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Basmati Asian Cuisine

3295 W County Hwy 30A Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459


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Come try our fresh local seafood!

Best Sushi Restaurant in Destin, FL & Seaside, FL

The Basmati experience…..

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Begin with a love of fresh local seafood and Asian food and flavors, add one part imagination and a dash of culinary genius, combine in a casually sophisticated space and stir gently with a gentle southern breeze.

Come, sit on Basmati’s candlelit porch and sip a handcrafted cocktail while watching the moonrise Draper Lake.  You’ll feel like you’ve discovered a secret place – an enchanting hidden gem just off the beaten path.  A place so special you’ll vow to keep it all to yourself, but wind up sharing it with everyone you meet.

Choosing a fine seafood dining restaurant is not always as easy as you might think. There are so many restaurants that claim to be the best, it can be hard to sort through all of the ones that fall short of excellence. Basmati is a well known Asian food restaurant that welcomes customers from all across the Panama City Beach, FL and Destin, FL areas. For special occasions to a simple night out, come join us for unbeatable, savory food.

Basmati is small by intention.  If you are ready to experience fine seafood dining like no other, join us.  The intimate candlelit atmosphere and quaint screen porch invite quiet conversation and relaxation – a perfect setting for a quiet dinner for two or a communal celebration.  Basmati’s casual sophistication is never stuffy.  Basmati’s welcomes families and will gladly accommodate them with half portions of entrees for children.  We are the best sushi restaurant welcoming customers from the Destin, FL and Seaside, FL areas.

If you're a fan of sushi, then you are going to love Basmati's. They are considered to be one of the best sushi restaurants serving the entire Destin and Seaside areas. If you have never tried sushi, don't worry. One thing that makes them the best sushi restaurant around is their selection. With so many different types and flavors to choose from, everyone will find something that they like. If you are unsure of what to order, your server will help you pick off of our fresh local seafood menu!

Basmati's is known for their fresh local seafood, prepared to order. They have a menu filled with custom Asian dishes and seafood options that are sure to please everyone. If you're visiting the Destin, FL or Seaside, FL area, make sure to make a reservation for Basmati's!

Offering a great selection of Asian food!

For any special occasion, come in and enjoy the fine seafood dining at Basmati's, serving the entire Panama City Beach, FL area. We welcome customers to make a reservation for all occasions. Planning a wedding anniversary, birthday, graduation, or any other celebration? Make it a night to remember at Basmati's Asian Cuisine. We carry an extensive menu of Asian food and seafood.

Not only will we impress you with our Asian cuisine, but there is also something to say about the fresh local seafood that is incorporated in to so many of our menu items. Guests love our seafood specials and come back time and time again to our fine seafood dining restaurant.

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Basmati’s Asian Cuisine is a sleek and sophisticated, very romantic yet relaxing fine seafood dining restaurant for both indoor and outdoor dining on 30-A.  Our guests come from Hurlburt Air Force Base to Panama City Beach as well as Destin and Seaside.

Everything served at Basmati’s is special, fresh and a little bit different.  If you are looking for great Asian food or fresh local seafood, come try our delicious menu options.  We are told we have the best Asian food in Destin as well as the best fresh local seafood in Seaside, Fl and the best local seafood in Destin, Fl. All the fish and vegetables are local, and many are organic.  An intensely flavored menu offers pleasant surprises. We are the best sushi restaurant in Destin, Fl and the best sushi restaurant in Seaside, FL! Our newest goal is to become the best fine seafood dinning in Panama City Beach, FL!

At Basmati's, we are known for our fine seafood dining, high quality food, and relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy great Asian food and delicious sushi with a pleasant dining experience. For reservations, call us directly. We look forward to serving you.

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While you wait for your meal, sip on Basmati's cosmopolitan, Gary’s signature concoction of organic Hanger One Kaffir lime vodka with a dash of mandarin Napoleon or relax with a spicy ginger martini on the vine-covered front hideaway – a magical space perfect for intimate before dinner conversation or after dinner drinks.

