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Great place for picking up shell memories!

This is the place to come to pick up shells to bring home and remember your tip- all sizes, shapes... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Becky B
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Wow so many shells

What a great place for those of us that love sea shells, found some great shells and they were... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Angela L
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Me,my parents goes to the Shell shop,buy sea shells in a basket or sea shells buy them self,they frogs playing instruments made from shells

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This is the place to come to pick up shells to bring home and remember your tip- all sizes, shapes, and prices, love it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Becky B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Shell shop has been a staple on the Morro Bay Embarcadero longer than most can remember. It's classic. Their selection features shells from local waters and the more exotic variety from around the globe. Something at every price point and for every age group....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

What a great place for those of us that love sea shells, found some great shells and they were pretty reasonable. I was very happy with what I found. Will visit again for sure.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela L
Reviewed September 28, 2018

As a lover of seashells and coral I have visited many shell shops. This is among the best of them all. There is a wonderful variety including beautiful coral. There are also items for the children made from shells. You do not have to love...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nina681
Reviewed September 27, 2018

If you love shells you have to stop. The staff is wonderful and helpful. The shells pricing ranges from super low on up. Make sure you set a budget or you can go crazy. I have to go back.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean M
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

This shop is owned and operated by a man who was a professor at Cal Poly SLO. He has collected an incredible number and variety of shells. Every time we visit Morro Bay, my wife and daughter insist on going to see what’s new and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HappyTraveler0109
Reviewed November 8, 2017

From the outside, the Shell Shop looks like all of the other cheesy tourist trap shops selling the same dust-collecting junk, but this place is more a museum of shells. Sure it has the worthless roses made of shells, shell frogs, shell elephants, or shell...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This has been a favorite since I was a little girl. So many things to see. You can't leave without a shell that captures your attention whether the cost is a dime, a dollar or several. Beautiful nautical designs or simple shells for your enjoyment....More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank tumbleweed6886
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Small shop, lots of selection of shells. Each family member found something to bring home. Prices vary from a few cents to a couple of dollars. Jewelry also was for sale. I picked up a few pieces to add to our Christmas tree. Take your...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Chamorrita T
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They have a Facebook page go to (The Shell Shop Inc.) and there is information. HOURS: 9:30am - 6:30pm
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