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Dusty's Oyster Bar & Dining

16450 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2454
850-233-0035
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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114 reviews 114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our trip to Dusty's because of the people we dined with at a big table. They were from Texas and we are from Tennessee. Of course, my husband told them that they owed us a thank you for saving their state. We enjoyed oysters and gumbo. Lots of dollar bills hung from a brightly decorated place.

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Toddville, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Some people prefer slick & fancy over the real deal.For them there's the shopping mall ,Disneyfied vibe of Pier Park a la Margaritaville.Then there are honest to god no worries,we're on the beach old Florida down to the basics places that the rest of us crave.Cold beer,cold fresh oysters,fun & funky gulf coast atmosphere,& some of the friendliest,efficient servers on... More

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Pinckney, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

My family had been to Dustys last year and raved about the oysters. Now I understand. We had a bit of a wait and atmosphere is bar/casual but it was well worth it!!! I had the smoked tuna dip which was fabulous and then the table shared several of the different "flavors" of their oysters. Our tables favorite was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just recently moved back to Panama City Beach and had never eaten at Dusty's. I brought two friends from out of town as well. We had a small wait but not bad at all. We were seated at the bar and our server was also the bartender. She was very attentive with a great smile and went out of her... More

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Elkhart, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you want to eat in a run-down barn on a swamp with over-priced food & zero atmosphere then eat here. I guess they're known for their oysters (which I don't eat so might not be a fair review). I had a grouper sandwich which was dry. We all shared apps, hated the seafood nachos. Couldn't find a Chip that... More

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BLUE SPRINGS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My hubby and I ate there the other night and thought the food was good. I had the frog legs which was very tender, fell off the bone. My hubby had the grouper and loved it too. Very moist! Would go again if we are ever back here.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We were at Dusty's twice. The food is good. The oysters are excellent, though I found Dusty's baked oysters a bit salty, the others were marvelous. My husband really enjoyed the grouper sandwich. Since they are always busy, there can be a bit of a wait both for seating and for the food. They have a good happy hour 3-6... More

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Minster, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Excellent Oysters and chicken wings. We ate here twice and enjoyed everything we had. Cold beer and fair prices.Have a seat at the Oyster bar and meet some of the locals.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

as to soft-shelled crab, fish-and-chips, scallops, etc., -- all very good here - BUT- as to seating at the oyster bar itself (ta da !) If you want really cold,delicious, fresh raw oysters on the half shell, this Is the place ! ---and the price is right ! I prefer Dusty`s to Acme and Felix`s in the French Quarter

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Schucked right in front of you all day long. There was a line to get in before open at 11am. I would suggest getting there early, gets pretty full. Everything we had was awesome

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