Beach Bars, Brew Pubs, and Nightlife in Panama City Beach
Been on the beach all day and now that the sun has gone down, it doesn’t mean that you have to call it a day. Both Panama City Beach and Panama City have plenty of places to take a load off, kick back with a fine tropical cocktail, and party the night away. Take your pick from the classic beachside bar & grill, slip on the dancing shoes and step out on some of the most modern dance floors on the planet, or even take center stage with several popular karaoke bars. Many of the smaller bars in our little coastal community have been entertaining visitors and locals for decades and be forewarned, there’s a chance you’ll make life-long friends and have to join them at the same spot year after year!
Axe Throwing PCB
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Beach Boys Shuttle and Taxi
Beach Boys Shuttle Panama City Beach taxi service provides exceptional customer service. Our ﬂeet of shuttles guarantees that you will travel with safety and convenience in Panama City and surrounding areas. Our knowledgeable drivers are prompt and courteous. Also ask us about special airport discounts.
Beachside Liquors (formerly Sweet Dreams) Home to The Beer Boneyard—one of the coldest beer caves on the beach—and a huge selection of beer, wine and liquor. You’ll also discover an assortment of pipes and smoking accessories, as well as Lottery. Open daily at 8am.
The Brass Tap Craft Beer Bar
60 beers on draft, over 100 bottled beers, a full liquor bar, and a wide selection of delicious upscale pub-style food. Happy Hour Monday–Friday 3pm–6pm. Taco Tuesday with live music 6–9, Trivia Wednesday, Specialty Tappings every Friday, $15 Bottomless Mimosas Saturday and Sunday 11–3.
Buffalo Wild Wings
The premier sports-themed restaurant on the coast. Prime Wings with 26 Signature Sauces, Full Menu, Lunch Specials, Online Ordering. Excellent Beer Selection (27 draft, 40 bottles), and Full Bar with Daily Happy Hour. Over 60 High-Definition Televisions. 11am–11pm.
A casual fine-dining restaurant highlighted by a chef-driven menu with local seafood and exotic game. Open late night Tuesday–Saturday! Late night happy hour menu from 9:00pm–11:00pm with half-price appetizers and $1.00 off any of our 67 draft beers! Just west of the Hathaway Bridge.
Dick’s Last Resort
There’s always a reason to party hard at Dick’s—buckets o’ grub, flowing booze, and of course, our infamous smart-ass servers. This is “The Joint Yer Mama Warned You About!” Live Entertainment, Rowdy Good Times, No Cover, No Class! Make sure you bring along your sense of humor, ‘cause Dick’s servers sure can dish it out. Open fer lunch, dinner and late nite.
PCB’s UFC Fight headquarters. Live bands, karaoke, dancing — never a cover charge. Pool tables, big screen TVs, and darts. Full service bar 10am–4am. Happy Hour daily 3–7pm & late night 11–1am. Liquor store open daily. Next to Pier Park.
El Rodeo Tequila Bar & Grill
Authentic Mexican food with a fun atmosphere to match. El Rodeo offers a wide range of excellent options, from top-notch carne asada to signature burritos and empanadas to delicious fajitas served sizzling at your table. Lunch Specials Mon-Fri. Happy Hour daily 3–7pm. Mariachi Band on Friday nights. 10% Military discount. Across from the Navy Base.
All televised sports with Direct TV on a 170-inch Big Screen and other HDTVs throughout the bar. Pool tables and golf games. Open Mic Night every Wednesday on the Endzone Stage. World famous Karaoke Mania hosted by DJ Night Al, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8pm-2am, where locals and tourists alike enjoy singing their favorite songs and drinking Endzone’s delicious cocktails. Next to Newby’s Too, on the Curve.
Come for the food, stay for the music! Locals know live music is a must, and after visiting Hammerhead Fred’s, you will too. Fred’s sets the stage and transforms into a showcase for some of the hottest bands around. Catch local favorites, southern sounds, and country staples – all rocking out at Hammerhead Fred’s on Panama City Beach. When it comes to music, there’s no better shark than Hammerhead Fred’s! Come hang out, enjoy live music, and sip on one of over 50 draft beers on tap!
