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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
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best BBQ I have had in a long time!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
asalligo
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Waterbury, vt
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dinner
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Waterbury, vt
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Poor customer service. They charged us for our meal and someone else's meal which totaled $110.00. My husband called to address it while we were driving back because we assumed they could simply give us cash. They had customers attempt to approach my husband (however the lady up front did advise them that she has it handled). Then says she... 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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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
13 helpful votes 13 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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100 reviews 100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?