Welcome to the Shrimp Boat Restaurant

Stylish Yet Casual Dining

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Panama City restaurants offer some great places to eat however The Shrimp Boat Restaurant offers a great waterfront dining experience with a reputation for being one of the best seafood restaurants in Panama City, Florida.

Located in Historic St. Andrews, Panama City, we have much to offer including amazing steaks, pasta, drinks and top-notch service. 

Perfect for waterfront dining, our restaurant is right along side Smith's dock and affords a wonderful view of the fishing and pleasure boats. We have an outside deck that runs the length of the dock. Relax by an open fire pit.

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Our Dining Experience

Our dining room has a wonderful ambiance. It is a place where one can relax in comfort and enjoy great food and fine wine. The service is exemplary and our staff will be pleased to help you with any questions you may have.

Our extensive dining menu is sure to hold treats whatever you are in the mood for.

We consistently rank as one of the best Panama City restaurants.

Our Dining Menu

Our extensive dining menu is sure to tempt you in so many different ways.

Our seafood menu is extensive and mouth-watering.

The freshest seafood dishes lovingly created by our dedicated team of chefs.  We feature classic dishes including Tuna, Grouper, Lobster, Shrimp, Mahi Mahi Scallops and Oysters.

This all goes to make us among the best seafood restaurants in Panama City.

In the mood for a steak? We will serve you classic New York Strip, Char-grilled Prime Rib and bring you our own delectable creations such as Steak Pompano, topped with grilled shrimp and a rich Bernaise sauce.

We also have the Best Steaks in Panama City!

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If you're not in the mood for a full meal, our comfortable bar serves delicious appetizers. Enjoy 2 for 1 appetizers at the bar with a purchase of a full-priced drink Sunday through Wednesday.

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Drinks at The Copper Bar

Join us at our bar where  hangs the massive well-weathered original copper sign. Relax and have a drink, a cocktail or one of our beautifully made Martinis.

Afterwards, you can always take a drink and get comfortable on our outside deck and enjoy the dockside view.

We have Happy Hour - 4 pm till 7 pm daily and you can enjoy 2 for 1 call and well brands, domestic beers and wines by the glass.

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Weekly Specials

We have a number of really great events taking place every week!

The Original Monday S.A.M.S. Night

Always something to enjoy, always something going on!

We recognize all of our Current and Past Military for their sacrifice and service. We appreciate what you do for our country.

All military receive a 10% all the time at any of our locations, just ask your sever.

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More of the best Panama City Restaurants

The Shrimp Boat on Beck Avenue contains three of the best Panama City restaurants all under one roof!

The Shrimp Boat Restaurant complex also includes The Salty Hawg Oyster Bar, a charming joint loaded with personality and fishing remnants where the best fresh ice cold oysters in Panama City and draft beer are on the menu.

At the far end of The Shrimp Boat complex sits Gracie Rae’s Bar & Grill. A kitschy and lively sports pub that just happens to have a huge water front deck that is witness to breath taking sunsets every evening over St. Andrews Bay. The menu covers all of your favorite comfort foods so you can kick back and watch the game, catch live acoustic entertainment on the deck or just enjoy your favorite cocktail on the deck.


Monday 4:pm - Close               

Tuesday - Closed

Wed-Sun 4:pm - Close

Contact Us

1201 Beck Avenue, Panama City 32401

Tel: 850-785-8706

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