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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)
Opens in 26 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
224 Boardwalk Pl E, Johns Pass Village, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2604
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'd wanted to eat here for at least four years. We finally made it, and they had a free table. We ordered the grouper cakes, and despite their lackluster presentation, their taste was fine. The savignon blanc was off, and the bottled beer had rust...More

1  Thank SybillaNYC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is sooo cute. It could be sooo much fun, but the owner has chosen to make it snobby, and way overpriced. The food was good, but compared to all the other places to spend your money, and have fun, it’s just not worth...More

2  Thank Maxkyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic but the woman who manages the restaurant (she said she is Walt’s partner in the restaurant, Susan I think) is incredibly rude. We were sitting at the bar and she berated my husband for being on his phone (not talking,...More

2  Thank 400heidil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't comment on the food never got that far was told to leave by the most obnoxious person I have ever met, we were with another couple as we ordered we ask for separate checks but the waitress said no it had to be one...More

2  Thank 7frank
Reviewed 6 December 2017

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 24 November 2017 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 19 November 2017 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 12 November 2017

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

1  Thank rbaglira
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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
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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