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Stewby's Seafood Shanty

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Fish & Chips, Seafood, Sandwiches
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427 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
+1 850-586-7001
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Description: STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty is a small take out and drive thru seafood...
STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty is a small take out and drive thru seafood restaurant in Fort Walton Beach. Offering the most affordable and freshest local seafood. You can eat on our enclosed heated and cooled deck or take it to-go. All our seafood is fresh and locally bought. The fish comes straight of the boats in Destin. Average order time is between 7-9 minutes. So if your in a hurry, don't worry. We'll have you on your way in minutes. STEWBY'S also offers a drive thru window for your convenience. But don't let the drive thru fool you. You don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience. Drive thru and take some to go or stop in and order from the walk up window. STEWBY'S is always providing the best quality seafood at the best price!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Puts Bloomin Onion to shame

Fantastic, superb, the very definition of hole in the wall place to get great food. Fried onions as a side are better than Outback. Grilled fish of the day, amberjack the day we visited, was really good. Spicy, but no too heavy. The sandwich came with the slaw on top. Creamy. Fish tacos were made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Fantastic, superb, the very definition of hole in the wall place to get great food. Fried onions as a side are better than Outback. Grilled fish of the day, amberjack the day we visited, was really good. Spicy, but no too heavy. The sandwich came with the slaw on top. Creamy. Fish tacos were made with fresh fish fillets. Get... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The food was amazing!! Cheese grits were yummy!! We had grilled & fried shrimp & both were very good!! Thankful our chair guy John told us about this place!! We ate there twice both as carry out!!

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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We got this recommendation from the people at Emerald Coast Harley and we are so happy we listened!! The food is fresh and perfectly seasoned. We had grilled shrimp, potato salad, chicken tenders, cheese grits and the fish of the day (amberjack). The potato salad was amazing and the hush puppies melted in your mouth. This will definitely be a... More 

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Fulton, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I know that those reading this might not care about its history, but please indulge me. In the 70's, my parents, my husband, and myself would go to Sam's Oyster House! It was a tradition for us. We always went to Sam's when we went to Ft. Walton Beach, because it was the best, freshest seafood ever! I always got... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Stewby's has some of the best seafood in town. The prices are very reasonable. Their location is far enough from the traditional tourist areas, which has kept it a kind of "locals secret". There are still people lined up at peak times (Friday lunch, in particular), but the staff is extremely efficient and orders are processed very quickly, so wait... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Just ate lunch there and had the grilled shrimp, fried okra and fries. The wife tried a bite of mine and said we are going back. I went thru the drive thru and placed my order. I waited about 7 minutes or so, and could tell my food was made to order and had not been sitting around. I love... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went to this place based on good reviews. It was a pretty small place with a drive thru. Not a lot of places to sit inside, but the food was great! It didn't take too long to get a seat and get our food. My husband ordered the lobster, which they ran out of, so that was disappointing. But... More 

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Sharpsburg, Georgia
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I only wish this shack was on the water, but what awesome food that was! Super fresh, big on seafood, little on sides ( how it should be!) and clean! I'm a huge fan!

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Given a tip by a friend who had eaten there many times. He steered us to the right place. We'll worth the trip from destiny to eat there. Food and service was great.

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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

First time here. Food was really good and price was right. Good for take-out, drive-thru or eat in - although there are only about 10 tables. When we went it was super busy and we luckily got a table right as our food came up. I had amberjack fish for the first time and it was good. The beans were... More 

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Additional Information about Stewby's Seafood Shanty

Address: 427 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone Number: +1 850-586-7001
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 14
Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 427 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-586-7001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 14
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty is a small take out and drive thru seafood restaurant in Fort Walton Beach. Offering the most affordable and freshest local seafood. You can eat on our enclosed heated and cooled deck or take it to-go. All our seafood is fresh and locally bought. The fish comes straight of the boats in Destin. Average order time is between 7-9 minutes. So if your in a hurry, don't worry. We'll have you on your way in minutes. STEWBY'S also offers a drive thru window for your convenience. But don't let the drive thru fool you. You don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience. Drive thru and take some to go or stop in and order from the walk up window. STEWBY'S is always providing the best quality seafood at the best price!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?