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Saltwater Grill

11040 Hutchinson Blvd., Panama City Beach, FL 32407
+1 850-230-2739
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $15 - $39
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: R. Jackson Blvd
Description: At Saltwater Grill we take pride in using the freshest ingredients available. Our friendly staff invites you to come as you are and experience casual dining at its best. As soon as you enter, you will be wowed by our 25,000 gallon tropical saltwater aquarium. After dinner, order a drink or two and enjoy Panama City Beach's only piano bar featuring Michael Rorah.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We had read the reviews and the resort had recommended this restaurant, but I was not extremely impressed. It does have a beautiful salt water fish tank, but the rest of the decor was not as nice as I had anticipated. When we arrived it was martini happy hour. $5 for a martini. I ordered a Key Lime Martini and... More

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very sorry and disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your Grouper Macadamia. I am very surprised as all of our Grouper is cut in house fresh each day. We receive the whole fish, and Chef Rob Burgess inspects and cuts each and every piece by hand to assure quality. Please let us... More

Panama City Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

If you are visiting pcb, this restaurant is a must, our waiter Jack was very good. He knew the menu and the food was top notch!

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We are very proud to have Jack as a member of the Saltwater Grill family. I am glad he took such good care of you during your dinner with us! We will look forward to serving you again! Thank you for your review. More

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

This place was recommended by a server named Murray at Pineapple Willy's - wow was he spot on. The food and service was great. While this is not cheap beach food, it is a nice change of pace for a night out. I asked for the shrimp and grits since it was taken of the menu a few weeks. To... More

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

I am so happy we were able to accommodate you! It's always a pleasure to hear from our guests, and we thank you for the kind review! It was my pleasure to meet you, and I enjoyed our conversation. I do hope you will come back and dine with us again on your next visit to our beautiful area! Many... More

Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Great food, great service and good prices. I had a steak and it was cooked perfect and had a wonderful flavor.

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning our steaks! In addition to our Gulf fresh seafood, we also offer hand-cut steaks and mouth watering prime rib - just to name a few! We so appreciate you dining with us, and we hope that we will have the honor of serving you again. Thank you for taking the time to post on TripAdvisor! More

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Ate here over spring break, and it was very good! We ate off the early bird special and we had salmon and pasta with fish ! Best salmon I have had prepared!! Delicious !! Pasta dish was also very good! Highly recommend! Main menu looks good!

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us! Both entrees you mentioned are new additions to our Early Dining Menu. I am glad they were a hit! With six entrees priced at just $14.99, our Early Dining just can't be beat! Don't like seafood? Not to worry! We have also have chicken and beef selections, also priced at $14.99. This great menu is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We wanted to go somewhere nice for a first night in Panama City Beach. This restaurant exceeded all expectations. Our waitress Michelle did a great job. Prices were good with large portions.

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

I am so glad we could help get your Panama City Beach vacation off to a great start! Michelle is a valued member of our team! I'm so glad you enjoyed her service! We thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Please come dine with us again soon! More

Woodstock, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Food and service were both amazing and kid friendly too! Great big fish tank for kids to look at while you wait on the food!! Great place

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us, and for the taking the time to post on TripAdvisor. Children of all ages are sure to love our beautiful 25,000 gallon saltwater aquarium! We hope to serve you again soon! More

Milwaukee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My husband and I went to saltwater grill thanks to a recommendation from the staff at our resort. The atmosphere is amazing. Our waitress was lovely. I would go back in a heartbeat. We ordered Scamp (King Grouper) with crab which was amazing. We had gotten married on the beach just hours before. We told our waitress, and she brought... More

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Congratulations! We appreciate you selecting Saltwater Grill for your wedding dinner! I am so pleased to know you enjoyed our "Scamp Imperial - a grilled filet of Scamp, topped with jumbo lump crab meat and sherry beurre blanc! Absolutely delicious! All of our Scamp, Grouper and Red Snapper is cut in house, fresh daily, by our Executive Chef Rob Burgess!... More

Pacific, Missouri
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great atmosphere, service and food! We had reservations for early seating near the fabulous aquarium. What a wonderful atmosphere! Our waitress Beau was a joy and very attentive. We took advantage of the early bird menu for dinners for $14.95. What a deal and what a selection. These are full size portions and not cut back orders.House drinks were also... More

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

We love our Beau! She is a true delight to have on staff, and we are proud to have her as a member of the Saltwater Grill family! I am pleased you were able to take advantage of our fantastic $14.99 early dinner specials! We offer the "Early Bird" every day from 4 - 5:30pm, and our Happy Hour runs... More

Columbus, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We arrived early not knowing what a great deal we were walking into. The placed was packed at 4:45...I quickly learned why. Their early bird specials are some of the best I've seen. And, the taste was great. I had the beef tenderloin, and my wife had the salmon. Both were excellent. Bread basket was also a hit. Atmosphere and... More

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Trish S, General Manager at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us, and taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Our bread is baked in house throughout the evening so that our guests will all be able to enjoy hot, fresh bread with their meal. I am glad you enjoyed the salmon! It is new to our Early Dinner menu, so we are pleased to... More

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