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“Not What I Expected”
Review of Schooners

Schooners
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 8 - USD 28
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Ordered the award winning fish sandwich and it was not good. The bun was soggy and the fish was not very good. Service was very slow. My husband ordered the grouper, and he said he wasn't sure he was eating grouper. Place is very noisy. I really wouldn't recommend this place.

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Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. We went at just before 6pm on a Wednesday night and got seated right away. I got the baked flounder which was phenomenal. My husband got the grilled shrimp which were delicious. Kids got a decent priced kids meal (chicken fingers, fries and a Rice Krispie treat). We got desserts and had several drinks. $140 with tip and tax for dinner. Not cheap, but good food, ambiance and great service.

Thank redscorp25
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Took the family to Schooners on a Sunday , Spring break. Huge mistake. Very long wait, though slightly shorter than the 90 minutes they told us. We all ordered different things. The girls ordered flounder and grouper, they said it was good. I ate the gumbo, crab cakes and shrimp and grits. The gumbo was ok, very little meat in it and very soupy. The crab cake was good but lacked a sauce. The shrimp was good, seasoned well but the grits were supposed to be a cake, it was more like a thick mush. The flavor of the grits was good. It took a very long time to get the food after ordering. The service was ok or less than. Most of us ordered only water to drink and had to flag down the waiter to get our glasses refilled. It seems this restaurant is very popular and would do well to hire more servers and better increase the flow of customers. We go to PCB a couple of times a year, first and last time visiting Schooners.

Thank sjohnson517
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Wed night @ 6pm. Super crowded, no parking. tons of people driving away. wanted to try this restaurant but unable to do so.

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Thank asgaard13
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Would give 0 stars if possible. My family of 9 visited here after hearing good things while on vacation, and all of us are drinking age except 1 person. We all planned on getting alcohol and then found out that they wouldn't accept a Canadian driver's license as a form of ID! The waitress told us that they aren't allowed to accept them as per the liquor board here which is absolutely ridiculous, and that we would need to show them our passports! We've been to Florida many many times and never ever heard of this before! What person is going to carry around their passport, that is just stupid! When we heard this we all left immediately, would never go back. We went down the street to a place called Hammerhead Fred's, and they laughed when they heard about the ID thing! Very glad we went there instead.

Thank Becky B
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