Panama City Beach Restaurants for Families


Panama City Beach restaurants offer delicious coastal flavors with a twist while some boast one-of-a-kind seaside dining experiences

The array of Panama City Beach restaurants, beachside eateries and grab-and-go spots is dizzying. PCB boasts some of the best places to enjoy a family meal with the freshest seafood and scrumptious classics with a PCB twist. These tastebud-tempting locales are perfect places to reunite over a family meal. Seafood delights, coastal cuisine vibes and unforgettable views are why we chose the following eateries for your next reunion.

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Panama City Beach’s Liza’s Kitchen

For mouthwatering scratch-made food, Liza’s Kitchen serves the freshest ingredients for every palate. The funky atmosphere will lend a unique vibe while tasty comfort food and friendly service add to the experience. The gourmet sandwich shop dishes up brunch and lunch plates like eggs Benedict, “kids’ brunch” items, and hot and cold sandwiches with a twist. Vegetarian options are available along with a build-your-own-sandwich opportunity.

Homemade Goodies from Liza’s Kitchen

Sharkey’s Beachfront Restaurant & Tiki Bar in Panama City Beach

Caribbean, Thai and other island flavors incorporate menu items at a staple of PCB, Sharkey’s Beachfront Restaurant & Tiki Bar. They’ve been the place to go for the freshest seafood and entertainment with stunning views since 1986. Their menu includes peel-and-eat shrimp, alligator bites, fresh salads, gumbos, sandwiches, fish tacos, steaks and so much more. Live music and events are thrilling for all ages and specialty drinks at the Tiki Bar are a nice touch for the adults.

Creative Beach Cocktails at Sharkey’s

PCB’s Schooners

Enjoy a Nightly Sunset Celebration at Schooners where they fire off a cannon as the sun dips below the horizon. This “Last Local Beach Club,” as it’s dubbed, offers fresh seafood favorites like crab cakes, Mahi tuna, shrimp and grits and jerk chicken and more for lunch and dinner. Listen to the live bands perform while sipping on a signature beach drink, or choose something from the wine or beer menu. Share a Rock’n’Lobster Flatbread with smoked gouda, rock shrimp and buttery lobster chunks. Younger guests can find a number of palate-pleasing dishes including chicken or popcorn shrimp baskets and grilled cheese on the “little locals” menu.

Schooners Cooks Something For Everyone

Schooners beach deck in Panama City Beach

Schooners beach deck in Panama City Beach

Pineapple Willy’s in PCB

For the best seat in the house, gather for a meal at Pineapple Willy’s where families can taste the best ribs on the beach. Take a seat on the pier extending 1,000 feet out over the Gulf and enjoy a refreshing beverage and tasty beach cuisine. Menu items include shareable family favorites like wings, hushpuppies and fried pickles. A kid’s menu offers popular items, including PB&J, hot dogs, and grilled cheese, while adults will appreciate the variety of flavors in dishes like savory jambalaya and melt-in-your-mouth pot roast. An impressive drink menu and live music adds to the adult enjoyment.

A Menu for the Whole Family

Runaway Island Beach Bar & Grill in Panama City Beach

Runaway Island Beach Bar & Grill is a new lunch and dinner establishment in PCB, offering two floors of dining options with impressive views. Fresh ingredients with an island flair shine through in dishes like fresh fish tacos with homemade Pico de Gallo, hand-cut ribeye steaks marinated in pineapple and teriyaki, a kids’ menu and more. Try a Florida favorite and order a slice of key lime pie for dessert.

Runaway With Good Eats

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