Saltwater Grill - Panama City
Best meal on the beachWe tried several of the most popular restaurants in Panama City during the course of the week, however The Salt Water Grill was by far the superior meal which packed a tremendous amount of flavor from the appetizers to the entrée. My only regret is I wish one of these restaurants existed in my home town.6/14/2013 12:00:00 AMAmazing place! Loved everythingAmazing place! Loved everything about it!!! Highly recommend :-)6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMHow seafood should taste!Outstanding food, friendly service, absolutely worth the price6/5/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat place for a nice dinner.We were celebrating our anniversary, I made reservations online and requested a quiet table. The hostess seated us at table out the way, it was great. This is a nice place for dinner, the food was 1st class along with our service. Anna was our server she was awesome. My wife had a steak it was cooked perfectly and I had the creole shrimp & grits it was awesome, one the best dishes I have ever had at a restaurant. The staff was great from the time we walked in until we left.6/4/2013 12:00:00 AMSpectacularFood was great. Service was great. Best resturant I've been on while vacationing6/2/2013 12:00:00 AMOur waitress was awesome!Our waitress was awesome! She was quick with the service very pleasant.5/26/2013 12:00:00 AMWonderful Experience!Food was excellent and well-priced for the quality. There was quite a crowd of people in the restaurant but thankfully there was no waiting. The waiter was friendly and very knowledgeable about the menu and the Panama City Beach area. Would highly recommend!5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMGREAT DINING EXPERIENCEI took my parents here for their 32nd anniversary and it was a fabulous night! We sat right in front of the piano player and, although a little loud at times, it added to the already beautiful and romantic ambiance. The food was DELICIOUS. We all ordered something different -from the chef's feature grouper to prime rib - and none of us had a complaint. The service was great and personal and the wine list was diverse. The prices were also reasonable! An overall great dining experience and a restaurant that I'd definitely recommend to Panama City visitors as well as locals.5/23/2013 12:00:00 AMDelicious food ! Best lobsterDelicious food ! Best lobster bisque I've ever eaten . Made reservations , we were seated upon arrival ! Nice! Looking forward to going back! Grouper outstanding ! A must go ! Beautiful & lovely atmosphere !5/19/2013 12:00:00 AMFabulous!Decided to dine here based on reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not dissappointed. We made reservations for 8:30. We arrived a little early but were seated at 8:30. The staff was amazing! We were waited on quickly. The "hot out of the oven" bread was served quickly and was wonderful. The salad was plentiful. I ordered the macadamia encrusted grouper which had a wonderful sauce. My boyfriend ordered the redfish étouffée and said it had just the right amount of spice. Unfortunately we were too full to try any of the desserts. A little pricey but worth it. Can't wait to go back next time we visit PCB. Added bonuses were the enormous fish tank and a great piano bar.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMVery nice restaurantDon't have that much to say. Everything from service to food to decor was very nice. We have been here many times before and we will be back again when we return to Panama City Beach.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMA Well Oiled MachineThe title is a great compliment because we went on a Saturday night and had reservations. We were seated fast and out waitress was simply perfect in her service. She was all things that encompass professionalism, but warm and friendly as well!
We noticed two managers on the floor circulating around and making sure that things were running smoothly because it was a busy place! They, along with the servers kept the crowd moving in and out in a friendly and professional way. No one was rushed, but when someone did leave a table, it was reset quietly with the professionalism of a quiet NASCAR pit crew.
Huge aquarium that divides the restaurant and bar which was beautiful to look at.
Would definitely return when in town!5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat Find in PCB!My friends and I Went to this restaurant at the recommendation of trip advisor. We had such a wonderful experience. The food was amazing and our waiter Robert was personable and fun. We will definitely be back.5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMGem of a find!Was looking for some place different to take my wife for anniversary dinner, and came across Saltwater Grill. What a great find! Atmosphere, food and service were all awesome. Will definitely return and recommend!5/17/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat DinnerWe had an awesome server, Cori. She knew the menu and made wonderful suggestions. Higher end for cost but well worth one night out on a week's vacation.
