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J Michael’s

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3210 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 233-2055
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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

J michaels has good food, and the interior is cool to look at. Got the seafood platter and it was alot of food, wish it was grilled but it was all fried but still good. Nice waitresses and price average. Got in quick but most say they stay on a wait.

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Thank joshua m
Frisco, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Monday night, and waited 1.5 hours to be seated. They couldn't give us an idea of how long the wait was for our party of 4 (against their policy), so we kept waiting. Had we known it would be that long, we would have gone somewhere else. There were 20 parties ahead of us, so use that... More 

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Thank LGood5
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

That's the summer months for us.We are generally slammed from 11-2 and 5-close. Waits at lunch are rarely more than 10 minutes but as you experienced, dinnertime can be up to two hours. We hope you try us again, perhaps at a time before the evening rush. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait was long the night my family and I chose to go, but I am so glad we waited the hour wait! It actually wasn't bad because they had a nice outside deck area and a guy playing the guitar singing, who was quite good. The hostesses were nice. Our serve Makayla was so nice and sweet and amazing... More 

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Thank Jazzma H
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Our favorite kind of customer...likes everything. We certainly hope you will come back again, soon! More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great! Service was Great! Haleigh did an awesome job as our server!! Entertainment while we were waiting for our table was very good! Would highly recommend!

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Thank Traci K
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We hope you can make it back again, sooner than later :-) More 

Cullman, Alabama
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for oysters and they were great. The staff was friendly, but it was a bit slow. Definitely some of the best oysters I had in PCB.

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Thank Jodi L
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

While we do have one of the highest TripAdvisor ratings on the beach for food and service, sometimes it just doesn't go right. Wish it was always perfect but if there was a rush on or a new waitstaff person, or even someone new in the kitchen it can make all the difference in the world. I hope that you... More 

Dunn, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked in and waited to be seated. After several staff walked by, looked at us and then ignored us, we went to sit at the bar on our own. The bar staff was really friendly. We Googled seafood places to eat in the area and found J Michael's, but we found that there really wasn't that many choices of... More 

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Thank Betty I
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We choose this restaurant because they did the "hook and cook" and we had caught several fish from our deep sea fishing trip. From the time we put our name down until we paid we were there a hair over 3 hours. The food was really good and prices were reasonable but 3 hours is a little too long for... More 

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Thank bacarnine
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

Without more details as to why it took so long, it is hard for me to answer but I can attest to the length of time for a hook and cook if you came during the height of rush hour. 50 minutes to an hour just for a regular wait and then another 40-45 minutes until the order is served... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When eating in PCB, I'm always afraid I'm going to get Sculley's catch of the day (watch the movie Summer Rental) when I order seafood. That is not the case at J. Michael's. It was obvious that the food was fresh and cooked well. We had a salad with grilled shrimp, fried shrimp, and the house nouveau with grilled flounder.... More 

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Thank billblair2016
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

There you go. It's comments like this that have helped us become one of the best places to eat in Bay County. Please return soon. More 

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of people so we decided to stop...2 hr wait...heck no! Decided if people were waiting that long to eat we had to try it out, so we went back the next night. We got there at 4 and got right in!! The food & service was great!! The waitress recommended the garlic grilled shrimp and it was delicious.

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Thank Kimmie0619
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

4 was a good time to get there because at five it would have been at least an hour, 6 and back to two hours. Glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Cumming, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in last night for dinner, not knowing anything about this restaurant. We got there right at 5 pm and got seated right away. We had a snorkeling boat to catch and had a short amount of time to eat. Jess, our waitress was great at taking care of us and was very friendly. She made recommendations from the... More 

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Thank acarter1008
Chris C, Guest Relations Manager at J Michael’s, responded to this review

You are right about the place getting packed and frankly, I am surprised at 5 you had no wait time. Must have been a slow night :-) Thanks for visiting us and we hope you'll come back soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

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

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