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Fish Shack

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$$ - $$$
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613 Porter Wagoner Blvd, West Plains, MO 65775-2121
+1 417-256-2555
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Alton, Missouri, Usa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

well my wife likes the fish, i prefer clam strips and you get a huge portion! great service, great owner, nice place to eat!

Thank Brian S
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a pleasure to have a chance to get to come to the fish shack the have crab legs fish tacos you name it but catfish and walleye are a must Stacy does a great job with this place revamped menu fried crawfish tacos sound so good but will have to wait catfish and walleye this time always good you... More 

Thank G M
West Plains, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Fish Shack shortly after we moved to West Plains and have been eating there ever since. The food and service are consistently good. Stacy and his staff genuinely nice.

Thank Charlotte C
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Oh. My. Goodness! What a great meal I just had! I'm still sitting in the restaurant as I type this as I need to let all this food settle before I waddle out, lol. I had the lunch special, which came with two pieces of fried catfish, cold slaw, kidney beans, hush puppies and French fries. I did succumb to... More 

Thank Breaktrack1
Willow Springs, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We enjoy stopping in for lunch to the fish but always look forward to their crab legs weekend, we like the service, they care if you like the food.

Thank palogirl13
West Plains, Missouri
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Fish Shack is Family based Dining, offering a variety of "traditional" fish fare. They offer Crab legs on weekends. They are a bit pricey and portions run a bit small. Great couples or older groups, but really not small child oriented. Over all they are good for a change of pace.

Thank garmed2016
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have eaten lunch here several times. The food is good and the service is good and friendly. They have good catfish and other plate lunches. I like their meatloaf.

Thank Jay M
West Plains, Missouri
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We have frequented Fish Shack many times and my review would always be the same. Of course, the fish is my favorite. They will cook it to your request which is great. Prices are in comparison to other restaurants for fish plates. Great service. Closed on Mondays. 🙁

Thank Jeanette W
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We went to West Plains for a nice dinner for my birthday at the end of 2016, and we were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was homey, the menu looked yummy and the food was great. I had fried shrimp, my husband and sister the fried chicken which I also wanted, and my brother-in-law had the fried catfish. Good, good good.... More 

Thank Marilynn H
Salem, Arkansas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 2, 2017

The fish is not the best I've had, but pretty good. If you go in for lunch you can get a nice plate, with sides for a good value.

Thank GoneGary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 Porter Wagoner Blvd, West Plains, MO 65775-2121
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  West Plains
  • Phone Number: +1 417-256-2555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?