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Capt. Jack's Family Buffet

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8208 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-7523
18502368555
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything was awesome. Hot and fresh crab legs, scallops, boiled shrimp, cod, and the steak were all outstanding. Only draw back is that it is a bit pricey.

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Thank Dan T
Scottsville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our favorite place to eat in PCB! The price is fantastic! Waited 30 minutes during peak summer season at PCB and didn't think that was too bad. Crab legs are always hot! Service also good. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The seafood buffet was very delicious. Everything was hot even the plates. The steak was to die for. Oysters, chicken fingers, fried shrimp, an corn bread was ALL on Point. You will not be disappointed. The best crab legs I've ever tested is here. An they are HUGE. Best cheesecake an other desserts is very good. The only negative I... More 

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Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best crab legs ever! Service great! After the bad experience at Bishops, I was apprehensive about eating at another buffet. Boy am I glad I tried Capt. Jacks. I ate until I was sick on the crab legs with drawn butter. Service was great and your glass was never empty. If you're looking for some great seafood here is... More 

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Culloden, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food was great especially if you want to fill up on crab legs. They keep them coming out of the kitchen so the pan is never empty.

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Jefferson
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Get there early!! The crowds pour in around 5!! The food is amazing, not a bad price for all u can eat steak & sea food! The dessert bar is beyond yummy!! This is a great place especially for big families like ours! We fed 4 adults & 2 kids for under 190$, and if u travel often or ever... More 

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Thank Jess681983
Booneville, Mississippi
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've wrote a review for this place back in 2014, and with my second vacation being in Panama where else would I stop to get the best crab legs not to mention ENDLESS?! We not only ate here once, we ate here twice in our one week period! The service is very quick, you never have to wait for crab... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate here because he was eager to have all you can eat crab legs! The food was good, especially the crab legs! They stayed fresh and delicious! They offer an awesome variety of food including deserts. Only negative is the price, extremely expensive but if your looking for all you can eat crab legs, they're price... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Captain Jack's last week while on a family vacation. We waited nearly 2 hours for our table, which was OK. We had a large group and we expected a wait. While waiting several in our group ordered drinks to consume while we were waiting. We did have 3 children under 12 in our group so when we... More 

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Thank Crystal B
Ringgold, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't go if you are in a hurry or be three at 3:30 when they open for dinner. The Crab legs are the best thing they have but they do have other seafood. I tried a little of all the seafood and felt like the oysters, shrimp and scallops were average, not much flavor. Be hungry when you go because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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
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: 18502368555

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?