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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” (83 reviews)
“hush puppies” (114 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 2 days ago

We stayed across the road from there and have eaten there for the past several years. Our last stay we ate there once every day not only because it was close the food is very good but the service is great better than anywhere we...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and staff!! Awesome margaritas!!! Short wait. Great atmosphere for families! Will definitely go back!

Thank Mellette13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived to town later than expected and walked in at 9:15 knowing they closed at 10. They took us right on back and we had great service from Patty! We had the fried calamari which comes with a jalapeño Kelly which was delicious!!! My...More

Thank GPrevette14
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We make this a yearly stop on our beach vacation. I love the food and the casual atmosphere. The hush puppies are wonderful as are the fries, but my favorite is the popcorn shrimp! Great fresh seafood lightly battered and fried golden brown, it makes...More

Thank Chipper1968
Reviewed 3 days ago

Waited 50 minutes to get a table, and for your same old greasy fried breaded bar food. Small, loud, and pricey, would I return? not really, I would prefer driving to places I know have much better food. BBQ pulled pork is your typical southern...More

Thank Posttime
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time eating at Bubbas Fish Shack the food was good. Our waiter wasn't the best and was definitely lacking personality which was disappointing considering the fun atmosphere. The only down side was that most of their food is fried. I had...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was close and had good reviews, so we tried it. Great atmosphere and an attentive waitress. Amongst us, we had fried oysters, crab cakes, fried grouper and an oyster po boy. I know mine was good, and everyone agreed it was a good choice....More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small dining room, and they don't do reservation, so get there early. Great seafood, very comfortable decor, inside and outside seating. Would definitely go back.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was disappointed with the fried oysters. $11.99 for six fried oysters and a side is a lot. They were not very good either. The fried green tomatoes were good. The clam strips were good. Kids meals went down without a fuss (a rarity) and...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to eat. Spent around 30 bucks for child sized portions. Won't come back. Overpriced. Beware. If you are trying to get full don't come here.

Thank Bunty D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rhonda E
Do you fry in peanut oil? I am allergic
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
We have a young man who needs gluten (wheat) free. Are your fries coated? We think he will be safe with the burger without the bun. Is there anything else you recommend? We are regular customers and want to bring family to one of our favorite places. Thanks for any help.
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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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