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Shrimp Basket

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560 Mary Esther Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
+1 850-362-6906
11:00 - 21:00
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here before so I had plans of ordering something different however my brain did not. I got the catfish basket again. It was good. I will try the crawfish basket if I ever return. The fried pickles are good as well. That's a kids shrimp basket.

Thank LadyLev
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go unless you just want fried food. The fried shrimp was ok, but the grilled fish tacos was the worst I have ever had. No flavor whatsoever .... No seasonings, nothing at all! The service was good , the young lady was very polite and checked on us often. Having said that 2 other servers had to move... More 

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Caitlin C, Manager at Shrimp Basket, responded to this review

While I'm glad you were happy with the service you received, I'm sorry you were disappointed with our food. While fried food is our specialty, we do our best to provide a variety of options for the non-fried lover. If you have suggestions for us to improve, please let us know at marketing@shrimpbasket.com. More 

Panama City, Florida
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1,264 reviews
689 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 532 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch and enjoyed it. I highly recommend the red beans and rice. The po boy was tasty but it was more bread than shrimp. Good amount of seating inside plus a covered patio. Friendly service that was good paced for a lunch.

Thank Rather_Nomadic
Tampa, Florida
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the Shrimp Basket for lunch and I enjoyed the steamed seafood and the oysters. The service was good and the price was very reasonable.

Thank lebdude
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

.47 cents oysters on the half shell every Tuesday...What more can you ask for ??? Great and quick service !!!

Thank Alan C
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Last week I was at Shrimp Basket in FWB with my family. And for second time we had a bad experience. Take way to long to get our food, about a hour. And the rush-puppies was grease over cooked, and turnip greens was horrible. We aren't go back again. We are very disappointed.

Thank MariaLawson11
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We had po'boys (shrimp and a whitefish) and hush puppies. Food was fast, tasty and not overpriced. The service was fast and super friendly. I'd go back.

Thank Cpsadp2
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Just moved to the area and was out looking for seafood. Hit gold when I found this place. Dining room was very comfortable and the food was wonderful. I order the shrimp basket and loved every bite! Have been back several times. Put this on your list to try!

Thank eurot
Xenia, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Decent seafood with lots of variety. Tuesday is 47 cent raw oysters and one can tell that it is known in area. Personally the 15 min wait could be detrimental for work lunch, but the food is fresh with proper seasoning.

Thank Dillon P
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is great, friendly staff but pricey. I really like their shrimp catfish and hushpuppies we're awesome!

Thank MariaLawson11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Mary Esther Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-362-6906
Our menu encompasses a great variety of original seafood and local favorites. Ranging from shrimp, fish, crab claws, and crawfish, we also provide po-boys, chicken, and sandwiches for land lovers. Don't forget about our specialty Roasted Red Pepper Bama Sauce over Fettuccine pasta!

The goal at the Shrimp Basket is to provide enjoyable, affordable service to each and every one of our guests at whichever restaurant they choose to dine in. This is accomplished by our professional and well-trained staff working together to ensure that your memories are the best that they can be at the Shrimp Basket. It is no surprise that our popularity has magnified among locals and tourists alike as we continue to expand along the Gulf Coast.

We are grillin', steamin', and fryin' for you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?