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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
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $30
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Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Seafood
FEATURES
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront, Drive Thru, BYOB
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, great prices and friendly staff! We have eaten at all the popular places in town and we choose this place over all of them any day! A must visit for the Destin area!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were first timers who couldn't take the long line. I checked our their market and we ate there. Their limited menu was fine, but they were substituting grouper for flounder. The gumbo, potatoes, corn and key lime pie were very good. I had to...get up to ask for a knife to cut the grouper. When I finally got I to it there was a bit of blood and raw fish. I got up to show it to the cook who took it away. The same piece came back to me and it was still too tough- rubber like! I let the person know who took my order when I picked up my key lime pie. An unhappy last vacation night experience.More

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

This is our favorite restaurant by far in Ft. Walton. Everything is always fresh and cooked to order. Will be so glad when the one in Crestview is opened! The long line is a testament to their delicious food.

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

Food was great. Had to wait in line but we'll worth it. The Allacarte menu is enough to serve 3 to 4 people. Staff was pleasant even though they were very busy. Will do it again. We ate at Crab Trap few days ago and...this places Food was much better.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was average but be aware this is not a table service restaurant. You go in and stand in line to order at the counter, where you also pick up your food when ready. There is indoor seating for eating.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son had highly recommended Stewby's and we were not disappointed. Friendly service. Fantastic food. Great variety. My favorite was the grilled shrimp. My husband's favorite was the grilled fish. We appreciated that they had dedicated "safe" fryers for those with shellfish allergies. Usually on...a week's vacation we don't repeat restaurants. I think we ate at Stewby's 4 times! I liked the variety they had. Cheaper lunch options like fish and shrimp tacos. A choice of either having dinners or sides of items like the grilled shrimp. Numerous side options of which the potato salad and coleslaw were two of our favorites. Great hush puppies. A really good key lime pie!! We were close enough to walk over from our condo so we appreciated the relaxed, casual atmosphere! I will definitely return on my next visit to Fort Walton Beach.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered gumbo, grits and some different shrimp meals. Food was amazing and fast. We ended up going back multiple times on our trip. Service was great too

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Most everything from the menu was fried and high carb. Tried to order healthy but was impossible. Got sick after eating due to the amount of grease. I do NOT recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 15, 2021 via mobile

The food is good and the wait is short. Not a fancy place but if you just want to sit down and have a few bites of decent seafood without the frills this may be your styrofoam cup of tea I didn’t particularly like the...plastic forks and picking up my food at the little window but it was Good food and probably the best price near the beach. Busy people with a purposeMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 1, 2021

Stewby's is a popular local restaurant featuring fresh seafood either fried or grilled. The homestyle food is delicious and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Response from mariposanggala | Reviewed this property |
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Response from 958keithl | Reviewed this property |
They have great fried shrimp.
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Response from Frank G | Reviewed this property |
I'm more concerned with the quality of the food!!! The food is great, and I even enjoyed the Gumbo. All restaurants are expensive these days . If you want cheap, GO TO McDONALDS… oH WAIT THEY MAYBE TOO EXPENSIVE TOO.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stewby's Seafood Shanty

Yes, Stewby's Seafood Shanty offers takeout services.

Stewby's Seafood Shanty is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4