#116 of 159 Panama City Beach Restaurants

Barefoot On The Beach Bar & Grill

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Barefoot On the Beach Bar & Grill — Offering Beachfront Dining Complete with Spectacular Views
Local Expert's Rating:
3.5 / 5
The Bottom Line:

At Barefoot On the Beach Bar & Grill in Panama City Beach, Florida, you get to gaze upon the beautiful waterfront while you dine. What they might lack in service is made up by the serene atmosphere, stunning views, and delicious food. You’ll love to come here for drinks at sunset or a hearty meal any time of the day.

- The FloridaPanhandle.com Local Expert Team

Barefoot On the Beach Bar & Grill serves up amazing food, drinks, and plenty of fun while offering an incredible view of the waterfront. They’re set right between the breathtaking waterfront and Front Beach Road, giving you the opportunity to gaze upon the beauty of Panama City Beach, Florida, while you eat. If that’s not enough, they have a sparkling pool right on the deck and live musicians playing tunes.

If their serene setting is not enough to keep you coming back for more, their menu surely will. They offer all your favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, many of which put the flavors of the Gulf Coast front and center. Their shrimp tacos, gumbo, fried alligator, and much more easily hit the spot and promise to leave you feeling satisfied for hours afterward.

Although service is spotty at times, you won’t miss being waited on hand and foot since there are so many fun things to do here. You can hop in the pool while you wait for your food to arrive or to work off the calories afterward. Or you can grab a seat by the bar and watch exciting sports games on the TV. Of course, there’s always the option to watch the waves roll in as you chill at the table with your group.

You absolutely must try their:

Corned Beef Hash
To start your day off right, don’t hesitate to get the corned beef hash. They start this dish by chopping up potatoes, onions, peppers, and lean corned beef. Then, they fry it all up together and top it with two eggs cooked just how you want.

Bacon Egg and Cheese Bagel
If a breakfast sandwich calls your name instead, get the Bacon Egg and Cheese Bagel. This hearty meal begins with a toasted bagel that’s covered in two eggs, American cheese, and crispy bacon. Once that’s done, they slice your sandwich in half and fill the rest of the plate with country-style potatoes.

Crab & Shrimp Dip
When you want to revel in all the flavors of the Gulf, order up the Crab & Shrimp Dip. This dish features hot shrimp and crab made into a tasty dip. Around that, they provide lots of house-made tortilla chips and put plenty of pickled jalapenos over the top.

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread
The Buffalo Chicken Flatbread is one of the signature dishes proudly served at this location. It starts with a generous portion of flatbread that’s absolutely slathered in mozzarella, buffalo chicken, and bleu cheese. The entire thing goes under the broiler until bubbling hot and lightly browned, then gets sliced up and serve to your table with a smile.

As you enjoy your meal, remember to save a little room for dessert. Their Key Lime Pie and House Made Rum Raisin Bread Pudding is absolutely to die for and well worth the price. Each of their desserts are big enough to share, though you’ll likely want to save whatever’s left for later. You can always order extra to go if you need another taste at the end of the evening. If you prefer an icy cold treat instead, they have smoothies in all the best flavors, including pina colada.

Insider Tips:
– Happy hour runs daily from 4 pm to 7 pm. During that time, you can get discounts on all your favorite appetizers and beverages.
– Their small parking lot fills up fast, especially on the weekends. Thankfully, you can park in the hotel lot across the way if there are no spots left when you arrive.
– If you want to use the pool, you’ll need to meet the food and beverage minimum or buy a wristband.