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The Shack Seafood Restaurant

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4845 Dixie Hwy NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905-6037
321-676-9995
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Description: Old owners are back along with great food!

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
family owned

We go for the Prime Rib ($20) and lobster roll ($17). NE clam chowder very creamy. Weekend reservations needed. Happy hour drinks available. Board specials , fish dishes cooked 6 different ways. Good staff , ambiance average. Can sit outside and overlook river , yet chairs and tables need upgrades.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Michael V
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Palm Bay
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Windsor, Connecticut
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Found this driving down route 1. Stopped for lunch because of the cars in the parking lot. Nothing to look at from the outside, but the food is terrific and reasonable. All the dishes we saw looked delicious. Had the crab cakes. Definitely the best I've ever eaten. Friendly staff. Located on the intercoastal waterway. Don't miss this gem when... More 

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Thank Curiousone20
Norwich, Connecticut
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had been hearing great things about The Shack so my husband and I decided to try it. Frankly, it was average at best. The service was slow and the food was not memorable. Maybe we caught it on a bad night (it was very crowded), but I'm not sure we will go back.

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Thank JeanneDP
Whitesboro, New York
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We choose this place based on reviews and they were absolutely correct! We wanted a place about halfway between Daytona and Stuart. It had to be near the water and have seafood. We spent several hours with no one rushing us along. The décor was fun, the server pleasant, and the food amazing. My friend had clam chowdar which she... More 

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Thank NYTinkerbell3
Palm Bay
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go for the Prime Rib ($20) and lobster roll ($17). NE clam chowder very creamy. Weekend reservations needed. Happy hour drinks available. Board specials , fish dishes cooked 6 different ways. Good staff , ambiance average. Can sit outside and overlook river , yet chairs and tables need upgrades.

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Thank Michael V
Palm Bay, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't bother they have said they changed hands over the last 6 years. They were good 20 years ago. But horrible now. I have tried many times over the past 5 years to like this place. Always the same and just frozen fish. WHAT?? It's a fish restraunt??? What the heck

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Thank Lindao243
Palm Bay, Florida
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few years ago I would of highly said go to this place. Now it is the pits. I had the seafood combo broiled fish had a grey look my lobster tail was so over cooked I had to pull it out of the shell and it was rubber the best part of the meal was the scallops they where... More 

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Thank SunshineDiane
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Have eaten here many times, but the last two times have been pretty bad. Like not wanting to pay bad. I have always been very happy with food here, and it is a good view, and good location for me if I'm in Melbourne on business. Sorry to say The Shack is off my list till they get their act... More 

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Thank Bam C
Malabar, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We eat here at least once a week. Great salads, sandwiches and homemade soups. Everyday there are specials so there is a lot of variety.

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Thank Sindysu
Juneau, Alaska
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

While in Florida recently my husband had a doctor's appointment. On our way home from the Vero Beach doctor's office we decided to have lunch at The Shack. It was later than usual lunch hours....but we were ready to sit, relax and have some seafood. They had one desirable beer on draft (we like craft beers) and it was cold... More 

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Thank Mgreany
Palm Bay, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant itself is in a great location on the water. Staff is nice. However, the food is inconsistent. There is so much potential for this to be a truly great place. I received an apology piece of key lime pie for a poorly prepared meal that I couldn't eat. The slice they gave me was partially frozen. Sometimes it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4845 Dixie Hwy NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905-6037
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Palm Bay
  • Phone Number: 321-676-9995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

Description

Old owners are back along with great food!
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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