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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 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
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We always eat at Bubba's during our trips to Myrtle Beach. The outside front porch has about 6 large tables to seat yourself at. Service is always quick and staff is friendly. They have $5.99 lunch special baskets which is a budget relief. Be sure...More

Thank RyanAndTiffany
Reviewed 2 September 2012 via mobile

Perhaps the a/c was on the fritz but based on previous reviews it looks like it is always hot in here. Probably 83-85 and no air movement. Was an uncomfrotable dining experience. Food was ok but average for greasy fried fish.

Thank mchernysh
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Lots of fried foods, but a good "bang for the buck".. We are locals, and find it sometimes enough for 2 meals...

Thank Local54359
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We got there every year for lunch during our vacation.Kids enjoy the decor because it looks like the inside of an old fishing or pirate boat.Prices are good and food is excellent ALL OF It.I dont know any specific item to suggest because everything ive...More

Thank kerri b
Reviewed 21 August 2012

It has become an annual tradition for my family to have lunch at Bubba's on the first day we arrive. We all have our favorites: my wife always orders the crabcake sandwich; I order the grouper fingers; and my sons order the grilled cheese sandwich...More

Thank MarylandMarkH
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Maria N
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, 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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