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“Great Meal”

Salt Life Food Shack
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Salt Life Food Shack was developed with the commitment to provide a community driven restaurant that compliments the brand where “living the Salt Life” is a part of everyday life. We offer a carefully crafted eclectic menu to cater to all tastes and personalities. Salt Life Food Shack of Jacksonville Beach is the perfect locale for beach goers to enjoy great dishes, cool drinks and the opportunity to catch up with family and friends. We are located just three blocks off the beach and our casual yet trendy open-air space will accommodate all types – from the avid seaman to land lovers looking for a taste of the Salt Life... Eat, Drink. And be Salty.
FL
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107 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great Meal”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Excellent lunch with friends. Service was fast and the food was fantastic. Usually order the fried shrimp but tried the edamame appetizer, crunchy chicken taco, and some blackened wings. Would definitely order all that again.

  • Visited January 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Fresh seafood in JAX Beach”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I can't say enough good comments about Salt Life. We had dinner on a Monday evening and it wasn't too busy but the service was great. We got a table right away and I liked the open, bright atmosphere of this place immediately. Our server was attentive and she answered all our questions. We had the calamari appetizer and I would say it's probably the best I have ever had. So tender and fresh and the batter coating was not over seasoned. Very delicate flavor which was wonderful.

I had the shrimp salad roll and the shrimp was not swimming in mayo; it was dressed and seasoned very lightly so you could taste the shrimp. Topped with a slice of melted Havarti cheese, which provided an interesting layer of tangy flavor that complimented the shrimp.

My daughter had the softshell crab BLT and said it was awesome. Her boyfriend had oysters on the half shell and also said they were excellent, fresh, and not at all fishy tasting.

I cannot wait to go back to this restaurant the next time we visit Jacksonville!

Visited January 2013
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Thank dh301
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Waynesville
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

They have excellent tropical rice. Good food and atmosphere. I was disappointed to see they do not have coconut shrimp.

Visited January 2013
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St Augustine
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Salt Life Food Shack where Life is good.”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you are in the Jacksonville Beach area, this is the place to be. Salt Life cafe has a very interesting history which started locally and has turned into a wonderful restaurant with a delicious variety of meals. Salt Life is a trademark and can be found on bumper stickers, t-shirts and more, so be sure to stop by their retail store just a few blocks away. I was there on Tuesday for the Sushi and $2 drafts, but decided to try the Poke Dish - they have tuna and/or mahi-mahi. Life is good at the Salt Life.

  • Visited January 2013
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Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Where's the beach?”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

If you're envisioning by "outdoor seating" a view of sand and sea - forget it but if you want an "earlybird" bite to eat that isn't filled with over 70's (I was the only one) at 3:00 in the afternoon when Happy Hour begins, then this is the place for you. The food was okay but they had me at the music - not too loud but got your toes tappin' and after a few hours at the nearby beach it was a great place to chill with sand still between your toes. My guess is things pick up after 5:00 but I'm home by then. Made for a nice afternoon.

  • Visited January 2013
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