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The Beach Shack Restaurant

$$ - $$$Pizza, ,
29 Barrier St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 1100
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Pizza, Australian, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 Barrier St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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1 - 10 of 916 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

For some reason the menu has shrunk. Not much on the specials board. After coming here for years was disappointed.

Thank joeycbabe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went thinking to have pizza as these are know to be great. However with such a beautiful menu choice we ended up with sea food dish and a curry. Both were delicious. We just love the relaxed atmosphere and the sand floor. Reminds me...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not fault the food, garlic bread was delicious and pizza was incredible! Other food looked good too! Worth a try, just remember the insect repellent as it is a ‘beach/sand’ floor there were a few midges around, maybe a nice citronella candle centerpiece could...More

Thank xxallyx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived (not knowing reservations) and several tables were open and greeter said they were full and had people coming- we didn’t know about other side where you order and sit down. We watched as main restaurant thinned out and no one occupied those tables -...More

1  Thank bb9000cde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the beach shack with recommendation from our host what a great spot sand under your feet and cold beer. The menu is good we had pizza and fish, the kids menu is good as well its a coloring sheet and ice cream...More

Thank Keegan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a great look and feel but the standard of food was very poor. All the meat on the pizza was dry, the fish stank (so not fresh) and was terribly over cooked. 2 people out of our group of six had the...More

3  Thank K B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Put simply - the best pizza in PD!! We had the margarita and bbq chicken lovers with garlic bread. Delicious 😋 Best is they deliver free to any accommodation PD.

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After flying all day we wanted a quick and easy meal. The pizza was amazing and the pasta fresh, ready on time and reasonably priced..

Thank Alice N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I were a shrimp caught in the sea then I would like nothing more than to sit on base of a pizza made here! The base is thin and well crusted up in a proper fashion. Also in the seafood pizza I get to...More

Thank Purled_Fork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for tapas and beers a couple of times then pizza once. The pizza was awesome, so tasty and filling. Staff are friendly and they seem to do a good takeaway trade.

Thank carlos3340
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8 August 2017|
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Response from LadyTraveller84 | Reviewed this property |
That is a crazy amount! I would've called them and asked for a refund.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Barrier St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 1100
  • E-mail
A local favourite, "The Shack" introduces you to a truly tropical Port Douglas dining experience with a wonderful mix of funky ambiance and laid back Queensland style. An eclectic mix of sandy floor, colourful lanterns, and a chill out bar with comfy couches, "The Shack" offers a delicious restaurant menu or more relaxed pizza bar menu. Come in for a beer and a pizza or a bubbles and tapas - it's what the locals do! Bookings for the restaurant are absolutely essential to guarantee a table!
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