Harpoon Harry’s Beachfront Restaurant is one of Panama City Beach’s most loved beach bars. Its popularity exists due to the atmosphere it provides. There’s nothing better than walking onto a back deck with an ocean-view, breeze in your hair, just the right kind of music, and a cold drink in your hand. Paradise? Maybe. But for now, we call it Harpoon Harry’s.
History Class Brewing Co.
Local beer, southern bites, & local history. History Class Brewing Company is a brewpub located in Historic Downtown Panama City, Florida, where the staff loves to tell the stories of the community around food and drink. Beers span the spectrum from hazy IPAs, ciders, stouts, and porters. Join the fun!
Happy Hour: Every day 3–6. Margarita Monday: $2 OFF Harbaritas. Live Music Wed–Sat 6-9 on the back deck overlooking Lake Ware. Made-fresh-daily Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner. Open Monday–Saturday. 1236 Beck Avenue in HIstoric St. Andrews.
Ms. Newby’s Liquors
Home of the World Famous Hunch Punch, and the most afford- able party place on the beach…with REAL drinks. Drive-thru service. Inside & outside bars. Live entertainment—never a cover. Partying and selling beer and liquor-to-go til 4am.
Newby’s Brew & Booze House
Coffeehouse and Craft Bar — brewing fresh, high- quality, award-winning, organic coffee (Amavida), and creating uniquely-crafted cocktails with old-school flavors and modern sensibilities. 16+ craft beers and 8 wines on tap. New- ly-renovated non-smoking location with an industrial atmosphere. Full package store with convenient drive-thru window.
Off The Hook Bar and Grill
Casual dockside dining overlooking Grand Lagoon. $1.50 drafts. Full liquor bar. Happy Hour 4–6. Live entertainment nightly. It’s THE place to be on Wing-It Wednesdays and Thirsty Thursdays. Kids’ playground. Open 8am–til.
Revolution Tattoo & Body Piercing
Get a souvenir that will last a lifetime! A skilled artist collective able to tackle any tattoo from traditional to tribal to realism. Multiple piercers able to punch a hole wherever needed or give you information on one you have. Walk–ins welcome, or by appointment.
The Beach’s favorite upscale Sports Bar right inside Rock’It Lanes. Wall-to-Wall flat-screen UHD TVs and a super sound system. Streaming all major sporting events. Your UFC Headquarters! Monday Night Mania 9pm–close ($3.50 Bowling, 2–4–1 Well Drinks, Team Bowling Tournaments). Thursday is BAR WARS! 9pm–2am ($3.50 Bowling, $3.50 Imports, $3.50 U-Call-It Cocktails). Open 4:30pm Monday–Friday, earlier on weekends.
Sandpiper Beacon Tiki Bar
Located directly on the famous sugar white sand of Panama City Beach FL, the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort is the only Hotel in Panama City Beach with a beachside Tiki Bar on the property. The Tiki Bar is the center of all the action at the Sandpiper, also known as the “FUN Place!”
Toll Free Phone: 800.488.8828
Local Phone: 850.234.2154
The Last Local Beach Club. Great food, great bar, great view…right on the beach! Lunch and dinner, year round. Brunch on weekends in season. Famous for nightly sunset celebration. Check website for live entertainment schedule and festivals. On the Historic East End.
Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant
Seafood, music and fun with an amazing view of the Gulf. You’ll love our 15,000 square foot deck that sits right on the beach. Well-loved dinner choices include Key West Garlic Shrimp, Redfish Antigua, Shrimp & Grits, Snow Crab Legs, and Pepper Crusted Tuna. Giant pirate ship playground for the kids. Live entertainment nightly.
Craft beer focusing on Florida and the Southeast. 54 taps, fine wines, ciders, and craft soda. Alternating gourmet food trucks. Live music. Outside patio and beer garden. Find our event calendar and daily hours on our Facebook page. Located in the Hub of Historic St. Andrews.
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Uncle Ernies Famous Top Deck
Overlooking the St. Andrews marina and what has been voted as Bay County’s best place to watch the sunset is a spot that has become the place to be in the historic St. Andrews district. Uncle Ernie’s rooftop Martini Bar affords its patrons the best music, food and views in all of the panhandle and is a welcome addition to the Panama City Beach Nightlife scene.
Willy’s Pier Bar
The perfect hangout to grab a quick bite, cold drink, or to catch some of the best live music the beach has to offer. A variety of appetizers, full bar with daiquiris, arcades for the kids, complete with epic sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico.
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