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The Sandbar Seafood House and Deli

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275 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2115
+1 850-249-7200
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had great raw oysters for a snack and then returned with friends for dinner. The grilled snapper was fantastic, the best meal we had while we were in Panama City. Service was very good and the Margarita's were tasty. The decor is not fancy but the atmosphere is just right for the beach.

Thank tonya c
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here a few times now. I like the atmosphere. It's more of a sports bar than anything else. I would say make a meal out of appetizers and oysters. Or chow down on a good po'boy

Thank Jason T
Enterprise, Alabama
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Sandbar on the recommendation of a friend, and we weren't disappointed! I had the mussels as an appetizer & my husband had the gumbo; both were very good. For the main course I had the Grecian Grouper... I cannot rave enough about this meal... delicious! I would never have thought to put these flavors together, but boy... More 

Thank garrodgal
Franklin, North Carolina
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason that I gave this a 4 is because of the smell. There was an odor to the place, however the food was extremely good!

Thank Deanna L
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from the northern states and wanted a good classic southern food experience. One of the servers there took time to explain what we should get for our large groups...14. We took their advice and were VERY pleased. Great experience. Great food.

Thank Nick W
Madison, Alabama
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently ate here. The prices are high, the food was mediocre. My boyfriend was trying to find more of a local place to eat but it was sort of just another tourist place with a big bill not worth the meal at the end. We left a little dissatisfied and felt robbed of our money. Atmosphere... More 

Thank Zenethina
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The food was great, especially the shrimp. It was great getting nice seafood at a chill family friendly restaurant.

Thank magblock
Pace, Florida
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little hole in the wall and it was great. The service was good and the food even better. Oysters were fresh and delicious and the BBQ is excellent. Would definitely go back!!

Thank allisonc598
West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has the potential to be a great dining option for locals and visitors. First they need to find someone in the kitchen with some basic cooking skills and then hire all new staff. The quality of the oysters were pretty bad for a place who brags about their oysters. We tried to play it safe by ordering "bar... More 

Thank travelingwell2016
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit was suggested by our hotel. We arrived and the waiter , Dennis, was great , friendly and very thorough. He was a bit overwhelmed but so nice. We had a variety that he suggested , the only problem was a few of the sandwitches were cold inside but I think its just how busy they were. Ask for... More 

Thank Aaron A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2115
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-249-7200
Casual dining that in a local atmosphere featuring booths, tables and large party/community tables also including sports bar and oyster bar feels. Meals are cooked fresh to order with nearly everything house made.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?