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Salt Life Food Shack

1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7239
+1 904-372-4456
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poke bowl” (77 reviews)
“beach boil” (15 reviews)
“tuna burger” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7239
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here a lot and thought it time to review. Parking is a challenge. Many times I’ll park by the tennis courts down the street and walk - saves me the endless circling of an always crowded parking lot. Service is always good. Staff...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We went to The Salt Life Food Shack on a whim - glad we did! Super knowledgeable staff, great and O do mean GREAT FOOD! All in all - and we tried a lot of places - by far our favorite seafood hangout on Jacksonville...More

Thank jsmcole
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We had Mexican shrimp sushi topped with tuna for $5.99, price was okay but wasn’t tasty. My tuna salad as well wasn’t tasty, it’s chewy and over coated with sesame, too much dressing on it. $15.99 for that salad was too much. Turkey burger wasn’t...More

Thank Charlie S
Salt Life F, Guest Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're sorry to hear that the food items you tried were not to your liking. In the future; if there is any area of dissatisfaction; please bring it to the attention of a manager while you are in the restaurant. We will be happy to...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner here. Tacos & guacamole delicious. Kids loved their kids meals. Outdoor seating had heating, which was nice on the somewhat chilly night. Service good.

Thank ndnestor
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The fish tacos are excellent! Pretty much everything that was ordered was really good. The service is great. It’s a fun atmosphere for kids in the afternoon or to watch a game in the evening with a group of friends.

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Thank Annette C
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We had a larger group (five adults and five children) but they were easily able to accommodate us for lunch. However, when we arrived it took several minutes before anyone brought us water or took our drink orders. My husband and split a Mexican shrimp...More

Thank JenniP954
Salt Life F, Guest Relations Manager at Salt Life Food Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at SLFS and for providing your feedback. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the beach boil and the kids enjoyed the fish tank. We are sorry to hear that you didn't have the best experience at our restaurant in regards to...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Salt Life was a very pleasant surprise. I liked everything about it! The interior is Jimmy Buffet chic with a very beach-y vibe. The menu was quote long and there were many excellent options. Servers were right on top of it and we were well...More

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Go here for great food and a good experience despite whatever some of these reviews say! Maybe they should go back north so they can get the service and frozen food they prefer. Umh.... almost sorry for saying that. Get the poke bowl or other...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have been reluctant about visiting Salt Life because I thought it was more commercialized than good food. But I decided to give it a try. I was well surprised how good the food was. I got th grouper sandwich and it was excellent. My...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I had high hopes for Salt Life and had read some solid reviews. While in town on business, several colleagues wanted to dine here so I went along. It wasn’t all that busy and service was slow and error prone. Drinks took a long time...More

Thank FLReisender
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Questions & Answers
Fernand T
14 December 2016|
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Response from Salt Life F | Property representative |
Just give us a call with the card number and we will be happy to check the balance for you. Stay salty!
17 May 2015|
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Response from Salt Life F | Property representative |
Thank you for the follow up. We do not take lunch reservations. If there is a large party; many guests will call ahead for an estimated wait time. We specialize in large parties and are able to seat our guests in an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 3rd St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7239
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-372-4456
Salt Life Food Shack was developed with the commitment to provide a community driven restaurant that compliments the brand where “living the Salt Life” is a part of everyday life. We offer a carefully crafted eclectic menu to cater to all tastes and personalities. Salt Life Food Shack of Jacksonville Beach is the perfect locale for beach goers to enjoy great dishes, cool drinks and the opportunity to catch up with family and friends. We are located just three blocks off the beach and our casual yet trendy open-air space will accommodate all types – from the avid seaman to land lovers looking for a taste of the Salt Life... Eat, Drink. And be Salty.
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