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Bayou Joe's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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112 E 3rd Ct Ste A, Panama City, FL 32401-3103
+1 850-763-6442
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Lynn Haven, Florida
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114 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have not been in soooo long decided to head out for an early lunch. Not early enough as I arrived at 11:15am and it was already crowded! A simple lunch of gumbo and a shrimp platter was awesome. Why did I stay gone so long? Setting a weekly calendar reminder so it doesn't happen again.

Thank RFriedlieb
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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105 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've eaten here at least once each of the last 4 years coming to PCB. We always bring our guests here for the experience as it is unique. The food is typical coastal sea food and it is prepared well with a varied selection. Highly recommend giving it a try

Thank 2011CamaroSS
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place. Cool funky local vibe, right on a and OVER the water!! Service was fun, perfect. After a short wait we devoured the island shrimp , the fried green beans and finished with a drunken ugly desert. We had loads of fun, food was great!!

Thank William A
Scottsdale, Arizona
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We cannot tell you how much fun we had at Bayou Joes...and it was all accidental! We were traveling with a multi- generational family and literally ran in to a parade. So instead of getting stuck in parade traffic we skirted around and literally ended up in Bayou Joes parking lot to turn around. We noticed the big neon OPEN... More 

Thank MommyMountains
Columbia, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you find this cool little restaurant you will definitely enjoy the variety of foods. The wait staff was excellent, and the food was even better. You'll love this place. We did.

Thank Stephen R
Panama City, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great! The atmosphere is perfect and did I mention the Location? Location, Location, Location. This is the perfect spot to enjoy the watery view in Downtown Panama City!

Thank CptnMaggie
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Unique, reccomended,beautiful. Great breakfast One of a kind. Access by boat. Take your friends.. You will be a hit. Take your wife/girlfriend you will earn lots of points.

1 Thank Jay P
Durango, Colorado
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162 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

Real funky setting on bayou at end of old wooden dock. But menu was extensive with seafood offerings. We had salad, crab cakes, blackened grouper,and fried oysters; all of which were good. Wait staff was very friendly and efficient.

Thank OWJohn
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Bayou Joe's is advertised as an Old Florida place to eat, and that is exactly what it is. Set on pylons in a bayou, the view is of boats and water. The menu was original: the Trash Burger is a hamburger with whatever the chef wants to add. Ours had chili, a lollipop and animal crackers. Delicious!

Thank Robin H
Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We stop by this place every time we are in town. So it was a beautiful day sunny and warm for this time of year. Service as always was friendly and laid back, the place got busy just after we arrived but the food arrived In a timely manner. We had a couple of mild issues with the food in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, 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 32401-3103
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +1 850-763-6442

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