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TIDES Restaurant & Bar, Panama City, FL

TIDES Restaurant & Bar

3.7
3.7
53 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Our signature restaurant and bar features delicious regional specialties, and opens its doors for breakfast and dinner. Start your day in Panama City Beach, FL, with our hearty breakfast or drop by in the evening for fresh seafood as you gaze out over the bay.

Cheers to another successful day with a refreshing glass of wine, craft beer or a specialty cocktail from our expansive drink menu. For an alfresco dining experience, take a seat on our outdoor terrace overlooking Panama City Beach's shimmering waters.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American, Seafood, Comfort Food
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (850) 236-6000
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Neighborhood
    Lower Grand Lagoon
  • Parking details
    None
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine

What 53 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

3.7
3.7 based on all time ratings
  • 3.7Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 3.9Ambience
  • 3.4Value

NoiseModerate

53 Reviews
  1. Carlil

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waiter was wonderful the food was wonderful. Would recommend

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    16 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    They were out of lobster napoleon No tomatoes for the Heirloom tomato appetizer. Neither the host nor the server knew what the catch of the day was ! When we asked for information about the Redfish, we were told “It s a redfish!!!” They need to close up and start over again, anything would be an improvement over the current operation.

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  3. HelenB

    Richmond

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    We went for the Mother's Day buffet, $55 pp. The shrimp cocktail was very good as were the desserts but everything in between was not very tasty. The shrimp and grits was a huge disappointment with lumpy grits, lots of big pieces of tomato and very little shrimp. Definitely not worth the price.

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  4. NoGo55

    Atlanta Metro

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice Mother’s Day brunch. Service was a little slow but it was busy. Great atmosphere. All the food was wonderful. A bit pricey but overall a nice experience.

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  5. Janet

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were there for a Mothers Day brunch. The buffet was excellent along with the service

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  6. Marly

    Tulsa

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 9, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    It was freezing in the restaurant! We ordered coffee. Thick, bitter and not drinkable. Ordered soup. Seriously about 2 ounces of corn and clam chowder for $12.00. We won’t be going back. Bluegreen should do better than this.

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  7. Kathy

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Melissa, our waitress, was outstanding!! The food was better than expected.

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  8. tredster

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Bartenders didn’t know how to make basic drinks. We had to send 3 drinks back. It was very expensive for the quality of food. We waited about an hour to order our food.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very nice and peaceful. Food was amazingly good as well.

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  10. AndreaM

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Unfortunately, this was an awful experience. When one pays $270 for Easter Brunch for four (4) people, one would expect to receive impeccable service and delicious food. The food was cold. There was not a single dish that was warm. We are locals and asked if there was a local discount and we were told that they do not offer one on special occasions. Had the food been served hot maybe the experience would have been nicer. Unfortunately, I cannot recommend eating here nor will we return. A total waste of money.

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  11. Ericnotwhatweexpected

    Memphis/West TN

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Not what we were expecting for the price the prime rib portion was entirely to big and the carrots were undercooked. Was not impressed with store bought desserts for the price Or sweet tea not being included

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  12. AnnStuff

    Tallahassee

    14 reviews

    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    This was 50% better in the past. There were many more food selections; there were more breakfast selections, Hawaiian rolls were included for the Ham etc. The carving stations were perfect. The dessert room was filled with small selections all around the shelf in that room. Iy allowed you to try numerous small desserts like petite fours and small selections of cakes and pies. The servings this year were too big to try multiple desserts. The servers were really not set up to serve coffee and tea, no spoons were provided etc.

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  13. MelissaA

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was absolutely delicious and our waiter was outstanding!

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  14. Levi

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Quiet,few people.nice,pleasant service.excellent choices.food was delicious.one day scallops,steak another was excellent!wine was tasty.with a discount for being a Blue Green member it’s a pretty good deal.crab soup was delicious!shrimp also,well done,tasty!went there twice without a second thought! And my son eats out at many fine places in his travels and was pleased with everything

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  15. JoshN

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    They were closed when we got there. It would have been nice to get a phone call.

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  16. NancyR

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    one meal was good but not outstanding. One meal was terrible. the alligator was so tough you couldn't pierce it with a fork and the sauce was not very good

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  17. JohnnyK

    Houston

    20 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was not good. We were served with very fatty brisket. The bill was adjusted but the chef should have never sent out a serving of that kind.

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  18. Mark

    Milwaukee

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Went there on Valentines Day with my wife. When we arrived, there was a couple playing very loud music. Had to specifically ask to be seated far away. When our main course arrived, all the food was barely room temp;steak, shrimp, asparagus, etc. I talked with hostess (waitress wasn’t there) and she had me talk with I believe was the chef or someone from kitchen. He asked if I wanted a new serving or money back. Didn’t want to try and find another restaurant since it was valentine day so I chose new servings for us. When the 2nd servings came, all the food again was cold. Again I was asked if we wanted a replacement. At that point it was getting late and we were hungry. The steak was cooked very nicely but barely warm. We just ate. They were very apologetic and cut our bill basically in half, from$150 to $80.

