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Bubba's Fish Shack

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$$ - $$$
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16 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
+1 843-232-9798
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always a good place for lunch or dinner and a cold beer. Good sandwiches and baskets of shrimp, oysters and grouper bites.

Thank Chieflawdawg
Greenville, South Carolina
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394 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fried seafood place that serves burgers and some other stuff. If you want a basket of fried seafood and French fries, you'll be happy. My wife ordered a burger and liked it. My fried clams were ok.

Thank WadeandLori
Blythewood, South Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Soggy fries, Luke warm hush puppies, microscopic popcorn shrimp. Most everything is fried with no broiled options. Had better close by.

Thank TheGrillGy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful place for families and friends. The food is fresh, the fish hot, and not ever greasy. 99% success rate...if there's ever a problem, and it's a rarity, they are fast to fix it. My family LOVES the catfish and fried green tomatoes... grouper, calimari and flounder are also superbly cooked to order. They also grill your order upon... More 

Thank MBgma66
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I found Bubba's by chance one afternoon while driving around Myrtle Beach. We love Bubba's food, staff & decor. Even if you don't eat seafood, you'll find something on the menu to tickle your taste buds. Love the fried green tomatoes & the mussels.

Thank Walter H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few feet from our resort, Surfside Beach and Resort. Very friendly staff, good food and prices, fast service. Always come here every time we go to the beach at Surfiside. In the five years of coming here, never a problem.

Thank Kevin H
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting family in NC this Summer and during July 4th weekend at Myrtle Beach my girlfriend and I thought we would explore the local bars and restaurants. Luckily, we found this gem. Amazing decor, very helpful service and above all, I fell in love with the pickle nickels.

Thank Liam C
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Eat here all the time as locals. Staff is great atmosphere is great you get crayons for kids and the waitress took our son to get some candy the last time. This is a must for your seafood fill in Surfside.

Thank Coolmattguy
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Went with the crab cakes. They came out cold the fries tasted still raw. The service wasn't up to speed all girls were talking about going home because the place was so dead. The cook was emptying trash right beside the bar were we were eating and brought out of the kitchen a bag of grease that had a fowl... More 

Thank Roger I
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We ate at Bubba's Fish Shack because the room key for Surfside Beach Resort gave us a 10% discount. One of the resort's desk staff had mentioned that the seafood was very good if you liked fried food, as that is all they serve. The portions were very generous. The grouper and shrimp were not at all greasy and had... More 

Thank 718crandalll

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-232-9798

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