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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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Ohio
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This little bar/restaurant is a very relaxing site just a 10-15-minute walk up the beach from the Cruise Dock. Their drinks were good and other people seemed to enjoy the food. We didn’t get any food. We did have a coupon from their website for a free shot of rum. We enjoyed our rest at this small little outdoor bar.... More 

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jersey
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the jerk chicken, fried conch is average. Free beach chair but $10 for beach umbrella. $4 local beer. Friendly folks running the bar & grill.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are/drank here twice. First day had the cracked conch and jerk chicken, both were delicious! Second day we had a burger and the local filet fish, which was snapper, fried and made into a sandwich. Everything was delicious, drinks were great, staff was very friendly. Nice beach to hang out on. Absolutely loved it!!!

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Thank Katie R
Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Second visit to Grand Turk by cruise and each time we have enjoyed walking down to Jack's Shack. Chicken is excellent and it has such a great vibe. Love this place and can't wait to return again.

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Chambly, Canada
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we try to reach jack's shack walking the road. there is nothing to see!!! we had a great time but arrive early, it gets busy later on. we snorkeled there, it was ok. cold drinks, enjoyable place.

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New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Busy little beach bar with very simple food like burgers and hot dogs. We were not overly enamored with the food but it was really cheap and a great spot for lunch. The only criticism was the music was far too loud for our taste, but it was clear everyone else was having a great time and not old stick... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hey..it is what it is. A nice view with drinks and chairs at a reasonable price easily walkable along the beach from the cruise port. Must say, the dog is fun to watch. There are many boats on the shore looking for customers to take out for snorkel or water sports...kinda inhibits the view a little, but, it's a fee... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After returning to the cruise port chairs from snorkeling, we were hungry. We headed down the beach to Jack’s Shack to score some jerk chicken. We knew we were in the right place when we saw the line of people. We mistakenly got in the food line first thinking we pay at the window. WRONG!! We finally figured it out... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not much to it - but it works! Just a hanging out beach bar with loud tunes playing. Did not stay to even order drink as the smokers were overwhelming the bar area.

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Pennellville, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chicken was good as was the sauce. But not good enough for me to go again. Service was somewhat unfriendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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?