DINING

People drive for hours just to eat at Panama City Beach…and for good reason. The cuisine of the beach area is at its best during the summer season. The freshest delicacies from the gulf paired with crisp summer fruits and vegetables will keep you coming back to enjoy the coastal flavors. The Gulf is filled with all kinds of seafood brought straight to our restaurants from area fishermen.

Boon Docks Restaurant

850-230-0005, 14854 Bay View Circle, Panama City Beach. Web Site: boondocksfl.com. 4.5 miles north of Back Beach Rd., off Hwy. 79. Open year-round, call for hours. A local favorite with casual waterfront dining overlooking West Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway. Enjoy fresh seafood, chicken, steaks, burgers and homemade desserts at affordable prices. Beach’s best-kept secret. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Buddy Gandy’s Seafood

850-784-0663, 3004 W. Hwy 98, 2.5 miles east of Hathaway Bridge, Panama City. Established in 1955. Buddy Gandy’s Seafood has offered the freshest fish, shrimp, crabs and oysters since the 1950’s. Stop by this family owned and operated business and become a part of the family. Now offering fresh local ground beef and ground bison. “We’re steamin’ what was swimmin’ yesterday!” Located in Historic St. Andrews. Open 7 days a week. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Capt. Anderson’s Restaurant
& Waterfront Market

850-234-2225, 5551 N. Lagoon Dr., Panama City Beach corner of Thomas Dr. and N. Lagoon Dr.  Web Site: captanderson.com. Capt. Anderson’s is a waterfront landmark. It is a tradition to dine early and watch the fleet unload. The Waterfront Market sells fresh seafood, steaks, signature dishes and souvenirs. Shop the market in person or online.  Major Credit Cards Accepted

Capt. Jack’s Family Buffet

(Front Beach Rd) 850-234-6457 (Thomas Dr) 850-236-8555. Now with two locations on the beach: 8208 Thomas Dr. and 12628 Front Beach Rd. CaptJacksPCBeach.com. For two decades they’ve featured the finest #1 crab legs on their dinner buffet. Want more? You got it with steak, shrimp, fish, fried oysters, scallops, plus salads, sides, and desserts too! Capt Jack’s is all about endless food choices and variety the whole family will love. “Come TASTE the DIFFERENCE QUALITY makes,” says renowned restaurateur Jack Bishop. He and his experienced crew have been serving hungry visitors since 1971. Their Breakfast buffet (available at the Front Beach Rd location only) is loaded with eggs, sausage gravy, cheese grits and more daily 8am-11am. Their Lunch buffet (served at both locations) is packed with southern favorites like baked, fried and grilled fish, shrimp, fried chicken mac-n-cheese + 50 item salad & dessert bar 11am-2pm. Capt Jack’s is famous for their Dinner buffet including #1 crab legs (served at both locations) beginning at 3:30pm. *Children age 3 and younger eat free. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Carrabba’s

850-230-4522, 13820 Panama City Beach Parkway Recently voted Best of the Bay Italian restaurant, as well as, #1 Best Italian in 2014. Come in to enjoy everything from classic Italian dishes prepared in our made-from-scratch kitchen, hand-made pizzas cooked in a brick wood burning oven, and the best grilled steaks, chicken and seafood the beach has to offer. Happy Hour from 4pm-7pm daily. Open at 11am for lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call ahead seating, Carside Carry-out, and limited delivery available. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Culver’s

850-249-0709, 11501 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach. Website: culvers.com. Locally owned and operated, Culver’s is a family friendly place. This is not a fast food burger joint, but a made to order restaurant with a large selection including cod, reubens, Wisconsin cheese curds and fresh made salads. After your meal try our famous frozen custard, you will not be let down! Catch us 7 days a week from 10am to 10pm. Major Credit Cards Accepted

DatCajun Place

850-890-2663, 8501 Thomas Dr. Web site: datcajunplace.com. Where you go out to feel at home! Authentic Cajun Cuisine. Daily specials, happy hour (4 pm-7 pm). Live Music nightly, Sunday Jazz Brunch (10 am-2 pm), and our famous seafood boil every Friday night. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Dave & Buster’s

850-238-3501 Pier Park- There’s always something new at Dave & Buster’s – the only place to Eat, Drink, Play and Watch sports all under 1 roof. Hundreds of the hottest arcade games in the Million Dollar Midway, mouth watering chef-crafted creations in the restaurant, premium bar featuring cocktails, wines and 20+ beers, stadium surround sound while watching your favorite team on our massive HDTVs. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream

850-236-7006 Two locations to serve you: 10025 Front Beach Rd. across from Walmart, and 15402 Front Beach Rd. next to Gulf World. “The Ice-Cream of the Future” is best enjoyed in our PCB stores. Over 40 flavors. Specialty toppings, sundaes and floats available. If you’ve never tried it, you’ll love it, and if you have, “you know you want it again. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Dirty Dick’s Crab House

