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Thomas Donut & Snack shop

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19208 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 234-8039
Today
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yum!

My family has been visiting Thomas' for years for donuts! These donuts are truly old school. Deep fried and flaky with fantastic glaze. My kids love them! We have never visited early in the morning as we generally sleep in when on vacation so we've never experienced the long lines. The building... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Dixiefamily
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My family has been visiting Thomas' for years for donuts! These donuts are truly old school. Deep fried and flaky with fantastic glaze. My kids love them! We have never visited early in the morning as we generally sleep in when on vacation so we've never experienced the long lines. The building itself is sketchy; I wouldn't want to be... More 

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Cunningham, Kentucky, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Not run of the mill donuts but GREAT donuts!! Get there early for selection and freshness! Enough said. On the west end & not in the traffic jam part of PCB

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great variety, lots of flavor with tradition. Must try. Also has a great staff! Only downside is the line. The line is a testament to their food though.

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Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Thomas' has pretty good donuts. I would recommend Charlie's in Alys Beach (not too far from PCB- about 15-20 minutes). The biscuits are better. Plus, Thomas' has a ridicoulous line that goes onto the road.

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Scottsboro, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

wanted to try the red velvet and the devil's food donut but unfortunately they were already sold out of all the cake donuts. We tried the key lime and the cream filled and both were really good. I also ordered a cheeseburger basket. It was sooo good!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This doughnut shop has the best, freshest, sweetest donuts anywhere! We've visited here often, and a trip to PCB is not complete without a visit to Thomas'. It's a little farther down but worth the drive.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I hunted down this little gem this morning after reading some great reviews. I was worried about a long wait but arriving at 9:30 there was hardly any wait. So so yummy! There were so many donuts to choose from. Don't worry if they run out of what you like, they are always in the back making more!

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St Louis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We walked to the donut shop from our condo about 7am. When we arrived there were two lines wrapped around the building and another line inside all the way out the backdoor. We asked some other customers in line if it was really worth the wait. The overwelming response was Yes. Some people had driven over an hour that morning... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

They have the freshest donuts ever, they get up every morning at 3 or 4 am to make the breakfast menu. Lots of different flavors. The lines are always long so go early and pick up a bag to carry home before the entire house is awake. They will love it.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We eat here every year. My husband has ordered a shrimp basket and we were surprised at how good the food was. We have always ordered the donuts and they are nothing short of amazing. We usually make 2 trips in our week vacation. I wish we had donuts like this at home but that probably wouldn't be a great... More 

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Additional Information about Thomas Donut & Snack shop

Address: 19208 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Phone Number: (850) 234-8039
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Donuts

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19208 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: (850) 234-8039

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Donuts

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?