Brew before noon? Why not? You are on vacation after all. Destin and the Emerald Coast boast some of the trendiest craft breweries and restaurants in the south. Whether you’re searching for a bacon-adorned Bloody Mary to ease any overindulgence from the night before or a malty craft beer to get a day of relaxation off on the right food, we have everything you need to know about the best brunch and brewery in Destin.
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Where You Need to Go to Find the Best Brunch and Brewery in Destin
Kegs and eggs, brunch and brews, pajamas and pilsners. Whatever you want to call it, there’s no denying that our favorite breakfast foods pair perfectly with some of our favorite nighttime brews. And if there was ever a place to indulge, it’s near the crystal white sands of 30A and Destin. Here are our five favorite spots for the best brunch and breweries in Destin.
World of Beer
It wouldn’t make sense to call out Destin’s best brew spots without paying homage the all-inclusive World of Beer in the heart of Destin. The restaurant’s brunch menu offers decadent options such as warm donut bites, Belgian waffles, and their very own Hangover Skillet. And the beer menu has, literally, something for everyone. Whether you heart the hoppiest of hoppy or if you’re a wheat beer wooer, they have several options for you to enjoy.
The Local Market
Don’t let this simple sandwich shop fool you—they offer some of the best sandwiches and craft brews in town. The Local Market is the ideal stop for a bite and beer in between beach hopping. Pull up a bench at their open-kitchen dining area and spend the morning with old and new friends alike.
The Craft Bar
The Craft Bar in Destin Commons is just that—an expertly crafted restaurant featuring chef-inspired bites and brewer-inspired beers. We recommend pairing JJ’s Hushpuppies and their buttermilk-soaked fried green tomatoes with a pint of Idyll Hounds Brewing Company’s coffee and vanilla Joe.
Staying near 30A? Visit their location in Grand Boulevard.
McGuire’s Irish Pub
McGuire’s Irish Pub is a local favorite in the heart of Destin. The authentic pub offers an array of omelets and benedicts, a bottomless mimosa bar, and five homebrewed beer options. It’s the perfect place for the whole family!
2 Birds Cafe
2 Birds Cafe is a modern cafe featuring trendy twists on traditional breakfast staples. Enjoy their breakfast sandwich with eggs, cheddar, bacon, tomato, avocado, and spicy mayo on a toasted bagel. They offer four brews on tap with one revolving local brew or dip into their Vermouth bar for a classic start to the morning.
Relax With Your Friend at the Beach
Unwind in complete comfort with a vacation rental from Your Friend at the Beach. Book your stay in Adagio A302 and enjoy four bedrooms, three baths, and enough room to sleep ten of your favorite people. This third-floor condo is recently renovated with a well-stocked kitchen, king-size beds, a jacuzzi tub, and stunning Gulf views.
Don’t want to go out? We get it. Book a private chef through our exclusive concierge service and create your very brunch and brew! We have everything you’ll need to make this your best Florida getaway yet!