We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shrimp Basket

560 Mary Esther Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
+1 850-362-6906
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (11 reviews)
“po boy” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
560 Mary Esther Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (129)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This rating should be a 2.5. Our server, Andrea, must have been having a bad day. On top of that, we inconvenienced her by expecting decent service. Always had to seek her out for drink refills, napkins, and finally, the bill. Fortunately, the food was...More

Thank chaparral24
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went with a big family and had a blast. The shrimp is always great along with the slaw and hush puppies. You will not be disappointed, trust me.

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped during the week for dinner while T fort Walton beach. Almost nominee was there. The wife ordered crab claws and I ordered shrimp and fish. We got our food fast mine was good but the wife's crab claws were not...More

Thank 1JT
Reviewed 15 May 2017

they have great fish and shrimp service is great to will go back it is a aswome place to go we stop n every chance we get

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have eaten at two of their locations (Navarre & Fort Walton) the best way to describe our meals each time, is to say it was a quick, "let's eat fried fish". The menu is very typical and has nothing exciting or new to experience....More

Thank Nadine M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Shrimp gumbo bowl was ridiculously small; I've seen cups of gumbo larger. The po boy I ordered was soggy and served alone. I've never seen a sandwich served without chips; I could see having to pay for French fries but nothing at all was cheap.

Thank 1206frequenttraveler
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here before so I had plans of ordering something different however my brain did not. I got the catfish basket again. It was good. I will try the crawfish basket if I ever return. The fried pickles are good as well. That's a...More

Thank LadyLev
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Do not go unless you just want fried food. The fried shrimp was ok, but the grilled fish tacos was the worst I have ever had. No flavor whatsoever .... No seasonings, nothing at all! The service was good , the young lady was very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Caitlin C, Manager at Shrimp Basket, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

While I'm glad you were happy with the service you received, I'm sorry you were disappointed with our food. While fried food is our specialty, we do our best to provide a variety of options for the non-fried lover. If you have suggestions for us...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch and enjoyed it. I highly recommend the red beans and rice. The po boy was tasty but it was more bread than shrimp. Good amount of seating inside plus a covered patio. Friendly service that was good paced for a lunch.

Thank Rather_Nomadic
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the Shrimp Basket for lunch and I enjoyed the steamed seafood and the oysters. The service was good and the price was very reasonable.

Thank lebdude
Nearby Restaurants
Panera Bread
29 reviews
.35 km away
Crust Pizzeria
16 reviews
.25 km away
El Paso
42 reviews
.15 km away
CiCi's Pizza
26 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Oak Tree Nature Park
9 reviews
.92 km away
A Day Away Massage and Spa
6 reviews
.82 km away
Okaloosa Island
1,158 reviews
3.87 km away
Emerald Coast Science Center
114 reviews
2.59 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shrimp Basket staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Mary Esther Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-362-6906
Our menu encompasses a great variety of original seafood and local favorites. Ranging from shrimp, fish, crab claws, and crawfish, we also provide po-boys, chicken, and sandwiches for land lovers. Don't forget about our specialty Roasted Red Pepper Bama Sauce over Fettuccine pasta! The goal at the Shrimp Basket is to provide enjoyable, affordable service to each and every one of our guests at whichever restaurant they choose to dine in. This is accomplished by our professional and well-trained staff working together to ensure that your memories are the best that they can be at the Shrimp Basket. It is no surprise that our popularity has magnified among locals and tourists alike as we continue to expand along the Gulf Coast. We are grillin', steamin', and fryin' for you!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing