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4110 127th St W, Marker #49 by water, Cortez, FL 34215-2502
+1 941-794-1235
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gutersloh, Germany
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We know this place for almost 20 years now and always loved the great location, magnificent sunset view and the good quality of the food, paired with reasonable pricing. One can dine outside on the patio, close to the marina. They have recently renovated the restaurant, and the fresh look suits it very well. The service continues to be friendly... More 

Thank Martin D
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the location on the water, to the amazing clam chowder $5/cup - YUM and what a great spot! My son had grilled Hogfish with lemon caper sauce $26; I had blackened Grouper with Lemon Caper sauce $28 - it was pricey but it was AMAZING. Service was great! Steer clear of the mixed drinks and go for wine or... More 

Thank Brandy L
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here for dinner with 4 others, we were seated right away outside, and had drinks in a few minutes. Our appetizers were good but were delayed enough that we were given free desserts to make up for it. For main courses, the food was great, seafood was unique, fresh and better than expected for a "shack." One dish was... More 

Thank Phil G
Eufaula, Alabama
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went here on a Thursday around 7:30. We were seated immediately by the hostess, and got a nice seat with a view outside. Smiley was our waitress and she was very good. My roommate got two dollar goose IPA in the can and I got a Sangria. We also got the crab nachos which were big and very good.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this by chance en route back from Anna Maria Island to Sarasota - just under a bridge and with seating inside and outside - we were lucky enough to sit by the water in the sun. Local craft brewers are featured on the drinks menu, which is always a sign of a great place. Serving staff were... More 

Thank SandJA_11
Newton, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to. Good parking. Great seafood. Warm and welcoming Staff Great view. Fun place to go for lunch or dinner

Thank Floridataffy
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Wednesday night during high season (3/22/17) at 5:00. We were told a 20 minute wait. It was 90 minutes. This wasn't the only restaurant where this happened. Why don't they tell you it could be up to an hour instead of 20 minutes, 20 minutes, 20 minutes? Under promise and over deliver! Our waiter had been... More 

Thank ckm916
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165 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my three sisters to the Seafood Shack for our "end of season" celebratory dinner. The Shack has opened and closed and c re-opened several times in the last 10 years. I'm happy to say that the current iteration of Seafood Shack is wonderful!! We ordered the beer battered fish and chips. Plenty of freshly prepared hogfish snapper and fries... More 

Thank Louis S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were served 1 drink, food was brought later by a runner. No sign of our server anywhere. Ate our entire meal with no drink. She never checked on us. Pretty much the worst service I've ever had. Will never go back.

Thank Nasjls
Brigantine, New Jersey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit to an old memory. The place had a few very nice updates, the staff was friendly but the food left a lot o be desired. Neither of us finished nor enjoyed our meal, even the crab nacho appetizer was horrible. Hope the new owners are just going through growing pains.

Thank Marty P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4110 127th St W, Marker #49 by water, Cortez, FL 34215-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-794-1235
New Florida Flavor, Old Florida Feel! The Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill has been a Cortez landmark since 1971. Accessible by both land and sea, The Seafood Shack has a 68-slip marina, a bar & grill with an outdoor waterfront patio and a private 6,000 sq.ft. banquet space to hold up to 425 guests. Come for the food and stay for the view. Visit us today!

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