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Bubba's Fish Shack

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16 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
(843) 232-9798
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 156
    Excellent
  • 122
    Very good
  • 59
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Kin alone is worth the price of admission

Two adults and two kids stopped in and we were met by Kin not only the worlds greatest wait person but who could also be her own reality show. She is friendly funny and authentic. Her personality fits the friendly atmosphere of the Bubba's. Now the food. I had the al you can eat catfish for $15 I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
bobker1
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Hamilton
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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353 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hamilton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Two adults and two kids stopped in and we were met by Kin not only the worlds greatest wait person but who could also be her own reality show. She is friendly funny and authentic. Her personality fits the friendly atmosphere of the Bubba's. Now the food. I had the al you can eat catfish for $15 I chose fried... More 

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London, ON Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A great meal was had not once but twice! High on stilts- it served up fun and great food. The service was excellent and the beer was icy cold!! We highly recommend this if you are looking for excellent seafood.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I are not really big on fish but I wanted to bring my parents here. The food was great I had the catfish she had ribs. Kim was an awesome server and made the experience even better.

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Kershaw Sc
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

there were many steps to get in and the elevator was broke. no way we could get our son in the building. i was so looking foward to getting the grouper sandwich. How do they get the groceries in? i went up the steps to find out why the elevator was locked and they came down right behind me to... More 

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New York
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100 reviews 100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

went for dinner one night while on vacation, and it was really nothing to brag about. i did like the way it looked,outside and in. Rustic place,very cozy,kind of old but for the something called bubbas fish shack, it fit the atmostphere.My fiance got the ribs which didnt have nearly enough sauce on them so they were rather dry,and i... More 

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

While the wife and I were staying in Murrells Inlet during February we stopped into Bubba's twice for dinner. Both times the food was Great, service was attentive and the bill was nice! Not too expensive! We had Flounder Baskets both times and we enjoyed them. I would say to give them a try if you are in the area.... More 

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bradford, ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The all you can eat catfish was so good. So was the chicken fingers. They gave you bunches of fries. The sweet tea was SWEET! The service was excellent and they were constantly busy!

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Peterborough, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Went Monday night for dinner with friends, 4 adults, one tween, one infant. We had a great time! Fun decor and atmosphere, friendly, fast and efficient server, and not only was the food good, but the menu was as well- my daughter is not a big fan of a variety of seafoods but they had lots to choose from. All... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Blackened Grouper sandwich, I have never ordered anything else. We have been vacationing here for 10 years and we have never ordered anything else. Delicious sandwich, bucket of beer with the salt breeze blowing in your face needing say more.

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Not bad food or service. we did make the mistake of ordering a table full of appetizers. They brought us exactly what we ordered and it was all fried. (I think it was all cooked in the same grease) Can't bring myself to go back. Not really their fault.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: (843) 232-9798

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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 - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?