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When you step into Basmati's, whether you are sampling Basmati for the first time or a long time customer, you will feel that proprietors, Penny and Gary Hunt, welcome you as if you were dining in their home.  Gary crafts the magically potent concoctions that flow from the bar.  Penny is the face of Basmati – calmly navigating the always full dining room, greeting old friends, making new ones, and surpassing every guest’s expectations.

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Basmati’s Asian Cuisine serves the area’s best local seafood and is noted as the best sushi restaurant from Destin to Seaside.  Looking for a sophisticated, casual and relaxing place to eat? Basmati’s has been reviewed by Southern Living and the New York Times.

For lunch, try a salad made from locally grown and organic vegetables.  Try our delicious selections such as the crab and asparagus egg drop soup with lump crab.  Our salads are another delicious choice and include: lettuce with chicken or fish, Thai caprese, or grilled watermelon salad.  Lunch sushi includes spicy crunchy or spicy tuna.  Choose from beef tenderloin, salmon, fish of the day, chicken or vegetable lo mein or possible the wagyu beef burger.

Happy hour starts at 5:00 pm.  Enjoy half priced appetizers, sushi, wine, beer, and well drinks.

For appetizers or dinner try spring rolls, gyoza dumplings, Maryland style crab cakes, tempura shrimp cocktail, pu-pu platter, Thai calamari, seafood special of the day, big eye tuna, rice paper wrapped salmon, firecracker grouper, Thai red curry shrimp, Basmati’s Breakers combo, beef tenderloin, rack of lamb, or the surf & turf.

Sushi items include: the normal plus Basmati’s unique truffled tuna, Basmati’s elite roll, Florida roll, and Inarizushi.






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Basmati Asian Cuisine


Happy Halloween!
Wed Oct 29 18:42:00 EDT 2014

What are you dressing as this year?

What's your favorite?
Wed Oct 22 12:35:00 EDT 2014

Tuna, yellow tail, salmon, eel, shrimp, octopus? We have all of these available in sushi rolls! Come try our Asian cuisine today! 

Inside or Outside?
Wed Oct 15 12:24:00 EDT 2014

Our sophisticated & sleek restaurant offers indoor or outdoor dining for your convenience. Whichever you prefer, we can provide you with it. Come visit us at 3295 W County Hwy 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, FL.


Poll Time:
Fri Sep 12 09:08:00 EDT 2014

What's your favorite type of sushi roll? Or are you more of a sashimi lover?

Always Fresh:
Fri Sep 05 09:06:00 EDT 2014

Our seafood is caught fresh everyday! Stop by and try some!

Tripadvisor.com review:
Fri Aug 29 09:05:00 EDT 2014

"Enjoyed great sushi, very nice wine and excellent service. The veal chops were very good. Hope to return on my next visit to the Emerald Coast." 

Happy Hour:
Fri Aug 08 16:05:00 EDT 2014

Happy hour takes places every night beginning at 5 p.m. at Basmati's Asian Cuisine. Our happy hours feature half-priced appetizers, sushi, beer, wine and well drinks. 

Sushi:
Fri Jul 25 16:02:00 EDT 2014

If you're looking for the best sushi in the Panama City and Destin areas, look no further than Basmati Asian Cuisine in Santa Rosa Beach. Basmati has a huge selection of delicious sushi varieties to choose from. Our sushi is the finest around!

Wise Words:
Mon Jul 07 12:52:00 EDT 2014

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.” – Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright

Summer Nights:
Mon Jun 23 12:51:00 EDT 2014

Summertime is the perfect time to watch the moon rise over Draper Lake while you feast on our fresh seafood. To make your reservation, call (850) 502-4368 today.


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Areas Served

  • Blue Mountain Bch
  • Choctaw Bch
  • East Niceville
  • Eglin
  • Eglin Afb
  • Eglin Village
  • Fort Walton
  • Fort Walton Beach
  • Freeport
  • Hurlburt Field
  • Mary Esther
  • Niceville
  • Ocean City
  • Ponce De Leon
  • Portland
  • Redbay
  • San Destin
  • Seagrove
  • Shalimar
  • Valparaiso
  • Wright

Established: 1996