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“Great food, hot waitresses”

Salt Life Food Shack
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, 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.
Manassas, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food, hot waitresses”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Had to put that in the title according to my teenage boys. 3 time here, all food and drinks are great.

Visited August 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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246 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Totally disappointed, again.”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

We've been coming here for dinner since they first opened up, but over the last year each visit has left us leaving disappointed with the food and slow service. I used to jones for their Poke bowl but not any more, it's been lacking the last few times I ordered it. This time I tried the Lobster Roll sushi, it was okay. I tasted more cream cheese than anything else. Hubby and kids decided to try something new too, again, it was okay. Their prices have gone up and the quality has gone down. The only thing that has stayed consistent is the nacho appetizer, worth every penny. Lots of flavor and big enough to share between 4 people. I wish I could say more positive things about this place because we used to really enjoy it, now it's just another overpriced restaurant with average food. Sadly, I don't think we'll be coming back anytime soon.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Shawna G
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Jeff J, Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this review, January 14, 2014
ShawnagFL, we’re sorry to hear your recent experience did not exceed your expectations. Though situations like yours are rare for us, unfortunately they do happen. But with the help from feedback like yours, please rest assured that we strive to improve our service and food every day. Hopefully one day you will return and see the progress we’re making.
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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Paying for atmosphere?”
Reviewed January 6, 2014

The food was very tasty, but a little pricey. While the meals and lobster sushi rolls filled us up, we did not have any leftover for a to go box. That is just giving you an idea of quantity, as normally if we order any appetizer with our meals, my husband and I have a to go box. With that said, the quality of the food was very good and the service was great! We would consider returning, but would not plan our trip around it.

Visited January 2014
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Closter, New Jersey
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Upscale dining in a sea of fast food joints”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

A bona fide sit-down restaurant with a menu full of the usual suspects, i.e. nachos, tacos, pizza, burgers, steaks, chicken, chicken fingers, etc so this is very family friendly and done very well. A good change-up from the endless fast food options that surround it.

Visited December 2013
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Informal, noisy, but delicious, within walking distance of Hampton”
Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner here, with no waiting for a table. Service was really excellent and fast, but when we asked for more time to decide, our waitress couldnt have been more considerate. The poke bowl with marinated tuna was exquisite and my husbands fish dish was excellent, he said. Highly recommended, especially if you want something within walking distance from Hampton inn.

Visited January 2014
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