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Fish Shack

613 Porter Wagoner Blvd, West Plains, MO 65775-2121
+1 417-256-2555
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“walleye” (6 reviews)
“crab legs” (4 reviews)
“hush puppies” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
613 Porter Wagoner Blvd, West Plains, MO 65775-2121
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been eating here often; never had a bad meal; Two thumbs up! No Mater What You Order. Looking Forward To An Evening Visit>

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a great place to spend time with my son during his Air Force training. Great place to eat casual or semi-formal American dining.Great burgers, great fries and fabulous cole slaw.

Thank 345tonya
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great family owned fish place! I really enjoy eating here always friendly and fast service! Prices are good, and service is excellent!

Thank Evetexasbound
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Came in town on motorcycles and stayed at the motel next to this restaurant. Since it was walking distance we decided to walk over for dinner. Even though it is named the Fish Shack it definitely has a full menu of choices. The prices were...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The first rule of fried catfish: No matter what kind of breading one should still be able to taste the fish. Sadly, this was not my experience here despite the many positive reviews. I’ve eaten a lot of good catfish over the years, especially in...More

Thank graybeard60
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My jumbo fried shrimp, slaw, & fries were good. The hush puppies were overdone & dry, which everyone seems to do. My husband had the catfish lunch special & there were only 2 thin strips of catfish. He should have had the whole fillet catfish...More

Thank Belinda L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Best fish I have had in the area. We have eaten here several times and the quality has been consistent. The restaurant is clean and the service friendly and prompt.

Thank susanpL3552TP
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Two adults split the seafood platter, and it was plenty of food. Friendly service, quickly served, and included ice cream to boot! Will probably stop in again next time we are coming thru town at mealtime.

Thank jbrown1913
Reviewed 15 June 2017

While attending a meeting at the West Plains, MO, civic center, one of the top places locally recommended to eat at was the Fish Shack. We were not disappointed, at all. We were politely greeted when we entered the restaurant and seated. We had the...More

1  Thank Kieran1515
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This restaurant has the best Shrimp, Catfish, and other fare that will please anyone. We go there regularly and have never been disappointed. Most of the time we have to have a "doggie" box because they really feed you.

Thank 599vern
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 Porter Wagoner Blvd, West Plains, MO 65775-2121
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  West Plains
  • Phone Number: +1 417-256-2555
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