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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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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
427 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-1555
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was fantastic at a reasonable price. We had the platter and sampled a little of most items. The platter with two sides was about $35 for both of us. The place did have slightly limited seating and it is obviously a local favorite...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Used trip advisor to find some restaurants to try on my vacation to Okaloosa Island, which is next to Ft Walton Beach and Destin, Florida. Stewby's was not on the main drag. So use your WAZE or GPS. But the food is great!!! It was...More

Thank GrannyButts
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

WE read about Stewby's on Trip Advisor. When we arrived at family's home in Ft. Walton we mentioned it. They said it was great but with the internet fame it has become hard to get into. We decided to pick an odd time (about 4:30...More

Thank 1BeerMan
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered take out from Stewby's while on vacation. The food was great. My family loved everything they ordered. If you want good seafood this is the place.

Thank robert w
Reviewed 6 days ago

We always check Trip Advisor for recommendations when traveling and boy are we glad we knew about Stewby's. Drove past all the restaurants in the tourist area and headed to Stewby's. At first glance we had doubts, a rustic wood building with a few cars...More

Thank najune
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this place as it was highly rated by both Tripadvisor, as well as locals. They specialize in fried seafood, just like everywhere else. It was crowded and we ate outside on picnic tables at the edge of the parking lot. Food was OK....More

Thank Charleston_JDE
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everything we had was really good including the smoked shark dip would have given the place five stars but the portions are kind of small for the price

Thank Joiebl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My seafood go-to. I'm there a few times a month...every month. It can take a while to get your order but it's well worth it. It's not terribly expensive but not the cheapest either. I'm not sure if there's anything on the menu that I...More

Thank Bender850
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I have to say is try it!!! It was the best thing we ate while in fort Walton! We will go there every trip from now on! Great prices to!

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant tell it by the outside- but it is really good food. Lined up out the door the whole time we were there. Food was good. Good price.

Thank Shelly B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
margaret r
Do I need a reservation for this evening?
5 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
Should I make a reservation for a Saturday?
5 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
julie p
Hi,Can you subsituute oysters for fried clams in the platter meal? I can't wait to get there and try some REAL seafood !
19 December 2016|
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Response from Stewbys | Property representative |
Sorry no clams. (Yet) But yes you may substitute the oysters for what ever else you would like. In fact you may pick any 3 items you want. However, pricing will vary depending on your selection.
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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