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Bubba's Fish Shack

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16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
+1 843-232-9798
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is simply the best! We make a point to eat at Bubba's at least once every time we are in the area. The atmosphere is fun. The service is always friendly. The food is always good. The parking sucks but we manage. I LOVE the oyster po boy! Highly recommend!

Thank Kristin M
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Surfside area, go to Bubbas! Always great food , great service, coldest beer! All you can eat catfish, it's unreal. Pickle nickels and hush puppies a must.

Thank Krogdep
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat on the deck and had a great view of the ocean. Service was fast and courteous. Catfish was flaky and delicious!!!

Thank mmslpn97
Auburn, Alabama
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

jeff had seafood, I had oysters on the half shell they were terrible, salad with shrimp on it is was okay.

Thank AngieHead
Williamsburg, Virginia
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After traveling from Virginia, we were anxious to get some good seafood. While the food wasn't terrible, neither was it very good. The steamed spice shrimp was overcooked and tough. The fried shrimp basket was a little better. We also had the chili glazed shrimp. They too were a bit tough. The wait staff was attentive and very friendly. The... More 

Thank hartpndg
Davidson, NC
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good fried food place---fish, shrimp and so on. Salads are good too. Good selection of beers as well.

Thank Nicholas02
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fried oysters were good and flounder was also. Good service. Would go back again. Not fancy but just what we wanted.

Thank misspurr
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy,very good!! Oysters on the shell,calamari Wonderful shrimp,anyway you want it cooked!! Sweet potatoes fries..!!! And on top if it ,the service was excellent! Fair prices too!! Will be back in a few days!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Trenton, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very cool inside very beachy. The food was delicious best crab cakes I have eaten. Service was good. Parking was tough & its off season. Spots are very tight & very few. Service was good. Prices were great and plenty of food. We all ordered from the basket menu. so for $8.99 came with 1 large crab... More 

Thank pisano64
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was great. Drinks were great. Staff was marvelous. They made sure we had a great time. We will be back!!!!!

Thank Stacie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, 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 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
  • 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?