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Schooners

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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
+1 850-235-3555
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 08:45 - 01:00
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Gainesville, Georgia
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sat outside with the heaters going so very comfortable on a breezy night. Grouper sandwich very good and the shrimp n grits were excellent.

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Thank cormine54
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for Happy hour and stayed for dinner. Our waitress was amazing! We had the famous tuna dip and crab cakes which were great and the flounder dinner with smoked gouda grits..over the top!

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Thank Sheri F
Waukee, Iowa
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I had a fabulous meal at Schooners. I had grouper and my friend had shrimp. This is our 4th year spending the month of Feb at PCB and we have made Schooners an annual event. I have had grouper at several restaurants while staying at PCB and Schooners serves the best tasting fish.

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Thank smoore54
Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is great, the open seating on the porch area is great for the sunset, the burgers are tasty. The four instead of five stars is because the veggie side was still cool and tasted like frozen just microwaved. Overall excellent and good vibe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we go to Panama Beach every summer and our favorite place to go is Schooners. great food , great entertainment, kids love it , Brunch is my favorite .

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Spring City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family has been there several times and I've yet to be disappointed with the food or service. They have the best fish tacos I've had. Part of what makes it so great is the environment. Right on the beach with live music at night. Make no mistake, it's not a rowdy club at night, but a great place to... More 

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Loganville, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, was not the cleanest of locations. Little pricey and a little overrated. It was hard to get our servers attention they seemed to pay more attention to the larger parties.

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Carlton, Minnesota
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a terrific spot right on the beach. A bit chilly day so the heaters were on to keep everyone toasty. I had the blackened grouper sandwich which was ok but a bit heavy on the blackening side. I would probably order it not blackened next time. My wife had the fish tacos and loved them. Fabulous service. Drinks... More 

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slc
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch or dinner is great! The fodder, service and sunset view is the best. They also have live music to dance with at night. Great times to be had.!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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241 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made this my first go to place- seems it just reopened for the season , a few days earlier, Friendly service, freshly prepared food. The black beans, tasso are spicy and not for the timid- as is the lobster chowder. Wonderful

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:45 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:45 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-235-3555
Description
There's nothing "fancy" about Schooners cuisine; it is simple, fresh and perfect. No sauces cover the unbeatable flavor of truly fresh Grouper sizzled to perfection on the Schooners grill. A platter of fresh Fried Oysters, Hushpuppies and icy cold beer blend perfectly with the salty breeze blowing in off the Gulf.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?