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Half Shell Oyster House

2500 13th St # 1, Gulfport, MS
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Ranked #1 of 197 Restaurants in Gulfport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Had lunch and dinner here. Nice menu for everyone not only fish-eaters. Attractive, informal dining room. Very good service. Not cheap but fair. We will return.

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Delray Beach florida
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My wife & I spent some time in Gulfport & made a list of restaurants to visit. One of our first meals was at Half Shell & it was very good. Lot's of Seafood entries. I had a Seafood Gumbo that was amazing.

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We really liked this place from the moment we walked in. The building is beautiful, and just perfect for a restaurant. We tried the oyster sampler. The oysters were very good, but perhaps overwhelmed by the toppings. The Royal Red shrimp were excellent, try some. Service was very good.

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gulfport MS
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I liked the atmoshpere, I liked my fried green tomatoes and my husband liked his oysters. But, I wouldn't rate it the #1 restaurant in Gulfport. My husband and the table behind him had water dropping on them from the ventilation in the ceiling; I ordered my steak medium and it came out medium rare, they did fix it, but,... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

When you visit order a dozen oysters with half being the grilled oysters and the other half being Rockefeller (spelling?). We had these the other night and we're going back tonight. Enjoy!

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Florence, Mississippi
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A dozen charbroiled oysters, an 8-ounce filet with asparagus, and a couple of makers marks, most excellent.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The oysters were excellent, tasted fresh. I also had a bowl of gumbo to accompany them, it was delicious as well. The server was prompt and courteous; she had a very outgoing, pleasant demeanor as well. My group had a great time and everyone was satisfied with their meal.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

great service, the variety on the menu superb......and the food, to die for...... can't say enough about the rustic decor......adds to the great food.................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Even the kids chicken fingers are good we were traveling from Alabama and we read these reviews and I am happy to tell you they are all true. I love this restaurant we will be returning

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Fort Worth, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Christine was a phenom! Half Shell field green salad was to DIE for as were the Big Reds! Great/easy parking and cool location!

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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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