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Buddy's Seafood Market

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111 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2111
+1 850-234-2609
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steamed shrimp” (73 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (68 reviews)
“potatoes” (79 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to look at the selection and bought jumbos. Shrimp and monster lobster tail. And then watched them steam our food ! You get what you pay for here

Thank jesse442
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel clerk recommended this place. What a variety. We ordered several items EVERYTHING and I mean EVERYTHING was exceptional! Staff friendly. Food was excellent! I would give this place 5 stars ! If you come to Panama City Beach you’ve got to get your fresh...More

Thank 789SharonS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come to PC I plan on Buddy’s for dinner at least one night. It’s always on point. I will typically add the sides of potatoes and corn as well. Last trip I discovered that the key lime pie is terrific. A trip...More

Thank Chad H
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

I was a little wary based on previous reviews. I shouldn’t have been. The girl who helped us was knowledgeable. She suggested a fish I’d never had. I loved it. It was so flaky and easy to cook. My husband got a half pound of...More

Thank Devin85
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I went here last year and they meet all expectations. So where do you go think I’m going this year. Baam. I just picked up a pound half of fresh shrimp and three pound of fresh halibut. That’s what’s for super. Yum yum. Enough for...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

The steamed shrimp was delicious a little over cooked as steam shrimp are suppose to be easy to peel these you had to work for as they were cooked just a tad too much and the shell was sticking to the meat and the meat...More

Thank Zachary L
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Buddy's is legit legit legit seafood. I love this place because it's the best shrimp I've ever had. I love getting the steamed shrimp/rock lobster platter! The steam bar has the best seasonings ever. I want to fill a hot tub with their shrimp and...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Been buying from Buddys since it opened at this location. But twice the personnel have been rude to myself and others in line. Smoked tuna dip has always been good but not so much as of late. The steamer is always good with the corn...More

Thank David H
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Love the steamed shrimp from here and the potatoes are good to . I also enjoy getting the fresh raw tuna (just slice and eat) it's the best. The staff is very friendly and helpful they are very willing to answer all your questions and...More

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Second year we have gone to Buddy's for our seafood - steamed shrimp twice on this visit to PCB - excellent! Also got red snapper and cooked at our rental - yum!

Thank Jody S
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Lacey B
October 3, 2017|
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Response from Coleman02 | Reviewed this property |
No Buddy' s doesn't. But Shrimp City on Thomas Drive in PCB does.
June 6, 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Seafood is so dependent on supply and demand. In the Summer there are lots of visitors so the prices tend to be higher on popular items like shrimp and oysters.
Gina M
July 29, 2016|
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Response from AndiMc14 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but after it's steamed it's not difficult at all to shell. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2111
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-234-2609
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