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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (91 reviews)
“hush puppies” (119 reviews)
“fried pickles” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
16 S Ocean Blvd, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3632
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in mid January when some of the big restaurant s were closed. As we were hankering for some seafood we found Bubba's near the beach and were not disappointed. We started with some hush puppies and they were good. Our party had catfish,...More

Thank jshumaker3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Bubba’s every time we are in the area. The hush puppies are the best on the Grand Strand! The catfish is delicious. Service is always friendly and fast. If you want great food at a great price, this is the place.

Thank FBBowers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at Bubba’s last night. Had eaten there about 4 years ago when in the area. Being The winter there was no wait for a table, server, Elizabeth G.,was prompt and checked on us often. My wife had the fried...More

Thank jbwoods207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had a shrimp poor boy and I had a catfish basket. Both were great and very generous servings. Atmosphere was rustic with several TV’s to enjoy sports. Close to the Atlantic for breeze if you sit outside. Service was great and friendly. Will...More

Thank Fred78739
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 7 January 2018 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
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Questions & Answers
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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