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Walt'z Fish Shak

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224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“fresh fish” (61 reviews)
“rice” (60 reviews)
“snapper” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
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Reviewed April 8, 2015

One of the best fish places around, great grouper, great conch chowder a great salad great pour on the wine, what could be better?

1  Thank Kahunaray
Reviewed April 5, 2015

The only reason to go to John's Pass Village unless you really need another t-shirt or an X rated one. The food was wonderful, the service great and the wine pour brought back my faith in the human race, at least temporarily.

2  Thank KerrMuggin
Reviewed April 4, 2015

The meals were amazing. Not was the fish delicious and fresh but the side dishes were just as impressive. Everyone who eats there must like fish.

1  Thank Daniel D
Reviewed April 1, 2015

We loved our meal very much! Friendly staff, but not cheap (nothing is these days), we read $$ and it was $$$. Still all very GOOD!!!!

2  Thank Carol H
Reviewed March 23, 2015

Never thought we would go to dinner at 5 PM but we had to in order to get the fresh catch. Even so, the grouper was all gone by the time we ordered at 6 PM. Every entree was freshly caught and superbly prepared, either...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed March 22, 2015

We travel from Tampa to John's Pass just to eat at Walt's. It's always interesting to see which fresh fish are being served. Very, very well prepared dishes and a fun place to dine.

Thank Yankeesfan79
Reviewed March 10, 2015

Adorable place in a house. Service was good. Scallops were decent. Grouper overlooked and a very small piece. Very friendly atmosphere. Very pricey for what you received.

2  Thank TouristTammie
Reviewed March 6, 2015

We love this place. Nothing fancy and it's not for everyone. As the name says, it's a "shak." A sign out front warns, don't come in if you are in a hurry, are high maintenance, or do not appreciate fresh Florida seafood. Try the blackened...More

Thank JohnthePilgrim
Reviewed February 28, 2015

Spotted walt'z fish shak on trip advisor when searching for quality fish restaurants went at 5pm when it reopened for the evening and it was getting busy we were greeted at the door whilst outside looking at that days menu. It was explained to us...More

2  Thank Stu J
Reviewed February 25, 2015

Prior reviews are spot on. We have been going to Waltz's since 2009 and it's our go to spot when we want to treat ourselves. The seafood is as fresh and as delicious as you can find anywhere. We like to sit at the bar...More

2  Thank NoSanta
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from megantracy | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations, but you should have reservations about eating there!! Click on poor reviews and read carefully! So you don't upset the staff or management, and ruin your experience! Good Luck!
July 5, 2016|
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Response from amosesq | Reviewed this property |
Their cole slaw is very good. Maybe they'll share it if you ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $21
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
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