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Bubba's Fish Shack

16 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
(843) 232-9798
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night

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Knoxville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great relaxed atmosphere near the beach with great food and great service! We were told it would be a 15 minute wait and we were seated in about 10. Manager was at the front and keeping good eye on things. Got an appetizer of calamari and it was perfect! The jalapeño jelly was a nice touch and the cocktail sauce... More

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Xenia, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ate there twice in 1 week. Had preschoolers who loved coloring on the paper roll table cloth and eating hush puppies. Loved the crab cakes. Everyone was happy with the food. Fun checking out the nautical wall decorations. And don't forget the porch swings !

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We ate seafood three times during our honeymoon week. Truly enjoyed this place. Great food at a great price. Bobby was a great waiter and everything was great! It's definitely worth the trip!

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greenville,sc
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Ate their twice during our week at the beach. Had lunch one day and supper another day. the food was excellent and the wait staff were exceptional. at lunch had a flounder sandwich which was really plentiful and excellent. later during the week went back for dinner. the place has great beach atmosphere and is very informal. Recommend for your... More

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Oxford, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

No frills,great food,fun atmosphere.HUGE portions-I never thought there could be too many shrimp on my plate but these seemed never ending and so very good. Wound up bringing half home and having them for lunch the next day. Our waiter,Bobby, was sooooo busy but provided excellent service.The place is always busy so you may have to wait for a table.There... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and the crab cakes. They were good size but nothing special. Service was friendly and prompt.

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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

When i was there in the spring the food was too good. When i went back in the fall the food was too greasy due to overuse of oil. A few years ago i ate there and food was not good same as it was in the fall. this place has the capablility of turning out great food, i don't... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just left this place and wow. Fried shrimp, catfish and hush puppies were ridiculously good. And the homemade tartar sauce was good enough to drink. Better than most of the so called Calabash restaurants in the area. For yourself a favor and go here when your at the beach

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Food overpriced and small portions. Not much better than going to a fast food restaurant. Service was fair. Staff was friendly. Atmosphere was ok. Very loud and too many kids for me.

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Boone, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I had always wanted to try Bubba's Fish Shack because it looked interesting from the outside. The inside is just as interesting and the food was good. I had the fried catfish, slaw and sweet potato waffle fries. My girlfriend had the wings, slaw and regular fries. Both were very good and we were full after eating. The price was... More

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