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Bubba's Fish Shack

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$$ - $$$
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16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
+1 843-232-9798
11:00 - 22:00
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My parents recommended this restaurant to us because they loved the fish sandwiches! My family and I decided to give it a try. While the fish sandwich was not what I was used to, I did really like it. My husband got a large seafood platter and really like it but couldn't finish it all. The service was good but... More 

Thank Tammy M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This place was great last year, had chicken strips this time burnt breading with dried out chicken inside. Never again..

Thank Ken M
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our group almost all had the fried oysters and they were great. Shrimp and Clams excellent comments as well.

Thank Douglas J
Des Moines, Iowa
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Every year we come to Myrtle/Surfside beach for our family vacation, we always stop at Bubba's for our yearly seafood treat. Actually, this year this is the only time we ate out, all the other times this year we ate in. The good: -mussels in garlic butter sauce were tasty (i have had better at other places), but for Bubba's... More 

Thank bglick21
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We took our family to eat an early dinner. An it was awesome. Food came out looking good an it Didn't take for ever. The waitress was very nice. But the food. AWESOME. Excellent fish place to go. If you do go around 3:00p.m.

Thank Melissa T
Florida, New York
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163 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place has great atmosphere if you like this sort of place, paper on tables, interesting dive bar like decor, it is part a chain however so a bit contrived when you realize this. Many in our party loved their fried seafood. I ordered a salad which was overdressed and terribly salty, almost inedible so I obviously wasn't thrilled

Thank mmosher
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had our first Bubba's experience! Very happy! The interior was very unique! My kids wanted fried shrimp! They had popcorn and regular fried shrimp which was very good! The hush puppies are delicious! They are very busy so go early!

Thank Ynasz
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice dinner! We had flounder, catfish, and crab cakes! All were yummy! Flounder was awesome! Love the atmosphere! My child had fun drawing and coloring on the paper table cloths. Thank you for being so awesome Kim!

Thank travelgalok
Conway, South Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went to Bubba's on a Saturday night and it was packed. They got customers in and out at a great pace. The food was great. I loved their oysters and fried green tomatoes. Friends got the shrimp platter and the shrimp were big and juicy. This is a nice family restaurant that overlooks the ocean. Come as you are... More 

Thank n8smom22
Grafton, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is the kind of place that you literally could come from the beach and sit down and eat at. Its super casual and in the summer the lines are long. Its right across from the beach and in the middle of the summer rental area in Surfside. The catfish basket is good as was the Grouper. Again super casual... More 

Thank gizmosmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-232-9798

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