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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, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 37
    Poor
  • 46
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
If you can't eat $35 worth, go else where.

This is an all you can eat buffet with crab legs. If you love crab legs, this is the spot with you. It's $32 a person. There's no way I can eat that much, so I got the salad bar option. I paid $13 for iceberg lettuce. For me, it was very disappointing. But, for my husband it was a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Pam M
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McKenzie, TN
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Bicknell, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

My spouse and I went to Captain Jacks for the dinner buffet. The crab legs were the best that I have ever eaten. We also enjoyed the fried shrimp, scallops, boiled shrimp, and baked fish just to name a few items. The salad was very fresh. We would eat there regularly if we had the chance. We spent around $90... More 

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Gilbertown, Alabama
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Bountiful portions, plenty of seafood to choose from, the crab legs are very good as is the service. There is something for everyone

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McKenzie, TN
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This is an all you can eat buffet with crab legs. If you love crab legs, this is the spot with you. It's $32 a person. There's no way I can eat that much, so I got the salad bar option. I paid $13 for iceberg lettuce. For me, it was very disappointing. But, for my husband it was a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Captain Jacks has great Crab Legs and all you can eat. Their seafood buffet is average. This year, they have priced themselves out of my budget. I guess I will not go back next year.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Although a little pricy at $34/person excluding drink. The selection on the all you can eat buffet was good. Seafood was not overcooked and average tasty. Steak was tough and not tasty.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The food was good. There are also snow crab legs on the buffet. There are good options for everyone in your party. My husband and children all were able to find something they liked.

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Toccoa
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Always go here for my CRABLEGS, they have the biggest and best ones I've every had in panama beach. Now for the down side, I know seafood is a bit pricey but come on, it was almost $40 just for me taxes n drink included, REALLY? need to cap those prices or I'll just have to wonder how they taste... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Came for the crab legs. They were great! Tabitha G did a great job keeping the drinks filed and the shells cleared off the table. Definitely pricey, but worth it! No complaints.

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Jefferson City, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

My family and I visited Captain Jack's during our vacation. We were informed at the door the cost of the dinner buffet ($32.95) bc of the crab legs. We all agreed. Our waiter was very nice and kept our drinks refilled. The crab legs were superb! However the rest of the seafood was not good at all. Again the crab... More 

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Newburgh, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A decent selection of buffet items. Good tasting shrimp and scallops(though small). Pretty much need to skip it all and head straight to the crab legs.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?