Pier Park has just recently become one of the most notable landmarks in Panama City Beach Florida. In addition to fantastic shopping, classic entertainment and activities, there’s also world-class dining. From quick bites and snacks to fine dining restaurants you’ll be excited to tell your friends about, Pier Park has it all.
Pier Park Restaurants
Whether you’re here for breakfast, lunch or dinner, there is something for everyone at Pier Park when it comes to food and satisfying our sweet tooth.
Let’s start with a combination of shops and foodie delights;
Everyone can start their morning off with a double tall latte at Starbucks or a warm and hearty granola at Panera Bread. Start your day off right with a real fruit smoothie at Smoothie King. Throughout the day you can grab specialty bites at the Great American Cookie Company and Pretzel Maker, Kilwin’s Chocolates and Ice Cream, the Popcorn Kingdom and Bippy’s By The Beach, which offers a self-serve frozen yogurt and dozens of delicious toppings of fruit, nuts, and candy to top it all off. If you prefer the real thing, check out the Marble Slab Creamery and mix in your own favorite delights to your taste and desires.
Starbucks | Bippy’s | Great American Cookie Co. | Kilwin’s Chocolates | Panera Bread | Smoothie King, Marble Slab Creamery
Sandwich’s and Deli
Looking for something a little heartier? There are several hotspots in Pier Park that provide something a little more substantial such as burgers and fries at Five Guys, sandwiches and soups at Panera Bread, delicious, melt in your mouth barbecue with drippy sauces from Smok’n Butts BBQ, Schlotzsky’s Deli for a one-of-a-kind sandwich experience, but then there’s always subway where you can get your tried-and-true favorites right at the counter. Hana Japan is right in the middle for that international flair. Enjoy sushi and Japanese favorites.
Five Guys | Smok’n Butts BBQ | Hana Japan | Schlotzsky’s Deli | Panera Bread | Subway
Sit Down and Have Dinner
Want something a little bit more professional? Maybe sit down and enjoy a drink or two at one of our dozen or more sit-down restaurants with a complete full-service waitstaff. Shoney’s offers diner delights for breakfast, Lunch and dinner including burgers, fabulous pies, chicken fried steak and more. Speaking of burgers, Red Robin always has the most delicious and unique gourmet combination burgers around. Perhaps pizza is more up your alley? The Red Brick Pizza offers unique combinations and toppings cooked at over 1000 in three minutes on their red brick stone oven. Back Porch Seafood and Oyster House features some of the best local seafood around and Dick’s Last Resort features wacky decor, adult beverages, and a notably of noxious staff (their words). The Olive Garden always has Italian delights for all ages and the Longhorn Steakhouse can certainly serve up a ribeye to your liking. The Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar provides tasty and spicy dishes in all kinds of wing flavors and Rum Runners Tropical Island Grill and dueling piano bar is a nightly adventure.
Looking for something traditional in a frosty cold one? The Hofbreu Beer Garden is ideal for people of all ages but caters to the unique world of microbrewery in Germany. This Bavarian social life is right here in Panama City Beach Florida. Reggae J’s Island Grill serves up the spicy and tropical flavors of the islands and tootsies orchid lounge and the Cantina Bar and Grill offer a variety of Baja style dishes and a family-friendly atmosphere.
But the ultimate nightlife has to be at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville.
Margaritaville’s food and atmosphere is awesome! Great Fun sitting on the outer deck and watching the surfers. The conch fritters are to die for and the Volcano nachos are huge! It’s a new and exciting place
Margaritaville is serving up hundreds of the wildest concoction margaritas in town with a beautiful tropical atmosphere, lots of character, and delicious food. There are always monthly drawings at Margaritaville for merchandise and souvenirs as well as nightly entertainment and live music.
Back Porch Seafood | Buffalo Wild Wings | Dick’s Last Resort | Hofbreu Beer Garden | Longhorn Steakhouse | Olive Garden | Red Brick Pizza | Red Robin | Reggae J’s Island Grill | Rum Runners | Shoney’s | the Cantina Bar and Grill | Margaritaville | Tootsies Orchid Lounge
Pier Park certainly has something for everyone. Whether it’s a quick bite, snacks, sweet treats, or a fabulous sit-down dinner for a variety of occasions, pier parks restaurants and eateries provide everything you would want in a tasty package.
Pier Park Stores
Pier Park is known for its world class shopping and unique stores and shops. From the casual to the extreme and everywhere in between, Pier Park delivers style and ambiance to your shopping experience. Whether you’re a Pier Park Panama City Beach native or visitor from afar, there’s something for everyone shopping at Pier Park. Our outdoor/indoor mall is brimming with the latest styles, the most fashionable designs and the look you want for yourself or your home.
