Going out for lunch is one of the best parts of being on vacation! When you visit Panama City Beach, FL, you’ll find a seemingly endless variety of wonderful restaurants to try. With everything from local seafood to traditional British fare, you’re guaranteed to find something you love. To help you make the most of your getaway, RealJoy Vacations has put together a guide to 5 of the best places to eat lunch in Panama City Beach.
No visit to Panama City Beach is complete without a visit to Finn’s Island Style Grub! Located across the street from a public access beach, this food truck is perfect for a casual lunch after a morning of fun in the sun. Finn’s is famous for its tacos, which come with your choice of mahi-mahi, ahi tuna, shrimp, carnitas, steak, jerk chicken, or veggies. There are a number of picnic tables under an awning next to the food truck, so you can enjoy your meal in the shade.
Lisa’s Kitchen is another one of our favorite places for lunch in Panama City Beach. This gourmet sandwich shop makes everything from scratch, including their Focaccia bread, salad dressings, soups, and mayonnaise. Some of the most popular sandwiches at Lisa’s include the Hair of the Dog (chicken, bacon, pimento cheese, Sriracha, ranch), Muffaletta (ham, salami, provolone, olive salad), and Hippie Chick (roasted chicken, goat cheese, spinach, roasted red peppers, spicy mayo).
If you’re craving Tex-Mex during your vacation, you can’t beat Muy Wayne O’s! Owned and operated by a Texas native, this wonderful restaurant brings a little slice of the Lone Star State to the Emerald Coast. Guests will find all of their favorite Tex-Mex dishes, including fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, and burritos. Muy Wayne O’s is also known for its legendary brisket, which is slow cooked to perfection.
Lunch at Andy’s Flour Power is always a treat! Founded by a third-generation chef from New York City, this hugely popular restaurant prides itself on serving fresh food made from the best ingredients. Highlights of Andy’s menu include the Cuban Sandwich, Greek Salad, French Dip, and Chicken Salad Croissant. During the week, Andy’s Flour Power serves lunch from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., and over the weekend brunch is served from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Eat My Pastry may be the most unique restaurant in Panama City Beach! Run by a couple from Essex, England, Eat My Pasty specializes in traditional Cornish pasties, a flaky pastry that is stuffed with a variety of meats, cheeses, and vegetables. In addition to their signature dish, Eat My Pasty also serves a number of other British favorites, including Fish N Chips, Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers & Mash, and Battered Sausage.
When you stay with RealJoy Vacations, you will be near all of these amazing places to eat lunch in Panama City Beach. Our vacation homes come with your choice of incredible amenities, including stunning views, fully equipped kitchens, flat screen TVs, swimming pool access, and proximity to the beach. To start planning your escape, browse our selection of Panama City Beach vacation rentals!