Panama City Beach Restaurants

Vacationing may be a day at the beach (literally), but you still need your fuel morning, noon and night. Panama City Beach restaurants follow a simple 3-part formula: friendly service, casual atmosphere and great food.

You Never Have to Leave the Beach!

Gulf views make some of the best restaurants in Panama City Beach even better. After a long day in the water or shops, sit back and enjoy open-air, casual dining as you watch the sun set and the fishing fleets come in.

Panama City Beach Seafood Restaurants

You may find it hard to believe that a little place like Panama City Beach could earn the nickname “Seafood Capital of the World,” but one taste of our char-grilled grouper (it flakes onto your fork) or fresh, plump Apalachicola oysters (still harvested by hand from shallow, wild beds) and you’ll know why.

Seafood restaurants in Panama City Beach prepare some of the finest seafood you’ll ever find, whether it’s jumbo Gulf shrimp stuffed with buttery blue crab, Cajun crawfish or blackened Amberjack.

It’s also true that some of the best “restaurants” in Panama City Beach aren’t even restaurants, technically speaking! They’re seafood markets, specializing in the freshest catch. Pick what you want and have it steamed and seasoned on the spot, then wrapped up hot and ready to go!

Southern Barbecue, Steak & More

Panama City Beach may specialize in seafood, but there’s no shortage of other options. Settle in for some Southern-style pulled pork or order up a juicy, tender steak, solo or surf-n-turf. Some of the best restaurants in Panama City Beach specialize in cuisine from around the world. From Italian to sushi, Thai noodles to Caribbean jerk, restaurants in Panama City Beach serve it all with a side of smiles.