The colorful and artistic architecture is accented by the phenomenal Florida weather and landscape. Shop among the palms, grab a bite under the umbrellas or grab your friends and hit the shops; it’s all here, just seconds from the beach at Pier Park. With plenty of parking on both sides of the mall and all the directions leading straight to the beach, there’s no better place to spend an afternoon than shopping at Pier Park.
Gifts and Toys
Polka Dots Toys and Gifts offers signature and unique toys including scrumptious fudge and childhood delights. Also included here are University Gifts, Paradise Found, and Earthbound Trading Company with international decor, designs and apparel. Yankee Candle Company and As Seen on TV; Hallmark is always great for gifts, cards and stationary. Gamestop offers top of the line games and used video equipment.
Jewelry and Accessories
Shops like Claire’s, Accessories on the Boardwalk, Cariloha with their amazing Hawaii inspired gifts, toys, accessories and apparel and Beach Hut, stocked with hats, necklaces, bracelets and more. Peace Frogs offer local flair with world renowned accessories. We won’t forget your feet with several shoe stores and designed foot apparel. Kay Jewelers has exactly what you’ve been dreaming of for something sparkly and shiny.
Pier Park offers some of the best apparel and dress shopping around with styles and designs for men, women and children. Shops like Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Forever 21, Hollister California, Coldwater Creek, Lane Bryant, Old Navy, LOFT, Maurices, Nike, Victoria Secret, HY’s Toggery, Jos. A. Bank, and rue21, and don’t forget apparel for the expecting mother with Motherhood. This leads us right into kid’s clothes with famous names such as Carter’s, Justice, Dillards, JC Penney, and Laugh Out Loud.
The Summer House offers some of the most eclectic and fashionable designs of the year at great prices. Footprints offers beautiful coastal themed decor, gifts and Panama City Beach souvenirs; a 30 year old Pier Park tradition.
Health and Beauty For the accent after the apparel we have shops like Bath and Body Works, Massage Envy, Nail Salons, Aveda, Perfumania, GNS, ULTA Beauty, REGIS and Tanning salons.
Food and Drinks
Starbucks is always a Pier Park Favorite and after you have grabbed your iced Americano head to Panera Bread for breakfast or the Pepper Palace for some *HOT* and Spicy gifts or grab some frozen yogurt at Bippys and a bit of sweet at the Candy Maker or Kilwin’s Chocolate and Ice Creamy.
For those that prefer tradition and familiarity there’s always JCPenney, Dillard’s, and Target. Locals and visitors can appreciate a little piece of shopping recognition.
This is just a small sampling of all the amazing stores and shops at Pier Park. Want to browse the shops at your pace? That’s doable with so many great spots to take a break, grab a coffee or beverage, snack or lunch, or to find that perfect piece to complete your home decor. Collect your outfit, your accessories, your home style and your activity, all at Pier Park at Panama City Beach.
Pier Park is a Simon Mall with gift cards, Volume Sales Programs and promotions for businesses and non-profits. Pier Park also supports KidGits, a special children’s program that offers birthday gifts and apparel designed specifically for your little shopper.
Pier Park offers a Grand Theater which features 16 screens and a state-of-the-art theater system. The Grand Theater features IMAX and a Real D 3-D movies with the latest blockbuster hits. The theater features discounts for kid’s movies and a free popcorn and soda every Tuesday and Wednesday during the summer. There’s always epic movie sweepstakes and gift cards available. Click here for showtimes.
Miracle Mile is a place unlike anything you’ve ever experienced; well, you just may have. Because this Park is full of vintage rides and nostalgic amusement park entertainment. For kids and kids at heart, Miracle Strip offers dozens of big-time fun packed in a small park. Open daily 12 PM to 9 PM enjoy kiddie cars, boats, carousels, and vintage balloon rides with a beautiful Ferris wheel and a dozen more similar rides. Enjoy the Sock Hop Bouncing Pillow, tilt a whirl, and a beautiful Butterfly Pavilion with hundreds of exquisite species. The original Miracle Strip Amusement Park was a much loved Panama City Beach landmark which ran for nearly 40 years but shut down in 2004. Pier Park brought some of the original vintage rides from Miracle Strip to its own small park right here in 2009. Adding something new every year has been the Miracle Strip Amusement Park’s goal to keep families, visitors, and locals returning each year.
In addition to Miracle Strip, Pier Park also provides a volleyball Court, Palm tree climbing exhibitions, a Mirror Maze, antique carousel, bungee rides, and beautiful pathways and boardwalks along the beach. Close to Pier Park is the Aaron Bessant Park perfect for man’s best friend, relaxing in the sunshine, or simply taking a break on one of the benches.