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Sandy’s Beach Shack

4.8
4.8
2 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Sandy’s Beach Shack offers one the best beachfront casual dining experiences in California. Located in the heart of Huntington Beach (aka Surf City USA), we combine variety, quality, and a great view. With 40 surf-inspired specialty/craft beers on tap and an amazing menu of delicious food options we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for a great local spot to chill out, or a fabulous location to host your next event or celebration Sandy’s Beach Shack is sure to leave a lasting impression.

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Breakfast, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm
    Fri 11:00 am–11:00 pm
    Sat 9:00 am–11:00 pm
    Sun 9:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (714) 374-7273

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    The Beach Shack sits right on the sand next to the world famous Huntington Beach pier. With forty tap handles, Tiki cocktails and a menu that will tantalize any taste bud, the Beach Shack will make event or celebration extraordinary. For parties or events of 20 or more please call Karen for detailed information and availability at: Mary@Sandysbeachshack.com or (714) 421-5443. Or complete the contact form below.

  • Neighborhood

    Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley

  • Cross street

    At Main St.

  • Parking details

    Valet parking is available for $8 for 3 hours with receipt from the restaurant. We also validate for the parking structure on the corner of Walnut and 3rd Street.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required

Menu

Starters

  • Ceviche$15.45

    Citrus juices, jalapeno, cilantro, avocado, tomato, red bell pepper, shrimp and fresh fish with wonton chips

    • Shrimp Cocktail$19.45

      Shrimp topped with old bay seasoning served with house made horseradish cocktail sauce

      • Crab Cakes

        2 crab cakes with side salad and chipotle sauce

        • Market
      • Ahi Poke Stack$16.45

        Crushed wonton chips topped with fresh guacamole and diced ahi in a sesame sambal dressing

        • Creamy Salmon Dip$14.45

          Fresh Salmon mix with sweet onions, celery, madras curry powder, diced jalapenos pureed with mayonnaise, Served with crispy mini tostada shells

          • Calamari Strips$13.95

            Crispy and lightly fried in Japanese bread crumbs served with lemon and spicy aioli

            • Beach Tavern Wings$15.45

              Braised and crisped drumettes in our house buffalo blue sauce topped with bleu cheese crumbles

              • Bruschetta Flatbread$13.95

                Mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato, garlic, basil and balsamic glaze

                • Spinach & Artichoke Flatbread$14.45

                  Parmesan roasted garlic spread, artichoke hearts, spinach, red bell peppers and kalamata olives

                  Captain's Specials

                  Choice of 2 sides: Mixed Green Salad, Couscous or Fresh Pineapple

                  • Shrimp Kabob$23.95

                    2 jumbo shrimp Kabobs blackened or Hawaiian style

                    • Swordfish

                      Hand filleted perfectly grilled or blackened style

                      • Market
                    • Fresh Salmon

                      Savory filet perfectly grilled or blackened style

                      • Market

                    Between the Buns

                    All items come with french fries, sweet potato fries or mixed green salad. Make your burger a double $5

                    • Locals Burger$15.45

                      Certified angus beef, cheddar cheese, red leaf lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles and 1000 island dressing

                      • Luau Burger$16.45

                        Certified angus beef, Swiss cheese, red leaf lettuce, pineapple, caramelized onions, teriyaki sauce and tomato

                        • Beach Bum Burger$16.95

                          Certified angus beef, Swiss cheese, applewood bacon, red leaf lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, whole grain aioli and an egg

                          • Chicken Sandwich$15.45

                            Grilled chicken breast topped with Swiss cheese, honey mustard, romaine lettuce, tomato and onion on a brioche bun

                            • The Surfer Sandwich$16.45

                              Chicken breast topped with Caesar tossed romaine, Swiss cheese and tomato, on grilled sourdough

                              • Ahi Tuna Sandwich$16.95

                                Fresh tuna steak gently seared served with chipotle mayo, sliced avocado, tomato, onion and jalapenos served on a brioche bun

                                Soup & Greens

                                Make any salad Bikini size $11.95

                                • Clam Chowder Bowl

                                  Thick and creamy with diced potatoes, clams, fresh serrano and smoked applewood bacon

                                  • Cup$7.45
                                  • Served in a Sourdough Bowl$12.45
                                • Caesar Salad$14.45

                                  Crisp romaine, tossed in our classic Caesar dressing, topped with pickled onions, fried capers, parmesan cheese and croutons

                                  • Beach Body Cobb$16.95

                                    Chicken, egg, avocado, bacon, tomato, bleu cheese crumbles on top of chopped Romaine with your choice of dressing

