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Shellfish Sports Bar & Grill

$$$
American, Seafood, Contemporary
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2615 N. Highway 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
+1 361-552-5300
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Nestled away in Lavaca Bay in the friendly townof Port Lavaca, Shellfish...
Nestled away in Lavaca Bay in the friendly townof Port Lavaca, Shellfish Sports Bar & Grilleoffers a casual and relaxing atmospherefor locals and visitors alike.Our FoodSourcing our seafood from the Gulf, Caribbean, North Atlantic, and Pacific Ocean we aim to provide you with the freshest product available. Working with local purveyors and fisheries throughout, we pledge to provide you with product that pays tribute and respect to the hard working men and women who fish and work these waters.Our BarFrom Conroe to Fredericksburg we embrace the local flavors of Texas breweries with a variety craft beers. In conjunction, refreshing cocktails and the friendliest bartenders in Port Lavaca.
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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent place to eat and relax

We walked into a sports bar and enjoyed a quiet, leisurely evening with great food and service. We had the Crab, Artichoke and Spinach Dip served with pita chips. It was delish! I had a crab cake sandwich and my husband opted for shrimp. Both were extremely good and the servings were very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Port Lavaca, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The staff is very friendly we were seated quickly.I ordered the shrimp alfredo it was delicious and a appetizer artichoke dip with pita chips also very good we all enjoyed the appetizer!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We walked into a sports bar and enjoyed a quiet, leisurely evening with great food and service. We had the Crab, Artichoke and Spinach Dip served with pita chips. It was delish! I had a crab cake sandwich and my husband opted for shrimp. Both were extremely good and the servings were very generous. One never expects good wine in... More 

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a great place! Nice atmosphere, good service and great food. We made a reservation and we walked right in and were seated on a busy Saturday night. The chicken sandwich was the best! The fried fish sandwich and fish tacos were also very good. The appetizers were good, too. Try the onion pearls! Reasonably priced for what you... More 

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Bluefield, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Hands down one of the best places that I have eaten in awhile. Great food options, and atmosphere. Attentive staff, and top notch seafood. A must if you are in town.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have mixed opinions on Shellfish! I enjoyed it but was terribly disappointed in the service. My husband thinks that for as much as they're charging it should have been better all the way around. Although he does agree that the shrimp was delicious.

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Victoria, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went here with friends to celebrate our anniversary. When we arrived we asked for a drink menu. The waitress brought us a binder with a very large stain on it. Inside were 7 pages of different beers, no wine list or specialty drinks just beer. What kind of bar doesn't have a wine list or specialty dink menu? We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We live in the Port Lavaca area. We have tried most of the restaurants in the area. We have been told shellfish was pricey, finally decided to try it out.The appetizer was fresh and tasted great (CRAB SPINACHE DIP). The broiled halibut was dry with no flavor,potatoes no flavor, vegatables were frozen and very little. The shrimp and pasta had... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

we had a great meal here. Chef came out and talked with us on how we wanted our fish prepared. Waitress, Ariel was friendly and prompt. I recommend you stop by and enjoy this clean, friendly place.

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College Station, Texas
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My daughter and I ate here while staying at the Holiday Inn which is conveniently located next door. There was a bit of a wait as we went on a busy Friday night, but were eventually seated in a large comfortable booth. The menu has a bit of everything from pizzas to steaks to seafood. They also have a good... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My husband is temporarily located there for work. Therefore we eat out every night. We only choose Shellfish because it is clean and conveniently located and has a bar. The wait staff are friendly. The atmosphere is laid back. However, the 2 chics that are barbacks only pay attention to you if you tickle their ego. The food is sub... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2615 N. Highway 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-5300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 45
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary

Description

Nestled away in Lavaca Bay in the friendly townof Port Lavaca, Shellfish Sports Bar & Grilleoffers a casual and relaxing atmospherefor locals and visitors alike.Our FoodSourcing our seafood from the Gulf, Caribbean, North Atlantic, and Pacific Ocean we aim to provide you with the freshest product available. Working with local purveyors and fisheries throughout, we pledge to provide you with product that pays tribute and respect to the hard working men and women who fish and work these waters.Our BarFrom Conroe to Fredericksburg we embrace the local flavors of Texas breweries with a variety craft beers. In conjunction, refreshing cocktails and the friendliest bartenders in Port Lavaca.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?