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A W Shucks

Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
(831) 624-6605
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Ranked #18 of 153 restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Phoenix, AZ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Had the clam chowder, which was average at best, It was kind of thin and bland. Now to the good stuff. Got a half order of Oysters Shuckefeller, which was six oysters broiled in the shell with garlic, butter,wine and topped with parmesan cheese, They were deliscious! I'm sorry I didn't get a full order. My wife ordered the seafood... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Husband, daughter and I were wandering around Carmel looking for a place that would suit him as well as us vegetarians and we soon came upon this small place located on Ocean Ave. - the main shopping area there. It has a pub-like atmosphere (think gastro-pub England) and didn't have many tables but we were seated right away at one.... More

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Chico, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Small put good little restaurant. We really liked our Bloody Mary's! We put our name in and shopped around until they called us on our cell to let us know they were ready for us. Service was great & fun atmosphere. The fish tacos were good not great but worth it. We enjoyed the over all experience.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great Dinner or Hang out spot along Ocean Ave. We were able to sit right away and felt at home in this place. The Food was awesome, had some Oysters on the half shell, and Crab cakes. Both excellent. They also split the salad for us. Enjoyed this place a lot! Even bought a t-shirt to remember it by...

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Lodi, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband said it was the best meal he had. By far one of the top restaurants. I had oysters as a starter. they have 3 different kind from different areas. All were very good. The food look so good on the plate and tastes good as well. We will return when we are in the area.

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Pleasanton, CA
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263 reviews 263 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stopped in for oysters and a glass of wine. We had a late breakfast and were planning an early dinner elsewhere, but needed something. We were surprised at how small the place was compared to their Charlotte location, but it was quaint. The oysters were very good (blue points) but not as large as ones we had earlier in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Loved this place, we were in Carmel for the say a part of our West Coast tour. We had been wandering about looking at the shops when we walked pat this place and the buzz was tangible. Place was packed to the rafters so we thought it had to be good. We were greeted with great big smiles and given... More

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California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Smallish space in a convivial atmosphere. I'm sensitive to loud spaces and this place was not too loud for me, but still retained a festive atmosphere. A place in a tourist-centric town on the main street that has the feel of a restaurant frequented by locals. Bonus: hooks on the tables and on the wall next to the table for... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Wanted a late lunch after hiking all day. My husband wanted fish and a local fireman recommended this place. Fortunately we only had to wait about a half hour, but had to sit at the bar. This was a holiday weekend so the place was packed and noisy. The bartender was pleasant and efficient. My husband ordered the fried fish... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

After travels from Napa we ended up in this nice bar. We intended to only take a drink but after having seen all nice snacks we decided to also order oysters and calamari. The food was freshly prepared and it combined perfectly with the wine. Also the staff was very relaxed and professional Note: The day after we came in... More

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