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L J Schooner's

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
290 Yacht Club Dr, Niceville, FL 32578-7122
+1 850-897-6400
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
290 Yacht Club Dr, Niceville, FL 32578-7122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service with a smile. Plenty of food for a good price. Working on their liquor license and outdoor seating is very limited with pretty uncomfortable chairs. Nice menu selections.

Thank Elen C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the Yacht Club to eat lunch but they were not open. So we toured the place. Nice boats and a beautiful scenery.. The trees had lots of nuts and they were randomly falling...and parking was odd. One makes their own parking.

Thank 671perlan
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Water front dining, good food, and a nice beer and wine selection! Hard to beat! Every dish I've had there has been very good! Wife and I love to eat there and it makes our list of places to take people. Recommend!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We've lived in Niceville for 10+ years and for some reason have never dined at LJ Schooner's before. After finally going, we had a decent meal. Certainly not the best place in town, but everything we had was good (but a tad on the expensive...More

Thank lionfan91
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The only good thing is the view and location. The food was terrible. My husband's salad tomatoes were moldy and squishy. I ordered the veggies as my side - steamed with absolutely no flavoring. Something better comes out of a BirdsEye bag. Our server was...More

Thank lucykipton
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We used to like this restaurant, but the last time there was a disaster. My husband always gets raw oysters. But this time the tiny "oysters" looked like stringy catgut (my apologies to cats). They were so tiny, I guess a dozen would have fit...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had a totally unsatisfactory experience here Saturday night. We invited some friends to meet us a Schooners and wish we had not. I get it - this is a local come as you are bar but his place is filthy. In the 2 hours...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is mainly occupied by locals. It was a nice, quiet place. The service was great, and everybody was very friendly. I got the crab stuffed shrimp, and my wife got the shrimp linguine carbonara with ham and bacon. Both meals were excellent. It...More

Thank Tyler A
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Driving through a neighborhood we approached this restaurant. I wasn't expecting much when we first drove up. However, when we got seated my first reaction was - this is a great place hope the food is as good as the ambiance. Well it was. The...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is an old hangout for me. It is constantly evolving into something better. You can sit outside in a screened in bar or can go inside for a more formal atmosphere. Outside for some steamed shrimp or fresh shucked oysters and cold beer. Inside...More

Thank parker4900
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8 July 2017|
Response from Rob S | Reviewed this property |
Who cares. This place is a filthy, nasty dump we awful service. I would never bring my kids there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Yacht Club Dr, Niceville, FL 32578-7122
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Niceville
  • Phone Number: +1 850-897-6400
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