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Saltwater Grill

11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
+1 850-230-2739
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (223 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (138 reviews)
“mixed grill” (28 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It has been a few years since we have eaten at SWG. We just do not think of it each year we visit PCB since it is a little off the beaten path on Middle Beach road. We took my brother and his wife for...More

Thank pclonger
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to go for Prime Rib...very good! Nice environment for dinner.....tables aren't jammed together. Beautiful bar with huge aquarium. They do have an early dinner menu, but one time I ordered the prime rib wellington and it was awful! they obviously had mushed together...More

Thank tbalabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years, we always save one night for Saltwater Grill while staying on PCB. Well, this time it was very disappointing. My food was way too spicy, when I ordered light blackening for the fish. It came out blackend to such an extent that...More

Thank 706Susan706
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We often rely on trip advisor ratings and customer reviews to help us find restaurants ,so when we saw the Saltwater Grill at # 2 in the seafood category we read the reviews there were 1958 mostly rating 4-5 so we decided to try it...More

1  Thank Byron T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I want to say I love this place. To start when you walk in they have an aquarium sized saltwater tank that is amazing. When you eat here, eat on the piano bar side. The guy is awesome, he does amazing renditions of songs,...More

Thank kennyb1982
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here many times in the past with positive experiences. We had heard there were new owners and were hoping the experiences would be the same. I must say that we were disappointed in the quality of our meals. We will give them...More

Thank FlyfishWV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first visited this restaurant in 2016 and loved it. Ate there 3 times in one week. This year we noticed changes. It did not seem as clean. The food was okay, not great. My husband had the scallops in red sauce. He said it...More

Thank Barbara M
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive review. We hope you come back soon to Saltwater Grill.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited while on vacation and on recommendation. However, we did not have seafood here, but steaks. They were cooked perfectly to order and very flavorful. I ate every bite of the salad, potato and steak. But the best part of the whole meal? Dessert....More

Thank Tammi H
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you joined us! We hope you will come back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten a lot of grouper in my life but the grouper here was probably the best I have ever eaten. Will definitely be back again in the future.

Thank Kevin M
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you joined us and hope you will come back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here when in Panama City Beach every time. You get an excellent meal, great service and nice environment. The menu choices are many and if you get there before 5:30 you can select from the Early Bird menu. The pics are the Barbecue...More

Thank Mjr51750
Christy S, Owner at Saltwater Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love our loyal customers! We appreciate your taking the time to write a review. Please come back again soon.

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Donna O
11 October 2017|
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Response from WTW1968 | Reviewed this property |
I think 4 to 6. Happy Hour is every weekday- I suppose.
30 September 2017|
Response from LadyJ1002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.. quite a variety as well and absolutely delicious...
22 August 2017|
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Response from Susan p | Reviewed this property |
Despite the fact that you will, indeed, see all types of dress here, I'd recommend showing respect for the experience this restaurant is trying to provide and dressing, at the least, in "smart casual". No ratty shorts, no... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$42
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11040 Hutchison Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3714
    (R. Jackson Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Panama City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-230-2739
  • E-mail
As soon as you enter our Panama City Beach restaurant, you will be wowed by the panoramic view of our newly designed 25,000-gallon tropical saltwater aquarium. Both our Café dining room and our more intimate Mermaid Room offer dazzling views of this tropical reef and its nonstop parade of exotic sea creatures. Our Gulf fresh seafood and choice steaks are amazing. If you are in the mood for Maine Lobster, you can choose your own from our live lobster tank. After dinner, order a drink or two and have some fun at the beach's only piano bar featuring Michael Rorah
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