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Salt Life Food Shack

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Japanese, American, Seafood, Sushi, South American, Central American
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1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7239
+1 904-372-4456
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Salt Life Food Shack was developed with the commitment to provide a...
Salt Life Food Shack was developed with the commitment to provide a community driven restaurant that compliments the brand where “living the Salt Life” is a part of everyday life. We offer a carefully crafted eclectic menu to cater to all tastes and personalities. Salt Life Food Shack of Jacksonville Beach is the perfect locale for beach goers to enjoy great dishes, cool drinks and the opportunity to catch up with family and friends. We are located just three blocks off the beach and our casual yet trendy open-air space will accommodate all types – from the avid seaman to land lovers looking for a taste of the Salt Life... Eat, Drink. And be Salty.
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    Very good
  • 62
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Seafood & Fun Atmosphere

I've been to Salt Life twice now and it has been great both times. You usually have to wait outside for about 20 minutes (Saturday night), but the service inside is always fast and friendly. The food is great as well. The atmosphere is a bit loud but very upbeat and fun. I highly recommend it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Andrew N
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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English first
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Let's start with the food. The burgers and seafood were good but not outstanding. Burger was cooked well past how it was ordered, I would call it "very well done". It was made better by adding ketchup as it did not have much "shack" sauce on it. Another member of our party had their burger served not as ordered and... More 

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went to salt life based on the reviews and the looks of the facility. Very sharp looking restaurant with outdoor seating as well as plenty of inside seating. Said there would be a twenty minute wait, but we were able to sit in first come first serve area almost immediately. Now to the service, simply phenomenal! All staff were friendly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Went with a business group- ordered the Beach Boil and it was ok, but the only thing in it that was seasoned was the corn. Everything else was pretty bland. My husband had grilled grouper, and he said it was pretty good but he wasn't raving over it. Two Dudes Seafood has way better food.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We went in mid afternoon, I got the shrimp brochette which was great! Messy but good! My child wanted BBQ wings. Well their BBQ sauce has an Asian flair and wasn't to her liking. Calamari was freaking fabulous! Huge onion ring-like calamari. Try the Ricatan sauce that's on the table. It's great. Don't sit where you can see the kitchen,... More 

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and it's great to hear that you loved our Calamari and atmosphere. Thank you for the feedback and we will be reaching out to you privately for more information about your visit. More 

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I've been to Salt Life twice now and it has been great both times. You usually have to wait outside for about 20 minutes (Saturday night), but the service inside is always fast and friendly. The food is great as well. The atmosphere is a bit loud but very upbeat and fun. I highly recommend it.

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We're proud to hear that we consistently provide good service and food. Come back and see us soon! More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

In 2014 a friend brought me here and we had the Ahi Salad. It was the best salad I have ever had. Needless to say when we moved back to Jax this year I couldn't wait to go back and have the salad again. I went with friends got the salad and was so disappointed. The lettuce was rusty,the Ahi... More 

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that the Ahi Salad wasn't to your liking on your most resent visit. Total guest satisfaction is important to us and we would have been happy to replace the salad. If you ever order a food item that is not prepared to your liking in the future; please notify your server. Our policy is to remake,... More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our meal was great, the service was outstanding, and the setting was perfect. Our waiter PJ was personable & made excellent recommendations. And the prices were more then reasonable. My wife & I came during the week & had no trouble being seated. I can see how this place would be extremely busy on a weekend night. Would definitely return... More 

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you received the total hospitality experience from start to finish. We will be sure to let PJ know of this glowing review and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Elkton, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A group of us went for lunch and each thoroughly enjoyed our food. Our only complaint was that going when the room is full presents a noisy meal. All the hard surfaces do not soften the chatter. Eating on the deck would be a better choice if the weather permits.

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your meal at SLFS. We appreciate your feedback and taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you back at our restaurant soon! More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this place. I had fried shrimp and French fries. The shrimp was excellent and the fries tasted homemade. My girlfriend had the Hawaiian bowl which looked delicious and tasted even better. I would describe the atmosphere here as versatile. On one side it's similar to a sports bar with TV screens and high top bar tables. On... More 

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

Thank you greatly for the detailed review. Thank you for the compliments on our food, atmosphere, and service. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Food is very good. Atmosphere is friendly. Have not eaten anything here that we would not order again.

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Salt Life F, Public Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your business and look forward to your next visit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7239
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-372-4456

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, American, Seafood, Sushi, South American, Central American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Large groups

Description

Salt Life Food Shack was developed with the commitment to provide a community driven restaurant that compliments the brand where “living the Salt Life” is a part of everyday life. We offer a carefully crafted eclectic menu to cater to all tastes and personalities. Salt Life Food Shack of Jacksonville Beach is the perfect locale for beach goers to enjoy great dishes, cool drinks and the opportunity to catch up with family and friends. We are located just three blocks off the beach and our casual yet trendy open-air space will accommodate all types – from the avid seaman to land lovers looking for a taste of the Salt Life... Eat, Drink. And be Salty.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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