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A W Shucks

Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
(831) 624-6605
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Ranked #23 of 151 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
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I stopped in for a quick bit and to have a drink. We ordered oysters on the half shell and each ordered a Bloody Mary. We asked if the drinks could be made with a little extra horseradish. The drinks were made as ordered and were very good. The oysters were very good as well. They came... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Our bartender, Rowena, made us the best Bloody Mary we've ever tasted. Next night, she concocted terrific vodka drinks.

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Austin, TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have eaten here numerous times and it never disappoints. The servers are some of the best in town. The rose chowder is excellent and probably the best fish and chips around. Everything they do they do well. The great ice tea is a bonus. The Bloody Mary is the best.

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Carmel, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the crab cake Caesar and just recently tried the burger. Yum. Popular with locals and tourists alike!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We ordered whiteclam chowder and it was very tasty- the cook also served us some of the red chowder to try and it was very good ! Then we had fish and chips-lightly breaded and gorgeous white fish and plenty of it! All the staff were exceptionally friendly and we were glad we took a chance.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great place. Food is good staff is friendly and a great Bloody Mary. :) You would think that an Oyster place would have more than two types of oysters. But I don't care. I'm going back anyway!

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Danville, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Really a bar they tried to convert into a restaurant. The place is about the size of a one car garage and that includes the kitchen. Since we were in Carmel "by the sea" as the upscale city changed is name to, we decided on the clam chowder. It was thick and as tasty as hot wallpaper paste. We tried... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

LOVED the cocktails! The oysters were okay...but I'm from the East Coast and am completely spoiled when it comes to oysters! Other apps we had were fine....we only had apps in all fairness. The dining space is small but comfortable. The location can't be beat...it's right on the main boulevard. Service was friendly.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Went here for an appetizer while waiting for dinner elsewhere. The place was busy on a Monday night which appeared to be a good sign. As it is an oyster bar- we thought we could get fried oysters. You can get fried fish and fried shrimp, and fried calamari here-but aw shucks-no fried oysters. We had some ho hum clam... More

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Pasadena, CA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Yummy oysters and fish tacos, this little dive on the main street of Carmel is a good place to get your seafood craving satisfied. Very good service as well.

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