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Shucks The Louisiana Seafood

701 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5823
(337) 898-3311
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Ranked #1 of 44 restaurants in Abbeville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
shreveport
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We were told not to miss this place, and we were told right. Go early or wait, but it's well worth it. Great seafood, service, friendly management. Don't miss it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I have been to this restaurant quite a few times because my inlaws love raw oysters. If you enjoy oysters, it is the place to be. The staff has always been very friendly and helpful!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you like oysters prepared in many ways, shrimp fried , fish blackened and many seafood dishes from first class Cajun cooking this is the place.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place is a MUST if you like good seafood. I was with a group and we tried many things - all of them good. We had the oyster sampler, which included four different toppings. The oysters were fresh and delicious. In fact, you can go back and watch them clean them at the back of the restaurant. We also... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Some of the best grilled oysters we ate on a week-long trip through Louisiana. Especially noteworthy are the oysters chargrilled with their own "Sassy Sauce," made of Steen's Cane Syrup (from Abbeville).

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We had a great dining experience at Shucks! The oysters, crab claws, and Flounder were perfect! Our waitress did an outstanding job and the owner checked our table three times while we were there! Too bad we live in a Arkansas or we would probably eat there three nights a week!

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Norwich
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I'm not a sea 'foodie' but my wife is and this place was recommended by the lady that we were staying with. We arrived a bit earlier than most as it busied up later. Lovely food (there are non fishy alternatives including gator), great service and the manager took some time out to come and talk with us. Very popular... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

The oysters in the sugar cane pepper glaze and the bread pudding are the most wonderful things!!! The Cane Break beer was nice and cold, so it rates a mention, but the oysters were amazing. And the bread pudding, complete with a delicious rum sauce, is worth the calories. We also had the other oysters on the sampler plate and... More

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Lafayette, LA
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289 reviews 289 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We eat out a lot, I MEAN A LOT. What is so great about Shuck's? It was not bad, but it was not better than any of the restaurants in Lafayette, or Maurice. We passed several places that are as good or better during our trip from Lafayette to Abbeville. I will say that our server was FANTASTIC but you... More

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Irmo
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

First time I was here we were celebrating with the family. The tv was on and the news broke in and announced Tiger Woods wrecked his escalade into a fire hydrant! I'll never forget it. And I'll never forget the food and service. Every time since has been great. Keep up the great work!

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