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Smitty's Barbecue & Salad Bar

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651 W Highway 231, Panama City, FL 32405
850-769-3296
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for BBQ lovers

Great bbq in PC. Went here for dinner and left full and satisfied. Typical bbq joint fare, pulled pork, brisket, chicken and turkey. Lots of sides to choose from and garlic toast to boot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Chuck_and_Mel
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great bbq in PC. Went here for dinner and left full and satisfied. Typical bbq joint fare, pulled pork, brisket, chicken and turkey. Lots of sides to choose from and garlic toast to boot.

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Bunnell, Florida, USA
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate dinner this evening at Smitty's a Barbecue and thoroughly enjoyed the total experience. Our server, Kayla, was efficient as well as friendly and attentive. The Manager, Big Greg, was helpful in recommending the house special beer, Smitty's Red, even offering a large sample for tasting. The beef and pork were prime examples of how barbecue... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is the email I sent to the GM. I will let it speak for itself Hello, My name is XXXX, my wife is XXXXi. We had dinner at your restaurant last night (Sun). I cannot express to you how disappointing it was. We have never visited Smitty's before this visit, I can assure you though that we never will... More 

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Bay Minette, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I eat there every time I come to Panama City! They have the best BBQ that I've ever had and at reasonable prices and the staff is always up beat and friendly.

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Urbana, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This was supposed to be a local favorite, but I think it's seen better days. It's ready for a remodel. For the price, you don't get much food, and the meat was dry. I would choose Gary's oyster shack if you're a tourist.

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Love it, love it! The Q is really great and the airplane decor is really awesome. They have this guy who must be the owner and he is crazy, in a good way. They hollered hello and made sure we had a great Southern experience. You got to go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We are locals, and eat Smitty's quite often. We enjoy their food and decorating. Tonight we had a family get together, totally 13 people. Our waitress Laurie was exceptional. Our order was brought promptly, and was served in a timely manner. The food is always good, great portions, reasonable prices, and the salad bar is always great.. Of course we'll... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I've been an on again off again fan of Smitty's BBQ & Salad for quite a while. The original Smitty was a colorful pilot(God rest his soul), the new owners have an iconic base to build from and seem to be doing a good job. The new evening manager is really committed and listens well to his customers. I expect... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I went back to Smitty's for the second time and was just as happy. I ordered the baby back ribs again. We went during the day for lunch this time. It was a bit busier than at nite but we still didnt have to wait too long. I have yet to order a side I didn't like. I wish the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had the all you can eat pork. The food was awesome. Our server Beth was perfect. Great food at a good price

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 651 W Highway 231, Panama City, FL 32405
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: 850-769-3296

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?