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Bubba's Fish Shack

16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
+1 843-232-9798
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (90 reviews)
“hush puppies” (119 reviews)
“fried pickles” (55 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had sandwich's and were weren't disappointed. I was surprised how good the flounder sandwich was, I think it was the green tomato that made it great. The service was great.

1  Thank Pansey43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Catfish was delicious. My husband had a burger, which he enjoyed. Wait staff was very friendly. We would go back.

1  Thank Carolynn F
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We had our first meal at Bubba's. It was the grilled mahi sandwich, a daily special. Absolutely perfect! Sweet potato fries were delicious, as was the crab cake appetizer! Salad was also fresh and tasty, and the service was fantastic! Thank you for making our...More

1  Thank HomebasePGH
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Small limited seating but atmosphere is super classic beach bum, the seafood and drinks are super. Wait staff are great. Second floor. 2 dollar beer every day. Onion rings must have.

1  Thank jcu7715783
Reviewed 1 December 2017

My wife and I eat regularly at Bubbas. Its always pleasant and the food is delicious. Last night after a bad experience at another restaurant - we went to Bubbas. We were welcomed in and the service was great. The fried Catfish (all you can...More

1  Thank Tomthepreacher
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Ate here based on hotel recommendation, and TripAdvisor medium reviews. Ordered the fried shrimp and cold beer. The beer was cold, but no beer on tap. The shrimp were good sized and fresh, but the thick bland batter defeated the objective. Service was so/so, and...More

1  Thank porkman
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Food wasn't all it was cracked up to be but nice atmosphere and good service just wasn't impressed with flounder

1  Thank Brittany H
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Was on vacation and went there based on reviews and was not disappointed. Great atmosphere, great service, and great food. Cannot go wrong.

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This place is great. We’ve been going to it for three years. It has a fun atmosphere. Sheet paper is your tablecloth. The waitress writes her name on it. The food is great and reasonable. We usually go for late lunch/early dinner. I really recommend...More

1  Thank oldrat68
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had great sweet potato waffle fries & drinks. No happy hour, but nice time. Very windy day storm ⛈ on the way so it was kind a quiet.

1  Thank Tara W
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5 September 2017|
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Response from abelmom | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't go early in evenings.
Rhonda E
20 August 2016|
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Response from Beth G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but I am sure you could email and ask
Sandra L
20 August 2015|
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Response from Debi C | Reviewed this property |
Bubba's is great at accommodating your needs. Best to ask the staff about something that important. I totally recommend the crab cakes, large and delish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-232-9798
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