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Gary's Oyster Shack

1320 N Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, FL 32404-9412
+1 850-348-1116
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese grits” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1320 N Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, FL 32404-9412
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food wonderful service and fair priced. Eat there every chance we get! I understand that they have opened a stake house behind the Oyster shack. Definitely will try asap!

Thank goinstom1952
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was surprised at the review that said no alcoholic beverages. To me that meant good food. We had Baked Oysters, fried oysters and fried shrimp. Earlier this week we went to J Michaels in Panama City Beach. The food at Gary’s puts them to...More

Thank wesgerman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary's Oyster Bar has a convenient location with plenty of available parking. Our lunch was served quickly and exactly as ordered. The plump baked oysters were large and juicy with cheese, jalapeno, garlic, butter, lemon, and parmesan. The grilled grouper sandwich was cooked well and...More

Thank panamanorth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Gary's a few times and have no complaints. The service is friendly and you do not have to wait to long for your food. I haven't had the oysters yet, but I'm planning on it. I had shrimp several times and can't complain.

Thank RNLM2222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to try their oysters both raw and baked. Not disappointed. Fair price.. cold beer. Good place. Lots of parking.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We stopped here on a trip to Cape San Blas based on it being reviewed #1 out of 282 places to eat in Panama City. Made me question how and what other restaurants were like. The service was fine (not great), meals delivered fast. The...More

Thank O3784PDcarries
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Visiting this restaurant is a must if you are visiting the Mexico Beach area. The food is delicious! My two boys (picky eaters) enjoyed their fried and grilled chicken with the homemade fries. My husband and I enjoyed the fried shrimp and fish. We will...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Great friendly service. Good local eatery. Mostly seafood but other options too. Fried shrimp was great, the grilled scallops good. The fried oysters were really good as well. Burger and fries were very good. They have great tea also.

Thank Dena Privett Z
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A small but very popular local restaurant. My husband and I eat here at least once a month and are never unhappy with whatever we order, though we ALWAYS get a dozen raw oysters. I got the best fried flounder I've ever put in my...More

Thank Kimstovall
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great seafood! Friendly staff, fast service yet cooked to order. I don’t have 100 words. It was very good & service was good that’s it.

Thank Daniel H
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January 24, 2016|
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Response from Roxy314 | Reviewed this property |
Beer is not on the menu.
David G
September 17, 2015|
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Response from Hikerchick25 | Reviewed this property |
We only ordered tea at our table, so I can't answer that. Sorry! :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 N Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, FL 32404-9412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +1 850-348-1116
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