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Bubba's Fish Shack

16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
+1 843-232-9798
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (83 reviews)
“hush puppies” (114 reviews)
“fried pickles” (56 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying beachfront in Surfside Beach and saw this restaurant as we happened to drive by one day. We decided to give it a try for dinner. There were many people waiting outside when we approached the hostess to put our name on the...More

Thank JandM44
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Grouper, great Buggers, great food, great atmosphere . Had dinner and had the blackened Grouper, which was awesome.

Thank Belinda J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Surfside Beach Resort and this was right across the street. I never would have thought to go here because neither my husband nor I like seafood. However, they have some awesome bbq. My husband got the bbq and...More

Thank nikkielynn07
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Right across the street from the Surfside Beach pier, casual dish pub. Great selection and some all you can eat choices.

Thank paulrawson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I dined here for dinner tonight. Minimal wait time. The food came out amazingly fast and all of the food was incredible. Big portions were served as well. I highly recommend the shrimp PO boy!!!

Thank pugsjhpugs
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed across the road from there and have eaten there for the past several years. Our last stay we ate there once every day not only because it was close the food is very good but the service is great better than anywhere we...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food and staff!! Awesome margaritas!!! Short wait. Great atmosphere for families! Will definitely go back!

Thank Mellette13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived to town later than expected and walked in at 9:15 knowing they closed at 10. They took us right on back and we had great service from Patty! We had the fried calamari which comes with a jalapeño Kelly which was delicious!!! My...More

Thank GPrevette14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We make this a yearly stop on our beach vacation. I love the food and the casual atmosphere. The hush puppies are wonderful as are the fries, but my favorite is the popcorn shrimp! Great fresh seafood lightly battered and fried golden brown, it makes...More

Thank Chipper1968
Reviewed 5 days ago

Waited 50 minutes to get a table, and for your same old greasy fried breaded bar food. Small, loud, and pricey, would I return? not really, I would prefer driving to places I know have much better food. BBQ pulled pork is your typical southern...More

Thank Posttime
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rhonda E
Do you fry in peanut oil? I am allergic
20 August 2016|
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Response from Beth G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I am sure you could email and ask
Sandra L
We have a young man who needs gluten (wheat) free. Are your fries coated? We think he will be safe with the burger without the bun. Is there anything else you recommend? We are regular customers and want to bring family to one of our favorite places. Thanks for any help.
20 August 2015|
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Response from Debi C | Reviewed this property |
Bubba's is great at accommodating your needs. Best to ask the staff about something that important. I totally recommend the crab cakes, large and delish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-232-9798
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