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“Some good Some bad”
Review of Shark Shack

Shark Shack
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Description: Family owned and operated outdoor restaurant and just 2 blocks from Atlantic Beach. We specialize in fresh seafood ~ tacos, wraps, blackened fish, fried oysters, crab cakes, grouper bites, shrimp burgers, angus burgers, grilled or blackened tuna, and daily fresh seafood specials, prepared by Chef Tom! Looking forward to seeing y'all!
Reviewed June 26, 2011

Visited the Shark Shack on Saturday 25 June and I had the grouper sandwich which was served with coleslaw and I opted for the Pasta salad instead of fries because I got onion rings. My Wife had the fish Taco basically a fish wrap and she opted for the sweet potato fries. My other friend had the crab cake with sweet potato fried and a chicken tender plate was ordered for her daughter. The good: the fish taco was good and so was the grouper sandwich, the sweet potato fries were okay. The onion wrings with the dipping sauce was really good. The bad: The crab cake was mushy and under cooked, the chef came out and explained that it was fresh blue crab and how much he paid a pond for it but it didn't the fact that it was just not good. the pasta salad and the coleslaw were obviously left out in the sun or the or on the counter or something. I paid the price later that day and it was not pleasant, it was the only thing I ate the rest of the day.
Bottom line get the main dishes stay away from the crab cakes and the side dishes other than onion rings and sweet potato fries.

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Thank zabdielhamilton
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Reviewed April 26, 2011

We were recommended to go here for some good food at an informal setting. Informal yes. be prepared to sand and eat as there aren't a lot of seats.
We waited on a Saturday for 1.5 hrs for fried food!!!!!! NOT worth the wait. We would not return here. All the owner could say was read the sign about the wait!!!!! He was not remorseful at all.
They lost my business and respect!

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Thank JRZEGIRL2011
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Reviewed September 15, 2010

Our 2nd year eating at Shark Shack and it's still excellent value! Our waitress Amy was very friendly and attentive, Patrick the cook was friendly as well and cooked the Grouper bites perfect, even though he's a Dallas Cowboy fan cookin' for Redskin fans. Overall a must for cheap but good eats--best value on EI.

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Thank beachcomber1947
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Reviewed August 22, 2010

One of the best meals we had on vacation. The Grouper bites and sandwhich are awesome! We did take out. It was very yummy cannot wait to go back.

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Thank jennecumartin
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Reviewed July 24, 2010

It is hot as hell sitting in the open air w/ an umbrella only in July BUT the fish sandwich is worth it!!! Fresh flounder, lightly fried, great batter double the bun...don't even bother looking for anything else. To die for, or at least make a detour of many miles to have. No pretensions, and don't expect ANYTHING other than a great sandwich. Very limited seating...3 or 4 picnic tables w/ umbrellas. THaTS IT!

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Thank drjGa
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