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Bennett's Fish Shack

131 E Chance A La Mer, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
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Ranked #9 of 43 Restaurants in Ocean Shores
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We were in the Pacfic Beach area for a weeding had some time to explore the are went for a drive down the coast and found the 'Fish Shack". Great friendly staff and the food was over the top good. The clam strips are the best not chewy like some you get, halibut fillet sandwich the best, my wife had... More

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West Kelowna, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has a dedicated French fry fryer so no worries about gluten and their clam chowder is gluten free. they did grill me a gluten free bun to go with my chowder at the Ocean Shores location but when in Westport they had no GF buns or bread.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Met a California couple, the wife had been to culinary school, and they highly recommended Bennett's so we went for lunch. I had clam chowder and the apple smoked bacon cheeseburger while DW had clam chowder and halibut fish and chips. I've had clam chowder in SEATAC, excellent BTW, and at Safeco field in Seattle and now Ocean Shores. If... More

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Everett, Washington
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Fish and chips and the clams were awesome. The shrimp cocktail is enough for two to share as an appetizer. The fish and clam combo are very large, also enough for two. The breading on the clams was very much like fried chicken batter. Really really good! The service was excellent as well. The prices are high but we felt... More

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576 reviews 576 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice place, a cool fish shack vibe inside. Pro tip - no table service, you order at the counter and they bring the food to your table. While the ambiance is cool, the food is not quite as good. Decent steamers, broth could be more concentrated/flavorful. Too much cocktail sauce on the crab cocktail. OK crab cakes. Decent fish and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Bennetts was the only thing open in OS on a weekday night. My sister and I had fish and chips and the fish sandwich, both of which were delicious. It is of course greasy, I would have liked to be able to substitute french fries for a salad or something less heavy. It seems like a Jimmy Buffett style bar... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Great bar service but food is way over priced and not that good my food was way over cooked and it took over a hour to get fish and chips

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Spokane Valley, Washington, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Walked in and was asked if we'd like to sit at the bar right away. Got the seafood platter with cod, halibut, clam strips and fries. Also got a couple drinks. Total bill was $49 with the tip. I thought the food was really good and our service experience was great. I have no complaints about this place and would... More

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Olympia, WA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband and I loved the ambiance and the food at Bennett's -- it's definitely a unique experience. Just don't go expecting a quick meal or super service. Everything is prepared fresh -- a blessing and a curse. A blessing because the food is delicious and a curse because the place is popular with tourists, making the wait for your... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Completely overpriced plain food! Paid $40 for halibut and chips, cod and chips with clam strips, coffee and a lemonade. For that price you would expect something good! Definitely not. The coffee was cold, everything Was served in paper cups and such. The whole restaurant was filthy, the forks are stored on the table in an open bucket, completely unsanitary.... More

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