Best Brunch on the Emerald Coast

What better way to start your day than with a delicious brunch?! With summer approaching, it’s time to start planning those heavenly summer brunch dates with your friends and family. These are our top 4 picks for the best brunch in Destin.


Café Destin 

Distance from Destin Gulfgate: 1.1 miles

Café Destin, a favorite among locals, is a full-service breakfast, brunch, and lunch café located conveniently close to the beach. With both indoor and outdoor seating, Café Destin offers a comforting atmosphere perfect for your friends and family brunch gatherings. 


Distance from Destin Gulfgate: 1.2 miles

Priding themselves on high-quality ingredients, Crackings truly believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. With all your classic favorites and a few unique dishes, Crackings offers a diverse selection of brunch dishes that are sure to leave you longing for more. Open from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm Crackings operates on a first-come-first-serve basis, so be sure to arrive early to secure your spot! 

Ruby Slipper 

Distance from Destin Gulfgate: 2.2 miles

Looking for that perfect brunch cocktail and perfectly poached eggs benny? Look no further than Ruby Slipper. Offering an extensive selection of brunch cocktails and mocktails, Ruby Slipper is the perfect spot for a boozy brunch with friends. 

In addition to drinks, Ruby Slipper has a wide variety of salty, sweet, and savory dishes, as well as unbeatable homemade biscuits! 


Blue Mahoe 

Distance from Destin Gulfgate: 2.7 miles

Inspired by the tropical flavors of Jamaica, Blue Mahoe’s delicious brunch menu offers a range of flavorful and exciting dishes you won’t find anywhere else. Not feeling brunch? Blue Mahoe also offers a full lunch menu that will satisfy your cravings. 

Whether you're craving classic comfort food or innovative culinary fusion, Destin's brunch scene offers something for everyone. Grab your friends and make some brunch reservations for the summer. You won’t regret it!

Visiting Destin soon? Book your stay at Destin Gulfgate! Summer availability is limited - book now!