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Boshamps Oyster House Best Restaurant in Destin, Florida

Just a few steps east of the end of Harborwalk in Destin, Florida is a seafood house that attracts locals from miles around.

The reason is Boshamps Seafood and Oyster Bar. Perhaps, the slightly upscale atmosphere is refreshing as compared to the laid-back, more traditional seafood restaurants along the boardwalk.

Boshamps has their own seafood company and boat that provides exceptionally fresh and diverse range of Gulf marine life.

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Upscale Boshamps Oyster House Destin Florida is worth the visit for the best seafood in Destin, Florida.


The large bar is surrounded by linen-covered tables overlooking the harbor and constant boat traffic. – a perfect setting for seafood prepared perfectly and presented beautifully. Try the Puttin on the Grits for an appetizer; cheese grit cakes with shrimp and lump crab on top. 

Boshamps is the Best Restaurant in Destin

Entrées include the best the Gulf has to offer including Cornmeal Dusted Gulf Grouper and the obligatory Chargrilled Angus Filet, both exceptional. You can tell we are in the south with sides like greens & bacon, yellow squash casserole, southern-style mac & cheese, and smashed new potatoes.

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Mouth-watering salads like a filet salad can be found at Boshamps Oyster House.


Boshamps is a step above the normal beachside bar & restaurant and may be one of the best in Florida for high-end seafood. The bar has a wide selection of custom cocktails, wine and beer.

The view is stunning from the bay, to the Gulf of Mexico over the sand dunes. Boats amble by heading out for some fishing or fun.

If you go – You will find Boshamps at 414 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, Florida 32541 or just walk to the east end of the Destin Harborwalk and you can see the restaurant a few steps away.

Along the Harborwalk, you will find a cluster of good bars and restaurants with a Margaritaville Restaurant anchoring one end and several local establishments every few steps along the way. Places like the Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi, Harry T’s and Dewey Destin’s.

Destin’s Harborwalk Village is about an hour east day trip from Pensacola, Florida. For a day trip from Panama City Beach, Florida the trip would be an hour west along RT. 98 and about two and a half hours from Tallahassee.

Overall, the city of Destin, Florida is known for fun, food and fishing throughout the state as well as Alabama and Georgia along the borders. Whether your trip is for a day or a week, visit the best restaurant in Destin, Boshamps Oyster House.

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