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Due to Hurricane Michael, the Visitor Information Center will be closed until further notice. Panama City Beach did receive some damage, but we were very fortunate. NOAA has provided aerial photography of the Panhandle. Click the following link to check on your favorite PCB spots. NOAA Imagery

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Pier Park Restaurants

We all know that shopping can work up an appetite. Take a break and refuel in one Pier Park’s many restaurants. No matter what you’re craving, Pier Park has something for you.

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Quick Mall Classics

If you need something quick yet satisfying, Pier Park has lots of great options. No one can resist the smell of freshly baked pretzels. Follow your nose to Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, where you can choose from 11 different flavors. They have everything from sweet to zesty. Make sure to try one of their amazing dips, and quench your thirst with an Old Fashioned Lemonade™ for the perfect mid-shopping snack.

Restaurants

Familiar Faves

For favorites that everyone loves, Pier Park has a variety of classic American chains so everyone in your entourage can get what they want. Craving Mexican? Grab a burrito from Chipotle. If only a burger will do, pick from Five Guys or Red Robin. For serious hot dog connoisseurs, Nathan’s Famous will hit the spot. Sometimes only smoked meat smothered in sauce is what you want. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has a variety of barbecue including beef brisket, pulled pork, St. Louis style ribs and spicy cheddar sausage. Complete your meal with a side of macaroni and cheese or jalapeno beans. Kids eat free on Sundays!

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Lighter Fare

Doing some power shopping? Something on the lighter side is just what you need. Panera Bread, Jimmy John’s and Schlotzsky’s has a variety of salads and sandwiches that will fill you up but not leave you weighed down. For an energy boost of the caffeinated variety, the Starbucks at Pier Park provides the perfect pick-me-up. If you prefer something more fruity, head over to Smoothie King for the perfect made-to-order smoothie that you can sip while you shop.

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Sweet Treats

Who doesn’t love a little sugar rush while they shop? If you have a strong sweet tooth, Pier Park has a variety of options where you can indulge in everything from frozen yogurt to ice cream sundaes to chocolate fudge. At Bippy’s by the Beach, you can choose from 10 flavors of frozen yogurt and over 30 toppings including nuts, candy and fruit. For more frozen treats, Marble Slab Creamery offers what seems like never-ending choices of ice cream flavors. Choose from classic flavors like Sweet Cream, or try something more decadent like Chocolate Amaretto. If you like your ice cream more futuristic (and yet nostalgic), Dippin Dots can serve you up some some classic “dots”, or try their new Dot Delicacies Dotwich: Dippin Dots sandwiched between two crunchy cookies. If you like the nostalgic feel of old time candy store, stop by Kilwin’s for a taste of traditional chocolate fudge from Mackinac Island in Michigan. Created in 1948, this world famous fudge recipe is unparalleled.

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Sports Bars

Do you like to watch your favorite team while you eat? Pier Park has a variety of restaurants where you can do just that. Of course, Buffalo Wild Wings serves up delicious chicken wings with 14 different signature wing sauces and four dry seasonings to choose from. You can also order burgers, sandwiches, or salads from their full menu. They also have 11 Hi-Def big screens and 40 flat screens, so you are guaranteed to be able to watch you team dominate. Want more gaming with your sports watching? Try Dave & Buster’s with so many HDTVs, expansive bar selections, and a lot of space for prime sports watching! Plus, Dave & Buster’s is fully loaded with arcade games to keep you and your crew occupied between great food and sports.

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Seafood Love

For a beachfront view to pair with your seafood favorites, try Hook’d Pier Bar and Grill. Get Cajun Seafood Gumbo or Smoked Tuna Dip to start and choose from a variety of dishes with oysters, shrimp, crab and catch of the day specials. Margaritaville is right across from the beach. Order your on-the-rocks and frozen margaritas, plus choose from a menu full of great seafood options. Get fish tacos or feast on indulgent shrimp and grits, Jimmy’s Jammin’ Jambalaya or seafood mac and cheese! Check out The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House or Pompano Joe’s Seafood House to round out your immersive gulf coast seafood tour. The Back Porch features gulf grouper, fresh oysters, yellowfin tuna, shrimp, scallops and so much more, delivered and prepared daily. It’s a seafood extravaganza! Pompano Joe’s, featured on the Travel Channel, has gulf seafood with caribbean and cajun flavors. Don’t miss out on the seafood gumbo which has won the Sandestin Gumbo Festival three times! Grab a table under an umbrella and enjoy the gulf views with your meal.

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Service with Style

For an interactive dining experience, Dick’s Last Resort is known for serving up classic American fare by surly and rude servers all in the name of good fun. No one is exempt from heaping helpings of sarcasm and bad behavior. For the club dance fanatics, Tootsies Orchid Lounge combines food and fun. The original Tootsies is an iconic Nashville spot with a rich country music history and famous clientele like Patsy Cline and Waylon Jennings. The Pier Park location in Panama City Beach, a decade since its opening, is going strong with country and gulf coast cooking with a kitchen open late and the bar open even later. Check out the schedule for special events, live music performances and more. Plan your outing to Pier Park to include after hours fun with the best honky tonk in the world.

With so many options to choose from, there’s no reason to leave Pier Park hungry. Come for the shopping, stay for the dining.