850-230-3425, 9800 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Web Site: dirtydickscrabs.com. Award-winning restaurant, a “must” for vacationers and
locals. Dirty Dick’s Crab House is open 7 days a week, year-round lunch and dinner, serving the freshest local seafood and more with a distinctive New Orlean’s accent. Dirty Dick’s Crab House offers daily lunch specials priced from $8. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Hammerhead Fred’s

850-233-3907, 8752 Thomas Dr., Panama City Beach Dine inside or out on fresh seafood, all new Char-Grilled oysters, and some of the best drinks around in this rustic, casual hangout. Check out Fred’s outdoor Hangout Pavilion featuring live entertainment nightly. When you’re hungry, HEAD to FREDS! Local Seafood, Local Music, Local Flavor! Open for lunch, dinner and late night. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Hibachi Express
& Fin’s Sushi & Grill

850-775-1480-Beach, 850-769-0388-Town (Fin’s) 9956 Hutchinson Blvd., PCBeach. Fin’s 732 W. 23rd St. PC. Our mission is to provide the best quality food possible at a reasonable price. Original location is called Fin’s Japanese Sushi and Grill in Panama City, Fl. We are humbled by our customers to be voted best Sushi and Asian food in town. Hibachi Express came to Panama City Beach to offer the freshest fish and Japanese food in a casual atmosphere. We are committed to providing delicious food and the friendliest service. Come experience the ultimate Japanese dining with us! Eat in, take out and delivery available. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Home Made
Ice Cream Shoppe

850-230-6373 Located in Open Sands Center, 14660 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach. Open 1 p.m.-10 p.m seven days a week on PCB for 35 years. Real homemade ice cream made on-site daily. Cash Only

Hungry Howie’s

East-850-230-3999, West 850-236-4426 At Hungry Howie’s, we use only the freshest ingredients. With over 40 years of experience, satisfy your appetite with our large variety of pizza options, plus our breads come in 5 flavors and our wings (boneless or tradtional style) have 3 savory flavors. The salads are made with a fresh romaine mix. The Howie Roll® is a delicious on-the-go meal – stuffed with pepperoni & cheese, steak & cheese or chicken & cheese. Our Calzones are a fold over favorite stuffed with quality meats, veggies and cheese. Order today for either carry out or delivery. You can now also order online with our new mobile app! Major Credit Cards Accepted

Los Antojitos Mexican Restaurant

850-784-6633, 1246 Beck Ave., Los Antojitos has been proudly serving Bay County the freshest Mexican cuisine and best steaks for over 40 years. Everything is made fresh daily, no chain food sold here! Enjoy waterfront dining, live music and two full bars. House favorites include lobster tacos, seafood enchiladas, mexi street corn, bone in ribeye and all of the margaritas are muddled fresh. Located in the heart of Historic St. Andrews on Lake Ware. Fun, Funky & Always Fresh! Major Credit Cards Accepted.

Outlaws Bar-B-Q

850-215-3335 NEW LOCATION! 6804 Thomas Drive Panama City Beach, Fl. 32408 Local, Family Owned BBQ Restaurant. Serving meats slow smoked daily with delicious homemade sides. Menu consists of tender ribs, pork, chicken, brisket, wings, smoked yellow fin tuna dip, burgers, catfish, sausage and salads. After your meal, enjoy one of our homemade cobblers or banana pudding. Also serving ice cold beer with a full bar. Dine In, Take Out. Catering available for large groups. Live Entertainment. VOTED “BEST OF BAY” Eleven Years In A Row! Major Credit Cards Accepted

Pier 77 Seafood Restaurant

850-235-3080 Founded in 1982, at 3016 Thomas Drive, PCB, continues to offer outstanding seafood at affordable prices. Fresh grilled, fried, blackened or broiled seafood available each day. Menu also includes chicken, beef, soups and salads. Specialty items include family recipes like She Crab Soup, Seafood Gumbo and Oysters Sandra, named for the founder’s daughter, who currently operates the restaurant offering perfection in each dish. Be sure to visit our family owned Seafood Market, Shrimp City, next door. Entertainment Wed., Fri., Sat. Major Credit Cards Accepted.

Pineapple Willy’s

850-235-0928 located at 9875 South Thomas Dr. Panama City Beach. Web Site: Pwillys.com. This Panama City Beach legend is where it all began. Pineapple Willy’s is serving up great food and huge drinks daily, from fresh Gulf seafood to Willy’s Famous BBQ Ribs. Come enjoy the fantastic sunsets on the historic pier. Don’t forget to pick up a souvenir from Willy’s T-shirt Shack. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Pompano Joe’s Seafood House

850-233-1790, 16202 Front Beach Rd. in Panama City Beach, FL. Web Site: pompano-joes.com Beachside at Pier Park. Open daily at 11:00am. Pompano Joe’s Seafood House is a destination you must visit.Known for its fresh affordable Gulf seafood prepared with a Caribbean flavor, Pompano Joe’s is not your typical seafood restaurant. We’re a neighborhood beach place where you can “savor the flavor” of the Islands! Stop by and enjoy great Gulf views while dining and sipping on an icy cold beverage. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Runaway Island Beachfront
Bar & Grill

