Top 9 Instagram Worthy Restaurants in Destin and 30A

There are so many incredible restaurants in Destin and 30A that you absolutely have to try the next time you’re visiting the Emerald Coast. However, these restaurants don’t just serve tasty food, they’re also the perfect place to take an Instagram photo! Check out our list of the Top 9 Instagram Worthy Restaurants in Destin and 30A!

1. Pescado

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Pescado is an upscale casual fine dining restaurant in Rosemary Beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. This trendy restaurant is the go-to brunch spot in 30A for locals and tourists alike. There’s even a rooftop deck with incredible views. If you’re looking for a place to grab a trendy cocktail, gourmet meal, or take a cute Instagram picture, Pescado has to be on your bucket list!

2. George’s

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Located in Alys Beach, George’s is another great casual dining restaurant with gorgeous gulf views. They serve locally sourced, organic produce and the freshest produce available. It’s located right on County Hwy 30A next to Alys Beach’s row of palm trees, which provides the perfect backdrop for your Instagram photos. Grab a glass of wine and a bite to eat while you soak in the views and laid back atmosphere of George’s on your next beach trip.

3. McGuire’s Irish Pub

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McGuire’s Irish Pub is one of Destin’s iconic local restaurants. Located near the Destin Harbor, McGuire’s has brunch, lunch, dinner, and late-night happy hour menus and features live Irish entertainment. With dollar bills covering the walls, McGuire’s is one of the most unique restaurants in the area, making it an awesome place to snap a photo for Instagram while you’re there. Be sure to stop by the next time you’re visiting Destin!

4. Pompano Joe’s Seafood House

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If you’re visiting Destin, then you need to put Pompano Joe’s Seafood House on your bucket list. This beachfront restaurant in Miramar Beach made The Travel Channel’s list of the world’s best beach restaurants. With incredible seafood, a family-friendly atmosphere, a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico, and bright beachy decor, you need to check out Pompano Joe’s. Snap a pic on the beach or by the restaurant’s colorful umbrellas and enjoy a delicious meal and cocktail!

5. Black Bear Bread Co.

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Black Bear Bread Co. is the cozy coffee shop of your dreams. Located in Grayton Beach, this 30A all-day seasonal cafe offers everything you could ever need in a coffee shop. Not only does this cafe provide the perfect backdrop for your Instagram photos, it also features delicious salads, sandwiches, wines, and coffee. It’s the perfect place to grab lunch with your girlfriends on your next beach trip.

6. Nanbu Noodle Bar

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Located in Grayton Beach, Nanbu Noodle Bar serves Japanese cuisine with a southern flair. It’s one of the area’s newest restaurants and it’s open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm. Their menu features incredible ramen bowls, Korean BBQ, sake, wine, and more. Additionally, with a bright and eclectic interior, Nanbu was seemingly made for Instagram. Be sure to check out Nanbu Noodle Bar the next time you’re out on 30A!

7. Raw & Juicy

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Originally an airstream in Seaside, Raw & Juicy is now a full-fledged restaurant and juice bar in Alys Beach. They serve yummy organic raw vegan food that’s perfect for those searching for a healthy meal while on vacation. In addition, Raw & Juicy is a stunning restaurant built in true Alys Beach style. It’s a perfect place to snap an Instagram pic while you’re on vacation, so stop on by and grab a cold-pressed juice while you’re in town!

8. Harry T’s

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Harry T’s opened in 1987 in honor of the famous trapeze artist, Harrison Baben, aka “Flying Harry T.” Harry T’s is located right in the middle of HarborWalk Village in Destin inside an iconic two-story lighthouse overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. This circus-themed restaurant is perfect for kids and adults alike. Whether you’re craving seafood, tacos, burgers, or sandwiches, you’ll find something on the menu for you at Harry T’s. Don’t forget to take a picture outside of the lighthouse though!

9. The Crab Trap

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It wouldn’t be a complete trip to Destin without a stop by The Crab Trap! Located right on Scenic Hwy 98, The Crab Trap is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in the area. With amazing views, delicious food, and an upbeat atmosphere, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat while visiting Destin. Best of all, it’s located right on the beach, so you can even hit the beach after you’re done eating!

All in all, there’s no shortage of photo ops on the Emerald Coast! Be sure to follow @fivestarproperties and tag #fivestarlife on Instagram if you decide to take pictures in any of these restaurants in Destin and 30A and let us know what you think of the food!