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Shirley's at the Fish Fry

) #3 of 42 Restaurants in Great Exuma $$ - $$$, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Queen's Highway, Fish Fry, Great Exuma
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish fry” (93 reviews)
“rice” (36 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Queen's Highway, Fish Fry, Great Exuma
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This cute little place has a unique character and creates a good ambience for conversation while you await your food. My son and I went on a date here. They had options that kids like. My fish was fresh and tasty not frozen, I loved...More

Thank Felicity I
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great little place for seafood! Doesn't look like much from the outside but it's a really cute sit down restaurant inside! The drinks were great! I had something with baileys in it and it was terrific! Our group of 7 adults and 2 year old...More

Thank dianeinacton
Reviewed 5 days ago

Few min walk from our hotel.. Local food and great atmosphere. Loved the local cuisine. Even when the power went out it gave it more local style... good grub and great price

Thank crumbles1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were warm and friendly and the food was good. I did wonder what we were going to when I saw it, so don't be put off.i was pleasantly surprised. Also apparently a fave with the locals. Tells you something.

Thank SalisburyAvers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the exterior - there's a lovely sit down restaurant inside. Staff were super friendly and the conch fritters were great. Also enjoyed a daiquiri and wished we could have stayed longer. Def worth a visit.

Thank Abigail M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely a must when in Exuma. Friendly staff with excellent fish fingers. Local cuisine with Bahamian kindness

Thank blhead
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had dinner here and it was alright. We had Blackened grouper with rice. The food could have been hotter and not a lot of taste

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small place, so you may have to wait to be seated. The people are very friendly, just wasn't that impressed with the food. I know you are on a tropical island, but we could hardly eat for the flies buzzing around us. Would probably...More

1  Thank MelSellsRealEstate
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Bahamian food, here you can eat fish fry, very very good. The owner was very nice, we went in this restaurant two times, Great

Thank Patrik1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fish Fry shacks are the heart of the island and Shirley's is the crown jewel of them all. Do yourself a favor, be sure to visit the Fish Fry Shacks early in your trip. You will LOVE them so much, you will undoubtedly be...More

Thank Michael C
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Olena W
what are your hours of operation? 7-12am doesnt sound correct!
5 January 2017|
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Response from Deen P | Reviewed this property |
Shirley's was open strange hours while we were there in September, but we ate dinner then so I know she was open later than noon.
Kimberly B
Do you have gluten free options?
16 October 2016|
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Response from Tampadish | Reviewed this property |
Of course we have a gluten free section on our menu
Jane J
Where on the island is Shirley's located
15 May 2016|
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Response from LoveMySpouse | Reviewed this property |
forgot to mention, there are a bunch of other little bars etc all together here, locally known as the 'fish fry' area..fairly close to Augusta Bay as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen's Highway, Fish Fry, Great Exuma
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
  • Phone Number: 242-345-4102