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Jack's Shack

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$$ - $$$
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
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South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
+1 649-232-0099
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Far away from already confirmed felted beach of Grand Turk, this shack offers you a more quiet beach experience. Munch cheaper then the other places, they even offer free beach chairs. Grilled food and cold beer completes this authentic caribbean place.

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Thank Florin M
New Jersey
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71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recommended by locals and reviewers, Jack's Shack is the place to get the best Jerk Chicken at the beach in Grand Turks. It's really easy to get there, get off your cruise, start waking on the beach, enjoy the views of the white sands and clear water and after 3-5 minutes you'll see the sign for Jack's Shack, locals, tourist... More 

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Thank Miguel M
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was no our first time here however it was our first time having the conch and the jerk chicken! Initially we ordered a single jerk chicken, but after everyone in the group sampled it, we ordered 3 more. I have always wanted to try conch and decided a long time ago that when we were here I'd order it.... More 

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Thank Jess S
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this place can't be beat. It is right on the beach, down from the cruise centre. They have volleyball nets and lounge chairs. The servers here are really great - IF you are sitting at the bar. Otherwise, service is hit and miss. The food is good, but overpriced. This place tends to attract a louder, and... More 

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Thank Shana L
Gilmer, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we decided to try something not so commercialize we just got drink they were good but lil hi on price same prices as cruise boat 10 bucks for plastic cup. But nice place to chill and get away from crowd

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Thank Tpmamm
Jack S, Owner at Jack's Shack, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your drink and the ambiance at Jack's Shack. Prices for alcoholic products are sky high on island as the government taxes it. We pour a healthy drink and are forced to pass these prices along to our customers. Jack More 

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71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place with food and drinks just in the beach. Run by a friendly family with an even friendlier dog. The dog will even join you in the water. They even have a volleyball net and a ball if you're energetic

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Thank Matt E
Cookeville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were dropped off here at the end of our tour expecting to spend an hour. We stayed 3 hours. The restaurant is right on a beautiful beach and the grilled jerk chicken is to die for. Take a little stroll down the beach from the cruise port and have a great relaxing time on Grand Turk.

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2 Thank Bankerbroad
Lansing, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

walked the extra distance to go to Jacks Shack. they have free beach chairs but charge 10.00 US for an umbrella. I got some of there jerk chicken (10.00 US) which was very tasty. there was no power on the Island for most of the day but we still had a great time. I also got my free shot of... More 

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1 Thank Mike6022
Ocean City
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on reviews from other members, we visited Jack's Shack. All I can say is WOW. What a great place. Janet, one of the owners was wonderful. Very friendly, down to earth and immediately made us feel like we were part of family. Great food, drinks, staff and the beach is clean. Will definitely go back again.

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1 Thank Thomas V
Chatham, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place a couple of years ago while searching for places online - we have now stopped here 3 times while cruising. The beach here is the best we've been on in the Caribbean, so clean and clear and beautiful. The food is great, the beers are nice and cold and the music is fun to listen to!... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Base | Beachfront, 500 Yards Up the Beach From the Cruise Center, TKCA 1ZZ, Grand Turk
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Turks and Caicos  >  Grand Turk
  • Phone Number: +1 649-232-0099
Description
Enjoy the local flavor from our grille and tiki hut bar while relaxing on our deck overlooking the crystal blue sea and sandy beach. We are only open on cruise ship days except for special occasions (Call or email us.)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?