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US$7 - US$13
American, Seafood
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great seafood. Kids loved the chicken nuggets. Only complaints are the long lines (because it is so good) and higher prices (not just here but everywhere after the COVID).

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy in the summer for dinner. But they have amazing food. You can’t call in during the dinner rush, which is the only down side.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had possibly our best meal here while on vacation. I had the fried fish of the day dinner. The fish was great, as was the cole slaw and potato salad. In fact, this might have been the best potato salad I've had. The prices...were reasonable. Luckily we came shortly before the dinner rush because by the time we had finished eating the line to order was out the front door. We will definitely make this a regular stop anytime we are back to Ft Walton.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent local seafood restaurant with a well defined focus on serving fresh seafood at a reasonable price. I highly recommend the fried shrimp, grilled shrimp and grilled fresh fish. The Cole slaw and Cheese Grits were top notch Please note it’s not full service and...all meals are served on paper plates and plastic utensilsMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed on Santa Rosa Blvd and was so happy this was on my rd I ate it every day. My entire family loves it. It was never over crowded and service was super fast every time. This is a very nice location, nice people...and amazing fresh food. Lots of choices . My favorite is the fish of the day grilled sandwich with lettuce , tomato and Mayo.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a while since we have eaten here. The food is has always been really good. The price increase almost took my breath away.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect lunch after a morning of fishing in the bay. Grilled mahi-mahi was excellent with fries and coleslaw. Rest of the family enjoyed their meals. A definite stop if your in Destin.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021

Stewbys is simple and delicious. I eat there multiple times every trip to Fort Walton Beach. Definitely not a fancy place to eat. Employees are friendly, the food is good and not terribly expensive. The fish tacos are my favorite. There are two Stewby locations...in Fort Walton. Locals eat here.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 June 2021 via mobile

The food was great and the counter service was quick. Ate there 3 times over the week we were on the island. Shrimp lovers in our group were very pleased.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 22 June 2021 via mobile

Every time we come to FWB we come to Stewby’s! …and more than one time during our visit! Already been there two times this week! Everything is delicious… our favorite dish is Stewby’s Platter! It’s a must when in FWB!

Date of visit: June 2021
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No, but you can bring your own alcohol/drinks. BYOB both locations.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stewby's Seafood Shanty

Yes, Stewby's Seafood Shanty offers takeaway services.

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Stewby's Seafood Shanty is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5