                                    • Paddle Board Salad$16.45

                                      Quinoa, cucumbers, fresh tomatoes, sliced almonds, arugula, kalamata olives, topped with feta cheese in a champagne vinaigrette dressing

                                      Shack Specials

                                      • Fish & Chips$18.45

                                        Ale and malt vinegar battered fresh 8oz. Alaskan cod, served with house tartar sauce and french fries

                                        • Steakhouse Tacos$16.95

                                          Tender pieces of grilled filet, with cabbage, caramelized onions and mushrooms, topped with horseradish crema, blue cheese crumbles and pico in flour tortillas. Comes with habanero salsa and black bean slaw

                                          • Chicken Tacos$15.45

                                            Grilled chicken, flour tortillas, cabbage, pico de gallo, acapulco crema and queso fresco served with habanero salsa and our black bean slaw

                                            • Salmon Tacos$16.95

                                              Fresh grilled and lightly blackened Salmon, in flour tortillas, topped with cabbage, acapulco crema, pineapple pico and queso fresco with habanero salsa and black bean slaw

                                              • Mahi Tacos$16.95

                                                Fresh grilled Mahi Mahi filet, flour tortillas, cabbage, pico de gallo, acapulco crema and queso fresco with habanero salsa and our black bean slaw

                                                • Swordfish Tacos$16.95

                                                  Fresh Swordfish filet perfectly grilled or blackened in flour tortillas, topped with cabbage, acapulco crema, pineapple pico & queso fresco with habanero salsa and black bean slaw

                                                  • Pesto Pasta$13.95

                                                    Long linguine noodles covered in a light pesto sauce topped with basil and parmesan

                                                    • Seafood Trio$15.95

                                                      Three mini tostadas: 1 Ceviche, 1 Ahi Poke, 1 Salmon Dip

                                                      • Spiaggia Flatbread$15.45

                                                        Mozzarella cheese topped with blackened shrimp, homemade pesto, pickled onions, basil and parmesan

                                                        Treats

                                                        • Mud Pie$9.95

                                                          Mocha ice cream pie with almonds and a cookie crust topped with whipped cream, caramel and chocolate syrups

                                                          • Seasonal Cheesecake$9.95

                                                            Rich, smooth and creamy

                                                            Last updated: December 30, 2021

                                                            What people are saying

                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

                                                            Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                            4.8
                                                            4.8 based on recent ratings
                                                            • 4.5Food
                                                            • 4.5Service
                                                            • 4.7Ambience
                                                            • 4.4Value

                                                            NoiseModerate

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                                                              ReoR

                                                              1 review

                                                              5.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on December 30, 2021

                                                              overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                              First time and it was a great experience. Wasn't busy at all when we arrived at 4:30. Waitress was friendly and came around often. The food was very tasteful and I recommend the wanton dip starter!

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                                                              kathrinr

                                                              Los Angeles

                                                              1 review

                                                              5.0

                                                              1 review

                                                              Dined on November 17, 2020

                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                              Waiter was very attentive and the food was great too. Love the location.

                                                            FAQs

                                                            Sandy’s Beach Shack is rated 4.8 stars by 2 OpenTable diners.

                                                            Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

                                                            Make a reservation

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                                                            Google Map for Sandy’s Beach Shack

                                                            315 Pacific Coast Hwy Huntington Beach, CA 92648

                                                            • Cross street

                                                              At Main St.

                                                            • Neighborhood

                                                              Huntington Beach / Seal Beach / Fountain Valley

                                                            • Hours of operation

                                                              Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm
                                                              Fri 11:00 am–11:00 pm
                                                              Sat 9:00 am–11:00 pm
                                                              Sun 9:00 am–10:00 pm

                                                            • Cuisines

                                                              American, Breakfast, Seafood

                                                            • Dining style

                                                              Casual Dining

                                                            • Dress code

                                                              Casual Dress

                                                            • Parking details

                                                              Valet parking is available for $8 for 3 hours with receipt from the restaurant. We also validate for the parking structure on the corner of Walnut and 3rd Street.

                                                            • Payment options

                                                              AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                            • Additional

                                                              Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                            • Phone number

                                                              (714) 374-7273

                                                            • Private party facilities

                                                              The Beach Shack sits right on the sand next to the world famous Huntington Beach pier. With forty tap handles, Tiki cocktails and a menu that will tantalize any taste bud, the Beach Shack will make event or celebration extraordinary. For parties or events of 20 or more please call Karen for detailed information and availability at: Mary@Sandysbeachshack.com or (714) 421-5443. Or complete the contact form below.

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