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Shirley's at the Fish Fry

Queen's Highway, Fish Fry, Great Exuma
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish fry” (102 reviews)
“rice” (44 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Queen's Highway, Fish Fry, Great Exuma
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great! Had our first taste of conch. Walk out back and pick up conch shells from the thousands laying on the shore after being harvested.

1  Thank Lhani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local joint for fish fry. Their full menu was not available as they were about to close down until November for some remodeling & quiet season. Delicious coconut shrimp, lobster & the cole slaw. Plan on returning!

1  Thank dbsquez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like local food, and hanging out where the locals go then this is it. We heard people talking about the 'Fish Fry' and we didn't understand first time round until one day we stopped off here and boy did we eat well. This...More

1  Thank Campbell-tribe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place does amazing conch fritters along with lots of other delicious seafood. The steam fried snapper is also delicious and a meaty fish. Make sure you try the mac'n cheese with plantains as a side. If you are looking for a good atmosphere, with...More

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

every visit to Great Exuma, we eat at Shirley's several times and also take out. drinks are not shy and the food is great. good service each time we've been.

Thank ilene p
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Best conch fritters on the island! We stopped here for lunch and enjoyed the fresh fish and tropical drinks.

Thank AustinSpecialK
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great local spot walking distance from Exuma beach, hideaways and Augusta Bay . We went several times and it was really good we particularly enjoyed the shrimp dinner .

Thank wonderingToronto
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We picked up Shirley's to go after a long day in the boat . All the food we ordered was very good . This was one of the most reasonably priced meals we ate . Flies and gnats were bad outside so we were happy...More

Thank 1234Weezie
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

After watching the Junk a Boo, we landed at SHIRLEY's for it was really the only restaurant with table n chairs. The best item I personally had was the fish fingers! TO DIE FOR! My sister had the fried fish in fact came. An additional...More

Thank Purplemax
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We went here after being let down for dinner at The Rusty Anchor (closed on a Wednesday!) Shirley's was recommended to us from our driver Luther. A great little place, no frills, but a quaint place by the water with a decent menu. Friendly service,...More

Thank Chris C
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Olena W
5 January 2017|
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Response from Deen P | Reviewed this property |
Shirley's was open strange hours while we were there in September, but we ate dinner then so I know she was open later than noon.
Kimberly B
16 October 2016|
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Response from Tampadish | Reviewed this property |
Of course we have a gluten free section on our menu
Jane J
15 May 2016|
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Response from LoveMySpouse | Reviewed this property |
forgot to mention, there are a bunch of other little bars etc all together here, locally known as the 'fish fry' area..fairly close to Augusta Bay as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen's Highway, Fish Fry, Great Exuma
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
  • Phone Number: 242-345-4102
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