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Jack's Shack

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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Jamaican, Bahamian
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South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
+1 649-232-0099
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Kentucky
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Jack's Shack after our excursion based on TA recommendations and were not disappointed. It's a nice little spot for a more local lunch without as much of a crowd. It was very busy, but nothing in comparison to the oppressive crowd near the cruise terminal (and we were the only ship there that day). I also felt... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're visiting Gran Turk and want to enjoy this slice of paradise without all of the commercialized hoopla just get off the ship and walk down the beach to the left to the last tiki bar set up area which is Jack's Shack. You'll enjoy beach loungers for FREE and can rent a sun umbrella for a nominal $10... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a short walk down the beach from the cruise ship dock. It is on a beautiful beach with very clear and calm water. They have cheap beach chairs and umbrellas. We have been here many times and love their jerk chicken! The service is fantastic too. The owners are right there chatting with people and making everyone... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the jerk chicken and fries were a pleasant surprise. good portion sizes and really tasty chicken. well worth it!

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3 Thank skippy201
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If the spring break type music at the Cruise beach makes you nuts then walk just a little way down and relax at Jack's Shack. My kids stayed at the crazy beach and my wife and I walked down to enjoy a great lunch and a cold beer. The reviews are right this is the best food on the beach.

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3 Thank BrianB32931
Jupiter, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Jacks Shack multiple times and can't get enough of it. Best beach, food, drinks and people on the island. The jerk chicken can't be beat. Cooked fresh on the grill. Janet, Jack and Erin are always welcoming! Free beach chairs and umbrellas will only cost you a bit. Make sure you don't get lured in by... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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193 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a cruise this was a port of call. My wife did some shopping so I ventured down their beach to check out this place that some fellow cruisers told me about. Not a bad spot for it does have some lounge chairs/umbrellas available and one of them cheaper places to buy a beer and get a simple, inexpensive... More 

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Massapequa Park, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a truly wonderful and relaxing beach day at Jack's Shack in Grand Turk. Our day began with a walk from the cruise ship along the beach to Jack's Shack. We had 43 people of all different ages in our group. It's about a 10 minute walk, but for older adults, who may have difficulty walking, I recommend going... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of hanging at Jack's Shack on a cruise to Grand Turk. Do yourself a favor and get away from the cruise crowd! Everyone will inevitably hangout at the closer local chain! We had an amazing time chatting with the owners, drinking, eating jerk chicken, and relaxing on the beach. It was my first taste of Turks... More 

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Fort Worth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our last trip to Grand Turk, we got off the ship, turned left out of the cruise terminal and headed straight for Jack's. We spent a wonderful, relaxing day there enjoying, the sand, view, Topher, good food and good drinks. We rented 2 chairs and an umbrella from people on the beach and were soon greeted by Topher, Jack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $13
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Jamaican, Bahamian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Turks and Caicos  >  Grand Turk
  • Phone Number: +1 649-232-0099
Description
Enjoy the local flavor from our grille and tiki hut bar while relaxing on our deck overlooking the crystal blue sea and sandy beach. We are only open on cruise ship days except for special occasions (Call or email us.)

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