The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to have some family fun and indulge in some tasty cuisine! If you are thinking about dining out with the family for Thanksgiving, there are a variety of restaurants in Panama City Beach that will be open to make your evening and meal as perfect as a family dinner at home, (without all of those pesky dishes to clean up!) Here is a list of great restaurants that will be open and have a mouthwatering menu waiting just for you, reservations are recommended but not required! Please check each restaurant's website or Facebook page for menu options. 

Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant

Sharky's will be holding a Thanksgiving Buffet for the whole family! The cost for Adults is $27.95, 12 and Under are $15.95 and 4 and Under are Free. The buffet kicks off at 11:00 am and goes until 6:00 pm.

Runaway Island

Runaway Island is also doing a Thanksgiving Buffet from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm. The cost is $29.99 per person! Runaway Island will give you a view to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Grand Marlin

The Grand Marlin has a special Thanksgiving menu for dine in and to-go! Dine in is from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm with varying prices. The menu has mouthwatering options like a creamy mushroom bisque and honeycrisp apple pie. Anyone wanting to order to-go has to place their order by Friday, November 20 and pick it up the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. The cost is $150 for 4 people!

Harpoon Harry’s

A classic Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet is what Harpoon Harry's is serving up, but you can add a twist with crab legs. Adults are $36.95, Kids 4-11 $17.95 and 3 and Under are free. The buffet will be open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Dat Cajun Place

Dat Cajun Place will be serving a Thanksgiving dinner buffet Cajun style. They are selling tickets on their website, the cost for Adults is $25.00, 12 & Under $12.50 and Under 5 is free. 


C-Level is offering a special dine in menu and to-go options. Their dining room will be open from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm for a Thanksgiving lunch. You can order single plates or a full family style meal to feed everyone!

Hang Five

You can get the normal everyday menu or a special Thanksgiving menu at Hang Five. The cost for Adults is $24.00, Kids Under 12 $12.00 and Under 5 Free!

Hammerhead Fred's

Hammerhead Fred's is offering another great Thanksgiving Buffet with options like a prime rib carving station and parmesan flounder. The buffet will be available from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Adults are $26.00 and Kids 12 and Under are $13.00.

After you have recovered from your turkey coma, head to our Facebook page Friday, November 27, for our Virtual Beach Home for the Holidays Christmas Tree Lighting! It's sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.