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Salty Hawg Oyster & BBQ Saloon
Ranked #39 of 263 Restaurants in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Are you looking for Ice Cold Oysters in Panama City? Down in Historic St. Andrews, take a wander along the side of The Shrimp Boat down in St. Andrews you will stumble across a little gem of a restaurant. The Salty Hawg has a reputation for ice cold oysters, cold beer and a warm atmosphere. Other more well known oyster bars in St. Andrews often have a waiting list. We serve up the exact same ice cold oysters as they do and there is usually a table available...but keep it a secret.... Inside this nautical flavored, cozy bar you can experience the finest oysters and accompany them by the fun and lively bar crew. We also serve up shareable sized appetizers, soups & salads, Po-Boys and basket meals of Mahi-Mahi, shrimp and chicken fingers. FSU fans just love the Fried Gator Tail Bites but we can't get Florida Fans to try them.
Lynn Haven, Florida, United States
2 reviews
“Good”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

I have eaten here several times since moving to Panama City. The food is average. I love the fried pickles.. More or less we go for the atmosphere of eating on the water

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Jacqueline S
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Panama City, Florida
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“Manager Exudes Unprofessionalism”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Salty Hawg is part of the Shrimpboat and Gracie Rae's in Historic St. Andrews in Panama City, Florida. After living her for 12 years my friend and I decided to try out the Salty Hawg. Our first issue was they were out of a lot of their menu items. Supposedly, they had a big wedding the other night and ran out of a lot of their food. Unfortunately, this really narrowed down the menu. The food was mediocre. After dinner, we decided to order some key lime pie. The key lime pie were were told was hand made in their kitchen. After waiting quite some time for our key lime pie, it came out. The key lime pie was frozen and the crust must have been petrified and dated prehistorically because we could not break it apart. They offered to bring us another slice, but then we were told they were out of key lime pie. We inquired about other desserts and said they were all out of those as well. That being said, we asked to speak to a manager and our sever came back and told us the manager was not there. I asked for the managers contact info and was given the manager's number. He called me back and left the most unprofessional voice mail I have ever heard, He said he was in the kitchen and there was nothing he could do for us us and that I was extremely childish and immature for even contacting him. I was blown away. I returned he called and asked him to please stop by our table he reiterated that I was extremely childish and immature and hung up on me. Our server then admitted the manager requested he tell us he was not there. When we received the bill they had the audacity to still charge for the inedible key lime pie. We insisted they take it off the bill. Thankfully, they did do that. I am shocked that this type of person is managing what is supposed to be a nice and reputable establishment. My friend and I will never go back based on the treatment we received. I recommend everyone find another restaurant, with caring managers to spend their hard earned dollars.

  • Visited May 2013
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