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Stewby's Seafood Shanty

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427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
+1 850-586-7001
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sulphur, OK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always use TripAdvisor when we travel. Being rated #1 on the list is spot on. Small shanty - but the food is amazing. Very clean and friendly staff. Seating is limited but by the time your food is ready there is a table available. We arrived around 6 pm and by the time we left the line was out... More 

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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not worry about the line...the tables turn quickly. Great fried and grilled seafood. Fish is very fresh. We go several times each time we are in town. Try the shrimp and grits or the grouper when they have it.

Thank Joe M
New York
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is truly a seafood shack- the kind food lovers like me dream of. Smiling people serve fabulous food and locals bring their families in for dinner. I've dined twice- fish tacos and grilled shrimp. Both were delicious. The shrimp and the spicey dipping sauce are not to be missed. The Cole slaw is perfect- no mayo, just fresh flavor.... More 

Thank hpeep54
Pleasant Grove, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy seafood. Yummy fries ( seasoned with stewby's Special seasoning -which you can purchase to take home) I had grilled fish tacos . 2 smaller street tacos, but filled with ample amounts of tender fish. Cost was $8.50. They ask you to pay cash, but will accept visa if 'necessary' Restaurant was filled with locals who gave recommendations and suggestions.... More 

Thank advisormomma
Athens, Greece
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family stopped by here one evening for dinner after receiving a recommendation from our neighbors. We are so glad we did! The food is very fresh and very, very reasonable priced. This is a no thrills, order at the counter restaurant... And the food is wonderful! Go here for a relaxed and tasty meal. Enjoy!

Thank ChristosMoore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have gone to Stewby's many times over the years. We have never been disappointed. Doesn't matter what you order.

Thank samdog @
Fort Walton Beach, FL
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live about eight miles from Stewby's, and have been dining there since the first week it opened. It is amazing how much this small little place has grown in popularity....testament to their consistently great seafood. There have been a few times that we have gotten a grilled Amberjack sandwich that contained a couple of questionable pieces, but for the... More 

Thank DaChief
Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food and family oriented. The gumbo was very tasty. Will be back for sure. Always busy so that tells you that the food is good.

Thank family06italia
Greenfield, Indiana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding, you know it's good when the locals are there. I had the Blue crab sandwich!! The rest had fried shrimp, everything was fresh tasting and not over cooked.

Thank BonnieBon1
Manila, Arkansas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorites in FWB- delicious shrimp, great hush puppies & awesome onion fries! A must for sure! Very reasonable prices too.

Thank rsf85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $14
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
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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