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Capt. Anderson's restaurant is one of those rare "family" restaurants that not only survives, but strengthens and improves through the years. The landmark waterfront restaurant is celebrating its 46th anniversary in 2013, and every year has witnessed remarkable growth without loss of quality. The restaurant has grown to 725 seats and, six nights a week, serves over 250,000 guests during its 8 month season. Founders, Jimmy and Johnny Patronis set high standards of hard work and consistency for the younger Patronis generations, and they still pull their shifts at the busy restaurant, stopping by to welcome old friends and loyal customers... occasionally bussing a table or taking a special order.
$14 - $48
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Steakhouse, Greek, American, Seafood
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived 15 min before it opened since they do not take reservations. The food was excellent. Our waitress Teresa was courteous and prompt. Fish was cook to perfection. Cocktails were great as well.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant and would totally come back! Our service was great! Drinks were great, food was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, staff and atmosphere. I would highly recommend. The food is fresh off the gulf. The waiter was excellent and took great care of us.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 12, 2020 via mobile

This is a must stop on our trips to PCB. Our server Kristen was amazing and the food really good. I had the blackened grouper and it was delicious. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 9, 2020 via mobile

Capt Anderson’s is probably my favorite restaurant in Panama City. I’ve been going since I was a little girl (I’m now in my 50’s) and I still love the atmosphere, the people, the waterfront views, and most especially the food. I could go on for...days about almost every item on the menu, but just to name a few... the fried grouper and grilled scamp is always amazing, she crab soup is so yummy, as is the seasonal black bean soup. I always get the Greek salad, it never disappoints, and I don’t know what they do to the baked potatoes, but they’re the best I’ve ever had. My husband is not a big shrimp eater, but always gets the fried shrimp surf and turf. I can’t say enough about this place. It’s the best!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

Captain Anderson’s has great food. Warning the minimum dish starts and $16. However you get what you pay for and the seafood and steak are the best! We chose the Greek salad and it was the best! I Save room for the dessert, key lime...pie is delicious. The atmosphere is great. Sits on the marina and you feel like you are on a ship when you go in. They have a gift shop as well.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 26, 2020 via mobile

The owners of Captain Anderson year after year make the best restaurant to go to. No matter how many times my family's comes to PCB in a year we Always go to Captain Anderson's

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 25, 2020 via mobile

Excellent dinner Waited about 15 minutes. Dawn was our server and did excellent job. We ordered boiled seafood platter w/o lobster & steak/fish combo. We took dessert to go but highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 25, 2020 via mobile

This is just always my favorite. The food is delicious and the sevice is always excellent. The ambiance is amazing. Love it.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 17, 2020 via mobile

All you can eat and crab legs? What’s not to love? :) Keep in mind due to covid they now give you portions instead

Date of visit: June 2020
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October 26, 2019|
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Response from Ballwingrandma | Reviewed this property |
I, too, believe the dinner cruise is no longer available.
July 27, 2019|
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Response from Pam G | Reviewed this property |
The Patronis brothers bought Capt. Andersons from Max Anderson in 1967, so it was open prior to that date.
Tom L
August 23, 2018|
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Response from ypatronis | Property representative |
We are about 1 mile from the la Quinta in Thomas drive.
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