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Walt'z Fish Shak

224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“fresh fish” (65 reviews)
“rice” (65 reviews)
“snapper” (40 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

walts is a little place at the end of Johns Pass. We stopped in for dinner on our last night and will definitely make this a must stop on future visits. The menu changes from night to night and they tradtionally feature 5-6 main items...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Scallops East of San Diego!! Don't miss this place. You'll be glad you tried it. Grouper, Blackened was Excellent!!

Thank FL_Bike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come here if you want a fresh fish dinner. We came here twice for dinner and everything was delicious. Highly recommend the hummus, grouper cakes, blackened snapper, blackened grouper, and the grilled shrimp. The key lime pie was so yummy with the right balance between...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small restaurant with a nautical theme and many related signs and décor. Located in the John's Pass area northeast of the boardwalk. Lunch consisted of one appetizer of crab cakes and grilled fish. The crab cakes were tasty with a bit of jalapeno included, although...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Whenever we come down to Florida the first place we go for dinner is Walt'z. We have eaten there four nights of a nine day vacation. It's quirky and has an island atmosphere. We love the food....the freshest seafood and fish! Try the shrimps cooked...More

Thank sherry l
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing in several respects including service,food and price. Tables wobbled, small eating area,uncomfortale temperature. We got no bread up front.had to ask for utensils Drinks limited to beer and wine. Most importantly the meal was very disappointing. grouper devoid of taste, and rice and...More

Thank rbaglira
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Waltz is a trip back to Old Florida charm in decor at busy John’s Pass, and it is easy to “miss” in the hubbub. We have fished for our own table by boat and beach, searched 7 of 8 continents for good food, live locally,...More

Thank Douglas K
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Very fresh grouper cooked to perfection. Hard to find little place but worth the search. The food is fresh but the prices reflect that, little more money than the other restaurants at Johns Pass.

Thank Cheritaylor
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We were at the seafood festival and decided to stop in to get out of the rain. The restaurant is very rustic and casual. I was surprised at the prices. We decided we would share an entree $31 snapper with slaw and rice) thinking the...More

Thank boudta
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The first time we walked into this restaurant to see the menu on a chalk board the owner asked us to leave as I had a drink in my hand. Three days later there were 4 of us, we ordered drinks and told the server...More

2  Thank Arden S
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1 December 2017|
Response from Arden S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as we had a problem there and didn't stay for dinner there.Good luck.
16 March 2017|
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Response from megantracy | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations, but you should have reservations about eating there!! Click on poor reviews and read carefully! So you don't upset the staff or management, and ruin your experience! Good Luck!
5 July 2016|
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Response from amosesq | Reviewed this property |
Their cole slaw is very good. Maybe they'll share it if you ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Madeira Beach
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