic beers, special prices apps, and sushi. 

Does Marina Cafe in Destin have an early bird menu?

5 P.M. to 6 P.M. customers at Marina Cafe can enjoy a buy one get one free entree in the main dining only. Some exclusions may apply.

Can you make reservations at Marina Cafe in Destin?

Marina Cafe takes both walk-ins and reservations. Click the reservation link on their website to make reservations or call the restaurant directly. 

Is there a Thanksgiving menu at Marina Cafe in Destin?

Yes, Marina Cafe hosts a Thanksgiving Day buffet.

Does Marina Cafe have Private Dining?

Marina Cafe does offer private dining.  They have a Private Dining room that accommodates up to 40 people. 

Private Dining reservations must be booked over the phone. Please call  850-837-7960.

Does Marina Cafe have a Children’s Menu?

Yes, Marina Cafe has a small children’s menu that includes Wagyu beef sliders, grilled cheese and pasta. 

Where is Marina cafe in Destin?

Marina Cafe is located at 404 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL. 

Phone: (850) 837-7960

Where can you see the Marina Cafe menu?

To see all of Marina Cafe’s menus visit their website:

Marina Cafe is the perfect place for a family or couples celebration. The views are phenomenal and the food does not disappoint!

Let us know if you have been to Marina Cafe or have plans to. We’d love to hear about your experience!!


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