This is very popular restaurant for rehearsal dinners and receptions. Options include The entire restaurant (150-200 people) The Fishbone Room with Gulf View, private bar, and multi media (25-80 people); The Side porch is semi private area (15-55 people). Recommend having ceremony at San Juan Beach Access (2 minute drive) or Dune Allen beach access (5 minute drive).
Very hip and elegant restaurant at The Pearl hotel is Rosemary Beach (about 15 minute drive from Destin). Options for reception include: Hemingway Room (up to 50 guests) or The Pearl Ballroom (up to 50 people). Ceremony could be at Winton Lane Public Beach Access (here is link to video of this access WINSTON BEACH ACCESS
This is great restaurant in Destin. Private Room available for receptions. Average cost $30-60 per person. Food: gumbos, bisques, seafood and burgers. Recommended ceremony locations are: Henderson State Park (5 minute drive) or Shores at Crystal Beach (5 minute walk or 1 minute drive)
Sail away for your reception on Sunquest Cruise Yacht. Reception packages start at $68 per person. Reception options include 2 inside decks and 1 outdoor deck.
Marina Cafe is contemporary restaurant on the Destin Gulf Harbor. Reception Options are private dining room for up to 45 people or a semi-private room for up to 75 people. Food selections include: seafood, USDA steaks, Sushi and pizza.