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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (102 reviews)
“hush puppies” (134 reviews)
“fries” (185 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
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16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

We got down to Bubbas sorta early in the afternoon. The calamari was so good it melted in your mouth . Everyone was friendly and the drinks were great. I had a creek shrimp basket with fries and my husband had the bubba burger. Both...More

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank DragonflyNC07
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We were looking for a departure from the seafood buffets and found this on TA. Overall food was good and price was fair. We went on a Sunday night so it was not that busy so service was prompt. Will return again next year.

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank Dmt561022
Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

Good food & drinks! Very friendly staff! Good for families. You can have your fish grilled, blackened or fried. Excellent hush puppies like my moms (from Alabama). Visiting from California! :)

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank ReneeFavoritePlaces
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Great fried calamari - paired with a delicious jalapeno jelly that's made in house! Fried Green Tomatoes were also a delicious appetizer. My spouse and I shared an assorted seafood platter and everything was good except for the clam strips. Those were a joke. ....More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Cot10Club
Reviewed 13 April 2013

This is a great home southern cooking restaurant, and if you are looking for great fried catfish, hushpuppies and fried pickles. This is the place to go. If you’re just finishing up your palates and heading off to Yoga, but want to grab some lettuce...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Keith-Carrie
Reviewed 12 April 2013

The only really positive thing that I could say is that both my fiance and I had the fried pickles and fried catfish, and both was excellent. The fish very tender and breaded perfectly. But, be aware that most everything on the menu is just...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank Maa-dee91
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The service was adequate. Fried seafood is promo ate. Quantity was good. Overall, the quality was fair. Some os the fish had a fishy taste. Not bad for a tourist restuarant. On our next night out we will try a different restuarant.

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank scotty1939
Reviewed 5 April 2013

The wait staff was very busy but still very nice. Food was quick Quite a small place since it was too cold to sit outside. If you love fried stuff this is the place

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank TravelingIveyLady
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Apparently it never occurred to the people who run Bubba's Fish Shack to find out when the spring breakers arrive from the north. Under-staffed and under-supplied. (The people who rent the condos sure know which week it is - maybe Bubba can ask them from...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank jw13203
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Bubba's Fish Shack is a must when we visit the beach! The people that complain of a wait have to realize that the place is not very large, so if you can't stand to wait a short time, go somewhere else! The food is always...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank LeslieS696
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Questions & Answers
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
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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