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Sassy Bass Island Grill You will find the “Best of the Best” tropical recipes served in the most relaxing atmosphere. Only the finest and freshest ingredients are combined with our renowned creativity to prepare the most delicious, classic favorites, tropical specialties and adventurous choices. We believe in serving the most full flavor selections possible and rely on our home made cooking methods. Our team works from the early morning hours and prepares everything from scratch. The menu features fresh squeezed juices, homemade donuts, seasonal salads, conch patties, fried red tomatoes, paella, just caught fish and Gulf seafood, hand cut steaks, and the mouthwatering local oysters on the half
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s worth drive to go to this restaurant. No wait on Friday night, was sat immediately. Server was Nathan and he did a great job even though he had a lot of tables to take care of. Oyster poboy and fried food platter were awesome....Got to listen to live entertainment while we ate dinner👍. Will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday evening and four of us had the $16.99 buffet. The salad bar was small but good. The hot food consisted of chicken fried steak that you needed a hacksaw to cut. The chicken finger were cold but the fish fingers were hot and tasty....Peach cobbler was mostly dough with very few peaches.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ended up eating here multiple times despite other options due to consistently good food (both to-go & eat in) and the friendly staff! I was thrilled to find this place, look for the school bus and flags!! I can't recommend this place enough, the...Market is quite the bonus as they have to-go options of prepared food in addition to staples that your rental might not have on hand! Went in on Valentines day and they offered flowers to each tables in addition to good food! All staff are aware of needed social distancing and masks etc... for Covid but these guys are a place to feel welcome even in a pandemic and during the off season! I recommend the Fishin' Grits and both grilled and fried shrimp! Thank you again to all the staff!!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 25, 2021

Absolutely one of the best dive bars/restaurants around the area! We stopped in on recommendation from our friends and whoaa! Super friendly as soon as you walk in the door! There is a large screened in porch if you prefer to sit outside, but there...was plenty of space inside-socially distanced-al help had masks on. Our waitress talked us into their Jamaican me Crazy fish bowl drink and it was the ultimate island drink for sure! We loved it! My hubby ordered the blackened fish taco and it was so big it was literally off the plate! I ordered the Shrimp Po Boy and fries and good googlies forget about picking it like a sammie! It was so stuffed with shrimp-which by the way was super fresh and NOT over breaded or over cooked! Hats off to the kitchen! Our waitress was very nice as was the bartender! The manager walked around to each table to check on how things were and we made him laugh a few times! Totally a great fam spot and prices were pretty reasonable with a good choice of items on the menu! We will be back! ♥More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 14, 2021

Great atmosphere, great food, amazing drinks, and the staff is very friendly!As the sign says, No shirt no shoes, no problem!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 31, 2020 via mobile

Great menu selection and great food. Old building with screened in patio seating. Plays great 1960s music. Service is cool. Raw Oyster Bar. Will return as soon as possible.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed September 17, 2020

We ordered dinner to go and they had it ready in 15-20 minutes. Everything we had was delicious. Crab cakes, conch fritters, fried tomatoes, aruba (grouper). Even the sides were perfectly matched to the food. Normally ordering food to go such as this is not...a good idea. But they prepared it perfectly and we sat on our balcony. It was the best food we ate one our trip. Actually, we had enough food to bring home in a cooler and eat later. The only downfall is the size of the restaurant. It’s small and can’t seat very many people. And the few people they have working are super busy trying to wait on everyone. We tried waiting for breakfast but couldn’t get in. So my recommendation is place orders to go. Definitely eat at Sassy Bass. Best food on the beach.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 13, 2020 via mobile

We've visited this place both toned we've been to gulf shores. It's a great stop after visiting the fort at Fort Morgan. The food there is good. The selection is great. There's anything you might want from burgers to fish tacos. Stop in and get...you a fish bowl! The mixed drinks are legit.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020 via mobile

The coconut chicken was so good! One of my favorite meals on vacation. Our server was wonderful in assisting us with a special diet need. The gulf view was wonderful. Fun local place to eat!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 7, 2020 via mobile

My Family and I were on vacation at the Plantation and we ate at the Sassy Bass. The food was great. Billie May was our server. She made the experience wonderful. Even with all the restrictions the restaurant had due to COVID she was always...attentive and even when our picky eating Granddaughter needed special attention she made sure that she had everything just right for her. I am a retired restaurant district and general manager of 35 yrs. I would recommend her for any service industry job. Thanks for the great time!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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