850-634-4884,  14521 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach.Web site: runawayislandpcb.com It’s new but it feels so familiar! Nestled among the rolling dunes and the emerald green waters of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Chef Chris has created a menu featuring classic items and fresh local seafood with a twist. Famous for our Runaway Fish Tacos & craft beer on tap! Enjoy island-inspired food and drink with old friends and new ones for lunch or dinner. The daily sunset celebration is fun for the whole family and late nights are full of live music and dancing. Life is short, runaway often! Major Credit Cards Accepted

Schooners Last
Local Beach Club

850-235-3555,  1521 Gulf Drive. Web Site: schooners.com. This is where the locals come to the beach… to build a sandcastle, take a dip in the Gulf, count-down to the cannon roar at sunset. There’s no better place to watch the surf roll in, sip a cold one and truly relax. Voted “Best Local Flavor,” “Best Bar,” “Best Place for Live Music” and “Best Place to Take Friends from Out of Town!” Home of Lobsterfest every
Fall. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Sharky’s Seafood Restaurant
& World’s Largest Tiki Bar

850-235-2420, 15201 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach. Web Site: sharkysbeach.com. Seafood, music and fun all overlooking “the world’s most beautiful beaches.” Come sink your teeth into the all-new menu. Open daily at 11a.m. for lunch and dinner. Indoor and outdoor tropical deck dining. Families welcome. Kids will love to play pirates on the all-new giant pirate ship playground. Live entertainment by some of the best musicians
on the coast. Come enjoy our “Tiki Time” sunset celebration daily under the “World Famous” Sharky’s Palapa Hut. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Shrimp City

850-235-4099 Located at 3016 Thomas Drive, PCB, is the most convenient seafood market in the Thomas Drive area. Shellfish available, steamed or raw.
Family owned and operated since the early 1980’s. Many varieties of fresh fish and shellfish are offered daily. We recommend the house made specialty items such as the She Crab Soup, Tuna Dip and  Seasoned Steamed Shrimp, all perfect for your next party. While at the beach, be sure to dine at Shrimp City’s family owned restaurant next door. Pier 77.  Major Credit Cards Accepted

Sisters of the Sea
& Dive Bar

3901 Thomas Dr. PCB. Sisters of the Sea & The Dive Bar is making a splash on Panama City Beach with a menu of award-winning dishes. Located in Pirates Cove Marina, Sisters of the Sea took the Best of Show at the Mississippi Gulf Coast-based Chefs of the Coast, won a media people’s choice award in Biloxi, MS, and last but not least, Sisters’ Gumbo Gris Gris even beat out casino chefs to take home a Best Gumbo award. Not only do they have amazing award winning dishes, but they are also home to live mermaids and pirates who love to Party and Swim with guests of all ages! Major Credit Cards Accepted

Taziki’s

850-257-5695 Call for catering. 15463 PCB Pkwy Pier Park, 103 W. 23rd. St., Coronado Village, Panama City. Open11am- 9pm daily. Inspiration can come from anywhere, Greek Islands, Mediterranean markets, or Mom’s kitchen. Our recipe for creating the deliciously unexpected is simple: Hand-carved meats,
wholesome ingredients with a dash of Southern Flair. Taziki’s features freshly grilled salmon, beef tender, grilled chicken, shrimp and of course, lamb.
Vegetarian, Vegan, and gluten-free options. Taziki’s – Fresh, healthy, and deliciously different. Major Credit Cards Accepted

The Back Porch Seafood
and Oyster House

850-233-1750, 16220 Front Beach Rd. in Panama City Beach, FL. Beachside at Pier Park. Web Site: theback-porch.com Opens daily at 11:00am. A favorite with the locals and visitors since 1974. Enjoy the breathtaking Gulf views from the Back Porch while sipping on your favorite beverage and enjoying some of the best Gulf seafood on the coast. Dine inside or on our beachside deck. Everything is better when you’re at the beach! Major Credit Cards Accepted

The Grand Marlin

850-249-1500, 5323 N Lagoon Dr. Located on Grand Lagoon, The Grand Marlin of Panama City Beach offers a tranquil, relaxed atmosphere, paired with the area’s best selection of fresh seafood highlighted by delectable, daily specials from the kitchen of award-winning Chef Gregg McCarthy. The restaurant boasts the area’s best-stocked, most tempting oyster bar where the finest oysters, from Apalachicola and East Bay to more exotic locales, are shucked to order. For those in the mood for something other than seafood,  The Grand Marlin of Panama City Beach offers enticing steaks, succulent poultry dishes and other fare to meet your every taste. Major Credit Cards Accepted

Wicked Wheel Bar & Grill

850-588-7947 Located 10025 Hutchinson Blvd., Just west of WalMart. Web Site: wickedwheel.com. The Wicked Wheel is a “custom concept” theme Bar and Restaurant created for all ages to enjoy with one thing in mind: to share our love for classic cars, custom bikes, and all things cool. With our unique decor, and classic Southern comfort menu which includes our perfectly seasoned secret recipe fried chicken. This one-of-a-kind location is one you don’t want to miss while visiting Panama City Beach! Major Credit Cards Accepted