COMFORT FOODS

After a hard day at work, we automatically start looking forward to dinner. We know that however rough our day was — whatever test we failed, boss we clashed with, family member we disappointed — there’s something delicious to look forward to. Treats that might be gentle on our stomach, treats that might be bad for our teeth, treats that somehow, through the simple act of tasting them, instantly make us feel better.

In truth, there is no such thing as bad comfort food. If it gives you comfort, it’s good. Here is a list of what we think, are the best dishes you can find at Destin Commons to turn that frown instantly upside-down.

LASAGNA FROM LA FAMIGLIA

If you haven’t found a chance to dine at La Famiglia yet, you are missing out on one of the best lasagna dishes on the Florida Panhandle! With oodles of melted cheese and huge portion sizes, this classic dish is sure to satisfy all your emotional needs… and your taste buds, of course.

BURGER & FRIES FROM JOHNNY ROCKETS

It really doesn’t get more All-American than a good burger and fries- add a shake and I am in heaven. Stop at Johnny Rockets for just that, the culinary trifecta of comfort foods and surround yourself in the 50’s diner ambiance for a classic feel-good family experience.

PRETZEL FROM WORLD OF BEER

Good beer, GREAT Pretzel. A World of Beer original & tavern favorite. You must try this giant Bavarian pretzel baked soft on the inside, crispy on the outside & salted. Served with house-made beer cheese and your choice of mustard.


FISH N’ CHIPS FROM UNCLE BUCK’S

A slab of battered fish on top of a heap of chips doused in salt and vinegar has long been one of Britain’s favorite dishes. We may not be in the UK, but that doesn’t mean this dish doesn’t belong on our list! Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill features a truly unique atmosphere, paired with good eats that will be sure to get you in the mood to have fun.

BURRITO FROM CHIPOTLE

Say hello to practically a pound of bold flavors, fresh ingredients, and a kick of spices that will leave your palate very, very pleased. Just image the food-coma inducing possibilities with your choice of meat, rice, beans, veggies, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, cheese, and much more.


FRIED RICE FROM RED GINGER

The quintessential comfort food- a bowl of steaming white rice cooked to just the right consistency, filled with bits of meat and vegetables and doused in soy sauce. It’s no wonder fried rice is one of the world’s most popular rice dishes! Come into Red Ginger and get ready to salivate- you can have this showstopper made fresh on their Hibachi tables.

BARBEQUE FROM ROLLIN’ SMOKE – COMING SOON!

Couldn’t get enough of this phenomenal barbeque at Smoke on the Coast? Well neither could we! Coming very soon to Destin Commons, Rollin’ Smoke BBQ will be offering mouthwatering staples such as Baby Back Ribs, Brisket, and even Pork Nachos… need we say more?

ICECREAM FROM KILWINS

From a sore throat to a broken heart, this frozen confection has become the unofficial “fixer” of what hurts. Ice cream not only makes you feel better, it has the power to make you feel happy! Stop by Kilwin’s on your way home and show us what kind of delectable concoction you create by using #DestinCommons.

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