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Theater District
0.1 miles from Times Square
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Since 1996, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has been entertaining guests with a charming down-home style that's a hit with eaters around the globe. Our menu offers a number of items for the shrimp lover in all of us. Boasting creative seafood dishes inspired straight from the movie Forrest Gump and a fun family atmosphere, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will have you running to the nearest location you can find!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friends wanted to eat at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, a chain restaurant. I ordered the Mahi Mahi ($23.99). The restaurant was somewhat empty on this Sunday late afternoon. Still, the food took quite some time to be served four basic dishes. My food was...served warm, but not hot. The plate was loaded with mash potatoes. There were two relatively small pieces of mahi mahi and three small shrimp. Everything was tasty and delicious. The fish was cooked nicely. No vegetable was served with the fish and potatoes. No rolls or bread was offered with our meal. Overall, it was a mixed bag for a $24 plate.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ehh, not much to brag about truly. I enjoyed the Shrimp Scampi enough to eat it. I sent back their blue version of a Long Island Iced Tea and the cheesecake was nothing special. It’s a chain restaurant so that sums it up...

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 7, 2020 via mobile

Cosy restaurant with friendly & funny staffs. We enjoyed very much the food, the decoration (Forest Gump), as well as the funny waiter who took good care of us.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. A bit of a wait but well worth it. Incredible table location and views out of the window. Food was delicious and the service super fun. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2020

This place is absolutely awful, and I would not recommend wasting your time and money here. I ordered a salad, and was expecting a decent plate of lettuce and other vegetables, and then I saw the waiter bring me MICROSCOPIC plate of just lettuce. I...was appalled. NEVER returning to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. On top of this, our waiter and the manager were both VERY rude after this fiasco. Y'all make me sick.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed May 29, 2020

I'm not a fan of fast food but a friend in Los angels orange county advised me to try this restaurant and we did. Menu is nice and shrimp quality is better than average.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2020

Meal: We ordered traditional dishes and I don't regret it. Environment: relaxed and calm. Service: Very good service and polite. It is very cool. I just didn't buy any gifts from the store below because I had no money.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2020 via mobile

I ate at the bar as the wait for tables were long. This was Valentines night. So we waited awhile for food. Cocktails were great. The bar staff was very lovely and welcoming. Food was good.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed April 2, 2020 via mobile

Love it! If you are fond of Forrest Gump and shrimps, this is the right place to stand by for a yummy lunch just in front of Broadway. Please mind to reserve before, they are always fully booked

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 21, 2020

My sister is a BIG Forrest Gump fan and this place was on her bucket list to visit. Needless to say, it didn't disappoint. The decor was so cool with a lot of quotes and memorabilia all over the walls. Our server was so kind!...She could tell we were from the UK based on our accents and explained the menu to us, recommended dishes etc. We had the surf & turf which was delicious! We also had strawberry lemonades drinks. Some drinks on their menu (if purchased) allows you to take the cup home with you! Mine had a button operated flashing light at the base which was so cool. Plenty of photo opportunities, the staff were really upbeat and attentive. Food service was quick and was reasonably priced. Will definitely recommend for some comfort food and if you love shrimp!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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laurenrixon
November 20, 2018|
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Response from Ruth S | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't think they take reservations you just go in an wait for a table so early evening or late afternoon are best times to try for a table but well worth the wait enjoy Xx
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July 11, 2018|
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We went through Ticketmaster to buy our tickets. We saw The Lion King, School of Rock, Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton. Broadway tickets are expensive by any standards. We spent an average of $250 to $450 per ticket. In Times... More
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