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J Michael’s

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$$ - $$$
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3210 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6231
(850) 233-2055
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and Florida aesthetic. Ordered crab legs and loved them. Server was very friendly and the kids loved the place.

Thank Brandon S
Columbus, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ran into a regular visitor on the beach. She highly recommended this place. The wait can be long but boy was it worth it. We wished we'd found the place earlier in our trip. I hope to return to PCB next summer and can't wait to bring my husband here.

Thank AndreaRathbunMurray
Gainesville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This meal was very good for all 4 of our party. Most everything on menu is fried so it makes for a very heavy meal. We ordered a variety of seafood and all was very good. Very loud and very crowded dining room. All dining is in one large room so get there early if you don't like waiting. If... More 

Thank Mamawwade
Huntsville, Alabama
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at this restaurant as a last choice and were glad we did. This is a good local's place very close to the bridge to PC proper.

Thank Ron B
Niceville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited yesterday after playing golf and was not disappointed. The food was great! Wife had what I considered the best choice. Her flounder strips were served with fries and Cole Slaw. They had about 5 specials and a full choice menu. Can't go wrong here. Server wouldn't let my tea glass get empty! I'd pick this place over it's neighbors... More 

Thank youraway
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals. All we wanted was some oysters for lunch. After several local joints decided they didn't want our business off season, we decided to stop by J Michael's. After ordering two dozens which were not cheap ($11.95 market price, some places during this time of the year for as low at $7.99 for Appalachian oysters), we realized they... More 

Thank Evgeniya S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and the food was great! The seafood platter is plenty,enough for 2 people. Service was also very good. We will be back!

Thank Carawilliams87
Harriman, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 5:00 and waited just a few minutes to be seated. I thought that was good for our large party of eleven. The place was bustling but the noise level wasn't bad. I ordered the original J Michael's shrimp & curry and it was excellent. We ate out most every evening the past seven days and this was... More 

Thank Kim I
Loganville, Georgia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the second time we have ate at J Michael's and both times we haven't been disappointed. Best deal for crab legs if your looking for somewhere that's not a buffet. Don't let the looks deceive you it's an older restaurant with lots of collectables, but the food is great!

Thank momma2threebecca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to J Michaels with our friends in Panama City Beach and we really enjoyed the seafood at J Michaels restaurant . They served awesome seafood and it came inlarge quantities. Our waitress was fast and friendly and the initial wait was very short. We enjoyed our meal there and will go back next time we are in PCB

Thank gdoty74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6231
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: (850) 233-2055

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