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Jack's Shack

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$$ - $$$
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
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South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
+1 649-232-0099
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to hang out on the beach with friends & family. Everyone is friendly and happy here. They offer food and drinks on the deck where you can sit and have wonderful of the beach.

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Thank jdajla
Titusville, Florida
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this place before and enjoyed it. Not this time! $12 BUCKS FOR A RUM AND COKE! Are you kidding me? They are more expensive than the other bars on the beach, even Jimmy Buffet's! Service was awful. We sat forever before the server came. Then between giving us a menu, taking our order and receiving our food was forever.... More 

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Thank Dayne D
Jack S, Owner at Jack's Shack, responded to this review

I am very sorry that your experience in Grand Turk was a disappointment. Sounds like you were not at Jack's Shack as our basic rum and Coke is only $8 and top shelf rum and Coke is only $10. We can have a rush of cruise ship passengers at our peak part of the day when our servers can be... More 

Schererville, Indiana
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard and read about Jacks Shack on Facebook and thought we would give it a try. Honestly, it's a pretty good hike down the beach from the cruise terminal. We arrived early, and I almost thought I was bothering the guy that set up your chairs and umbrella . He wasn't at all friendly. We had to go... More 

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Thank Linda G
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was basic, reasonable pricing. This place is located close to the cruise ship pier and caters to those folks primarily. Lots of tan, beautiful people, on the beach, plenty of umbrella shade.

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Thank Gstrehlow
Fairfax, Virginia
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a beach day here after hearing about this place for years. $10 get you 2 beach chairs with an umbrella. Beautiful spot with crystal clear turquoise ocean to swim in. Also, the world famous dog mascot, Topher running around keeping a watchful eye on the property. Good food, good drinks and a great spot away from the busy port... More 

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Thank Miskell1964
Hamilton, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on the island for 7 days. During this time, we went to Jack's at least 3 times if not more. Enjoyed food and drinks and fun atmosphere until our last visit. Grand Turk has a large number of stray dogs. Being dog lovers, it is very difficult to see a litter of starving stray pups and not feed... More 

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North Haverhill, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere - I thought Jack's was a good change from Margaritaville - the beach was less crowded and way better than by the cruise ship pier - the drinks and local beer were top notch and the jerk chicken was delicious

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Thank glib17
joliet il
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the shipped docked, we had an excursion planned and so I thought we would go by Jack's AFTER most everyone else. A PERFECT plan. Though the waiters were a bit harried after TWO big boats had docked, the Jerk Chicken and local I cana Lie beer were SUPERB. A must visit when on Grand Turk

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Thank oscarbuzz
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cook in the kitchen was sweet. The best fries. Chicken and conch. Hmmm. Lots of places to sit and hang out and watch the waves come in. Fresh water to rinse after your swimming and volleyball time.

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Thank Tbird12345
new hope
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there evryday at 9am and had drinks (Reef Recker and Salty Vigina) we hung out until about 3pm. We ate lunch, swam, and had fun. You have to go there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 13
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Turks and Caicos  >  Grand Turk
  • Phone Number: +1 649-232-0099
Description
Enjoy the local flavor from our grille and tiki hut bar while relaxing on our deck overlooking the crystal blue sea and sandy beach. We are only open on cruise ship days except for special occasions (Call or email us.)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?