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Hammerhead Fred's

8752 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-4000
+1 850-233-3907
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“shrimp casino” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (50 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8752 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-4000
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171 - 180 of 731 reviews

Reviewed June 28, 2016

I love their blackened shrimp and their mixed drinks. Excellent service and kid-friendly restaurant.

Thank TSears2016
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Logan was a great server. Very cordial and maintained our party of 4 with ease!! While I can appreciate Logan and his timely response, the food did take a minute to come out.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

A newly revised menu was offered. Some favorite meals were still available while some others had been discontinued. Overall the food was excellent, service was good, atmosphere was excellent. Musician played in the new outdoor pavilion. More space for guests to wait was nice. My...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This was SO delicious.. I know the name is kind of kwerky, was thinking I was going to be let down on the food - but was happily surprised. Wait staff was very good.

Thank 336vm
Reviewed June 25, 2016

While on vacation to Panama City Beach for third straight years, my wife and I thought we would try Hammerhead Freds. We liked the exterior and interior decor upon arriving. However when we were seated we were sat in the main dining area. My wife...More

Thank Trek C
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This place was mediocre at best! People probably come here for more of the atmosphere and if that's the case then I def. understand as it's a fun place with bands and room to dance. Our waitress was pretty much non-existent so the manager waited...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Short wait. Ample seating. Good atmosphere. Family friendly. However, the food was bland. The Shrimp Ramona was watery with little flavor. The child's chicken strips were hard as if they had freezer burn then fried. My son had the mahi. It was not fresh. If...More

Thank familytime97
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Quality food, fair prices for a beach town. Service was good, wait times were long for a table, but I really enjoyed the Blackened Snapper. Free kids meal with adult dinner entree coupon was an added bonus. With SOOO may places to eat here, I...More

Thank Scot Y
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Our party of 10 was sat very quickly during the evening when they were quite busy-very helpful because we had toddlers. The mixed drinks were very good (and strong!) and the food was amazing! I had the stuffed Mahi. The magician came around and entertained...More

Thank Mmkaeck08
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The Signature Taco's are two blackened fish taco's with a side. The seasoning was excellent! Service was OK, not excellent. I would definitely go back.

Thank Noma G
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Response from teresar877 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure they do but cannot say for sure since both nights we went were after 9pm.
March 24, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8752 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-4000
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-233-3907
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