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Restaurants in Panama City Beach

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Restaurants in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach offers tons of great dining options! From local seafood to Italian, Chinese to Cajun there’s bound to be a new favorite restaurant for everyone in your group or family! Whether you’re looking to dine beach side and enjoy fresh flavors from the Gulf or indulge in Italian fare, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites is just minutes away from dozens of pallet pleasing options.

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Here are a few restaurants that are only a few minutes away from the hotel! If you need directions from the hotel, feel free to ask on of our courteous Team Members and they will be happy to set you on the correct path!

Saltwater Grill
Seafood & American Fare
Steaks & seafood paired with piano tunes
2.1 mi · 11040 Hutchison Blvd – 850-230-2739

Dee’s Hang Out
Seafood & American Fare
No-frills hub for New Orleans-style fare
1.5 mi · 529 Richard Jackson Blvd. – 850-249-4264

American Fare
Seafood dining with an outdoorsy vibe
1.5 mi · 535 Richard Jackson Blvd – 850-249-3359

Shrimp Basket Panama City Beach
Seafood & American Fare
Informal chain outpost offering a variety of fried seafood dishes & an oyster bar.
.4 mi · 12390 Front Beach Rd – 850-563-7836

The Wicked Wheel Bar & Grill
American Fare & Grill
Bar/grill with classic cars & motorcycles on display & a menu of Southern-influenced American grub.
2.6 mi · 10025 Hutchison Blvd – 850-588-7047

Montego Bay Seafood House
Seafood & American Fare
Colorful decor sets the festive tone at this seafood-focused eatery with Southern-inspired eats.
1.6 mi · 473 Richard Jackson Blvd – 850-233-6033

Bayou on the Beach
American Fare & Grill
New Orleans-style eatery & oyster bar serving classic sandwiches & seafood in a down-home setting.
1.9 mi · 11115 Hutchison Blvd – 850-249-3478

Finns Island Style Grub
Seafood & American Fare
4.7 mi · 7220 Thomas Dr – 850-249-3466

Angelo’s Steak Pit
Steak House
Diners grab a booth & feast on red meat at this popular down-home steak joint with Western style.
3.3 mi · 9527 Front Beach Rd – 850-234-2531

Margaritaville Restaurant
American Fare
2-story space with Gulf views & casual American eats that morphs into a busy bar scene at night.
2.8 mi · 16230 Front Beach Rd – 850-125-7870

Shane’s Rib Shack
Homey counter-service chain dishing up slow-smoked BBQ & fixins in a roadhouse setting.
2.7 mi · 10100 Hutchison Blvd – 850-249-8111

Runaway Island
Seafood & American Fare
Local crab, oysters & grouper sandwiches in a casual beach bar & grill with steps onto the sand.
1.3 mi · 14521 Front Beach Rd – 850-634-4884

Pineapple Willy’s Restaurant
Seafood & American Fare
On-the-sand spot offering po’ boys & frozen drinks plus sports on big-screen TVs & live music.
2.4 mi · 9875 S Thomas Dr – 850-235-0928

Los Rancheros Mexican Restaurant
Colorful, family-friendly eatery serving homestyle Mexican fare & an array of margaritas.
1.5 mi · 529 N Richard Jackson Blvd – 850-249-5175

Jin Jin 88
Chinese & Japanese standards from moo shu to sushi are served at this casual institution.
2.2 mi · 11560 Panama City Beach Pkwy- 850-235-8835

David’s New Orleans Style Cafe & Sno-Balls
Cajun & American Fare
Compact eatery serving New Orleans-style cafe fare, with flavored shaved ice & soft-serve ice cream.
1.6 mi · 13913 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-236-1998

China Coast
Traditional Chinese restaurant specializing in made-to-order dishes from the Fuzhou coastal region.
2.7 mi · 10100 Hutchison Blvd – 850-236-8088

Spinnaker Beach Club and Paradise Grill
Seafood & American Fare
Casual American grill by day, rollicking club at night with live music, DJs & dancing.
3.4 mi · 8795 Thomas Dr – 850-234-7982

Hungry Howie’s Pizza
Basic, counter-serve pizzeria chain popular for its flavored crusts, such as sesame & garlic herb.
2.3 mi · 10430 Front Beach Rd – 850-236-4426

