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Buddy's Seafood Market

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111 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2111
+1 850-234-2609
10:00 - 18:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Buddy's twice during our stay in Inlet Beach. What a find. The shrimp were amazing, we bought them both times we were there and took them home and grilled them with some Old Bay seasoning, so good. We also made fish tacos using Mahi Mahi, Flounder and Flip Fish which were recommended to us by the staff and... More 

Thank Deanna K
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buy your freshest fish and shrimp here for the best meal ever. They will steam and season your food as well. We went here twice for our dinner it was that good!!

Thank Patuo4257
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews, we were so thrilled to head to Buddy's and load up on fresh, delicious seafood. However, the woman at the counter was much less than friendly. In fact, she was a downer that certainly put a damper on our visit. Later, we found the snow crab we purchased to be completely flavorless. The shrimp, however, was... More 

Thank 50onthego
DeWitt, Michigan
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Buddy's twice during our stay. First time we selected fresh gulf shrimp and took them home to cook and eat them. Second visit, we took the advice of the staff and had them steam and season Royal Reds (amazing shrimp that taste like lobster). Staff is helpful, informative, and very friendly.

Thank randcpeacock
Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the coolest place in PCB! Soon as you walk in you're greeted with the smell that only fresh seafood can provide. Gross and wonderful all at the same time. We ordered several pounds of Crab and Shrimp with some potatoes and corn and it was the best meal I had during the whole trip. They have... More 

Thank Chris V
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I don't know who the gal is that works behind the counter but she was funny, cheerful and knew her stuff when it came to seafood. We bought Sea Scallops, Lobsters, and Shrimp and ordered them frozen because we were going to the mountains. Everything was great and I can't wait to go back. One last thing; they will cook... More 

Thank Joanie W
Atlanta, Georgia
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221 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Not a great location and not a great set up but great place to pick up good seafood. Did not have any cooked there; but, they do offer that option.

Thank jsawyer677
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Very quick and friendly. Excellent quality. We were in and out with our cooked crab legs and shrimp. Gumbo was perfect.

Thank Jonathan G
Nashville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

What a selection of Seafood! Heard about this place from a friend who vacations every year in the area. Decided to try it out one day to pick up dinner. The person behind the counter was very helpful in explaining all the selections, on what to do, and if we wanted them to steam our purchase or not. Picked up... More 

Thank CallisBurks
Bellevue, Nebraska
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is not a restaurant but a place to pick out different fresh seafood, have it steamed, and take home or, in our case, to the motel. We picked out a couple varieties of shrimp, both very good. One was peeled and deveined but the one that I really liked was deveined with a cut in the shell where the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2111
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-234-2609

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?