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Bubba's Fish Shack

16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
+1 843-232-9798
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have stayed off/on at the hotel across the street from Bubba's and never realized they had food. Thought it was just a gin mill. It really is, but on that day, I didn't feel like goingtoo far and the hotel room key got me...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E A F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hillary and Mike were fabulous on New Years Day. I had my son, his better half, grand daughter, Sister-in-law with better half, Annette from Tortola British Virgin Islands, her son, with my Beautiful wonderful Wife of 30+ years. The food was so hot and fresh,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dr Edward D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is very convenient to get to and has a lot of character. Hillary was our server and she rocked! Was very friendly and made sure we had everything we needed. We had the raw oysters, fried grouper basket and fried shrimp platter. Food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RosePla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is very convenient to Surfside Beach visitors no matter where you are staying. The is a must for local food, local atmosphere, with excellent service to boot.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Lunch time visit looking for an inexpensive seafood basket or sandwich. we had fried shrimp basket and flounder basket. Food was piping hot, well seasoned, sweet tea was excellent, and service was over the top. Fun, casual place with 'write-on' paper table setting, complete with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DB37027
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I picked up appetizers for my husband and I on a recent trip here. The food and service were great. Also bought their t-shirts and a sweat shirt that were so cute! We will be back on our next trip.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mkd2014
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We were on vacation in South Carolina Carolina a week and ate here twice. Excellent food, excellent service, wonderful atmosphere! Hillary is the best! It a great thing to go to a restaurant that you've never been to and be treated like family. I mean...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ohio6108
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere was very unique and fun! The food was delicious! The crab cake was one of the best I’ve eaten in a long time and huge, has a little kick but sooo good! It is definitely a must go to at Surfside!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johannag832
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Our first time there..food was hot and tasty .we will go back..kim was a great waitress..onion rings and shrimp basket and oysters was our menu

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

The catfish basket was delicious and the option size was good. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. My friend enjoyed the flounder basket. The food was hot and fresh. Best tartar sauce I've had at the beach.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape167628
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21 August 2018|
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Response from Divine Dining M | Property representative |
Hi there, We are handicap accessible through our elevator. Please see the hostess first or place a call to the restaurant to ask a waitstaff member to send it down.
5 September 2017|
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Response from abelmom | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't go early in evenings.
Rhonda E
20 August 2016|
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Response from Beth G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I am sure you could email and ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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