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Bubba's Fish Shack

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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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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are a fan of fried shrimp, this is a good place to get it. I got the fried shimp platter and they were cook perfectly. Very tender, with the tails of already. We actually went back for a second visit. It has a great environment and location. If you're looking for good fried shrimp this would be a... More 

Thank bambam166
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately I was told that this was the best place to get local seafood. Especially locally caught fish. Someone lied to that person, because this is a franchise and all of their fish are caught from many different places. Pretty much everything on the menu is fried, I did ask for grilled flounder and they said they could Grillet for... More 

Thank Robin L
Statesville, North Carolina
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place! From the waitress to the food! Im not a big fried seafood lover but omg this place has great fried seafood! I got a side salad and 1/2 lb. Steamed peel and eat Shrimp it was very good! My husband got the Bubba Platter which had a little bit of everything fried they served all of us... More 

Thank kmshaver
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bubba's is a family friendly fish shack that offers outside porch seating as well as indoor seating. There's a bar with two televisions inside. There are porch swings to pass time in the event of a wait. Bubba's offers an array of fried food as well as salads and burgers. The fried pickles and fried shrimp were tasty. Service was... More 

Thank christine t
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great. Waitstaff was excellent. Would recommend to anyone in the area. Ocean breeze and no wait.

Thank David C
Frackville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We popped across the street for lunch, the service was wonderful! If you like Calabash style fried seafood this is as good as it gets!

Thank George S
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family is here on vacation for two weeks. We decided to try out a new seafood restaurant and came upon this one. Parking lots was packed so this gave us a hint that the food must be great. We had only a five minute wait and generally it's much longer. There were settings out on the porch, but we... More 

Thank Mary C
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is rustic and is on the main strip in Surfside Beach. The wait staff is friendly. There is some outdoor seating, but given the August heat, we dined inside. The fresh fish catch was so fresh and delicious. The fried oysters were delicious. I definitely would go back for a quick, very casual lunch.

Thank UVA_Wahoo
Rustburg, VA
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a big fried seafood platter last night, we were looking for somewhere close by offering something light for lunch. We both got the chicken chopped salad, which was a large portion of not so fresh iceberg lettuce, a few tomato quarters, couple of red onion rings, thick cucumber slices, shredded cheddar cheese, croutons, a lot of bacon bits and... More 

Thank VirginiaGal08
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not my first visit to Bubba's, not will it be my last. The food is "to die for," with seafood being cooked to the point of excellence! This time I had the fried oyster poboy sandwich (which is easily enough for two people), home fries & Cole slaw. All the food was so fresh! Altho Bubba's is across... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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?