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Capt Jack's Family Buffet

8208 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
+1 850-236-8555
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“crab legs” (446 reviews)
“seafood” (136 reviews)
“boiled shrimp” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8208 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The variety here was amazing, but let me be honest... we were there for the crab legs. The price was fantastic. $39.99 per adult, but when you go out to eat crab legs are usually $30 for the basic amount. They were cooked perfectly and...More

1  Thank Merry C
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great Crab Legs! A favorite place for dinner while at PCB. The food is always good and the wait staff always attentive!

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great buffet...a lot of different choices...something for everyone...and never having to wait for the food...the line can be long for a table, but that is understandable

Thank SheilaW09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for the lunch buffet and were pleased. The food selection and overall quality were good. For the price, you really can't go wrong.

Thank bigb0082017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience every time. Friendly staff good food and all you can eat. Clean facilities good location could use better parking

Thank Justin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I tried to vary our eating experiences while here in Panama City Beach for a week. Lunch one day found us here at Capt Jack's. Buffet offers choices, right? Well Capt Jack's does just that -- salad fixings, veggies, seafood, chicken, beef, spaghetti,...More

1  Thank sister-cousins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waste of money! Even the crab legs are not worth a $40 bill per person. Buffet was average. If you want crab legs and want to spend that kind of money, go for it. But I am sure you will find a much better deal...More

Thank Cookie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Every trip to Panama City Beach, I try to make a visit here. (Closed during the winter season). They have seafood (plus) on the dinner buffet. I love this place and will definitely return.

Thank Jo Anne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took his parents to Capt Jack's while we were at the beach. The buffet is huge - no joke. I am counting my carbs so I only had a salad with crab legs and butter. The salad was delicious and so...More

Thank Shelia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're going just for the crab, it's worth it. If not, pick something else. The crab was not that great though. I was excited to eat here and dragged the family. $180 bill for me to eat one not so great set of crab...More

Thank tarras314
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Ginger N
17 August 2017|
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Response from Melvin H | Reviewed this property |
Depends if you go to lunch it was 9.99 and supper 39.99 the lunch was good but the supper bit high but the crab legs were worth it
18 July 2017|
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Response from Tracy P | Reviewed this property |
My son is 13 and he was charged 15.95$ and I believe when they're younger it is less than that
10 July 2016|
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Response from Orlandobound88 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they do it by size because I had two kids off by one year in age. One is very tiny and petite and she was a small child (she is 6). The 7 year old was a large child according to them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8208 Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-236-8555
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An All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Buffet famous for our #1 Snow Crablegs! We have a variety of seafood options as well as steak, chicken, other side items, vegetables, an amazing salad bar, and a great selection of homemade desserts. We also have a full bar with our famous frozen daiquiris, signature cocktails, beer, and wine.
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