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11115 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3717
850-249-3478
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Great food, casual dining but go early as it gets very crowded. Very diverse menu and just about any entree could be fried, grilled or blackened. Royal Red shrimp dinner was exceptional. Service was prompt and our group all had a great dinner. The only negative point was that when it became... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Bernice L
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great food, casual dining but go early as it gets very crowded. Very diverse menu and just about any entree could be fried, grilled or blackened. Royal Red shrimp dinner was exceptional. Service was prompt and our group all had a great dinner. The only negative point was that when it became crowded, it was very loud and hard to... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The food here is very reasonably priced. The local entertainment is good. The wait staff is friendly and will try to get you what you want. I like Cajun style food and the menu leans that way but there is something for everyone. The Who Dat Shrimp appetizer is a must have and the oysters are plump and tasty. Always... More 

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Tupper Lake, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is very casual and down to earth. While sitting at the bar you watch the skilled and friendly staff open the oysters by the bagful. The drinks for happy hour were large and tasty. The menu provides all the flavors of the local sea food. I went several times. The live music and friendly staff provide a relaxing experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

My small group cane in on a slow weekday night; our waitress both repeatedly ignored us and took excessive time to serve us. Absolutely terrible service, would not recommend if trying for dinner under 3 hours.

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florida
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We love cajun, but I guess cajun is like BBQ. Every locale has their own version and no one else's tastes right. This is Lafayette cajun and we (with New Orleans heritage) found it to taste not at all like the cajun we are accustomed to. The catfish was super fishy. I like that they offer several ways to cook... More 

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Lancashire, UK
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54 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great atmosphere, especially Karaoke on a Wednesday (maybe winter only??). Rick plus all the waitresses and bar staff run a pretty slick operation; we have never had to wait long for anything no matter how busy they are & they do get very busy. Great oysters & their signature "Who dat shrimp" are worthy of a mention. Though come to... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I brought our children to Bayou on the Beach and were absolutely amazed at the combination of great food and festive atmosphere. There was live music playing and the entire restaurant was full of happy, laughing families. We loved the "down home" feel of this place. The entire eatery is decorated with New Orleans Mardi Gras masks,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

When I asked my family how they liked Bayou on the Beach, I got "it was cool" as an answer. A friend of ours who frequents the area recommended Bayou. He said that the gator was good. We tried it. It was "cool". The seasoning was a little bland. it was fried well and the meat was juicy. We also... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you like cajun food, this is the place for you. From Red Beans & Rice to Jambalaya, it is all good! I've been there 3 times so far and the food was good each time. FRESH RAW OYSTERS!!!! They shuck em, you eat them. Good deals!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you want fresh seafood you must try this place. A hidden treasure. Delightful experience. Oysters are wonderful. Fried oyster platter was fresh (not frozen), tasty, and more than I could eat. Crawfish Po Boy was fantastic. Try all of their sauces. Good eats with a Cajun flair. Great atmosphere. Great value. Will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11115 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: 850-249-3478

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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