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The Shell Shop

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590 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2290
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Never knew there were so many varieties of shells!

From the outside, the Shell Shop looks like all of the other cheesy tourist trap shops selling the... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
uwdawg95
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Rocklin, California
LOVE LOVE LOVE

This has been a favorite since I was a little girl. So many things to see. You can't leave without... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
tumbleweed6886
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Turlock, California
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590 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2290
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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

This little shop is packed full of shells from all over the world. We had a great time perusing and buying, and spent more time here than in all the other shops on Embarcadero Street combined. This is an excellent place to shop with the...More

Thank Delancy1
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Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Super fun shop. Beautiful shells, unique items and fun little art items. Get place for picking up gifts. Good for any budget. I got some cute little turtles made shells, real pearl ankles and shark teeth.

Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

I bought some abalone shells here. The owner told me that the were local shells, one of them (a large one) was from the 1960's when it was legal to catch them on the central coast. Excellent selection of shells from around the world and...More

Thank msrowley
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

I had read about the Shell Shop and wanted to see if it held up to the excellent reviews. It did!! I have never been to a shop what was loaded with shells from all over the world that were reasonably priced. Each displayed shell...More

Thank mustangjeanne
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

They have some really nice Sea Shells here. Pretty much every thing is here from beginning to expert Shells. It's fun to see all the different Shells and Shark Teeth.

Thank Carnutz
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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I happened to find this shop on TripAdvisor when looking up stuff todo in the area and it didn't disappoint. This cute fun shop was a hit with young children and the prices could not be beat. A must stop if your in the area

Thank Mrspalzy
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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Ever since I was a child this has been a family tradition we've passed on to our children. Always a joy. You don't need to spend much to leave with some lovely treasures 😊 come at least once a year to morro bay and this...More

Thank MrsMyra V
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Audra P
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Response from Carnutz | Reviewed this property |
They have a Facebook page go to (The Shell Shop Inc.) and there is information. HOURS: 9:30am - 6:30pm
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