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Family Fun Destin Restaurant

Fudtacular Food & Drinks

World famous Food & Drinks
Best Family Friendly Restaurant in Destin, FL.

Free Admission
To Gator Beach

Northwest Florida's Only Alligator Park
Feed The Gators & Get A Photo Holding A Gator!

World Famous Fudpucker T-Shirts

Shopping and Gift Store
Fudnominal Shopping for the Entire Family.

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.

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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”!

We went here for my 32nd birthday!!! We had a blast!! Will go back next time we are in town! Hoola hoops, alligators and great drinks!!!

This is a must visit place for families with kids! The atmosphere is so fun there. Feeding the gators at “gator beach”, hold a gator and take a pic, fun drinks, good food, play area.. it’s a great time! The atmosphere and entertainment is definitely the draw but depending on what you get, there is some great food and drinks there as well. We visited twice in a week because my kids loved it so much. The hot crab dip is SO good. Look online for a free coupon.

Be aware, this place is SO BUSY all times of the day, so expect a wait! BUT while waiting, ask about their Scavenger Hunt! While waiting you can feed the 'Gators for $3, take a pic and hold a 'Gator for $10, grafitti your family's name somewhere on the walls or decking, walk and read facts all about the 'Gators, even walk through and see a small exhibit area with an albino 'Gator!! By the time you look at everything, it is pretty much time to eat! The food was incredible, even for those that don't do seafood!
Robyn M

What’s Happening At Fudpucker’s

Fudpucker’s Summer 2020

Fudpucker’s Summer 2020

I am sure that you, your family and friends are ready experience something other than the “New Normal”. Destin, is now OPEN FOR BUSINESS and I sincerely hope you will come down to enjoy our incredible beaches and of course visit Fudpucker’s. When you stop by, I think...

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State of the “Fud”

State of the “Fud”

IT'S FUDPUCKER TIME AGAIN! Fudpucker’s was able to open on Monday May 4th thanks to the Governor’s Executive Order allowing restaurants in most Florida counties to resume operations. While we are only able to operate at 25% Capacity during this time we can still seat...

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A Fudpuckin Update

A Fudpuckin Update

I sincerely hope you and your family are doing OK during this crazy time.  It is truly unprecedented in our lifetimes and all of us at Fudpucker’s send you our love. Things haven’t changed much here since my last update, but I wanted to share something with you so you...

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About Us

Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill
20001 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 654-4200

Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday: 11am to 10pm