Destination Panama City Oyster Trail Locations:
Gene’s Oyster Bar
302 Sherman Avenue, Panama City 32401
Gene’s is an old-timey oyster bar with 10-stools, so famous that it has its own historical marker. Serving oysters on the half shell, Gene’s offers a unique experience as they shuck the oysters right in front of you!
5505 Sun Harbor Marina Road, Panama City 32401
Located on the site of a former WWII shipyard, the Shipyard Grill features upscale yet relaxed American fare highlighted by fresh local seafood with a hint of Greek and Caribbean fusion. Order the po’ boy with oysters or the Gulf Platter with baked or fried oysters, fresh grouper, gulf shrimp, and scallops.
Bayou Joe’s Marina & Grill
112A East 3rd Court, Panama City 32401
Bayou Joe’s is waterfront dining experience unlike any other in Panama City. Tucked in the heart of Mas-salina Bayou, Bayou Joe’s offers 180 degree views of the water, and serves some of the best Southern-style fried oysters!
228 Harrison Avenue, Panama City 32401
Housed in a National Registrar Building, Millie’s Cafe transports New Orleans just slightly east along the coast to serve up Louisiana-style seafood. Millie’s serves Apalachicola oysters fried or on a Gambino’s po’ boy bun.
Funky Mermaid Lounge
448 Harrison Avenue, Panama City 32401
Destination Panama City Visitors Center
1000 Beck Avenue, Panama City 32401
Stop in Panama City’s official Visitors Center, open 6 days a week. Say hello to the friendly staff, and pick up a free Panama City Visitors Guide.
Alice’s on Bayview
1000 Bayview Avenue, Panama City 32401
Watch as the boats sail by while you enjoy your meal at Alice’s on Bayview. The charming restaurant overlooks the St. Andrews Marina.
Uncle Ernie’s Bayfront Grill & Brewhouse
1151 Bayview Avenue, Panama City 32401
You’ll feel the history of the quaint restaurant as soon as you walk in the door. Previously a family home built in the late 1800s, it is one of the oldest in St. Andrews, and the walls are filled photos and memo-rabilia. Order a plate of fried oysters and enjoy the view of the bay on the two level outdoor deck.
Barefoot on the Bay
1201 Beck Avenue, Panama City 32401
Overlooking St. Andrews Bay, Barefoot on the Bay lives up to it’s name. With dockside parking for boats, the easily accessible restaurant offers amazing views and even better oysters!
The Shrimp Boat
1201 Beck Avenue, Panama City 32401
The Shrimp Boat has been a staple in St. Andrews since it was built in 1950. A casual waterfront dining restaurant serving fresh seafood straight from local waters, The Shrimp Boat serves some of the best oysters in town!
Hunt’s Oyster Bar
1150 Beck Avenue, Panama City 32401
Hunt’s Oyster Bar is a local restaurant housed in a bright yellow bungalow where you can witness firsthand the skill of Honor Allen, a 20-something oyster-shucking whiz who won the 2016 U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championship in Maryland. Specializing in Apalachicola oysters, Hunt’s serves a variety of dishes including raw, steamed, baked, or fried.
Captain’s Table Fish House
1110 Beck Avenue, Panama City 32401
Captain’s Table has been a family-owned and operated restaurant since 1967. They aim to provide the freshest local seafood, catching it from their very own boats! Oysters are served baked or raw with a variety of flavors like the Rockefeller baked oysters!
3212 West 23rd Street, Panama City 32405
A casual fine dining, yet sophisticated venue, g. Foley’s serves an eclectic menu of locally sourced fare and creative cocktails. Oysters are fried and topped with smoked chili aioli, andouille sausage, red Pep-per, making a combination that you can’t find anywhere else!