Smack Shack Bloomington

The Partners:

Josh Thoma and Colin Stumbras

The Spot:

A former Fuddrucker’s restaurant space in Bloomington

The Work:

Transform an expansive chain-restaurant space into a unique location for beloved Twin Cities seafood spot Smack Shack, incorporating beachside touches, dual bars, and an all-season patio

The Scene:

Smack Shack’s casual, coastal aesthetic, reimagined for a new generation of diners looking to share plates and slurp from shells, whether at one of the bars or the covered patio that opens up to bring the seafood boil to the streets

The Notables:

  • Covered patio space for with garage doors for all-season dining
  • Showpiece circular bar
  • Oyster bar
  • Weathered-wood feature walls and sliding doors
  • Rope light fixtures
  • Suspended lobster traps
  • Nautical mural