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Stewby's Seafood Shanty

427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
+1 850-586-7001
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried okra” (166 reviews)
“hush puppies” (242 reviews)
“seafood” (433 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year when we visited Fort Walton Beach, we stopped in at Stewby's 3 times. This year we ate 5 times and loved it! We stopped on our way into town, took family members there and couldn't get enough! We had the grilled and fried...More

Thank aromaticdancer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Step up to the register and order your meal. Nothing fancy here but meals are delicious. Perfectly cooked and taste so fresh. Yum!

Thank janize d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for great local seafood at affordable price, this is it. Stewbys is a "walk up window" restaurant, but so much fun! Everything we ordered was extraordinary. Soft shell crabs were fried to perfection. Jalapeño Jus puppies melt in the mouth. I...More

Thank BoandCarol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful little eat in or take Out seafood restaurant. The portions are Good and the prices are very reasonable. The menu includes a nice selection of Sandwiches and entrees with sides. I enjoyed my takeout dinner of Grouper and would definitely dine...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stewby's is a local favorite as well as for us snowbirds who visit the area in the winter. They have a wide variety of seafood, prepared quickly, not fast food, but quickly, We went there three times during our two month stay and were not...More

Thank 1313Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re gonna eat here for lunch, prepare to wait in line, but the food is worth it. A bit pricey, but excellent seafood and hush puppies with an amazing flavor, cole slaw is homemade too! I’ll be back soon!

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual restaurant with GREAT food. Very reasonable price, friendly service and really good fresh seafood. The hush puppies are so good, they were moist with flavor. Everything I had here was really good. Ate at several other seafood restaurant that were double the price and...More

Thank MARK F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in the 27th. I had the fried amberjack with grits and hush puppies which were the best I’ve ever had. My wife had the colossal shrimp with fries and baked beans. The baked beans tasted more like onions and had crunchy and cooked...More

Thank Highlander T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food ... friendly folks... every time we go. Shrimp and fish sandwiches are the best...😎🇺🇸

Thank Bobhaines7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, an excellent meal. Stopped in with friends from WV and they loved it too. The grilled amberjack was delicious with just enough seasoning to enhance it but not overwhelm. The gumbo got two thumbs up and the shrimp was good too. We love...More

Thank Kathy H
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Cindy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is.
margaret r
4 March 2017|
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Response from Kathy S | Reviewed this property |
No - order at the window, and pick up the food when your number is called
margaret r
4 March 2017|
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Response from ThickGoddessLena | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations. It's like a fast food restaurant except with Really good and fresh seafood! The seating they do offer is limited and on an outside porch so no A/C which is a important feature in the summer here. More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-586-7001
  • E-mail
STEWBY'S Seafood Shanty is a small take out and drive thru seafood restaurant in Fort Walton Beach. Offering the most affordable and freshest local seafood. You can eat on our enclosed heated and cooled deck or take it to-go. All our seafood is fresh and locally bought. The fish comes straight of the boats in Destin. Average order time is between 7-9 minutes. So if your in a hurry, don't worry. We'll have you on your way in minutes. STEWBY'S also offers a drive thru window for your convenience. But don't let the drive thru fool you. You don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience. Drive thru and take some to go or stop in and order from the walk up window. STEWBY'S is always providing the best quality seafood at the best price!
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