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Bayou Joe's

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112 E 3rd Ct Ste A, Panama City, FL 32401
850 763-6442
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visit family in Florida from Minnesota Every year always fun to go to dinner on a pontoon instead of a car Not very big place but food amazing !! See you again next year

Thank Cheryl W
Harrington, Delaware
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thus place gets some hype, but it's not all that. I've eaten here three different times and it was so average. Everything Ive had was not as flavorful as anticipated. The atmosphere is small, crowded and on the water. If you like a red neck style bayou type atmosphere you'll like this. If you are satisfied with average food that's... More 

Thank Free2kre8
Biloxi, Mississippi
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined here multiple times in the past when visiting PC. I was disappointed this time. The beer was cold, but the Bloody Mary tasted flat. Even added extras to try to perk it up, just didn't work. The service was extremely slow for some reason. Not overly crowded. The appetizers were good (corn fritters, onion strings (the best)... More 

Thank Swentzell01
Conway, Arkansas
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this hole in the wall (or pier) restaurant. We sat outside and had one of the best meals of our entire vacation. The food was excellent and the pace of the meal was slow which we actually enjoyed so we could enjoy watching the boats. The grouper was excellent. The key lime pie was excellent also. The kids enjoyed... More 

Thank LynnKT
Kingston, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is off the beaten path, doesn't look like much once you get there. Walk down a wooden walkway beside the water and then onto the dock area and you're there. The staff is friendly and super helpful. Our two year old was fussy and hungry. They brought her (and our other two kids) coloring books, crayons, and animal... More 

Thank JRA201686
Florence, Italy
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just ate at Bayou Joe's. We wanted something light so we split a grouper sandwich, which is one of our favorites when in Florida. This had to be the worse grouper sandwich we have ever eaten. No taste to the fish, soggy bun. It is pretty pad when the frozen franch fries were the best thing... More 

Thank Theresa H
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the water! Boats pull up and tie to eat. The food was awesome from the fish to the burgers. The wait staff was friendly and our large party was served quickly. Son got to see the fish . Lots of people car through whole we were there! Will be back

Thank cowboysfan373
Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with great food and excellent service. I had the crab cakes and homemade chips. We loved the ambiance which I would describe as quaint, rustic and relaxing. We sat outside and watched some boats dock at the restaurant. Our server was excellent, she never missed a beat and was very pleasant.

Thank Doris Y
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a great find for us!! The location is great, it's situated on the end of a boat dock. The kids loved watching the boats and seeing the fish swimming around the dock while we waited for our lunch. The staff was friendly and the menu is unique with some traditional stuff too just in case you're not... More 

Thank Trudi L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the restaurant was small, the menu creativity was large. Tables sit out on the lagoon with beautiful views at sunset! Burgers are great, the sloppy sloppy joe was amazing, the fish tacos were delicious ... And don't forget to come back for breakfast the next day!

Thank Burton Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E 3rd Ct Ste A, Panama City, FL 32401
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 850 763-6442

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?