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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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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Richard C
Good for:
  • Families with children
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Urbana, Illinois
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12 reviews
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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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7 reviews
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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 20 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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16 reviews
6 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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Waterbury, vt
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was really great BBQ and sides at a decent price. I had the sliced beef brisket sandwich. Try the Brunswick stew.

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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I've been eating at Smitty's for over 20 years & it's as good as ever! My family and I like the Chicken Special white meat with the original & white BBQ sauces best, but the sliced beef sandwich on a soft bun and the salad bar are quite nice too! The salad bar has many southern sides that are worth... More 

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Shell Knob, Missouri
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

We thought we had found a great lunch place on the way to the airport. As it turned out, the meals were sub par. No one in our group finished their meals. Our server really tried and was very attentive. All the staff were very friendly, but just couldn't make up for the below average cooking going on in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Terribly serve had to track down the waitress to get our cold okra.The waitress gave us sweet tea when we asked for unsweet tea and said that the containers were mixed up how could that happen. Just simply terrible.

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Additional Information about Smitty's Barbecue & Salad Bar

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

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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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