Unk’s Shrimp Shack is, obviously, a seafood restaurant. Family owned and operated, the restaurant has been serving area residents and guests at The Villages resort for years. Though the grilled shrimp and steamed broccoli is good, nobody should ever go to Unk’s and not order the Seafood Platter which, even in the Seafood Platter for One size, is enough fried food to feed a family of six. Piled high with french fries, fried clam strips, fried catfish filet, fried oysters, stuffed crab, hush puppies, and boiled shrimp, the Seafood Platter is unbeatable when you’ve got a craving for anything fried. I also love the condiment station stocked with homemade green tomato relish, cocktail, remoulade, and tarter sauces, and there’s even a tub of pure, nose burning horseradish which I love to eat on saltine crackers with a bit of the tomato relish.
The one downside of Unk’s, is the price. Me and my husband always get the Seafood Platter for One and an order of grilled shrimp, and it really adds up quick. However, the food is delicious, and you couldn’t ask for nicer people than the folks over at Unk’s to buy dinner from. Also, they do serve beer at Unk’s, which is a plus in my book, but also usually ends up being another wallet drainer if we are dining in.
Unk’s Shrimp Shack is located on the corner of Big Eddy Road and 2661 in Noonday, just outside of the Villages Resort on Lake Palestine. They have seasonal hours and are not open every day, so I strongly suggest calling first before heading out that way to ensure they’re going to be open. Also, another word of advice… the guys in the kitchen might throw some extras on your Seafood Platter if you buy them a beer, so be sure to keep that in mind!
Unk’s Shrimp Shack
16760 County Road 1261
Flint, TX 75762-9182