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1201 Beck Ave, St. Andrews, Panama City, FL 32401-1458 (Formerly Shrimp Boat)
+1 850-785-8706
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Panama City, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great service and the food was fantastic. Appetizers can be had as entrees for an up-charge they just add sides. I highly recommend the bacon-wrapped scallops.

Thank barronross
Panama City, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy a fishing charter with us on the Gulf of Mexico and cruise back to the dock with your catch of the day and enjoy an ice cold margarita watching the sunset over this salty little village!

Thank GOTCHAExpeditions
Panama City, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has changed Chef's and owners over the years, but still have kept the overall experience the same. My favorite meal has been taken off of their menu with the new owner. They still offer the Crab topping on the Grouper, but the server said the chef would not allow me to add it to the Filet which confused... More 

Thank T1040EWlisah
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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162 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night of a working vacation. The plan the entire time qas to conclude the evening at The Shrimp Boat. One couple had hosted their wedding reception at The Shrimp Boat and we were all anxious to enjoy a great meal together. Alas, it was not to be. We had made reservations and arrived to an almost empty resturant event... More 

1 Thank Lynn D
Warm springs, ga
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner here was really good! But it was expensive for the proportions. After recently changing management, they was a big menu change. So we were disappointed to learn sushi wasn't on the menu, along with several of our old favorite dishes. However, we had the bacon wrapped scallops, seafood platter and crab legs...all were wonderful! We did spend $100... More 

Thank Ashley U
Panama City, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Shrimp Boat is a large Seafood restaurant located in the Historic St Andrews part of Panama City FL. The Shrimp Boat is actually 3 in one, with Gracie Ray's and the Salty Hog oyster bar being the other 2. The main dinning room of the Shrimp Boat is large and top notch. Gracie Ray's is more laid back with... More 

Thank davemac682017
Buford, Georgia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Clean facility, Excellent waiter, excellent stuffed shrimp and the view of the marina was very relaxing

Thank LardySue
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I went here for my birthday dinner this place is absolutely amazing great service and even better gulf shrimp some of the biggest shrimp I've seen in my life just amazing

Thank kyli_m72
Old Station, California
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

With such a beautifully designed building and its broad views of the bay, my party had high expectations for The Shrimp House. What we experienced was quite disappointing. The long wait to be welcomed by our server was followed by excessively long waits for drinks, appetizers and our entrees. The food was uniformly subpar. The smoked tuna dip, while tasty,... More 

Thank William B
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The Shrimp Boat restaurant located in Historic St Andrews offers a verity of dining options. You can eat in the main dinning room and experience 4 star service and food. If you want to be more casual you can eat out on the back deck which is called Gracie Rays. Here you will find a great view of the bay... More 

Thank Lee M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 29
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Beck Ave, St. Andrews, Panama City, FL 32401-1458 (Formerly Shrimp Boat)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +1 850-785-8706
For over 65 years, The Shrimp Boat Restaurant has offered casual waterfront dining in Panama City with a reputation for serving the best seafood straight from the local waters. Dine with us for delicious, fresh seafood, and exquisite views of St. Andrews Bay. Our menu is filled with everything from mouthwatering hand-cut steaks to succulent seafood dishes. The Smith family has owned and operated restaurant since our opening in 1950, we have been crafting fine dishes to feed your appetites such as our delectable grouper panama, the bacon wrapped scallops, or the famous shrimp pompano, or the traditional fried seafood platter. Many items are grilled over pecan wood to give each dish a distinct and exciting flavor. We are a family friendly restaurant with a great kid's menu. Shrimp Boat in Historic St. Andrews has more to offer than just amazing food, drinks and top-notch service. It is also home to multiple venues that are sure to be perfect for your next special event. From wedding ceremonies under the old oak tree at "The Point" to a business luncheon overlooking St Andrews Bay in the Palmetto Room, let us help you make your next event a memorable one. Your complete satisfaction is our top priority here at The Shrimp Boat Restaurant. Don't forget to visit Lowe's House of Bourbon for the best live entertainment on the Gulf Coast, located on the 2nd floor of the Shrimp Boat. We also offer Gracie Rae's Bay Front Grill for the best casual food on the bay with great sunsets! And the Salty Hawg Oyster Bar is right next door serving ice cold oysters and cold draft beer daily! All inside the Shrimp Boat Complex! Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is here to welcome you into our cozy, comfortable, and relaxing environment to enjoy a meal that will create memories and experiences you'll remember for a long time. Visit us today, and you'll see why we are known for serving the best seafood on the Gulf Coast!

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Panama City, Florida, United States
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