Best Happy Hours in Destin, Florida 2022

Here is a list of the best happy hours In Destin, Florida as well as some nearby in Miramar Beach and Fort Walton Beach. The deals at these bars and restaurants are as of April 2022 and subject to change at any time. Please feel free to contact me if you have any additions or changes.

The Craft Bar

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2-6pm Monday to Friday

  • $5 food that includes Nashville hot chicken, Mac & cheese, soft pretzels, and pulled pork quesadilla
  • $5 Selection of Craft Cocktails and has the best beer menu in the area even though it isn’t included in happy hour.

 

The Craft Bar has a total of four locations in Destin, Fort Walton, Miramar Beach, and Panama City

Marina Cafe

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5-7pm Everyday in the Bar

  • 1/2 Priced Wines, Domestic Beers
  • Specially priced Sushi and Appetizers

 

5-6pm Everyday in the Dining Room

The best part just might be the something that technically doesn’t count as happy hour, but rather their “Buy One Get One” free entrees from 5-6 pm. Marina Cafe is one of Destin’s best restaurants, and this is a great way to try it at a big discount. This is only available on the dining room and not at the bar. Reservations required for the BOGO in the dining room.

790

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3-6pm Every Day

  • $4.75 wines
  • $5 martinis and margaritas

Unlimited champagne every day from 11am-3pm for $15

One food special each night:

  • Monday: $10 mussels in garlic wine sauce
  • Tuesday: $10 chicken or steak quesadillas
  • Wednesday: $9 fish Florentine
  • Thursday: $10 New Orleans BBQ shrimp
  • Friday: $9 Zydeco shrimp or chicken

Red Door Saloon

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3-7pm Monday-Friday

11am-7pm Saturday & Sunday

  • $2 domestic beer
  • Other beer $1 off

This is one of my favorite bars for well-priced beers and wings.

Jackacuda’s

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2-6pm Every Day

  • $4 well drinks and house wine
  • $2 domestic drafts
  • $6 craft cocktails
  • $6 appetizers (pork dumplings, spring rolls, fried pickles, select sushi rolls)

O’Quigley’s

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2-7pm Monday-Friday

  • $1 off all draft beer.
  • $3.50 House wines
  • 2 for 1 house drinks

Mimmo’s

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4-6pm Monday-Friday

  • $5 wines
  • $3 draft beers
  • $6 cocktails & martinis
  • Various appetizer specials ($5 garlic rolls, $6 focaccia, etc)
  • $9 cheese and $10 pepperoni pizza

Mimmo’s is a locally owned Italian restaurant. Come early and sit at the bar before the dining room gets busy. If you’re lucky, then Coley will be there bartending (she’s the best!)

The Back Porch

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3-5 Every Day

  • $3.25 domestic Drafts
  • $3.50 Domestic Bottles
  • $4.25 well drinks and house wines
  • $5.25 Bloody Mary’s
  • $8.99 Peel & Eat Shrimp

The Back Porch has the same owner as Pompano Joe’s and Louisiana Lagniappe and has been here on the beach since 1974.

Pompano Joe’s

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3-5 Every Day

  • $5 margaritas
  • $2.50 domestic draft beer (PBR, Miller Lite, Blue Point toasted Lager
  • $5 PJs punch
  • $4.50 house wine
  • $8 appetizers (smoked tuna dip, pork nachos, calamari, cheese sticks)

McGuires

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4-6pm and 11pm to close Every Day

  • 1/2 priced wine, well drinks, draft beer

 

This is one of Destin’s most famous restaurants. The steaks are fantastic, they have some great Irish fare, and brunch comes with a free Irish coffee. 

Bitterroot

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3-6pm Every Day

  • 1/2 Priced well drinks and discounted small bites

Other Specials include:

  • $5 Old Fashioned Mondays
  • Tiki Tuesdays – Tiki Cocktail Specials
  • Wine Wednesdays – 1/2 off Select Bottled Wines

 

Bitterroot is one of the newer restaurants in town, with great cocktails. Its a little more hidden off of Rt 98 and is one of the towns best date restaurants.

Tailfin's

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4-6pm Monday-Friday

  • $5 Long Islands
  • $5 House Wines
  • $3.50 Bud Light draft
  • $5 Well Drinks
  • $20 Domestic Buckets

 

Tailfin’s has outdoor tables and a small stage with love music in the afternoon and evening.

Brotula’s

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2-6pm Every Day

  • 1/2 priced wine, draft beer, well drinks
  • $5 margaritas
  • $8 select appetizers

Harbor Tavern

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3-6pm Every Day

  • $2.50 Domestic Bottles
  • $3 Well Drinks
  • $5 Titos

Chippers

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3-5pm Every Day

  • $3 Domestic Beer
  • $5 Draft beer
  • $4 and $6 Wine
  • Food Specials (such as $3 sliders, $4 pork nachos, $8 shrimp, and $3 fries)

Harry T's

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11-6pm Every Day

  • $2 off all cocktails

Good Vibes Bar (At Palms of Destin)

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3-6pm Monday-Thursday

  • Monday: $4 Margaritas, $1 tacos
  • Tuesday: $2 pizza slices, 2 for 1 drinks
  • Wednesday: $1.50 wings, $5 whiskey drinks
  • Thursday: $ Burger with domestic draft beer

Hammerheads (Village of Baytowne Wharf)

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4-6pm Every Day

  • $4 and $5 wine
  • $0.85 raw oysters
  • $1.35 chargrilled oysters
  • 1/2 priced appetizers

 

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is about 20 minutes east of Destin and has many bars and restaurants. But the best happy hour can be found here, at Hammerheads.

Vin’tij Food & Wine

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3-5pm Monday-Saturday

  • “Wine Down” 1/2 priced wine by the glass

 

Vin’tij is a wine bar that also has great food. In between lunch and dinner service they offer half priced glasses of wine. If you want to go for dinner, I recommend you make a reservation.

Austons on 98

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3-6pm Every Day

  • Drink and Appetizer Specials

Kenny D's

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3-5pm Every Day

  • $4 Domestic Bottled Beer, Well Drinks, & House Wine

The Beach House

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4-6pm Every Day and all day Thursday

  • $4 Well Drinks & House Wine
  • $2 off all Draft Beer
  • $3 off all non-seafood appetizers

Taste Tapas & Wine Bar

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3-6pm Tues-Sat (closed Sun/Mon)

  • 1/2 priced wine

KC's Sandbar & Grille

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3-7pm Every Day

  • $3 Well Drinks
  • $10 Beer Buckets
  • $5 Crown-n-Down (anything same shelf as Crown Royal or below)

 

Perhaps my favorite bar in Fort Walton Beach. They have live music several nights a week and an outdoor area covered in sand

Rick's Crab Trap

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3-7pm Mon-Fri

  • $3 Well Drinks & House Wine
  • $1 Off all Beer

Even though they aren’t a happy hour special, do yourself a favor and order the grouper nuggets.