Sonny’s BBQ
Long-standing fast-food chain specializing in meats slow smoked over oak, plus sides & salads.
1.2 mi · 11341 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-230-4742

Fast Food Chain
Fast-food chain serving chicken sandwiches, strips & nuggets along with salads & sides.
2.2 mi · 11428 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 950-234-9540

First Watch – Breakfast Pointe Marketplace
Breakfast & American Fare
Cafe chain for health-minded breakfast, brunch & lunch options such as omelets, salads & soups.
2.7 mi · 11160 Panama City Beach Pkwy #409 – 850-234-5700

Diego’s Burrito Factory & Margarita Bar
Build-your-own burritos, tacos & other Mexican eats offered in a relaxed hangout with a patio.
2.2 mi · 15514 Front Beach Rd – 850-149-7373

Dusty’s Oyster Bar
Seafood, Grill & Oyster Bar
This seafood joint known for their raw bar selection dishes up oysters, crab & other casual chow.
3.1mi · 16450 Front Beach Rd – 850-233-0035

Salty Goat Saloon
Grill & American Fare
Watering hole near the beach with a biker vibe, patio seating & classic pub-grub menu.
0.1 mi · 13006 Front Beach Rd – 85-249-6010

Chicken, Burgers & Fast Food Chain
Circa-1950 fast-food chain for counter-serve burgers, some stacked with multiple patties.
1.9 mi · 11749 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-230-2508

Sandbar Seafood & BBQ Joint
Seafood, Barbeque & American Fare
This no-nonsense eatery serves oysters right out of the shell, just-caught shrimp & other dishes.
3.8 mi · 275 S Highway 79 – 850-249-7200

Olive Garden
Italian Fare
Lively, family-friendly chain featuring Italian standards such as pastas & salads, with a full bar.
3.9 mi · 15701 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-235-4225

Fatty’s Sandwich Shop
Sandwiches are named after songs at this bohemian spot with classic rock posters & eclectic lights.
2.5 mi · 15900 Front Beach Rd – 850-249-1515

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
Italian Fare
Chain eatery & bar serving a diverse menu of classic Italian fare in a family-friendly setting.
1.7 mi · 13820 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-230-4522

Dolce Italiano
Italian Fare
1.3 mi · 11535 Hutchison Blvd – 850-249-5300

Shuckums Oyster Pub & Seafood Grill
Seafood, Grill & Oyster Bar
Family-friendly eatery serves a dozen kinds of baked oysters plus a kids menu in a laid-back space.
2.3 mi · 15614 Front Beach Rd – 850-235-3214

Wayback Burgers
Chicken, Burgers & Fast Food Chain
Made-to-order burgers & milkshakes fill out the menu at this family-friendly chain with retro decor.
3.3 mi · 15750 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-588-6692

LongHorn Steakhouse
Casual steakhouse chain known for grilled beef & other American dishes in a ranch-style space.
3.3 mi · 15721 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-233-4980

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge
American Fare & Grill
Renowned honky-tonk venue with 2 stages hosting live country music since 1960, plus bar bites.
2.8 mi · 700 S Pier Park Dr – 850-236-3459

Firehouse Subs
Sandwich Shop
Counter-serve sandwich chain offering made-to-order hot & cold subs, plus a variety of hot sauces.
2.6 mi · 11560 Panama City Beach Pkwy B – 850-588-7127

Liza’s Kitchen
Sandwich Shop
Cozy counter-serve spot serves sandwiches & salads with housemade ingredients from mayo to dressing.
5.1 mi · 7328 Thomas Dr L – 850-233-9000

Dave & Buster’s
Sports Bar
Family-friendly chain offering a sports-bar-style setting for American food & arcade games.
3.0 mi · 15701 L C Hilton Jr Dr – 850-238-3501

Mikato Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar
Straight-up sushi & Japanese hibachi dishes grilled tableside & served in simple surroundings.
5.2 mi · 7724 Front Beach Rd

American Fare
Fast-food chain specializing in frozen custard & signature burgers made with Midwest beef & dairy.
1.0 mi · 11501 Panama City Beach Pkwy – 850-235-1338

Sonic Drive-In
Chicken, Burgers & Fast Food Chain
Fast-food burger & fries joint with an old-school feel, including retro drive-in service.
1.8 mi · 11200 Hutchison Blvd – 850-233-7112

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