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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
+1 850-235-3555
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster fest” (36 reviews)
“fries” (126 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband loves the grouper and I love the shrimp. Make sure you get the fries! I crave them and have to get my "Schooners Fix"

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was very good. Being able to stick your toes in the sand outback with a drink while you wait is a plus. It is very loud and can be difficult to hear one another.

Thank Selina E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good place to eat with great views. The band was a great addition to the evening. Be prepared to wait for a table

Thank Michaelee2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just had a family dinner there and couldn't be more pleased. The food was perfectly prepared and the service by Tony was top notch. He was very attentive, especially to our grandchildren who thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Go early to be sure to get a...More

Thank Larry O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a late dinner. We had 9 in our party. The staff was fun and accommodating to our group. I didn't want seasoned fries and asked but they didn't understand what that was but then when they were wrong they made it...More

Thank Crankycrew
Reviewed 3 days ago

Schooners is where the locals go to get fresh seafood, steaks and burgers. Great food right on the beach. Parking is the only downside for this restaurant. The secondary parking lot is a little further up the road and requires a short walk. The view...More

Thank T1040EWlisah
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fried shrimp - great. Burger - fantastic. Sides, excellent. Service - top notch, friendly, attentive, and responsive. We lucked out and hit them at a slow time. After a rain which cooled things into the 70s with a great breeze blowing, we sat as close...More

Thank TripTipDad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved this place! Food was great view of the beach and ocean was amazing. Service was very good. Had an hour and 15 minute wait, but was well worth it. Would love to go back.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 days ago

One star for location, ( beach is very busy) one star for the blackened grouper, one star for the staff, minus one star for the tired and warm salad, minus another star for not meeting expectations.

Thank annainthesun
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really fun restaurant/Bar! I have to say they usually have a awesome band playing and the building is pretty cool too! The food is by far the best I think I've ever had! I had the steak and yes it was pricey but well worth...More

Thank NicoleSeeley90
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Questions & Answers
Jeff H
17 July 2017|
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Response from Michael3735 | Reviewed this property |
There is sand for children to play. Also there is a volleyball court. No specific playground.
14 July 2017|
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Response from Michael3735 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have an answer for that. I suggest you call them.
25 April 2017|
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Response from xagentsheila | Reviewed this property |
Salty Sue's is at the other end of the road towards Fort Walton Beach and it's excellent too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:45 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
08:45 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-235-3555
  • E-mail
There's nothing "fancy" about Schooners cuisine; it is simple, fresh and perfect. No sauces cover the unbeatable flavor of truly fresh Grouper sizzled to perfection on the Schooners grill. A platter of fresh Fried Oysters, Hushpuppies and icy cold beer blend perfectly with the salty breeze blowing in off the Gulf.
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