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Saltwater Grill

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11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714 (R. Jackson Blvd)
+1 850-230-2739
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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PANAMA CITY BEACH
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were there for my 60th birthday party. It was originally planned for another restaurant but when we got to 20+ guests we had to make a last minute move and Saltwater Grill responded. We ended up with 23 and the service couldn't have been any better. Food was great and the staff bent over backwards to make my birthday... More 

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Thank Jeffery W
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a wonderful birthday and that we were a large part of it! Thank you for the very positive review; we know it takes effort to write a review and do appreciate your comments! We hope to see you back again soon. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time and food was amazing when we left one of the servers gave my kids a couple of small sea shells. This was the highlight of their day. Thank you so much highly recommend

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Thank Ana U
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review; we are happy you chose Saltwater Grill for a family dinner. Thank you for taking time to share your experience. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on reviews I made a reservation here two or three months in advance for Thanksgiving. We got there it was total chaos. There were at least 60 to 70 people standing in front of the restaurant waiting to get in. The parking lot was full with people sitting in their cars waiting to get in. When I asked how... More 

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Thank Linda R
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

We would first like to deeply apologize for your Thanksgiving experience at Saltwater Grill. We strive to create memorable dining experiences every single time, but especially with our holiday buffet. It looks like we didn't meet your expectations and we are truly sorry about that. We hope you will consider returning and dining with us. Please email me at Christy@spellrestaurantgroup.com... More 

South Venice, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After research and planning weeks in advance, including emailing the restaurant to confirm... we made reservations for the Thanksgiving buffet this evening. When we made the arrangements, we were told that the only reservation time left was at 4 pm. No problem. My family including my elderly grandparents and my four year old daughter arrived just before 4 PM to... More 

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Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

We would first like to deeply apologize for your Thanksgiving experience at Saltwater Grill. We strive to create memorable dining experiences every single time, but especially with our holiday buffet. It looks like we didn't meet your expectations and we are truly sorry about that. We hope you will consider returning and dining with us. Please email me at Christy@spellrestaurantgroup.com... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Giant saltwater auaium greets you as you enter restaurant. Greeters,waiters, and bartenders all make you feel at home. Food and drinks are superb. If you like to eat early, the restaurant offers a limited early bird menu. The portions are somewhat smaller, but are very tasty.

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Thank mostaertg
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the very positive review; we love to hear from our diners! We know it takes effort to write a review and we do appreciate your comments! We hope to see you back again soon. More 

Auburn, Alabama
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warren was our waiter. He made the evening for us. We were 2 couples. The food and atmosphere were outstanding but Warren was the icing on the cake. Humorous, thoughtful, informative. We had a great time and a delightful meal.

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Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review and for the shout out to Warren! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the service. Please come again very soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Made reservations 3 weeks in advance. I had visited numerous times with my cousin George Brown and with friends and family and always left extremely satisfied. It was one of my favorite restaurants. I am disabled and couldn't cook this year, so when I saw the Thanksgiving Buffet, I got so excited and my family were thrilled. As we arrived,... More 

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Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Suzy, We are very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at Saltwater Grill. We strive to create memorable dining experiences, especially with our holiday buffet. It looks like we missed the mark with your dinner. There is never an excuse for disrespect and this will be addressed. We hope you will consider returning and dining with us.... More 

United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made reservations for Thanksgiving dinner weeks in advance, waited two hours only to watch hordes of people without reservations walk in and be seated. Finally, we decided to sit at the bar once enough seats opened up and heard our name called after the place looked extremely vacant. They ran out of turkey and prime rib; the rest of the... More 

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Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

We apologize for your Thanksgiving experience at Saltwater Grill. We strive to create memorable dining experiences, especially with our holiday buffet. It looks like we didn't make the mark with your dinner. We hope you will consider returning and dining with us. Please email me at Christy@spellrestaurantgroup.com personally if you would like to discuss further. More 

Dublin, CA
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we were very well pleased! My husband and I, along with a friend, my son and daughter in law who came in from TX had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner at SWG. .. We appreciate Keith who took wonderful care of us, so friendly, and very pleasant, attentive, professional! To Lynette and the staff, as always they treat us... More 

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Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

How kind of you to put a spotlight on the service at Saltwater Grill. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed not only the food but the those who serve. Please come again very soon. Thank you. More 

Panama City Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From our hostess Olivia to server Keith to Manager Lynette, we had awesome service. Food on the buffet was delicious and fresh with plenty of gluten free options. Great dinner!! Will definitely visit again.

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1 Thank wedbefantastical
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Saltwater Grill. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and the service. Others will benefit from your remarks about the gluten free options. Please come again very soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $42
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
    (R. Jackson Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-230-2739
Description
As soon as you enter our Panama City Beach restaurant, you will be wowed by the panoramic view of our newly designed 25,000-gallon tropical saltwater aquarium. Both our Café dining room and our more intimate Mermaid Room offer dazzling views of this tropical reef and its nonstop parade of exotic sea creatures. Our Gulf fresh seafood and choice steaks are amazing. If you are in the mood for Maine Lobster, you can choose your own from our live lobster tank. After dinner, order a drink or two and have some fun at the beach's only piano bar featuring Michael Rorah

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?