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Islamorada Shrimp Shack

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81901 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL
13056648433
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This place has a chill, unpretentious Keys vibe. Service was smooth, they have several beer options and sweet tea served in giant Mason jars. Ample indoor seating. My husband had been wanting to bring me here for some time and raved about the shrimp and grits. We came for lunch, based on other reviews I got the SheCrab soup which... More 

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Thank sandypantssara
Jericho
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Wife had their mahi mahi senator style encrusted with almonds, served over rice. It was delicious and not at all fishy. Daughter had coconut shrimp and I had fried shrimp 4 ways. Yum and more yum. Enough food leftover fo lunch the next day.

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1 Thank AlexMWolffPhotograph
Townsend, Tennessee
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Guy F. From TV said he liked the seafood fritters...I tried them and they are the best fritters I've had. My husband was not happy with the food but I thought is was OK.

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1 Thank Mary K J
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just went because we both had the taste for shrimp. We were so impressed with the food and service, we went back again for dinner! Excellent place to eat!

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1 Thank thexmanfay
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Needed to stop for lunch and saw this place and stopped on a whim. Upon walking in the door and seeing the Guy Fieri poster on the wall, I was hoping we'd chosen well. After a brief wait in the front lobby we were finally greeted and seated in the small dining area. It was a bit late for lunch... More 

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1 Thank Lisa D
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great waitress!! Nice selections My boyfriend loved his shrimp soup And my meal was awesome!-- shrimp in key lime butter sauce- with tomatoes , cheese, scallions!! Very different with the sauce and absolutely delicious!!

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1 Thank Theand G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Very good food! Service is friendly and nice! I would come back here for sure! We ordered the shrimp quesadilla as an appetizer, shrimp tacos and continental with hog fish! Excellent meal.

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3 Thank Thomas R
Orlando, Florida
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

It is a dive restaurant with a lot of fried fish. We brought in grouper and snapper that we caught that day. They prepared it well. Our waitress was very personable and apologized for the temperature in the restaurant. She said it is always warm in there. For that reason and the dive decor, I wouldn't go back.

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1 Thank mkbmkb
Lakewood, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

When we got inside I was a little nervous about how the food would be because the restaurant itself seemed a little underwhelming...but the food ended up being outstanding!! We had the catch of the day served "Senator" style over a bed of rice. It was the perfect combination of flavors! We also got the shrimp and grits which was... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Varied menu for all to like. Shrimp chowder really good. Quick and easy with nice staff. Bar and food nice, casual local place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81901 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Islamorada
  • Phone Number: 13056648433

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