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Best Happy Hour in Destin

It’s a great time of year to get out and visit with friends. So you’re probably wondering where to find the best Happy Hour in Destin and South Walton. Here are some of our favorite restaurants in and around Destin with drink specials:


The Wine Bar 

With three locations (Destin, Grand Boulevard and WaterColor), Chan's Wine Bar is nearby featuring “Wine Happy Hour” daily. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Wine Bar offers a 12 oz carafe of wine for the price of a glass. Choose from their extensive selection of wines from the most famous growing regions around the world.


The Craft Bar

The sister restaurant to The Wine Bar (Destin and Grand Boulevard), The Craft Bar features  a special happy hour menu available Monday - Friday from 2-6 p.m. With delicious $8 food items, including pulled pork quesadilla, hot chicken, soft pretzels and mac-n-cheese and craft cocktails for $5, The Craft Bar is a locals favorite. View the happy hour menu here.  

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Marina Cafe

Voted Best Happy Hour in  Destin by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine, Marina Cafe has it all--deals, delectable dining and a view! Daily happy hour is available in the bar (not the dining room) from 5pm-7pm and includes Half Priced Wines, Martinis, Cocktails, Domestic Beers, and Specially priced Appetizers. For those who want dinner, dine early and save with their Buy-One-Get-One Entree Special from 5pm-6pm. (Some Exclusions Apply. Early Dining is not applicable in the Lounge.) Learn more and view the menu here


Fudpucker’s Martinis

We love Fudpucker’s fun festive atmosphere as well as their daily drink specials, including Smirnoff Martinis for $4.99. All day, every day, guests can enjoy a martini using premium Smirnoff Vodka. Select from the martini menu or ask the bartender to make the martini of your choice for only $4.99. Also, try Fudpucker's World Famous Punch for only $5.99 daily until 4 p.m. 

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The Beach House

If you’re near Sandestin, the happy hour specials and the view at The Beach House just can’t be beat. From 4 – 6 p.m. daily, The Beach House features $4 Bud Light on tap and house wine, $5 well drinks and $6 menu items, including wings, calamari, grouper tacos, jalapeno mac ‘n cheese and pulled pork sliders. The outside deck is the perfect spot for toasting friendships while overlooking the sugar white sand beaches and turquoise waters of South Walton.


Café Thirty-A

Heading over or staying along Scenic Highway 30A, make plans to stop at Café Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach for Tuesday or Thursday ‘Tini Night featuring $5 martinis. With 15 different martinis on the menu, you’re sure to find one you love. Enjoy special garnishes, including Spanish queen olives, blue cheese stuffed olives or Holland onions. Always fun to catch up with friends at this 30A dining hot spot.

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