Restaurants - Panama City Beach, Florida

In Panama City Beach and the surrounding towns of Panama City and Beaches of South Walton, you'll find everything from casual family dining to sports bars to quaint taverns and even a few five-star restaurants.

Despite its reputation for flash, several Panama City Beach eateries offer fancy atmospheres and cutting-edge cuisine. For families and fun seekers, The Miracle Strip has the standard assortment of themey chains and several Vegas-style dinner clubs. Diners looking for something different can try a meal on The Treasure Ship, a replica of a Spanish galleon. For romantics, the Lady Anderson dinner-dance cruises offer live bands, gospel music, and buffet dinners.

Capt. Anderson's Restaurant

5551 North Lagoon Dr.
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 234-2225
A Gulf Coast Legend severing more fresh seafood than any other restaurant in Florida. It’s a local tradition to dine early at Capt. Anderson’s and watch the fishing fleets unload their daily catch.


Pineapple Willy's

9875 S. Thomas Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 235-0928
One of the original restaurants in Panama City Beach, Pineapple Willy’s is known for their Jack Daniel’s Barbecue Ribs. Dine in the Pineapple room with 14 panoramic windows overlooking the gulf, outside on the historic pier or in the sports room with 15 big screen TVs.


The Treasure Ship

3605 Thomas Drive
Panama City, FL 32408
(850) 234-8881
Fine dining and family fun in a replica of a Spanish galleon overlooking Grand Lagoon on Panama City Beach. Live pirates roam the decks of three restaurants, including the Main Dining Room, Hook's Grille & Grog, and Captain Crabby's.



5323 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 249-927

Known for its cool vibe, live music, laid-back bar scene; The Boatyard dishes out yummy casual fare right on the Great Lagoon marina. Go for a lunch of Dixie Oyster Salad and stay for the band, the frozen drinks, and the late-night menu.



5121 Gulf Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 235-3555
A spring break favorite, Schooner's regularly sees its patrons dancing on the tables before nights end. Live reggae, rock, and R&B bands accompany drink specials and big crowds of enthusiastic spring breakers.


Saltwater Grill

11040 Hutchison Boulevard
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 230-2739
As soon as you enter this Panama City Beach, Florida, restaurant, you are presented with a panoramic view of a seven foot high, 25,000-gallon tropical saltwater aquarium. Both the Café dining room and Mermaid Room lounge offer dazzling views of this tropical reef and its nonstop parade of exotic sea creatures. Seafood, including Live Maine lobster, and choice Hand Cut Steaks are the specialty.