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Bubba's Fish Shack

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
(843) 232-9798
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in NMB and decided to try something different so we tried this place. When you get there the area is nice, the building is artful and the inside decor was rustic. The young lady that showed us our table was very friendly. Our waitress Megan was quick and on top of her game. We had looked at the... More 

Thank 3Smiths
Statesville, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Right across the street from our hotel. Friendly staff. Wasn't crowded this time of year. Crab cake appetizer was yummy! Prices were great. Not expensive. Enjoyed the decor! Had fun talking to the staff. We were there very late, closing time, and they were very considerate of working around us to close.

Thank Sunshine19225
kingsport, tn 37660
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went there with a big family group. The service was excellent. I alog with a couple of others at my table had the all you can eat catfish $15.95. They served large slabs of catfish. I was not sure I could finish my first plate full but they had another plate full waiting on me before I finished the... More 

Thank rick928
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, waitress explained everything on the menu and made suggestion. Food and service were very good. Will return

Thank Joan S
Gastonia Nc
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place, plus the staff treats us as family. We normally go so much they treat us as a "locals" which means the service is like a family member, the food is always good, the tea is just like mom made and because of the staff we feel when leaving as if we HAVE TO COME BACK. Sometimes... More 

Thank pacetax
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115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with its small place,paper for tablecloths,plastic utensils and cups,then food served in cardboard containers. Now to the food being mostly fried probably in same oil it all tastes the same. The one thing I will give high fives to was service, onion rings and fried zucchini by the way River Cafe across the road on the beach is... More 

Thank bridgemanvn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered take out and it was ready in 15min. Hush puppies were delicious as were the grouper bites and fried pickles. Was helped by three different people as soon as I walked in the door. Can't wait to go back. Will eat there next time as the outside view is great.

Thank Fball1208
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good fried shrimp, onion rings and awesome cole slaw. Lively atmosphere and service was great. Made for a fun girls night.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going to Bubba's for about the past 9 years. It is our first stop for dinner as we start our week in Garden City Beach , SC. The service this time was prompt even though the place was jammed on Saturday night, our waitress was quick, efficient and professional. This is a casual - let me stress casual... More 

Thank MGM-Atlanta
Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start with a cheap beer, grabs a basket of hushpuppies ( usually excellent) , and go from there. Don't forget the swings downstairs & walk across the street to Scottys for a nightcap

Thank Isla-dude

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
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: (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?