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  19. OldSchool

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Main course was very good, after remaking after not cooked as per our request. Dining staff service was very attentive & promptly had remade to our satisfaction. Dining area open to bar area, could use some barrier to create a more elegant atmosphere. Will return again when we’re in town again.

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  20. AlanW

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I was expecting a high end experience but was surprised to find a mediocre one. The server was great and the rooms were nice however the food was just okay. For the price and the location I expected better. I think the food was stuck in a 1980's design and needs to be modernized for today's diners who expect modern cuisine in this type of setting, The offerings were varied enough if they had been properly executed. With a few small tweaks to the menu and quality of food this could be a home run.

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  21. MICHELLE

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    Scallops were very over cooked, burgers were not cooked to correct temperature ( all 4 entrées) meat was very mushy and bottom bun was soggy. Porkchops were very tough. Salad was drenched in dressing so too soggy to finish. My daughter didn't want to say anything since the 1st salad was incorrect. Our waitress was great ,handled the return of Scallops meal nicely and deducted an extra 20% from the bill. Dining room was chaotic. We went for a nice NYE dinner and didn't realize this was a hotel restaurant with loud bar area.

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  22. KimberlyJ

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for a family Christmas dinner. Food and service were excellent.

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  23. LynnR

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had Christmas dinner at the Tides restaurant. The food and the service were excellent. We enjoyed prime rib that was so tender. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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  24. NewinAZ

    Austin

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The buffet was good when we nade the reservations i did nit know it was a buffet. The fish was ok but dry. Most was cold or not warm the omelets were made at the station so they were good but for 55 each i would have liked the food more fresh and warm. Overall the people were nice and it was a good day out. I just wished id known it was a buffet and made a reservation for earlier time. When we were trying to get desert the employees had gone thru and were taking their share. So i had to do without and pick a left over.

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  25. jmp1973

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very expensive forvehatvyou were provided. Service was good and dessert was amazing!!

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  26. RichC

    London

    58 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on October 31, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good and service was excellent

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  27. ALA50

    Alabama

    130 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    130 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and food!!! Our entrees were prepared exactly as we requested. Our server was very attentive and pleasant. This is a very nice place to go to for fine dining.

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Very dark inside it was super cold inside. The food was ok could be better. It was ok, but could’ve been better for our last night in Panama City beach FL.

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  29. JMJr

    New York City

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2022

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Restaurant woven seat were dirty Food on floor Slow service and it was not busy

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  30. SAM1

    Greater Boston

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Restaurant was not busy. Good service. Food was okay, but my steak was a little pricey and the quality was only fair.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Scallops were not on the menu when we got there although the online menu lists them. A little disappointed but we made the best of it. This place is located on a hotel property and we were unaware of that so do your research before booking here.

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  32. RaymondM

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Menu was limited, but food was excellent!! The New York Strip was cooked exactly to order. The burger was perfect. The waiter forgot the wine, but the food was top notch.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Jacksonville

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and food!!

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband birthday

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Very disappointing for a mother's Day brunch we had the family with us from out of state and we were excited about the opportunity to go to such a well-advertised buffet brunch complete with carving station unfortunately they decided to discontinue the create your own omelet station and evidently if you are not one of the first guests to arrive your experience will be less than favorable most of the buffet dishes were completely empty or had very little food in them and most of it was cold the dessert station was completely empty and absolutely disheveled for such a fine establishment there's no way it should ever look like that we had to ask on several occasions if they were going to refill the dishes it is unfortunate that such a beautiful location seemed so inexperienced at keeping their offerings full fresh and clean. very disappointed. Needless to say we would not return or recommend.

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  36. PatriciaL

    Tallahassee

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Very disappointed this year to te selection of food--most of the food was cold from the serveing table--had been their last 2 years for Mothers Day--Will never come back again

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Panama

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Mothers Day

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  38. BarbC

    Naples

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Terrence, our server, was excellent, friendly and knowledgeable. Seared salmon with sweet pea risotto was excellent as was the short rib.

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  39. BDBJR

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 18, 2022

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    When we arrived we had a reservation and the place was practically empty. We requested outside but they only had one server. We said inside was fine and offered to eat at the bar. Once seated the bar tender attended another table then began polishing glasses. She never asked us if we wanted anything to drink at all and acted like she didn't intend to serve us. After 5 min we left and went to another restaurant. Will not go back.

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  40. TamiM

    Alabama

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the omelet bar!! Wonderful Easter brunch each year. The staff is always friendly and the food is always great!!

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TIDES Restaurant & Bar is rated 3.7 stars by 53 OpenTable diners.

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4114 Jan Cooley Dr, Panama City, FL 32408-7421

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Lower Grand Lagoon
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American, Seafood, Comfort Food
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    None
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine
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