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American, Bar, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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All reviews redfish crab dip grilled asparagus seafood red fish hush puppies fries key lime pie potatoes snow crab sandwich tacos feed the fish great view sit outside service was great great lunch
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Reviewed yesterday

Ate dinner at The Shack on a Wednesday night. The first positive was the wait time wasn't too long. Sat outside. The restaurant was practicing social distancing and the servers were all wearing masks. I had the pleasure of Taylor being my server and she...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I found the reviews to be good for the shack. They were not wrong! The Fried green tomatoes can feed a couple. Fish tacos were refreshing. I will be back here every time I come to Fort Walton!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for seafood. The platter,although a little pricy at $79 for two, it would easily feed 3-4 people. The food tasted delicious and the did have social distance in place.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited for close to an hour for a table for 3, but they had limited the seating capacity as they were supposed to. My husband said the crab legs were some of the best he's ever had, and the waitress even brought out our...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fried green tomatoes were super crispy, good seasoning with plenty of flavor. The Pick 2-Lobster crab cake/ fried red fish was delicious, you can definitely taste the freshness of the fish. Definitely try the lobster crab cake that was by far my favorite. The...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were minimizing going out and decided to try The Shack. Our order included 3 separate orders for the pickup, and they handled it well. All of our orders & charges were correct, and pickup was ready on time. Food was very good, and we...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down best restaurant in Fort Walton. More than enough food and fast service. Great environment.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We just used the app DoorDash. Easy, food was here in 39 minutes and hot. Everything was goof and had plenty left over for midnight snacks. Missed the views but we’ll go back at a later date. Love the delivery!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 8, 2020

Service -EXCELLENT FOOD - EXCELLENT crab dip AMAZING Shrimp taco and fish taco DELICIOUS crawfish po boy - very good French fries -oh so good! The outdoor seating was also great! Great views of water front bay watching the boats. We tried to go back...More

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

The restaurant is located near a boat dock and hotel, so it's not as serene as other beachfront restaurants in the area. The food was very good. I had the fried grouper tacos; they were delicious. Our waitress wore a mask due to COVID-19 and...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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July 5, 2020|
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Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You need to call the restaurant for reservations.
Nancy E
January 19, 2019|
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Response from kirt v | Reviewed this property |
we were there after the hurricane and they were open
Kevin M
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Yes we do have a T-dock so you can come by water.
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