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Half Shell Oyster House

2500 13th St # 1, Gulfport, MS
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Ranked #1 of 196 Restaurants in Gulfport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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South Florida, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

This is my second visit to the Oyster House and each time the meal was delicious. I am not a great fan of oysters but enjoyed every morsel...I have also eaten at the one in Biloxi which I enjoyed equally. This is not elegant dining..very casual with good service. I would chose to sit upstairs if possible to avoid the... More

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Goochland, Virginia, United States
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244 reviews 244 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Went based on reviews and recommendation from hotel staff. Very glad I listened. Had the oyster sampler and it is a great way to try try the best they have to offer. Service from barstaff was very good. I would strongly recommend to anyone that likes good food. Good value and atmosphere.

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Long Beach, Mississippi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Half Shell Oyster House in Gulfport and Biloxi, MS is the type of place you can always feel you will get value. A well trained staff, fresh food, and a well rounded menu for a coastal town. It is not an intimate type atmosphere. These are very old renovated downtown restaurants thus there are noise issues. But that is off... More

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Houston, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Based on Trip Advisor reviews I decided to try this restaurant in downtown Gulfport. I was not disappointed. For a Sunday afternoon it was not crowded but there were a nice mix of people in the restaurant (families, couples). Heather was my waitress and was very attentive, efficient and friendly. The food was excellent! I had the Shrimp Orleans with... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had the oyster sampler. It was really fun to have all the different types of oysters to try next to each other. My husband had a great piece of grouper with crab & hollandaise. Really nice atmosphere and excellent service.

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Houma, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Being from Louisiana I'm a seafood snob =) While the charbroiled oysters didn't quite reach Drago's perfection, they were still very good and the rest of the food more than covered it.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The grilled oysters and the new orleans grilled oysters were fabulous. The grilled redfish was wonderful topped with crab meat. Overall good food.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for early supper Veterans Day Eve. Hadn't been since an enjoyable initial visit maybe two years ago. Not the same and not as good. Food and prices I'd give a near 4 out of 5. The place looks a bit shabby and unkempt. The help is huddled at wide open kitchen doors within earshot openly talking and carrying on... More

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Indianapolis
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I just returned from dinner at this place arriving at 5:30 pm on a Monday evening. At the same time we arrived a large party also arrived of around 20 or so. The had made arrangements ahead and the restaurant knew they were coming and had reserved the entire upstairs. Although all of this was pre planned... More

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Topeka, Kansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is just a terrific little restaurant that is visually appealing with its New Orleans motif and some really good seafood to match. We just stopped in for a bite after walking along the beach to sample a dozen oysters on the half shell, accompanied by a few bowls of mouth watering gumbo, and washed down with a few bottles... More

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Additional Information about Half Shell Oyster House

Address: 2500 13th St # 1, Gulfport, MS
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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