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Stewby's Seafood Shanty

427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
+1 850-586-7001
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried okra” (152 reviews)
“hush puppies” (236 reviews)
“seafood” (404 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the third time my husband &!I have eaten at Stewby's on different trips to Ft Walton. We've never had a bad meal there. The grilled shrimp is wonderful. Fried oysters are good but a bit small. My husband & I both had a...More

Thank Amelia G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best place to get fresh sea food in Fort Walton Beach and Destin. If you want atmosphere this place is not for you, this place looks like a beach shack of the old Florida coast, picnic tables and paper towels instead of napkins. BUT...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A grilled Mahi-mahi sandwich with fries, large drink, and a side of fried okra for less than $13? Great value! The fish is deliciously fresh; the okra is the best I've ever had outside of my mom's. If you love amazing seafood without breaking the...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something for everybody! Can see why its a number 1 on tripadvisor! Food was delicious! We had shrimp tacos and the platter! Plenty of food, almost no wait time despite restaurant being full!

Thank MatildaGZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very popular with the local population. You either walk up or drive thru to order. Limited seating which makes sitting at popular times very uncomfortable other diners stand around staring at you waiting for a table. You will be in a line...More

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got In Ft Walton for the weekend with family and wanted seafood. Tripadvisor said this was the place to go. Was not disappointed, service fast, food good and the price was super right. Had catch of the day, Mahi Mahi, with fries and slaw,...More

Thank Out_of_towner448
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very simple and good food. A few options but just right. Nothing spectacular. A good place to have a fun lunch with family and friends.

Thank larissapieri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smaller place, outside seating (under roof) but basically the same menu as Scooter's in Navarre. You order and pay before you sit down. The when your number is called you go get your food. The ordering line was long but moved quickly and it did...More

Thank ladymedonna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was about 4 miles/10 mins from our resort, but it was definitely worth the drive. Seafood was fresh, we got the grilled and fried shrimp plates. Shrimp was tasty, Hush Puppies and Cheese Grits were out of this world! Seating is limited and drive...More

Thank Sting310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here each year that we are in town.... multiple visits in a week!!! You will not be let down!!! Stand in line and order so be ready to wait for a seat but totally worth it!!!

Thank smoore36
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Questions & Answers
7 July 2017|
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Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is.
margaret r
5 March 2017|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
No - order at the window, and pick up the food when your number is called
margaret r
5 March 2017|
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Response from ThickGoddessLena | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations. It's like a fast food restaurant except with Really good and fresh seafood! The seating they do offer is limited and on an outside porch so no A/C which is a important feature in the summer here. More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-586-7001
  • E-mail
STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty is a small take out and drive thru seafood restaurant in Fort Walton Beach. Offering the most affordable and freshest local seafood. You can eat on our enclosed heated and cooled deck or take it to-go. All our seafood is fresh and locally bought. The fish comes straight of the boats in Destin. Average order time is between 7-9 minutes. So if your in a hurry, don't worry. We'll have you on your way in minutes. STEWBY'S also offers a drive thru window for your convenience. But don't let the drive thru fool you. You don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience. Drive thru and take some to go or stop in and order from the walk up window. STEWBY'S is always providing the best quality seafood at the best price!
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