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Smitty's Barbecue & Salad Bar

651 W Highway 231, Panama City, FL 32405
850-769-3296
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Ranked #70 of 266 Restaurants in Panama City
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Pensacola, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Let's just say that I wasn't expecting one of the best meals I had ever ate to be off the beaten path in Panama City. I went to Panama City Beach with my mom to attend a meeting at her timeshare and she suggested we go to a little barbecue place in town. I was one of the best eating... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were leaving Panama City, Florida. My husband spotted a restaurant that I have mentioned repeatedly for their Monterary Jack Cheese Sticks, Chicken and White Chicken Sauce. In our day to day life, I eat 5% meat protein. I adore nuts, veggies and fruit. Smitty's has a good salad bar. It always has been very good. Yet, this is not... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

had all you can eat chicken, which was delicious. also had beans and tater salad. no room for dessert. service was great. the place is aviation themed, I guess to appeal to the nearby AFB. right on hwy 231

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Warner Robins
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stop in every year on our way home from PCB. We have always had great service and excellent meals. The owner is very personable as he spoke with us and was glad to know we visited even if it was only once a year.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stopped at Smitty's on a whim, hankering for some good old BBQ. The restaurant is decorated, perhaps excessively so, with model airplanes hanging from the ceiling and the walls covered with flying related memorabilia. The ceiling, by the way, had a few water stains and the entire restaurant could use a cleaning and a coat of paint. We were... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I had the ribs, corn on the cob and fries. Seating was prompt....the order was taken in a timely way. Service through the meal was good and very friendly. The overall impression was it was about average as barbecue goes but was among some of the best in this area. The area just isn't really big for barbecue.

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Gainesville, FL
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our first and only visit to this place. I am a restaurant manager and my experience with this Large Wanna Be Intimidating Black Man was completely under part for what the service industry should be providing. The situation was me thinking wrongly that I could take some food home from the all you can eat. I understand the part that... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Good food at reasonable price and located close to hotel. Have eaten there before as well and food is always good. Good size for price you pay.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Good food, good service, and good prices. They have a slightly different BBQ sauce if you want to try it. Good variety of meats and sides. It is what I expect in a BBQ joint.

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Lynn Haven, Florida
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

My family ate there today 11/9/13 around 1pm. Our server was very nice but too many people standing around staring. We watched a couple stand at front door for 13 minutes while servers saw them. There were maybe 4 people eating in there. The couple finally left. IT MADE ME VERY SAD because that would had NEVER happened with Jack... More 

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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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