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Bubba's Fish Shack

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16 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
(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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Sachse, Texas
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455 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the Bubba for dinner at 7 PM on Thursday in July. The line was long. We waited about one hour. They texted the cell phone message to inform us when the table was ready. We ordered a seafood platter and baskets. The fried flounder was delicious and fresh. The decor was unique. The services were friendly. The... More 

Thank BangkokSachse
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found this restaurant once several years ago and finally found it again! Great food! Great environment! My kids and I love this place and will make it a vacation must do every year!

Thank Katie V
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The wait staff was very nice but the food was so so. The fish was very fresh but I only got a small filet for my entree . The hot wings arrived cold. The waiter forgot my salad. The place was packed with families. Prices were ok but food did not live up to prices.

Thank Irene M
Hilton Head Island
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a former server (13yrs) I thought this was ok. Our server was attentive enough. The food was ok. Not bad, not excellent. I had a blackened grouper sandwich. The fish was a bit fishy which tells me it wasn't as fresh as it could have been. The blackened seasoning was pretty good. It came on a toasted bun with... More 

Thank Reggie006
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was just ok and sevice was bad. We waited twenty minutes to be seated. 20 minutes for someone to take our drink order and twenty minutes for tea. Will not be back.

Thank Hope J
Richfield, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose to eat outside, had no wait time at all, ceiling fans kept us cool. Service was awesome and food was great. Will definitely return.

Thank Lisa T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great place for casual dining. Wait staff were very friendly and gave a lot of great tips for places to visit locally while our family was on vacation in the area. Food was excellent. The fried clams were delicious & soup was too. It will definitely be a place we return on future visits.

Thank deedeedob
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch, right when they opened, so no waiting. Great service, delicious food! I had the grouper basket, it was very good!

Thank Amie S
Canton, Ohio
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food if you like seafood. The atmosphere and service was good. We will come back. Nice location and easy to get in and out.

Thank Erin B
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best part of this place is the atmosphere. Hands down. Wasn't comfortable I was parking in the right spot - but I didn't get towed. I suggest the pickle nickles and anything fried.

Thank MondaymanDan

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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, 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, 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 South Ocean Boulevard, Surfside Beach, SC
  • 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?