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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” (93 reviews)
“hush puppies” (120 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 6 days ago via mobile

As I’ve mentioned in previous reviews, perspective is very important while dining out. If you go to an inexpensive, fish shack- it’s probably going to set you up for disappointment if you expect a five star meal. The restaurant was clean and our waitress was...More

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing fancy about eating here, so if you don't mind eating off a plastic throw away tablecloth, your food served in metal pans, paper towels for napkins, you will enjoy this place. It is as casual as it comes. We decided to give...More

Thank Janice14
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Myrtle Beach for a dance convention, it was suggested to visit Bubba's for dinner. The restaurant is a bit on the small side but they were able to seat 8 of us comfortably. The food is just what the restaurant suggests, "shack" type...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids menu but no milk. Salad but no vinaigrette. Beer but nothing on tap. Fried calamari but no marinara. Seltzer that tastes like chlorine. Mahi that tastes like cardboard. Would have given it one star but the decor is catchy and our waitress was friendly.

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went looking for a local seafood restaurant and found Bubba's. I had an excellent crab cake basket. My husband had catfish basket and my son had a shrimp basket which they loved. Your drink comes in a souvenir plastic cup. We will definitely be...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here last October and back today. Think the food was even better this time or perhaps it was because all came out hot. Both Jim and I had the Grouper basket. Was so perfectly lightly fried. Comes with either French fries or potato fries....More

Thank oldrat68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bubba's has a list of lunch "basket" specials that includes "creek" (popcorn) shrimp and a double cheese burger. The son asked about another item, our waitress gave an honest answer after a his questions, and he chose the shrimp which he and his mother did...More

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six adults for dinner after a boring business conference. This is a great place to relax. Basic food and drinks, friendly and efficient service, not at all pretentious. Would be nice if they had some local beers on tap, but I guess you can't have...More

Thank banjobwana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was very good and even better that they will make it the way you want, ie blackened instead of fried, etc. Service was good.

Thank gloriamaris
Reviewed 10 February 2018

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

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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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