After a long day of deep sea fishing out in the hot Panama City Beach sun the last thing you want to do is cook yourself at the house and make a bunch of dishes. Take your freshly caught Gulf fish to a local hook and cook restaurant and have them prepare the fish for you with a couple sides for a nominal fee.

Here are some of the best local hook and cook restaurants in Panama City Beach FL ranked in order from best to worst by a local. CALL TO VERIFY AVAILABILITY BEFORE GOING WITH YOUR FISH.

  1. J Michaels Hook and Cook – Grilled plate includes a grilled medley of bell peppers, mushrooms and onions and a corn fritter. You can choose two of our delicious sides: garlic potatoes, pepper slaw or red beans
  2. Dat Cajun Place Hook and Cook – $9.99 a person includes two sides
  3. Captain’s Table Hook and Cook – Although you will have to drive over the bridge into town to visit this amazing gem of a restaurant they do offer Hook and Cook.
  4. Hunt’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Hook and Cook – Although this place gets unbearably busy most days, it does offer a hook and cook.