Fishale Taphouse & Grill

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20 Ratings

Type: Bar, Eatery

7715 Front Beach Rd
Panama City Beach, Florida, 32407-4813
United States

(850) 640-1410 | map

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Added by FoxiBoxi on 05-04-2012

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Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.38/5  rDev -18.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of PourMore
4.5/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Fishale is great. The beer selection is as good as you will find in Bay County. Beer prices are reasonable. The food is slightly overpriced in my opinion, but it is very tasty food and the atmosphere is good. Burgers are the best value for your money I would say. Fries are really delicious. Best deal is on Tuesday where you get seven 4-ounce beers for $6. There are only a couple of employees that really know beer, and they usually are behind the bar.

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Photo of bigdog3838
4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Awesome craft beer selection. 65 on tap.

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Photo of Monkeyknife
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of fooferjw
2.59/5  rDev -37.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2.25 | service: 2.25 | selection: 4 | food: 1.5

go for the beer eat first food is horrible!!

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Photo of pwpratt
4.52/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Airmanjcav
4.72/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of Shaunbkgb
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of ldhughes3
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of DeeMalloy
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of Kubrick99
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Ruger
4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3

It doesn't get any better in Panama City Beach then this. The atmosphere was great everything was very clean and nice.

The quality of the beers were exceptional everything I tried was extremely fresh, and the kegs are located directly behind the taps which helps so you don't get the stale beer from sitting in the lines. And the beers that don't move very quickly the establishment is good about ordering smaller/appropriate keg sizes so it doesn't sit too long.

Service was also perfect our bartender was awesome. You can even try a small sample of the beer before you get it.

The beer selection is the best you will find around they had everything from local breweries such as Pensacola Bay Brewing. Other beers included Cigar City, Dogfish Head, and Abita and many more. You can check out the menu on their website and its pretty accurate from what they had when I went. Also at the time I went they had all their Harpoon beers for $2.50, make sure to check the board to the left of the bar before you order with that weeks deal. Pricing is very reasonable on all their beers especially if you go during happy hour from 2pm-6pm.

Food was average a little overpriced for what the burger and fries was, but it was OK. You come here for the beer not really the food.

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Photo of dong0r
4.88/5  rDev +18.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Stopped here on vacation in PBC with the wife and kid. This ended up being my favorite beer stop in Florida. The selection of beers was way better than I was expecting. We stayed in Destin, FL last year (only 45 minutes away) and they had nothing like this that I was able to find. The service was great. The beer selection was excellent although they didn't have any Cigar City on tap but that's not the fault of Fishale, Cigar City is just hard to find (Cigar City beers were my 1 goal for this vacation). It's a cool looking bar/restaurant. The staff was friendly. Our waitress (I don't remember her name but she has the short and long hair) was great and knowledgeable.

If we go back to PBC this will definitely be on our list of places to stop at again.

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Photo of 2xipa
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Stopped in on a Sunday, the place was comfortable as the bar was cooking pretty good. Bartenders seem a bit dissholved at first but it cleared up farily quickly.
Got a Bealls two hearted, good and fresh but the keg kicked and I guess they didn't have a back up.
Waited a bit then the bartender asked if I would like to try some samples of other IPA's. Settled on a Dogfish head Burton Baton, very good.
to make up for the keg kick thing I was given a free glass on the house....thanks again.
Didn't try the food but the mate next to me had a shrimp appitiser looked and smelled good and must have been as he polished it off rather quickly.
Good atmosphere from a dinning room / Tap room transition.

I will be back.

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Photo of jgurley
4.98/5  rDev +20.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

My daughter recently started working as a server at Fishale and she loves the job. Her mom and I have started going there for happy hour sometimes, and we especially love the Sunday night half price pint night. All pints are half off. This includes everything they serve except for high gravities. It's very exciting to be able to drink Two Hearted Ale and many other such high quality beers for 2 bucks and change per pint. Last Sunday I had a 60 Minute, a Sweetwater LowRyeDer, and 2 Rocky Mountain IPA's for less than 3 bucks each. I've tried the chicken wrap, and it is excellent. Stay away from the brisket sandwich. My 4.75 food rating would be a solid 5 were if not for that brisket. The beer cheese and spinach dip are both served with a huge mound of homemade potato chips and they are BEYOND OUTSTANDING! Fish entrees with sauteed veggies look and smell to die for. Beautifully decorated, with a ski lodge type, escape-from-the-beach-bars atmosphere. Fireplace, big screen tv's, couches and easy chairs, and quiet music. Friendly staff, and the laid-back owners are always on site. If you are in PCB for a vacation and get tired of loud, bright colors and drunken beach bars, this place is the perfect get-away.
Ask for Jaelee. She's my awesome daughter and she's had lots of beer lessons from her Daddy. She knows her beer.
BTW, 65 crafts and imports on tap, plus a great selection of bottles.

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Photo of gwdavis
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

This place is a very high quality pub. The building is an old converted steak house of some sort, but the current ownership has done a great job revamping the look and feel. They have a great many beers on tap, and an impressive bottle selection too. The food was also really good. I would absolutely reccomend any avid beer drinker to stop in and see what rarities they may have on tap if you're in the area.

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Photo of Tazz1962
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Wewere in PCB for New Years and decided to give this place a shot. The owners converted their brzlian steakhouse to a micro beer pub after visiting several micro breweries. This is quite a risk considering PCB is not a big micro brew market. We stopped in shortly after lunch time on New Yera;s Eve. They have a happy hour from 2 to 6 which includes selevt $1 beers and a $1 off any tap items. We ordered several appetizers for the 5 of us to share. We also each had a lunch special from the menu. I hope this place makes it, so we can visit next time we are there.

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Photo of FoxiBoxi
3.4/5  rDev -17.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 1 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Fishale is fantastic, but it wasn't always that way. They originally had a lot of wasted taps and bad food. That's changed. They now boast a great beer selection in a modern setting. But consider yourself warned: the bartenders know NOTHING about beer. Educate yourself before going.

The service and food have gotten better since they first opened. A lot better. If you tried it early on and didn't like it, give it another shot. They've opened up some great kegs, and gotten their kitchen in order.

This is a first for Panama City Beach. Real beer was hard to come by for a long time. We love it.

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Fishale Taphouse & Grill in Panama City Beach, FL
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