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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
+1 850-235-3555
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grouper sandwich” (132 reviews)
“fries” (132 reviews)
“crab claws” (56 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5121 Historic Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408-6903
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staff was wonderful and the food was great. The view was spectacular. They have some nice specialty drinks. Outside deck is great to sit on and they do have heaters.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a great meal and experience a little more commercial but a good time need to go in the later evening.

Thank jbellottii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had VERY DELICIOUS FOOD! Tyler was our server and he was absolutely friendly and made great menu suggestions for our first time eating there. That lobster,shrimp and corn chowder was THE ABSOLUTE BEST! Thanks for a great experience!

Thank ncwqueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a friendly place. Some of the dining area is open air, right on the waters edge. Food was great, and it was fun.

Thank dstty
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish tacos are good. Food is typical, over priced Beach food. Nothing spectacular but the view and convenience to the beach is nice.

Thank pbjprops
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Schooners is right on the beach and has great food selections. We service was great - and oh my - the bushwhackers were really good! Everyone loved the food that they got including the vegetarian in our group.

Thank HappyBlueDragon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third trip to Panama City Beach and a great time to go because the restaurants are not jammed. We ate here twice this trip. Great sunsets, great service, and great food. Grouper or Redfish and black beans and rice. Oh yes, and...More

Thank Walt P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife had baked flounder and I had Shrimp and grits. Both were the sunset specials and were excellent. The help was fun and helpful. Don't miss the Schooner sunset special if you are in town!

Thank a l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great dining experience. We had lunch here and everything was delicious. Hubby and friend had flounder sandwich, I had redfish grilled which I had never tried. It was sweet and flaky and I highly recommend it. Great ocean views, and good waitress. Really a...More

Thank NCginny2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great seafood platter for lunch and some really good local beer (30a). Not to be outdone by the amazing view in the open air area. There is also beach access from the sitting area. I'll definitely recommend!

Thank Brian G
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Questions & Answers
Jeff H
18 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.
15 July 2017|
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Response from tommynbonnie | Reviewed this property |
probably good choice but there are several 'beach bars' with numerous screens and great beach views along the strip/strand. check them out and choose your favorite then sit back and enjoy.
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:45 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:45 AM - 1:00 AM
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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