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Bayou Joe's

112 E 3rd Ct Ste A, Panama City, FL 32401
850 763-6442
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Ranked #18 of 263 Restaurants in Panama City
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

A hidden jewel as we read is an understatement. This place was the bomb. If you choose not to go here if you have the opportunity I feel bad for you. Every aspect of this place is off the charts. My daughter and myself even went back for a second time while the guys were shark fishing. I am sure... More

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Kemah, Texas
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195 reviews 195 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We went there because of the raves on tripadvisor .... great choice ... this place is a small waterfront dive with tons of character .... I think it's in a marina because it's surrounded by boats ... you can even take your boat and tie up to the joint .... there were only two tables available, one for six in... More

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Douglasville, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I always like to start a review with the good. Lets see, I liked my meal. I ordered the Mahi Mahi basket and loved it. You cant go wrong with fried fish and fries. My husband ordered the crab cakes and love them as well. He is a crab cake connoisseur. I really enjoyed the atmosphere as well. We ate... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Recently stayed with friends in Panama City, and this is one of their regular dinner spots. Non-chain, seafood, burgers, on the water/bay, kids and adults were happy. Always a winner when that happens!

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Port Saint Joe, Florida, United States
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136 reviews 136 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Hubby always goes for the trash burger. A little hard to find but all the locals know about it. Not too big but you do get to sit by the water and can even arrive by boat and tie up for lunch. On Massalina Bayou where you can watch one of the few drawbridges being raised and lowered so boats... More

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Barnesville, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I loved this place my family and I where on vacation and took our boat over for lunch it is a hole in the wall tucked away in Massalina Bayou with great food and atmosphere I had the trash burger it was huge and delicious it truly does fit the description in the menu my wife had the fried grouper... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My meal from Bayou Joes was fine. It was the rubber band mixed in my cocktail sauce that I could have done without. We showed it to the waitress and she said put it back in the sauce and took it back to the kitchen I suppose. She brought me back a fresh cup of sauce, but never offered to... More

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Panama City, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Bayou Joe's is such a neat little patio restaurant located on an old dock on Massalina Bayou very near old downtown Panama City. It is well worth the time to find it and try. The atmosphere is like a place Bogart would have hung out around in one of his old movies. It is unique, very casual and right on... More

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Middleburg, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went for lunch on a Saturday, it was very busy but was worth the wait. The food was hot and delicious, we waited quite a while for it but being that we weren't in a hurry and enjoying a cocktail overlooking the water we didn't mind. My husband had the shrimp and grits, classic but with a Bayou Joe's twist... More

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Bayou Joe's has a perfect location! This place is super cute! The staff was very friendly. I would call ahead to make sure of hours because they were about to close when we came in but they kindly sat us and were happy to serve us! Food is delicious!

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