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8208 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7523
(850)-236-8555
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
just ok

we ate lunch there - it was ok but nothing was especially good - it was toward the end of lunch time so some things were gone and not replenished - would not eat there again

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Julia H
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

we ate lunch there - it was ok but nothing was especially good - it was toward the end of lunch time so some things were gone and not replenished - would not eat there again

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Conroe, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a place to eat our first night in town. This place looked like the place to be based on the packed parking lot and line out the door! Boasted an all you can eat buffet! The service was good, the food was okay, the prices were extravagant. Glad we had the experience, not sure we will... More 

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Trrenton, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a pretty large party of 16, only took about 10 minutes to get seated and they were busy! Frozen non-alcoholic drinks for the kids, of course the adults had to have the grown up version! Drinks were really good, after a hard afternoon at WaterWorks we were ready for them!. This is a typical seafood buffet, with a... More 

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Forsyth, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Food was good but the wait was the worst I have even seen it. We waited for 1 1/2 hours for a table for 5. If the kids werent begging to stay, we would have left and went somewhere else.

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Piedmont, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

And the chicken tenders were great but the popcorn shrimp were frozen which was a bit of a let down for a seafood restaurant. The waitress time was about normal for a party of 6 in the evening was about 85 minutes. They have a small bar that is convenient while your waiting but it is extremely over priced.

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Centerville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My family and I were in Panama City Beach on vacation and decided to go to Captain Jacks for dinner one night. When we arrived at the restaurant it was around 6:30 pm and there was a 45 minute wait. We were seated in about 40 minutes and the food was very good. There was a wide variety of seafood,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We were a little skeptical about the quality of a buffet - how good could it be, right? Captain Jack's was excellent! Fresh everything and a lot of it - all kinds of seafood, great gumbo and jambalaya, and wonderful desserts. Even the steak was great! There was a long wait to get a table, but it was definitely worth... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Although the crablegs are good and plentful,`, the rest of the seafood tastes the same as everywhere else. All the breaded food tastes the same. Not enough selections on the bar for none seafood lovers. Need to arrive early or prepare for long wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It will be loud, it will be crowded, and there will be people who jostle and get in your way. But while there are items in the buffet which do not look all that appetizing to me, the main seafood (fish, crab legs, and shrimp) was good and I would go there again despite the crowds of people. The service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Was good very crowded but the wait was only about 15 minutes had good sea food and plenty of crab legs

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Additional Information about Captain Jack's

Address: 8208 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7523
Phone Number: (850)-236-8555
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8208 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7523
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: (850)-236-8555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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