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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
+1 850-235-3555
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 08:45 - 01:00
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Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The place is on the beach. Casual and fun. Good music. The bar tables have high chairs that meet the table top. Great servers and bar tenders. We ate early (5pm one evening, 6:30 another) and the kids were treated as welcome guests. Looking forward to returning.

Thank Queensmommy37
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to camp at St Andrews state park in Panama City and we found Schooners on trip advisor. We were a group of 7 and had no trouble getting a table inside. We missed the sunset but were nice and warm by the heat. My 10 year old got the cobia basket and inland then fish... More 

Thank eric97amy
Brighton, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was visiting friends in PCB last week. Decided to go here dinner and drinks. Wow! Excellent atmosphere, wonderful chicken wings ( that are highly recommended) but most of all...our bartender Larry is/was the absolute best! If you are in PCB for any reason at all, please go check this amazing place out. Just make sure when you do, Larry is... More 

Thank KG G
Little River, South Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every time I am in Panama City I look for a new place to have dinner and watch the sun set. Whether in town or on the beach, the sunsets are spectacular. Schooners is an old favorite that I know I can fall back on. The view is amazing and the food and service are always great! There are heaters... More 

Thank ladonnaalexander
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every time we are in Panama City we have to eat here. It is one of our favorite places to eat. The staff is friendly and the food is delicious.

Thank Jason K
Buffalo, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun place, I was there off season. Dusk and windy when there. Heaters inside for warmth. Food was good , service fast. Being from buffalo ny, southern accents are difficult to understand, at times. I would go again.

1 Thank marejez
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have a house in Sunnyside and visit the area frequently. We were hesitant to drive into PCB, due to the crowds. However, the traffic wasn't too bad. We were seated within 10 minutes on a Friday night. Everything was great! Burgers are always yummy. Blackened grouper sandwich was served with homemade mashed potatoes. The fried shrimp was plentiful and... More 

1 Thank Susanne E
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150 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food at Schooners! It can get quite crowded during spring break or just summer vacation time, but it is yummy food if you can get a table! Our party had everything from fish sandwiches to shrimp to burgers. The cheese grits are good if you like grits. Our server was attentive and made sure we were satisfied.

1 Thank 76543travel
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was part of a group of 20 attending a training event that ate at Schooners. First impression; restaurant is nice, upbeat, staff is friendly, place is clean! Then we sat down. Service was slow, beer/wine selection was limited and seating was uncomfortable. We ordered food...the tuna bites were amazing...that's about the best thing I can say about Schooners. Grouper... More 

Thank BoDeane_Glampett
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved absolutely everything! Great food, service and atmosphere! Highly recommend the Shrimp & Grits. Our only regret was that we didn't get here before sunset.

Thank Lynda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
American, Seafood, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:45 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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
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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Canton, TX
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Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?