There were four in our group and each had something different: Grouper, Pork Chops, Steak and Chicken. We split the dessert for 2 among all of us. Each dessert was fantastic: Bread pudding and creme brule' were wonderful.
The 25,000 gal fish tank is quite the site also.
This will definitely be a stop in all of our future stays in PCB.5/13/2013 12:00:00 AMChef made me a vegetarianChef made me a vegetarian pasta dish which was delicious.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMI read the onlione reviews.I read the onlione reviews. Made the rip just
to have live maine lobster. Food was excxellant and service was
beyond expectation.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMMust try!!!I have lived in Panama City for 13 years and have to say that Saltwater Grill is hands down my favorite restaurant! If price is a concern, try the early bird special nightly from 4:30 until 5:30 pm. It is just $14.99 per person and they have an excellent menu to choose from. I suggest the Prime Rib and don't miss out on trying there Creme Brule! It is the best I've tried anywhere!4/28/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had a wonderful experienceWe had a wonderful experience and everyone was professional and knowledgeable. The only issue we had is that we made a reservation and still had to wait 20 minutes past our reservation time for a table. The food was outstanding, and the service was great. We felt welcomed when we arrived, which took away the sting of having to wait for our table.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMOur experience was wonderful.Our experience was wonderful. The food was spectacular & our server Bill was one of the best waiyers I've ever had. He was kind, courteous and extremely professional.4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMWent for the early bird whichWent for the early bird which was a good value. Food seemed solid but not spectacular. Nice ambiance with the huge seawater tank adding a touch of fun.n4/26/2013 12:00:00 AMEnjoyed the appetizers. PricesEnjoyed the appetizers. Prices were real good if you come before 5pm. Entree was good but not outstanding. Service was fantastic.4/25/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent seafood served byExcellent seafood served by a pleasant waiter. We loved watching the fish in the large aquarium.4/24/2013 12:00:00 AMWe love going to SaltwaterWe love going to Saltwater Grill. Our dining experience last Sunday night was wonderful...Lynette, our server, was especially good...never losing her beautiful smile. The food was delicious. We typically go on special occasions; however, on Sunday night we were just in the mood for a special dinner, and it certainly fulfilled our desire. Can't wait to go back!!4/21/2013 12:00:00 AMService was attentive. FishService was attentive. Fish was unbelievably fresh. Lobster bisque is creamy with a slight hint of sherry. Only downside was 1/2 bottle of wine did not truly provide 2.5 glasses - realistically 2 small glasses. Would definitely return on next visit to PCB.4/20/2013 12:00:00 AMBest seafoodWe were in panama for a cheer competition and decided to try the restaurant. The food was absolutely wonderful, the service was very good, and the we didn't have to wait at all. We had a large group of girls with us and they accommodated us without any issues. We will definitely coma back again.4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMThe atmosphere was excellent.The atmosphere was excellent. We were seated immediately b/c of our reservation and got a great table by the aquarium. It was a beautiful setting. The food was fabulous. Had some fish I had never had as it was suggested by our waiter. Will definitely return.4/5/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat food, service a little iffyThe food was great, nice variety, good quality. Only thing I'd say is that we felt nickeled and dimed to death, everything was extra - Sauce, different veggie, blackening (really???), etc. That seemed excessive, and having the waiter specifically mention all of the extras and how much they cost took away from the ambiance. Should just have it on the menu and perhaps have the waiter mention that there are some extra charges that should be noted when looking at the menu.
