Sunday, January 10 is National Oysters Rockefeller Day, and while Panama City Beach has some of the best raw oysters around, we also have a drool-worthy selection of oysters Rockefeller. Here some of our top picks to grab this dish to celebrate.
Bayou on the Beach
Bayou on the Beach is a great option for cajun food. Their oysters Rockefeller comes topped with a blend of spinach, breadcrumbs, garlic butter and parmesan cheese. But don't stop there, they have more delicious options like peel n' eat shrimp and jambalaya.
Billy's Oyster Bar
If you're looking for classic fried seafood and oysters, Billy's Oyster Bar is the place to go. Billy's has been around for 40 years, so they know how to make delicious oysters Rockefeller. Another great dish this time of year is their steamed Louisiana crawfish.
Dat Cajun Place
Dat Cajun Place is well-known by locals for its delicious food with cajun flare. They make their own Rockefeller sauce and top the oyster with spinach, onions, bacon, cheese and cajun spices. On Sundays, they do brunch with live music, so you're sure to have a great time while enjoying your oysters.
Hunt & Gather
Hunt & Gather takes the traditional oyster Rockefeller and puts their own spin on it. They have oysters "Floridafeller," oysters stuffed with spinach, bacon, onions and lemon and topped with cornbread crumbles. In addition to oysters, this fine dining restaurant has a unique menu with things like duck confit loaded fries and bone marrow canoe.
J. Michael's is another place that's been around forever and knows exactly how to do seafood. Their Oysters J. Michael is just like oysters Rockefeller. They come smothered in spinach, mushrooms, onions and a secret blend of cheese and spices. They also have a delicious variety of weekly specials.
Sandbar has what they call the "hipper, cooler option to oysters Rockefeller." It's oysters baked with spinach and smoked gouda, a unique take on an already delicious dish.
Shuckum's Oyster Pub & Seafood Grill
Shuckum's has one of the widest selections of oysters in Panama City Beach. You can get everything from Mexican baked or Italian baked to one of their most popular, oysters Rockefeller. While you're there, you can also grab a fried seafood basket or po-boy, the options are endless.