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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Seafood Restaurant
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“Local, friendly restaurant and bar located on the beach. This is a great place to enjoy Panama City Beach's fabulous sunsets.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Beach
“Camping, beaching it, jet ski’s, or just to stop and look at our wildlife in the Panhandle”
  • 69 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Local Cajun restaurants, a local favorite. This place is a real diamond in the rough”
  • 23 locals recommend
Cafe
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“A local eatery for those who crave hot soups, great sandwiches and southern tea. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great outdoor/indoor dining spaces. Laid back atmosphere acceptable for family. Live music most nights after 6 pm on the patio. Reasonable prices, great food.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Watch the fleet unload. Arrive early, there is always a waiting list. Open at 4:30pm. Very popular, local, higher end restaurant.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent Seafood. Fine dining, but casual-ish. This is the beach after all :)”
  • 14 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great family place. Superb grouper sandwich, baskets, and raw oysters! Leave your dollar bill on the wall, or an old license plate....”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“They have the best breakfast food (french toast) my favorite and the service and staff are great and so friendly. Andy comes around to each table and personally checks on you and thanks you for coming to his restaurant.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Awesome sunset cruise! They Captain did a wonderful job with a little history of PCB, finding the DOLPHINS, and great drink prices during the cruise!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“The legendary bar of Panama City, excellent seeing friendly locals and a great place to go have a few and relax for the night.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Beach
“The best beach experience--the lagoon is heaven--great for families with small children or shell collecting or just plain relaxing and snorkeling along the rock jetty.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“If you have young children, this is a must. Kids participate in pirate activities while cruising around the bay. Parents can relax and enjoy the ride or join in the activities. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Our guests loved their fishing trip last June when they caught lots of red snapper! Captain Anderson's also offers sightseeing tours of St. Andrews Bay (dolphins, sunset cruises), fishing tours into Gulf of Mexico and lots more! The restaurant is next door, very large, lot of choice.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Nature
“This is a great place for collecting sea shells, hanging out on the beach or riding a bike on the trails! Cheap, close by and beautiful... what more could you ask for?”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beach
“Excellent beach access point with plenty of parking. Nice wash off water showers and bathroom on site. Fully paved walkway right onto the sand.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Local, friendly restaurant and bar located on the beach. This is a great place to enjoy Panama City Beach's fabulous sunsets.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Local Cajun restaurants, a local favorite. This place is a real diamond in the rough”
  • 23 locals recommend
Cafe
“A local eatery for those who crave hot soups, great sandwiches and southern tea. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
“Watch the fleet unload. Arrive early, there is always a waiting list. Open at 4:30pm. Very popular, local, higher end restaurant.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent Seafood. Fine dining, but casual-ish. This is the beach after all :)”
  • 14 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great family place. Superb grouper sandwich, baskets, and raw oysters! Leave your dollar bill on the wall, or an old license plate....”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Food Truck with plenty of covered seating. Tacos, Burritos, Wraps, Salads, Nachos. Closed for Dinner.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pizza Place
  • 1 local recommends

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