Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill has 2 unique restaurant locations: in Destin and in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Okaloosa Island. Our Destin & Fort Walton Beach restaurants have been locally owned and operated since inception in 1982. Fudpucker’s restaurants stand out from other Destin area restaurants by being dedicated to our owners’ three favorite “F” words: Food, Fun and Friends. And, you can be assured that there’s plenty of each when you visit one of Fudpuckers restaurants in Destin or Fort Walton Beach. Fudpucker’s is not just a restaurant, it’s not just a bar, and it’s certainly not just a “tourist” place – it’s a one-of-a-kind experience, and one that can be enjoyed by young and “not-so-young” alike.
Fudpucker’s original restaurant in Destin is renowned for Great Food, Alligators and World Famous T-shirts. Located in the heart of Destin directly on Highway 98, Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill’s Destin restaurant is the only place in Destin where you can see, feed, and even get your picture taken with a live alligator, shop for souvenirs & t-shirts, write your names on the walls, play arcade games, AND enjoy quality casual fare in an upbeat atmosphere.
Fudpucker’s new waterfront restaurant in Fort Walton Beach is located directly across from the Ramada Plaza and is home to Fudpucker’s Watersports where you can rent all sorts of watercraft from pontoon boats to jet skis and paddle boards. You can also book a sightseeing trip on the Cattywampus – a 42 passenger catamaran, take an airboat tour or charter a boat to go in-shore or off-shore fishing. You can even come back and Fudpucker’s restaurant will cook your catch. This location also offers an indoor arcade, alligator viewing, Escape Zone 60, Maximum Magic Show and a sports bar!
Fudpucker’s restaurants are some of the most popular places in the area for families with children, and were voted ‘Best Family-Friendly Restaurant’ by locals in 2014. Parents love bringing their kids to Fudpucker’s restaurants because there are plenty of kid-friendly things to do so that mom and dad can relax. Both Fudpucker’s restaurant locations feature live alligators, Fat Daddy’s Arcades, Teen Nights, special kids’ menus with puzzles and games, sprawling buildings that are just fun to explore, and “special” areas where kids of all ages can actually write their names on the walls.
So, drop by one of Fudpucker’s Destin area restaurants for a relaxing meal, a cold drink and a friendly smile any time you’re in the Destin or Fort Walton Beach area. And, most of all, remember, “Ya ain’t been pucked, till ya been fudpucked”!