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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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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
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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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 519
    Excellent
  • 137
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Local place with catch of the day

This place is a little out of way but had reasonably priced seafood. There was a line when we arrived and it moved fast. There is only outdoor seating but it seemed ample. Most of the food seemed to be carried out. The hushpuppies were just wonderful and so was the fries. I would say the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
swimmermom66
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Tell City, Indiana
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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704 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tell City, Indiana
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This place is a little out of way but had reasonably priced seafood. There was a line when we arrived and it moved fast. There is only outdoor seating but it seemed ample. Most of the food seemed to be carried out. The hushpuppies were just wonderful and so was the fries. I would say the grilled veggies had too... More 

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Nothing fancy at Stewby's. Just walk up to the order window, place your order, grab a table (if you can) and pick it up when they call your number. The fish of the day, Amberjack on this day, was perfectly grilled and seasoned. The coleslaw and beans were delicious and the fries were cooked perfectly. I will definitely return when... More 

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Danville, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Visited some friends in Fort Walton Beach and they took us to this restaurant. This is a catch of the day place. The sandwiches were large, the fries were good, and the calamari was like a top class restaurant. We showed up and there was a moderate line to wait. But in less than a minutes the line was around... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is the place to go for seafood! The prices are amazing and the seafood is fresh. The sides are wonderful. The cheese grits are terrific. My husband had the fish of the day, amberjack, and he thought it was wonderful! The side portions are big. Skip the big name seafood places and go here!!! You'll need your GPS, or... More 

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Destin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

There is no dislike here. It is great, fresh and a great deal. The only problem I have with this place is I can't get past the fried shrimp sandwich. It is so good I have not tried anything else on the menu but it all looks great and smells even better. You need to eat here

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

the price and the quality is great, this is away from the beach so you will need a car to get there it is not walking distance to any of the beach hotels.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We've been to Stewby's before and always loved the food. This time, however, it wasn't so good. The fried shrimp weren't cooked enough and the fried onions were very greasy. Since we never judge a restaurant on one visit, we'll try it again next time we're in FWB.

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Niceville, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stewby's seafood is always fresh'. Their shrimp and fish tacos are the best I've ever had! They have a great location away from the beach tourists. Prices are definitely reasonable.

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kansas city
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The name shanty should be a good clue that you can leave the fancy clothes in the closet. This is a basic, eat-at-a-picnic table experience. You come in, order at the window, pay, and wait for your number to be called. We were a party of eight, most of whom ordered the fried shrimp dinner. They all applauded. Price for... More 

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House Springs, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Fast service and great food! A great local restaurant without the high prices. We will go back on our next trip.

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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?