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Hunt's Oyster Bar & Seafood Restaurant

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1150 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL 32401-1468
+1 850-763-9645
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“raw oysters” (168 reviews)
“seafood” (238 reviews)
“cakes” (96 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1150 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL 32401-1468
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The locals don't like to share this diamond in the rough. Best seafood found in this quaint town of St. Andrews. Restaurant boasts that it is home of the national oyster shucking champion, took 4th place in China and heading next to competition in Ireland....More

Thank Stretch67
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a wonderful meal this evening at Hunt's. It's nothing fancy to see, but the food is excellent, the service is great and the prices are outstanding for the seafood you get. I had a bowl of gumbo as an appetizer, and it was great....More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in PCB for a week, my wife and I went to Hunts on the recommendation of a co worker and of course TripAdvisor. When we arrived around 6:30, there were 56 people standing outside waiting to get in. After about an hour and a...More

Thank Hank T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Hunts over 40 years, my favorite for oysters. We are living in Colorado now but go here when we come back in town every time. Great fried flounder and shrimp. Baked and raw oysters are always good as is the...More

Thank Hankpo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our airbnb host reccomended it as the best oyster place and since we visited it at our first night we kept on coming every day for dinner. Oysters are super fresh, crablegs is really the appetiser that still makes my mouth water, while at bar...More

Thank Ksenia_Sinelnik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always great fried Seafood. I normally get the Captain platter thing and i Cant wat IT all and AM stuffed for 21 bucks. Today I tried the 9.99 lunch special which was a small piece of grouper and 6 shrimp and my side was cheese...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit hunts every trip to PCB. We always get a dozen Cajun 3 cheese, a dozen 3 cheese, and grouper sandwiches. The oysters are phenomenal each time and served very quickly. The grouper is always fresh and hot. It's a laid back local vibe...More

Thank mljarred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to Panama City, Florida for the past 28 years. We have eaten oysters at several area restaurants. Hunts, is the Best, and the price is always 2 to 5 dollars lower than on the beach. Oysters are not the only things...More

Thank kathycoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait might be long because this is a small place but, it is so worth it if you are a raw oyster lover. No frills, no ambiance but, their oysters are the best. All are cut free from the shell, clean, and without bits...More

Thank Alexich
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hunts has the best oysters around, and we loved our dozen with a pitcher of beer. Also had tuna steak sandwich and fried grouper sandwich, both were good but the bread barely held together. Need a little firmer bun! The little baked potatoes were a...More

Thank DougandJ
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March 26, 2018|
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Response from DARLENE L | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but it is definitely worth the wait.
September 19, 2017|
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Response from LJones7712 | Reviewed this property |
The outside seating was only for waiting to be seated guests. They do have liquor & not sure about reservations.
November 3, 2016|
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Response from SaraNicole323 | Reviewed this property |
My sister swears by the cheeseburgers there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL 32401-1468
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +1 850-763-9645
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