2 Barefeet Properties

The Beach is Your Back Porch

So I have shared many of my favorites but the hubby’s favorite continues to be The Back Porch in Destin. We have watched it grow from a small restaurant to the backbone of Destin’s eatery it is today. Beach side dining at it’s best. Many guests will wander up from the beach in their swim … Read moreThe Beach is Your Back Porch

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

Long long ago – no seriously since 1984, AJ’S Seafood and Oyster Bar has been preparing and serving fresh local seafood and specialty cocktails. AJ’s began behind a small trailer on the Destin Harbor and has grown to where it is today at Harbor Walk Village! Growing more and more each year it seems. AJ’s … Read moreAJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

LuLu’s Destin

LuLu's Destin

We owned another vacation property in Fort Morgan, Alabama a few years ago. I have always loved Jimmy Buffett and the happiness that surrounds his music. When we heard that his sister Lucy was going to open a restaurant in Gulf Shores, I knew I had to be one of the first guests! Needless to … Read moreLuLu’s Destin

Kenny D’s

Nobody does Mardi Gras better than Kenny! Beads hang year round from the rafters, zydeco music plays every night Kenny is on staff and you feel the New Orleans spice of life while you are dining. Of course, it doesn’t have to be Mardi Gras to enjoy a little cajun spice. The backstory – Kenny … Read moreKenny D’s

Whale’s Tail

The Whale’s Tail Beach Bar & Grill is located directly on the beach just down the street from our condo ‘On the Coast of Somewhere Beautiful’ Summerspell 205. It has been a Destin landmark for many years offering great seafood baskets with a Stunning View! If you are lucky enough to get an outdoor table … Read moreWhale’s Tail

Pompano Joe’s Seafood House

Featured on the Travel Channel and just a short stroll from “On the Coast of Somewhere Beautiful” at Summerspell – Pompano Joe’s is a Destin/Miramar Beach favorite. Caribbean flavor of the islands with local seafood makes every bite delish! Caribbean flavored drinks are a must at Pompano Joes. My favorite is the Caribbean Cooler – … Read morePompano Joe’s Seafood House

Emeril’s Coastal Italian

BAM! One of my favorite chefs has opened a restaurant at Grand Boulevard. Emeril’s Coastal Italian combines my two favorite – Italian cuisine and seafood. The tiramisu and olive oil cake are heavenly as well. Yes ‘olive oil cake’ – more on that later! You can watch your meal being prepared from almost every table. … Read moreEmeril’s Coastal Italian

The Bay Wednesday Night Bonfires

Want to know where the locals hang out? Need a little down time. Join us at the Wednesday Night Beach Bonfire at The Bay from 6-9pm. Entertainment changes weekly. The Bay 24215 S Hwy 331 Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Wednesday Night Bonfire on the Beach – 6-9 pm: Live Music – January 16 Owsley … Read moreThe Bay Wednesday Night Bonfires

Local Catch Bar and Grill

Being a born and raised ‘Bama’ gal I was impressed to find out a University of Alabama guy has stepped into the scene on 30A. Local Catch is located in Blue Mountain on 30A just a short drive from Destin. It is a local’s favorite for good food, live music and of course happy hour … Read moreLocal Catch Bar and Grill