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Best Seafood Markets in Destin

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The team at Newman-Dailey loves to eat! We will use any excuse to get together for a good time and good eats. So, when our guests come to town we love to give recommendations on where to eat as well as the best seafood markets in Destin to create a delectable dinner within your Destin vacation rental.  Here’s our recommendations on the top seafood markets in Destin: 

Blalock Seafood Market.

If you are looking for a great seafood lunch or dinner option without doing all of the work, Blalock Seafood Market is there for you.  It is unique from other seafood markets in Destin because they will prepare and cook some of the seafood for you. You can call ahead and order deveined, peeled and cooked royal red shrimp, Snow & King crab legs, corn, potatoes and all the sides you would enjoy with steamed seafood. They also offer a variety of different flavors like mild, hot, Cajun and fire hot.



If you do want to do some of the work and prepare and cook yourself, all of the seafood they offer fresh is from the local Florida waters of the Gulf of Mexico, with the exception of the oysters. Those can vary, coming from the Gulf Coast from Texas to Apalachicola, Fla. 
Blalock also offers vintage wines, gourmet seasonings, and specialty dry rubs, along with fine cheeses. They have a wide variety of Black Angus Steaks, frozen seafood, including massive lobster tails, crawfish and shrimp pies as well as gumbo and bisques and cajun specialty meats like Boudin Meatballs, and the list goes on.   And for dessert…. Check out the cheesecake or key lime pie. A delicious way to end the meal. Located near Jade East Towers in Destin, Blalock is open from Monday through Friday 9 AM-8 PM and Sunday 9 AM-7 PM. 850-460-2933, Address: 1004 Highway 98E Destin, FL 32541 

Sexton Seafood Market.

Family-owned and operated, Sexton Seafood Market in Destin has been operating for more than 35 years. Owned by Mary Ann Sexton, Sexton’s specializes in fresh, Gulf-caught seafood. They pack to travel and only accept cash and checks. Open daily 8 AM – 7 PM. 850-837-3040 Address: 601 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541

Destin Ice Seafood Market.

Owned by locally-acclaimed Chef Tim Creehan, Destin Ice Seafood Market has an excellent reputation among customers and local fisherman, ensuring the freshest quality seafood. Conveniently located in the heart of Destin, Destin Ice features a diverse selection of fresh fish and seafood products, distinctive assortment of ready-to-eat and cook-at-home prepared items, Buckhead meats, delectable desserts and a wide assortment of wines, cheeses, spices, sauces, seasonings, mixes and accompaniments.



We appreciate the friendly staff that are always happy to take the time to talk customers through cooking techniques to ensure your fresh catch tastes as delicious as if you ordered it at one of Tim Creehan’s restaurants. They will also steam to order for those who want to eat as soon as they get back to their Destin vacation rental. 850-837-8333 Address: 663 Harbor Blvd., Destin, FL 32541 (Also new 30A Ice Market has opened in South Walton’s Inlet Beach) destinice.com

Shrimper’s Seafood Market.

In South Walton, Shrimper’s Seafood Market is your best bet. Shrimper’s features a constantly rotating assortment of fresh shrimp, seafood, crab and dips. Located in Santa Rosa Beach, Shrimper’s is conveniently located on Highway 98 between Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort and Sanctuary at Redfish. Open daily 8 AM – 6 PM. Address: 4444 US Hwy 98, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. 850-267-1159 shrimpersseafood.com

Hooked? Look and Book.

If our recommendations have you hooked. Consider booking your next Destin beach getaway by looking at our premier Destin vacation rentals on our website and booking online. Or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652 to help narrow your search. 

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