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Stewby's Seafood Shanty

427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
+1 850-586-7001
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fried okra” (150 reviews)
“hush puppies” (228 reviews)
“seafood” (399 reviews)
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10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Might possibly be the best seafood I've had since living here! The food is amazing! Even the sides are great. The people are so friendly. It was very crowded and no open tables. A very nice couple invited us to sit with them. We will...More

Thank Jaclyn V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a neat little place with great food. I went several times and ended up coming home still hungry. Even cheap stuff like baked beans and coleslaw are served in teaspoons. If it wasn't for that I'd go every week or 2. The quality...More

Thank sjoefl01
Reviewed yesterday

Not the flashiest place in the world on the outside but the food inside makes up for it. I had never had fried Mahi-mahi before but it was amazing. The jalapeno hush puppies will make you "slap-yo-mama". (My mama would have slapped me back... jus'...More

Thank russellking
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place doesn't look like much from the road, but you can tell it is very popular with the line to get in the door. The fresh fish was prepared perfectly. No frills, just great food.

Thank ARHappyCamper
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best place I have been to on the entire gulf coast. I travel throughout the US and while u may have to wait it's well worth it. It's a small place and the people are great

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sure - it's not fancy. But the atmosphere was fun, the staff were incredibly friendly, and the food was some of the freshest, best prepared we've ever had in the area. Our family's new favorite!!

Thank Jeff G. M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's always the places that don't look like much that deliver the best food. This is no exception. It is small but mighty. My wife had the grilled mahi dinner. It was cooked and seasoned perfectly. I had the seafood platter with fried fish, shrimp,...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a little ways from the tourist area, but is worth the few minutes to drive there. Small restaurant with limited seating. Walk up and order. Collasel shrimp are really good and I suggest ordering half grilled and half fried. Hush puppies were good....More

Thank Dinah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty seafood (mostly fried with some grilled options). Dinner options with hushpuppies and choice of 2 sides (great variety of sides with some seasonal favorites). A La Carte menu of items you can add to your dinner or have alone without the sides and hushpuppies....More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the food here for a quick bite in a super casual atmosphere. The mahi mahi and shrimp were excellent! The okra and baked beans were good too!

Thank MichiganTraveler07
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is.
margaret r
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
No - order at the window, and pick up the food when your number is called
margaret r
March 4, 2017|
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Response from ThickGoddessLena | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations. It's like a fast food restaurant except with Really good and fresh seafood! The seating they do offer is limited and on an outside porch so no A/C which is a important feature in the summer here. More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-586-7001
  • E-mail
STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty is a small take out and drive thru seafood restaurant in Fort Walton Beach. Offering the most affordable and freshest local seafood. You can eat on our enclosed heated and cooled deck or take it to-go. All our seafood is fresh and locally bought. The fish comes straight of the boats in Destin. Average order time is between 7-9 minutes. So if your in a hurry, don't worry. We'll have you on your way in minutes. STEWBY'S also offers a drive thru window for your convenience. But don't let the drive thru fool you. You don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience. Drive thru and take some to go or stop in and order from the walk up window. STEWBY'S is always providing the best quality seafood at the best price!
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