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Runaway Island Beach Bar & Grill

14521 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-3514
+1 850-634-4884
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gouda grits” (61 reviews)
“fish tacos” (104 reviews)
“salad” (87 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14521 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-3514
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. chef special, and a few other dishes turned a night out to dinner into something magic. Family friendly , and adult friendly margaritas!!

Thank rkasky
Reviewed 2 days ago

I ordered oysters bordreaux and the fried fish tacos with brussels sprouts for my side. Yummm, YUMMMM, and yum!!! All of it was delicious...had I not gotten so full I would have eaten it all! Portions very plentiful. I thought I got a great amount...More

Thank lisakirtright
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice place on the gulf to eat. We were here in February. Can sit outside to eat, but gets a little nippy when sun goes down. They do have a fire pit.Great place to watch the sunset. Early bird dinners are good. Friday fish fry...More

Thank ellie2newjersey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice outdoor seating right on the beach...also inside seating available. Our group included 3 children & 4 adults. We ordered the crab legs, NY strip, seafood platter, shrimp scampi pasta, & chicken fingers for the kids. All the salads had house made dressings (the...More

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, a lot more than I thought! Beautiful view of the Gulf which made a romantic setting for my date. Outdoor heaters if it is chilly and very friendly service. :)

Thank lindseygrace333
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Within an easy walk of our room at the Hampton Inn. Waited about a half-hour for a beach-view table. Live music was fun...the dude looked and sounded like Rod Stewart! Shrimp tacos were good, but the smoked gouda grits side stole the show! I could’ve...More

Thank blandboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant we ate at in Panama City Beach. It was definitely worth the price of admission. I'm a calamari fan, but my wife said let's go with the Baja rolls. They turned out to be a great choice, with or without...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for the all you can eat fish fry last Friday. We arrived early before the 5 o'clock start time so we waited until the fish was ready. After finishing the three fish strips, which were tasty, we ordered more fish. We waited...More

Thank Tags
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They advertise a fish and shrimp special. The pictures they use make it look like a fabulous deal. Well when they delivered my food I told the server they forgot the fish. No he said it’s there. Three little strips of fish. No plate a...More

Thank Eherby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night we visited Runaway Bay, with 10 of our friends. We had called ahead to let them know that we would be arriving with a large party. They had set up a little room for us, nice and cozy and we would not have...More

Thank Dyzee
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Questions & Answers
Maninder T
22 February 2017|
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Response from DL D | Property representative |
We could do a pasta with vegetables for you. We also have excellent Yukon mashed potatoes and teriyaki soy French style green beans that are delish :)
Amy K
23 September 2016|
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Response from RedneckAristocrat | Reviewed this property |
Around $25-$30, average
18 July 2016|
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Response from Sam B | Property representative |
We are happily open year round.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14521 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-3514
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-634-4884
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