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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
+1 850-235-3555
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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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725 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OMG Sunset views! The most beautiful beach sunset views I have ever seen. Service good. Had fried mahi-mahi. It was very nice and not greasy. I cannot wait to go back.

Thank Nancy L
Wooster, Ohio
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mahi Mahi sandwich was fair. Kind of dry. Have had much better elsewhere ! Cole slaw tasted like it was out of a container!! Won't be back. The cannon isn't enough to make up for mediocre food. Although the view was great!!!

Thank Jerry R
Taylorsville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is always a hit on the familys list every year. The food is great and the staff is always good.

Thank davenportjohn0717
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had great food and ok service. We were able to get into the restaurant in like 5 minutes or less, but once we got in our waiter was horrible. I had fish tacos, my kids had chicken tenders, and my husband had mahi mahi sandwich. The hush puppies were excellent.

Thank lylaowen
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here because of good reviews, but we're very disappointed. The calamari we ordered was very fishy tasting and rubbery and the sauce was sooo bad. It tasted like straight mustard. I ordered crab cakes that were a lot of filling and little crab the sauce that was over it was also very mustard tasting. The hush puppies were... More 

Thank Michell R
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place on the water with a variety of items on the menu. Our family ordered burgers, crab cakes and flounder. It was all very good.

Thank Pam H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my family and they had kids menu items that everyone was good with! My wife had the crab cakes which she said were good! I had the fried grouper which I thought was outstanding. The service was great and the vibe in the restaurant was cool! Beer was served in cans and there were tv's around the... More 

Thank William R
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?