Also, our waiter wasn't empowered to make certain decisions - substituting penne for fettucini in the kids pasta, he had to check, holding the scallops in the penne vodka sauce, he had to check, etc. Those should be givens.4/5/2013 12:00:00 AMVery good food - awful noiseOverall enjoyed the food and place had a "wow" factor going in. However the noise level from Piano man (singing and playing) added to general noise of place (maybe soundbaffles can be installed) made it hard to enjoy dinner. Often had to shout over noise. Meal cost was on the high end $$$$ so when I spend that kind of money, would love to enjoy dinner conversation with my guests.4/4/2013 12:00:00 AMSaltwater Grill has excellentSaltwater Grill has excellent service and food. I will be back!!4/3/2013 12:00:00 AMWe had a great experience.We had a great experience. Our server was great. The manager made sure we got a good table away from all the hubbub since there were just two of us and the food and wine were awesome.4/3/2013 12:00:00 AMPiano bar with good foodThe staff was so good. They really help make the dining memorable. It is so nice to go to a place with a piano. The Macadamia Grouper was really good and so was the Shrimp Cocktail.4/2/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat fine dining in pcb.Great fine dining in pcb. Great lobster bisque soup salmon and steaks beautiful aquarium in enterance4/2/2013 12:00:00 AMWe keep coming back! I guessWe keep coming back! I guess that is the greatest compliment! Plus we tell our friends or bring our friends! Love the early bird specials and Happy Hour! Thanks for Great service! Seeing the manager out and about is wonderful !3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMWe have been to this restaurantWe have been to this restaurant many times. They have never failed to provide us with a great food experience; great early bird pricing, good menu selection, well prepared meals and outstanding service. We love taking or family and friends there or treating ourselves on a special occasion.3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMFAB Food in Panama City Beach FLMy husband's Pan Seared Scallops with spinach risotta was delicious!! So was my Prime Rib smaller portion. We had a table my the beautiful aquarium and kept pointing out another unusual fish. Our waitress was very attentive and other wait staff kept our water glasses full. We recommended it to our daughter and her husband and they had their get-away there the next night. The weather may have been bitterly cold but the atmosphere inside the restaurant was warm and cozy.3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMI would highly recommend thisI would highly recommend this restaurant for couples and family alike. The early bird portions were generous. The price, service, and food was outstanding. Our waitress-Cindy was informed. prompt and polite. This restaurant is a definite win. The salt water aquarium is awesome as well.3/25/2013 12:00:00 AMHave been here several timesHave been here several times and never a bad or even mediocre experience. The fish, crab, lobster, and steak are all excelllent and prepared to perfection.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMOur food was very good, perfectOur food was very good, perfect temperature and the service was impeccable.3/20/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food and service are alwaysThe food and service are always great and you are never rushed.
The on line reservation service is a big plus.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWe are snowbirds and SaltwaterWe are snowbirds and Saltwater Grill is our favorite place in PCB. The seafood is always above average to excellent and my wife really enjoys the tenderloin steak, also above average. Trish, the manager is super and very attentive to her guests. The servers are very attentive as well and really know their product.
It's the best.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMwe had a wonderful experience.we had a wonderful experience. Great service, great food and extensive martini and wine list. Would totally recommend this restaurant, and would visit again. Was very impressed manager- I believe came to greet us at the door, recalled my email message stating celebrating my husband's birthday and gave us a wonderful table, experienced server and it was a really nice night3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWe went to the early birdWe went to the early bird special - we arrived and 5 pm and were seated next to the awesome aquarium. Our server was efficient and attentive but not intrusive. At her suggestion we had a shrimp appetizer (excellent!) and plenty for two. My husband and I both had the prime rib (med rare). The salad was cold and crispy, the rib was perfect - the most tender we've ever had. We would highly recommend this restaurant. The portions were great.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMThe clean up crew where aThe clean up crew where a little pushy started clearing table before one of our people where done eating.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMVery friendly & CLEAN too.Very friendly & CLEAN too. Love the very large fish tank. It's a focal point item. Can't wait for the next snowbird season.3/14/2013 12:00:00 AMFavoriteThis is my favorite restaurant. Everything is always great.3/14/2013 12:00:00 AM