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Jack's Shack

South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
+1 649-232-0099
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“jerk chicken” (270 reviews)
“fries” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

Just off a back to back cruise on which we had the pleasure of visiting Grand Turk 2 different weeks. We had seen reviews of Jack's Shack both here on Trip Advisor and on some cruise blogs. If you have a morning or afternoon to...More

2  Thank mmdanis
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Took some clients to Jack's Shack and we all LOVED it-- short stroll down the beach to get there and the drinks and food are amazing. The water is beautiful and the bartenders are awesome. Topher the dog is adorable! Highly recommend!

1  Thank Dixieangeln
Reviewed October 16, 2016

stopped by here while on our cruise nice place good food and cold beer we enjoyed sitting around having lunch and people watching the beach

Thank Randy T
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Jacks Shack came recommended to us, so we walked the beach to the restaurant. The food and service were great. The prices were reasonable.for the area. The owners are very nice and finding out that Jack was a native of Massachusetts, I gave him a...More

Thank Ramblinclam
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Even though this is only a shack (with about 20 tables and 50 chairs), it could be one of the most interesting establishment on the beach due to the owner, staff and the locals that frequent the bar. If you're near Governor's Beach, you owe...More

Reviewed October 5, 2016

We had heard rave reviews about this place. All I can say is that those people were still drunk when they reviewed the place. We have had far better food at far better prices than we obtained here. I'm most upset that we probably passed...More

Thank Angela L
Jack S, Owner at Jack's Shack, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2016

Sorry you were so disappointed. Our local chefs cook great local dishes. We would have substituted another meal for you. Our prices are impacted by the high prices of produce on island. Jack

Reviewed September 30, 2016

We came in from a cruise ship and headed right out to Jack's Shack! They have amazing jerk chicken and drinks too! Topher the crab digging dog is fun to watch. We spent all of our time here. The beach is awesome! This place gets...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Where it is shown on the map, at least from my phone, is a vacant lot. I did want to try it out, but it ended up with my wife and I in a fight over it. We walked and walked, just to arrive at...More

2  Thank Matt H
Jack S, Owner at Jack's Shack, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2016

Matt, Sorry you never found our beach bar and grille. I am sure if you found us you would not rate the food, atmosphere and drinks as terrible. We love to have fun. Sounds like you did not try hard enough. Any taxi cab driver...More

Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited Jack's Shack on Sept. 22, 2016, while on a 7 day Caribbean Cruise. This place came highly recommended from a friend who had recently been there. After getting off the ship it's a short walk down the beach to Jack's. Get there early...More

2  Thank Laura D
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

The service was awful! Absolutely the worst experience ever! Took 20 mins to get drinks, Took over 30 mins to get the bill & then they had to ask us several times what we had in order to get the bill by 3 different people....More

Thank amaybride
Jack S, Owner at Jack's Shack, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2016

I am sorry you had such poor service. This is not our norm. Janet and I were away for the last few weeks and we had slightly fewer wait staff but you should never have had to wait so long for drinks. Sometimes we have...More

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Chantel P
May 17, 2017|
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Response from thehook15 | Reviewed this property |
It's a pretty good walk down the road then over to the beach where Jack's is. I might consider a cab or van at about $5 per to save yourself especially with you having seniors AND toddlers.
Doug I
May 7, 2017|
Response from Jack S | Property representative |
We are open on any day that a large cruise ship dock. We are only open the hours that the cruise ship is in port
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Jack S | Property representative |
Yes you can take the main road (room for wheel chairs) to our paved side road opposite the power plant. We have a small sign. At the back of our building is a short section of dirt road and then our parking lot. We have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $13
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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
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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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