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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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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    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
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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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Panama City, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were there at 11:30 a.m. and were seated immediately. Waitress Tina mentioned that the staff makes a point to get people in and out quickly, as they know diners are there on a limited lunch period. She brought our drinks immediately, took our order, and was back with our food before we hardly had time to blink. I'm sure... More 

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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?