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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%
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16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

Shrimp is awesome, the atmosphere, we had 21 and they accomodated us quickly though busy...actually all the food was great!!

Thank debclowers
Reviewed 28 September 2012

On Sept. 25th we enjoyed our 1st visit to Bubba's Fish Shack. This sea-shanty type restaurant was clean, comfortable, & picturesque. We were greeted by 3 friendly servers, as we chose seats at the bar. There was so much to notice-unique decorations, great classic oldies...More

Thank LovvaBargain
Reviewed 27 September 2012

If you want an easy, quick meal and a cold drink, where you can go in your wet swim suit then this is the place for you. Cold beer and sweet iced tea and some of the best clam chowder this side of Boston. Try...More

Thank jahall999
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Service was good, we opted to be seated out on the deck so we could see the ocean, also a plus no-smoking on the outside is not allowed, thank goodness finally this area has realize the importance of no smoking even on the patio areas.Wife...More

Thank safetynet
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Staying at the southernmost part of Myrtle Beach, we were looking for good seafood. We really are not buffet lovers, and that is almost all you can find, unless you are willing to drive to the NC-SC line to Calabash. Our navigation system showed us...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Cool little place across from the beach. Funky decor...Glad I read the other reviews and opted to sit outside. Hubby's ribs were fall off the bone tender...the grilled shrimp were excellent. Salad was plentiful...but contained just iceberg, cukes, etc. Ordered mine with the spicy ranch...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Family went to Mrytle Beach to visit a college campus and we asked where we should go to find some good seafood. We were told to go to Bubba's Fish Shack in Surfside Beach, SC. We experienced one of the best dinners we have ever...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We loved the atmosphere of this place. Off of the main drag and really nice to see some locals for a change. The food was delicious! The fried green tomatoes were very good. The oysters on the half shell were also good.

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I loved the atmosphere of this restaurant. Very home town and it seemed more like a local restaraunt than some of the other flashy places. The food was delicious. I chose the White Trash Grilled Chicken Salad and the portion was perfect and the lunch...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 7 September 2012

The delicately fried oysters and the blackened grouper are very good. Beer is cold and the atmosphere is relaxed.

Thank DharmaMtn
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Response from Diana R | Reviewed this property |
Elevator is available with notice
5 September 2017|
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Response from abelmom | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't go early in evenings.
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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