DUE TO STAFFING ISSUES, WE ARE MODIFYING OUR OPERATIONS TO BE AS EFFICIENT AS POSSIBLE.
Here are answers to the most commonly asked questions we receive.
• Our hours of operation are now 11AM – 9PM.
• Wait times vary throughout the day – Please “Dine Early To Beat The Wait”.
• We do not offer reservations or call ahead seating
• Phone calls may not be answered because we are extremely short staffed
**YOU DO NOT NEED TO EAT AT FUDPUCKER’S TO GET INTO GATOR BEACH!**
Simply bypass the waiting line and walk straight through the foyer
onto the deck and follow the signs to Gator Beach.
We Are Hiring – All Positions: Servers, Kitchen,
Gator Handlers, Hosts and Bartenders
Great Food, Family Fun & Live Alligators In Destin
Fudpucker’s Restaurant in Destin
Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill in Destin has been locally owned and operated since inception in 1982. Fudpucker’s Destin restaurant stands out from other Destin area restaurants by being dedicated to our owners’ three favorite “F” words: Food, Fun and Family. And, you can be assured that there’s plenty of each when you visit Fudpucker’s restaurant in Destin. Fudpucker’s is not just a restaurant, it’s not just a bar, and it’s certainly not just a “tourist” place – it’s a one-of-a-kind entertaiment experience, and one that can be enjoyed by kids and families of all ages.
Restaurant With Food & Fun
Fudpucker’s original restaurant in Destin is renowned for Great Food, Drinks, Live Alligators and World Famous T-shirts. We are Located in the heart of Destin directly on Highway 98. Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill’s Destin restaurant is the only place in Destin where you can see, feed, and even get your picture taken with a live alligator, shop for souvenirs & “World Famous” t-shirts, write your names on the walls, play arcade games, AND enjoy quality casual food in an upbeat and family friendly atmosphere.
Family Friendly Destin Restaurant
Fudpucker’s is the best restaurant in Destin, Florida for families with children. We were voted “Best Family-Friendly Restaurant” by locals in 2014. Parents love bringing their kids to Fudpucker’s restaurant. There are plenty of kid-friendly things to do so that mom and dad can relax.
Fudpucker’s restaurant features live alligators, family entertainment, and Teen Nights. We also have special kids’ menus with puzzles and games, sprawling buildings that are just fun to explore. We have a playground and lots of space where kids of all ages can actually write their names on the walls.
So, stop by Fudpucker’s Destin restaurant for a relaxing meal, a cold drink and a friendly smile any time you’re in Destin.
And, most of all, remember our world famous slogan , “Ya Ain’t Been Pucked, Till Ya Been Fudpucked”!
Locally owned in Destin, FL. Great Food, Live Alligators & World Famous T-shirts! Tag your photos with #fudpuckers for a chance to be featured! 🐊
What’s Happening At Fudpucker’s
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