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Smitty's Barbecue & Salad Bar

651 N Highway 231, Panama City, FL 32405
850-769-3296
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Ranked #107 of 263 Restaurants in Panama City
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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Port Charlotte, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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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Panama City Beach, Florida
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171 reviews 171 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

I can't say much about the dining experience here other than it was less than memorable. I had the Brunswick Stew, which didn't exactly wow me. I'm not even convinced it was homemade. My dining partner had a barbeque something or other and salad bar. He said the barbeque was just so so. The salad bar had a good selection,... More

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2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

I ordered the all you can eat chicken and it made it to the table in a timely manner. However a different server immediately brought my ticket and asked me to pay and I hadn't even finished the plate I was originally served. Now mind you can, this is 2p.m. and only 10 customers in the restaurant.I did talk to... More

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Lynn Haven, Florida
1 review
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I have to agree, with the previous review. However, I think Smitty's just changed management. Our family was there during the Holidays, food was delightful, service was very good, and the manager, at that time was very helpful. We went back, in April, it was horrible and the management had changed. We won't be back either.

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Panama City, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

When you pull in the parking lot at 6 P.M. and there are 5 cars in the parking lot I should have known. This restaurant is at one of the busiest intersections in town and across from the Mall. Where are the customers? Took for ever to be seated. Can't stand for the waitress call me baby. I am almost... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

If you love BBQ this this is the place to go in Panama City. My family and I were just there in March 2013. We all ordered something different off the menu and everything was fantastic. One reason we all love it is because they offer nightly specials of all you can eat and its a lot of food. So... More

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Cantonment, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I just left Smitty's and I can still smell the bbq flavor from the hickory smoked chicken. Great service from Dee. I ordered the smoked chicken half with a salad and baked beans. Very yummy.The inside is decorated with planes hanging from the ceiling and typical bbq atmosphere. Seating is casual with wood benches and tables. Just the way I... More

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Orlando, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

From the beginning Smitty's served delicious bar-b-cue.... plus the great salad bar! To top it off, the original owner Jack Smith, offered wit to be remembered on his outside sign! Love this place and the memories.

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