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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
+1 850-235-3555
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:45 am - 1:00 am
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Rochester, New York
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for dinner the first week in October. It was fairly crowded but we were lucky enough to get a table by the water right away. They also have indoor seating. The atmosphere at sunset is very festive (if you have been, think Key West). They even do a count down and shoot off a cannon when the sun... More 

Thank RochesterTacky
Macon, Georgia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Family outing. Oldest child ordered fried lobster and loved it. Child's portion of mahi mahi was rubbery, sent it back. Wife ordered blackened grouper and there was so much spice she had to request a bun to cut the spice. I ordered shrimp basket. It was ok. The best thing we had was the onion rings. Don't think I would... More 

Thank Sam S
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Totally awesome atmosphere with awesome tacos, drinks, and service. We will be back. Loved sitting looking over the beach. My husbands favorite.

Thank delilahDog
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We all enjoyed the food, drinks and service. We were originally seated in a location we didn't care for and we were immediately reseated

Thank happygrammyHouston
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Anywhere you can walk off the beach onto a patio with a bar is a great place. When the food is great, it's amazing! Reasonable prices, fantastic food, great for lunch or dinner - live music at night is always good! Will go back every time!

Thank Heather A
Muncie, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Husband ordered the flounder and the grits. I got a burger and grits. Yummo on both counts. Truck tire onion rings were good as an appetizer Our server, Walker, recommended entertainment in the area. He was personable and helpful. Also met the manager who encouraged us to come back. We will be back tomorrow.

Thank Gay B
Southport, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was fantastic, view was amazing!! Good for all ages. We had our ladies monthly get together here, I have lived here my whole life(40) years and had never been! I am kicking myself for not ever going before. I will be back, you must try the grits!!

Thank BarneyMcCosh
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food..great atmosphere..great server! We were greeted by Walker..what a great server..he was very kind and offered his suggestions which were the right ones! The food was so good. This place is like a piece of heaven right on the beach. We will definitely come back again in the future if we are in the area!

Thank Jeff S
Auburn, Alabama
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to eat and watch the ocean, great any time of year. Beach front and great sun sets. Long waits during the summer months for dinner.

Thank WadeL1825
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Right on the beach and a perfect place to see the sunset. Seafood was yummy! My daughter had a steak and it was cooked perfectly!

Thank Cindy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $28
American, Seafood, Bar, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:45 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
8:45 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-235-3555
There's nothing "fancy" about Schooners cuisine; it is simple, fresh and perfect. No sauces cover the unbeatable flavor of truly fresh Grouper sizzled to perfection on the Schooners grill. A platter of fresh Fried Oysters, Hushpuppies and icy cold beer blend perfectly with the salty breeze blowing in off the Gulf.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?