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Stewby's Seafood Shanty

427 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
+1 850-586-7001
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $14
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Fish & Chips, Sandwiches
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
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!
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Navarre, Florida
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166 reviews 166 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We had been coming through this area before settling in Florida and heard about Stewby's. Driving by not much to see, however take the time to come in and order excellent seafood. We stopped just after what should be the lunch crowd yet folks kept coming in after we ordered and received our food. My wife and I had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We went here during our trip to Destin and I am very picky when it comes to seafood. I really appreciate great seafood that's fresh and affordable and this place was it!!! Very laid back, casual, and friendly. The restaurant is basically two double trailers put together but I love the casualness of it. The food was excellent! I plan... More 

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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I can see why this is always crowded as the food is great and service is quick. The seating is limited and we shared our table with several gentlemen from PA. We tried the Stewby's platter and it was more than enough. It will be a very good experience here!

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Clovis, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

After reading all the rave reviews this place was a must see! I was so excited to bring my husband here, he is not a big seafood person but will eat the occasional fish. As for me I love shrimp. We ordered the fried shrimp platter and the fried fish samwich. I thought the food looked delicious as we brought... More 

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Felton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food was excellent. I had the shrimp and grits which was to die for! My husband had the lightly fried shrimp which were delicious! It is a shanty but when you read the history, it all fits! Definitely would recommend Stewby's if you are in the area!

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Killeen, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Took my mother here after she flew in from the DMV area on the recommendation from a co-worker. The food we ordered was great, came out correctly, quickly, and hot (temperature wise). The tables and restrooms were clean, which is always a plus. We were the only ones during the off-peak hours and the staff at the register even offered... More 

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Middletown, Delaware, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If seafood is on your mind then Stewbys is your destinationit's seafood all the way..they have the freshest fish shrimp and oysters. With each platter you get to delicious hush puppies. The prices are reasonable and this restaurant presents a great value for your money. no beer or wine but that shouldn't stop you from coming.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Love this place. It is just good Gulf Coast seafood prepared beautifully. My favorite is the fried shrimp but the grilled is also good. The fried okra is just so tasty. I could sit and eat it like popcorn. This is seafood the way it used to be. Thanks so much for bringing back that taste of NW Florida. I... More 

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

One objective for our stay in Destin is to check out great food. We went to Stewby's with no expectations and loved the food, people and atmosphere of the place. I had the fried oyster sandwich and my husband had the catch of the day (mahi mahi) grilled sandwich. They included fries smothered in their own wonderful seasoning salt. Plastic... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

No pomp, just fresh and simple seafood. Window order and pickup. Excellent fried and grilled fish. If you want something different, try the smoked fish dip.

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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: Seafood, Fish & Chips, Sandwiches

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