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The Sandbar Seafood House and Deli

275 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2115
+1 850-249-7200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (144 reviews)
“red shrimp” (9 reviews)
“cheese grits” (28 reviews)
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275 S Highway 79, Panama City Beach, FL 32413-2115
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best seared scallops I’ve ever had. Nice selection of baked oysters. Our waitress Candy was amazing! She really made our dinner fun.

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outdoor seating available. Sports atmosphere with lots of tvs going. Food was ok, but didn't have anything that we would bring us back. Slaw was tasty, grouper fish sandwich needed more flavor, it was ok but not great. Same with the crab cakes. Good amount...More

Thank sunnythefish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting PCB at least annually for the last seven years. The trip is not complete without oysters at the Sandbar!! Great all around food and excellent family friendly atmosphere. We love to sit at the bar and enjoy the interaction of the...More

Thank Kyle B
David H, Owner at The Sandbar Seafood House and Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is a 1 star rating but reads as though you meant it to be higher. Please check your rating if you don't mind. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a little pricey ($33 for 1lb of seared scallops, $24/lb large fried shrimp) but it’s solid seafood and they stay open late. Also only restaurant so that my wife likes the grilled chicken at, and she is very particular.

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I should have read the reviews more carefully. Sometimes what people won’t say tells a bigger story. We went here looking for grouper. What we found was a nasty dirty restaurant bad service and sarcasm from management. Been in avid fisherman I thought I...More

1  Thank 159royce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will usually finds a lot of cars in the parking lot of the Sandbar, which is usually a sign of good food. A friend often talks about the great lunch deals here and they offer a prime rib dinner for $15 on a certain...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the fresh seafood variety platter. The BBQ and burgers was great also. Very decent prices for the food.

Thank VacationCrazy42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the Snapper Basket with Sweet Potato Fires! Does tend to get a little warm inside the restaurant. Like to eat outside when I'm there.

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Candy was our server and she was excellent. She answered all of our questions and made super suggestions for my husband. The red shrimp taste like lobster. I had the grouper and man oh man, I could have eaten that every night. Yes, the wait...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The locals reccomend this place but the whole experience was horrible. We had to wait 2 hours before we was sitted. The food was tasteless and they messed up the orders. 2 of the kids was splitting a meal so a young male waiter brought...More

1  Thank lisacda17
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30 September 2017|
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Response from Luco57 | Reviewed this property |
They take cards.
Harry H
31 March 2017|
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Response from Divergal13 | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea, best thing is to call them.
31 October 2016|
Response from David H | Property representative |
As long as time allows, yes. This time of year we normally do have time. The fish must be cleaned and ready to cook, a nominal fee will be added depending upon your total purchases.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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