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Bayou Joe's

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112 E 3rd Ct Ste A, Panama City, FL 32401-3103
+1 850-763-6442
07:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 19:30
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were boating and came a Ross this fun little place. You pull your boat up directly to the restaurant and walk right through the sliding glass doors. It is a super cute little place on the water. The kids enjoyed feeding the fish & the relaxed atmosphere. The staff was extremely friendly as was everyone else there dining. The... More 

1 Thank Shawn-Nicole S
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time I've been here the food has been awesome. Any choice I've ever made has come out so good. The homemade chips and ranch are rockstars. When the servers come out, its like your big sister is waiting on you. You just feel at home. Its also a great place just to hang out and have some appetizers and... More 

1 Thank Joe H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bayou Joe's is a really good spot for a good lunch. The view of the water is really pretty. I ordered the shrimp burger, and it was delicious! Even though the service was a little slow, it was overall a great experience.

1 Thank AnnaB_009
Panama City Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

*There is no place in the entire world like this. It's different. It's beautiful location and has became a family tradition for the Ford family. My family ALWAYS stops here for a going away breakfast. Been coming here for about 8 years, they're unique and full of pride. You know it's good because the wait staff doesn't have a short... More 

Thank Edwardjean26
Acworth, Georgia
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant sits at the end of a dock out over the water on Massalina Bayou and has very pretty water views. Everything from the burger to fried oysters, fried shrimp, grilled fish sandwich and lionfish dip appetizer was great!

Thank Floridagatorgal88
Elverson, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bayou Joes is a funky restaurant away from the Panama City beaten path. Quiet, quaint, and an amazing view. I ordered the catfish platter and it was amazing. The staff was friendly and polite. It was a real surprise.

1 Thank Chris G
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly, the location was great, but the food was extremely disappointing. I ordered a patty melt, and my friend ordered mahi. My sandwich arrived cold and so soaked in grease that I couldn't pick it up without it disintegrating. The bread was greasy mush. My friend's fish was even worse. It was a tiny, extremely overlooked... More 

1 Thank Gene B
Daphne, Alabama
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317 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boated over to Bayou Joe's for lunch. Waitress even assisted in docking. Weekday lunch and not crowded. You can tell it is not tourist season. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was good. Had the Cajun Shrimp burger and the shrimps were grilled to perfection. Great atmosphere on the bayou.

Thank twaone
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first trip to bayou joes & won't be our last! Great dinner and waitress had good suggestions.. It's off the beaten path, no 45 min wait, or commercial atmosphere- so if that's what you want then go to those places! This is a marina view hometown find with great food & we had a great waitress (that wasn't covered... More 

Thank AUsomeness
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorites for off the beach dining. Love the on the water experience and old Florida feel. I really enjoyed the blackened shrimp mango salad with spicy ranch dressing. The crispy shrimp wraps and the bayou chips are both excellent appetizers.

Thank Chaslinn

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?