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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” (157 reviews)
“hush puppies” (229 reviews)
“seafood” (407 reviews)
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427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here 4 times during our 9 day vacation. It’s just really hard to beat for the money. Good fresh seafood. Mahi Mahi is normally the fish of the day. The shrimp is excellent, cheese grits are really good. And the guys puppies have...More

Thank Jon G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not ocean front seating but well worth the travel time. I usually get the fried shrimp dinner with fried okra and fried onions as a side. The shrimp are ample plus lightly breaded and moist. The fried okra is fresh, moist and lightly breaded(the best...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best seafood restaurant by far!! Went to Stewby’s on our visit to the Emerald Coast. We were not disappointed! Best seafood and the best prices! It is worth going off the beach to find.

Thank Hyattlori1
Reviewed 3 days ago

small place, but food was delicious...order from a menu board, okra wonderful, snapper fabulous, hush puppies were great. if you don't like smoked food, don't order potato salad. Had a problem with one of my pieces of fish...they brought me a whole fish order to...More

Thank popeheberling
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Typically we are inclined to eat close to where we are staying. Take a little extra time to visit Stewby's, I promise it won't be a wasted trip. My wife, mother-in-law and I all selected the fried shrimp plate but all chose different sides -...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stewby's was outstanding! We ate there twice because it was so delicious. The hush puppies were very good; the fried shrimp was fabulous; the baked fish was the best; the baked beans and potato salad were so good I would buy it if available in...More

Thank Gma42015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am so glad that we found this place. We are heading back home and my husband was really wanting one last round of seafood. This place was the absolute best! We had the fried snapper, colissal fried shrimp and Mahi mahi. Cannot forget to...More

Thank jeskarhe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to hospital and took son after the birth of his daughter. Crowed as always but worth it. Food was great! Limited seating.

Thank Tom s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent crab sandwich and fish sandwich. Fries were the best. Fast and friendly service. Second trip to area, wish we had found it on first run last year.

Thank mtrapolloman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you need a quick fast seafood hit this is the best place to go!! Always busy and parking can be a PIA! But well worth it. Love the cucumber salad. It totally rocks. Servings are good size. Come hungry!! Being local always one of...More

Thank Lon D
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
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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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