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Saltwater Grill

11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
+1 850-230-2739
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (227 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (138 reviews)
“mixed grill” (28 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very clean and very tasty restaurant. I went the first night by pure chance and got there in time for the awesome early bird special. Unfortunately I forgot my jacket. The next morning I went a very very clean restaurant through the...More

Thank Kelly C
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

3 days in a row! Wow! Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We would love to see you back!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner with the wife here. Our waiter was fantastic and knowledgeable about the items on the menu. I had the Redfish Etoufee and the wife had the Grouper Imperial. Both cooked to perfection. Unique aquarium and piano player for ambience. Morr upscale...More

Thank rpickron123
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate your review! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the money for the friendly service and rest food. If you’re in the area and need somewhere with more upscale dinner, give this place a go. Good for a romantic date or a nice dinner with a family member. They sat a group...More

Thank epr091496
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review! We are excited to see you back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always a good first impression when you enter a restaurant and are immediately greeted, even though it's a busy weekend night. We were immediately seated and our order was promptly placed. Our quality service was only surpassed by the food. My husband could cut...More

Thank Susan E
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been there years before and just went a few days ago. Amazing cocktails and early bird specials. Awesome food and aquarium is such a beautiful backdrop. Music great! Piano bar is classy and on point. Highly recommend!

Thank AMetzger02
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy to hear about your experience while dining with us! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always go for the great early bird specials - the food is great and the price is right. Everything on the menu fro fish to beef is fresh, well prepared and beautifully presented. Along with the great food the service is excellent. Try it...More

Thank Clarence S
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Clarence! We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Panama City several times a year and we have eaten here every time we come, for years and years. The atmosphere is beautiful, relaxing and romantic. My kids and I all love the fish tank. I've come here for a couples romantic....More

Thank BH4548
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review! We are thrilled to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We have been going here now for 5 years and the food, service and atmosphere has always been superb. We went tonight to check out the specials and noticed that the menu changed with new items. My wife chose one of our favorites, shrimp and...More

Thank Mark S
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Mark - Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Since you’ve been coming to our establishment for 5 years the last two have been with the “new owners”. Also if you are looking for the old staff they are still here...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, nice employees and the food is great. And a lovely fish tank. Wife and friends had a lovely dinner.

Thank Dannyhawk
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Ate Thanksgiving dinner here. To be honest the food was mediocre. The food was barely warm and extremely overpriced. They did have turkey which was good and salmon which is good as well. All of the other dishes were OK to not so good. The...More

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Donna O
10 October 2017|
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Response from plb278 | Reviewed this property |
Happy hour is daily from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Early bird dining starts at 4:00. They have a early bird menu for both food and drinks.
30 September 2017|
Response from LadyJ1002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.. quite a variety as well and absolutely delicious...
22 August 2017|
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Response from Susan p | Reviewed this property |
Despite the fact that you will, indeed, see all types of dress here, I'd recommend showing respect for the experience this restaurant is trying to provide and dressing, at the least, in "smart casual". No ratty shorts, no... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$42
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
    (R. Jackson Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-230-2739
  • E-mail
As soon as you enter our Panama City Beach restaurant, you will be wowed by the panoramic view of our newly designed 25,000-gallon tropical saltwater aquarium. Both our Café dining room and our more intimate Mermaid Room offer dazzling views of this tropical reef and its nonstop parade of exotic sea creatures. Our Gulf fresh seafood and choice steaks are amazing. If you are in the mood for Maine Lobster, you can choose your own from our live lobster tank. After dinner, order a drink or two and have some fun at the beach's only piano bar featuring Michael Rorah
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