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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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English first
1 review
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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

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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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Fun atmosphere! Great employees who are very friendly. We came for drinks one evening but no hard alcohol - so keep this in mind. Good place for a cold beer. Lunch was very tasty. The burger was really good, my friends loved the oysters and they split a shrimp Po'Boy that they said was great. Not to miss - The... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The food is just OK, nothing to write home about, but the service is very good and friendly. Otherwise I probably would have given it a 2. I had the soft-shell crab appetizer - two soft shells - well folks I have been to Christfield and I KNOW soft shells because I have caught them myself in the Chesapeake Bay,... More

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Panama City, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We were not so impressed with this oyster bar. The hostess was rude. I had to practically beg her to take my name for a table. I thought I might have been invisible because she seemed to look right through me. I didn't mind the long 45 minute wait because I could see they were very busy, however I do... More

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