So you’re spending Thanksgiving along the Emerald Coast?

That really is something to be thankful for. It’s gorgeous here! But, don’t miss out on the Thanksgiving tradition of turkey and trimmings on this special holiday.

Check out these restaurants in Destin, Miramar Beach and along 30A that will offer a Thanksgiving meal Nov. 23.

Just don’t forget to make reservations or orders as early as possible, because they fill up fast!


Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer, 210 Harbor Boulevard, Destin

Brotula’s will offer a Thanksgiving Buffet on the Destin Harbor from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For the menu, pricing and reservations, visit or call 850-460-8900.

The Crab Trap, 3500 U.S. Highway 98 E, Destin

The Crab Trap in Destin will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a limited menu. Seating is first come, first served. For more information, visit

Cuvee Kitchen + Wine Bar, 36120 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin

Dine in or pre-order your Thanksgiving meal to-go at Cuvee Kitchen + Wine Bar. Thanksgiving Dinner is from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. To-go orders must be placed by Nov. 18 and picked up Thanksgiving morning between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. For more information, visit

Grande Vista Bar & Grill, Emerald Grande, 10 Harbor Boulevard, Destin

Indulge in a four-course Thanksgiving meal at the Grande Vista Bar & Grill from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit, or call 850-424-0621.

Harbor Docks, 528 Harbor Boulevard, Destin

Harbor Docks in Destin serves free meals on Thanksgiving Day with an option to donate money toward local charities such as Habitat for Humanity and Destin Harvest. Thanksgiving dinner is served in shifts from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23. For more information visit

Hogs Breath Saloon, 541 U.S. Highway 98, Destin

Order a smoked or fried turkey from Hog’s Breath Saloon for Thanksgiving. You can choose turkeys or different weights starting at $35.95, but it must be picked up prior to Thanksgiving Day. For more information, visit, or call 850-837-5991.

Marlin Grill, 9100 Baytowne Wharf Boulevard, Destin

Devour a plated four-course Thanksgiving meal with your choice of salad and dessert at Marlin Grill at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Thanksgiving meal is from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and reservations are highly encouraged. Adults’ meals are $34, and children’s meals are $17. For more information, visit or call 850-351-1990.

Publix Super Market at Paradise Key, 4425 Commons Drive E, Destin

If you don’t want to use your kitchen on Thanksgiving, Publix offers pre-made holiday meals with a fully-cooked turkey and several sides to take home. Meals must be ordered online within 72-hours of the time and day you need it (i.e. Thanksgiving day). Although the meals are pre-cooked, many of the dishes must be heated for a couple hours prior to eating, so plan ahead. Check out the Publix Deli Thanksgiving meal options at

Miramar Beach

SunQuest Cruises, 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach

Experience Thanksgiving dinner in a different way; experience it aboard the Solaris yacht on the water. Cruises are available for lunch and dinner with tickets ranging from $23-$62 per person. For more information, visit


Cuvee 30A,

Order Chef Tim Creehan’s Lousiana fried turkey and trimmings at The restaurant will also offer a Thanksgiving Day buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adult meals are $42, and children’s (younger than 9) meals are $19. Early reservations are highly recommended. Call 850-909-0111 or visit

Local Catch, 3711 Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

Enjoy a Southern-style Thanksgiving feast at Local Catch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thanksgiving. To make a reservation, call 850-622-2022.

Marie’s Bistro, 2260 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

Marie’s Bistro will feature a specialty Thanksgiving dinner menu, as well as its traditional seafood and daily specials menu from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The meals are $29 for adults and $12 for children ages 4 through 12. Reservations are recommended.

For more information, call 850-278-6856 or visit

Old Florida Fish House, 5235 E. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach

Old Florida Fish House will serve a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or you can order from the sushi and regular menu. For more information, visit

Restaurant Paradis, 82 S. Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach

Restaurant Paradis will offer a Thanksgiving meal from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., in addition to its normal menu of fresh seafood and steak. For more information, visit or call 850-534-0400.

Vue on 30A,

Forget dinner, try Vue on 30A’s annual Thanksving Brunch offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults’ meals are $49.95 and children’s meals are $15.95. Call 850-267-2305 to RSVP.