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Half Shell Oyster House

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125 Lameuse Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
228.432.5050
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Had high expectations after reading all the reviews...didnt live up to my expectations. The charbroil oysters were good, but served with 2 pieces of cold bread, no garlic butter, cheese, toasted...just cold bread?? I wouldnt serve that to somebody eating in MY house. Waitress was good, food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Walley M
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Greenville, Mississippi, United States
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Greenville, Mississippi, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Had high expectations after reading all the reviews...didnt live up to my expectations. The charbroil oysters were good, but served with 2 pieces of cold bread, no garlic butter, cheese, toasted...just cold bread?? I wouldnt serve that to somebody eating in MY house. Waitress was good, food good..but in the restaurant business its all about the details.. they lacked in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Driving from Texas to Florida, Biloxi was the midpoint. Asked a local for a suggestion and they hit it out of the park for us! Quaint location ... old bank building and safe incorporated into the decor..close to the water. Super friendly staff. Shared an oyster sampler - very generous portions - Oysters Rockefeller, Bienville, Char-broiled and New Orleans style.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We choose this restaurant for dinner after seeing it in a travel guide. The old charm of this building in the downtown area was wonderful. The food was even better. The oyster sampler was exceptional as was the grilled redfish. The prices were reasonable for a seafood restaurant on the coast with this kind of ambiance. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My buddy found this and many times we have driven by so we finally took time to come in. Taking a seat at the bar near the oyster shucking station we spent the night visiting with the staff and an older couple who have lived here for nearly 70 years! Perfect entertainment! The oysters were amazing, try the sampler and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was the worst place to eat. The crab cake tasted like a dirty grill,and The fried oysters we're very bland tasting I had to spit it out. The prices were over the top to high for such little amount of food.it didn't even come with any sides. Don't waste your time eating here.

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St Petersburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Rustic, loud, adequate food. Has good local reputation. Feel it is over rated and a bit expensive. Not interested in returning.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We no longer live in Biloxi, so when we come "home" we like to try the new places and go back to our old favorites, too. Well, we found a new favorite. It was a late lunch so we split a poboy. We tried the voodoo shrimp. It was great! It was sweet and spicy, but not hot. The Tabasco... More 

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Seattle
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious oysters. We tried the oyster sampler platter and loved them all. Sit at the bar if you want a great view of the oysters getting shucked and barbecued.

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Love the variety and the atmosphere! Always run into friends there and have a great time! Good prices on seafood and it all tastes great!

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

all the locations of this franchise are great the food is different than just po boys or crab legs .great service .we have eaten at both locations in Biloxi ...super service and well worth the price

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Lameuse Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Biloxi
  • Phone Number: 228.432.5050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Barbecue, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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