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Billy's Oyster Bar and Restaurant

3000 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6229
+1 850-235-2349
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“blue crab” (45 reviews)
“clams” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (45 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3000 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6229
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a great place to get good, decent priced food on vacation. Very friendly wait staff. Prompt service. Nice porch outside, too.

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice..once for lunch and again for dinner. I had the cup of gumbo (probably the best gumbo I've ever had!....shrimp, crab leg, crab claws, oyster....amazing), and steamed crab claws - delicious!!! My husband had the fried jalapenos (good) and gumbo and fried shrimp....More

Thank NewnanGA28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting Billy's whenever in PCB for the last 25 years, at least. Always great food and service. If you are looking for up town elegance, this is Not the place for you. The atmosphere is real, as are the people, and the...More

Thank wd4pag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed stopping in for some oysters and beer. We sat at the oyster bar, everything was good and the staff was super friendly.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was the worst of all places tried either on the beach or in Panama City. My college age son got the coconut shrimp 7 over cooked small shrimp which made the Red Lobster seem haut cuisine. I had Grouper at market price of...More

Thank rinehartjshepherd
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

With an hour+ wait at J Michael's, decided to walk next door to Billy's. So happy to find this place! No wait, sat at the bar and watched Billy shuck fresh oysters ($9.99/dozen -- can't be beat!), and our glasses were never empty ($1.50 Rolling...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The staff is super friendly. The food was delicious. Just make the whole thing better, they put money on the ceiling and later donate it to kids with cancer. Try this place!

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to Billy’s for over 20 years on our Beach vacations, and have never been disappointed! The only place I know of where you can get a pitcher of Draft beer and served in an ICE FROSTY mug !! The baked oysters are...More

Thank pippiGeorgia
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Food and service was excellent. Our server was very attentive. My family of four all tried different things from the menu and enjoyed them all.

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious Oysters! Great wait staff! Easy breezy. I really appreciate it when the menu delivers and the wait staff is knowledgeable. Very attentive and friendly. Definitely going back.

Thank robinrempe
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7 October 2017|
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Response from Leslie S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but they are reasonable
7 October 2017|
Response from Tabsmom | Reviewed this property |
yes, I just typed Billy's Oyster Bar Menu and found a link with a menu. I can't attach links here, Trip Advisor rules
Callow J. R
26 December 2016|
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Response from caseynvicky | Reviewed this property |
Contact them @ 850.235.2349. You can also check out their Facebook page . They are very responsive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3000 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6229
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-235-2349
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