Save The Oceans, Drink Wine

Warm, sunny days call for a fresh, crisp glass of wine enjoyed by sparking water views and a decadent meal of fresh local seafood. You can enjoy all of this at the Seafood Shack while also supporting a worthy cause – the Mote Marina Laboratory!   Mote Marina Laboratory in Sarasota is an industry leader…

Holiday Gift Card Bonus Offer - Seafood Shack, Cortez, Florida

Give & Get: Holiday Gift Card Bonus Offer

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Buy a gift card from The Shack and you’ll snag a bonus gift certificate for yourself (or someone on your list). Get a free $10 Bonus Certificate with the purchase of every $50 Gift Card. Holiday Bonus Certificate valid 1/1/17 through 2/14/17. Simply call us at 941.794.1235…

Darwin Brewing Co. - Kumquat Wit Signature Craft Brew at The Seafood Shack in Bradenton, Florida

Kumquat – Say What? Our Signature Craft Brew On Tap

A very wise man (or a beer geek) once said: breweries make the best neighbors. And we couldn’t agree more. Our friends at Darwin Brewing Co. in Bradenton brew chef-inspired, culinary-centric, well-balanced ales and lagers, which means that while their beers have the depth to stand on their own, they are also designed to complement…


Recipe of the Month: BBQ Shrimp Straight from New Orleans!

The Seafood Shack’s Executive Chef, Gerard Jesse, spent several years in New Orleans and worked at some of the city’s most beloved institutions, including Cochon Restaurant, The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans and French Quarters Stella! One of his favorite dishes of all time is BBQ Shrimp – which requires neither grill nor barbecue pit. New Orleans…


Local Restaurants Closed This September

This month, many local restaurants will be reducing their hours and temporarily closing for an after-summer break. Here’s a rundown of some of the restaurants who will be closing during September: Ortygia. Closed Sept 28 – Oct 6 enRich Bistro. Closed Aug 23 -Sept 8 Blue Marlin Grill. Closed Sept 21 – 28 Euphemia Haye….