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A W Shucks

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) #10 of 113 Restaurants in Carmel $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-6605
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (174 reviews)
“chowder” (51 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped here for a dozen oysters and drinks after visiting nearby Point Lobos. We were greeted cheerfully by the hostess and waitress and our drinks, one wine and one Bloody Mary. With the word oyster in the name, we were expecting fresh oysters but we're...More

Thank bluewaterdiva
Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Oysters were excellent, but I was not blown away by the shrimp. I had a hard time finding something on the menu that wasn't fried. I was told it was a seafood place, but almost every option was deep fried.

Thank Camilla_Barretto
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Had oysters, crab cakes and giant prawns. Very good. Loved sitting at the oyster bar and it was impressive watching the cooks make food so fast for the entire restaurant. Wait staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Carly C
Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I recently stopped into this restaurant/bar located on the main street of Carmel, Ocean Avenue (of course). It was late in the afternoon and we each ordered a glass of wine. A bit hungry, we ordered the smoked salmon plate to accompany...More

Thank EvaT1133
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Carmel late afternoon and having missed lunch-we were so hungry!! This was the first place we saw and went in. Delicious!!! Oysters were wonderful, great cocktails and the best crab cakes ever! Loved it so much we came back for lunch the...More

Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lovely service, nice menu, interesting bar selections, casual dining. Parking can be a problem, but this place it worth a visit.

Thank buckrael
Reviewed June 26, 2015

The fresh seafood platter was $23.95, a great value for the amount and quality of seafood you received. The bartender was knowledgeable about the oysters and was very helpful with our dinner selections. Will definitely be back here the next time we are in town.

1  Thank ScarlettHippie
Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a good location on Ocean Avenue for fresh shucked oysters, shrimp, and other seafood, salads and sandwiches. We sat at the raw bar and the staff were very friendly, let us sample the seafood chowder before ordering it to make sure it was...More

Thank mbark02
Reviewed June 24, 2015

half a dozen in the half shell oysters with full explanation of there provenance. type etc full range of cocktails including the cadillac margarita. i had excellent as good as LA shuckers in full view and available to chat all staff excellent happy place to...More

Thank derrieboy
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fabulous atmosphere in this place, always busy but never had to wait long for a table. Good selection of food and drinks, lots of local seafood available and not overpriced. Staff very helpful.

Thank Dee-Essex27
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June 2, 2017|
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Response from 59lauraalison | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I can't remember the times I was there (3 times at least!). You can probably look at the website or contact the restaurant. Food is good and the staff are very nice. Do go and enjoy yourselves. It's on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-6605
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