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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%
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here while on vacation at Myrtle Beach. We're staying at Surfside Resort across the street (which is a whole other amazing review in and of itself!), but staying there gave us 10% off our bill so we decided to try...More

Thank Lacy C
Reviewed 29 August 2016

They have amazing seafood with a fresh , not frozen taste! It is convenient, clean and the staff is friendly

Thank DebbieReid2016x1
Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you are a fan of fried shrimp, this is a good place to get it. I got the fried shimp platter and they were cook perfectly. Very tender, with the tails of already. We actually went back for a second visit. It has a...More

Thank bambam166
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I was told that this was the best place to get local seafood. Especially locally caught fish. Someone lied to that person, because this is a franchise and all of their fish are caught from many different places. Pretty much everything on the menu...More

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! From the waitress to the food! Im not a big fried seafood lover but omg this place has great fried seafood! I got a side salad and 1/2 lb. Steamed peel and eat Shrimp it was very good! My husband got the...More

Thank kmshaver
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Bubba's is a family friendly fish shack that offers outside porch seating as well as indoor seating. There's a bar with two televisions inside. There are porch swings to pass time in the event of a wait. Bubba's offers an array of fried food as...More

Thank christine t
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Waitstaff was excellent. Would recommend to anyone in the area. Ocean breeze and no wait.

Thank David C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We popped across the street for lunch, the service was wonderful! If you like Calabash style fried seafood this is as good as it gets!

Thank georgesX6048GS
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our family is here on vacation for two weeks. We decided to try out a new seafood restaurant and came upon this one. Parking lots was packed so this gave us a hint that the food must be great. We had only a five minute...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is rustic and is on the main strip in Surfside Beach. The wait staff is friendly. There is some outdoor seating, but given the August heat, we dined inside. The fresh fish catch was so fresh and delicious. The fried oysters were delicious....More

Thank UVA_Wahoo
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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