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The Half Shell

504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
+1 912-268-4241
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butter cake” (65 reviews)
“oysters” (194 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience here this evening! Had a great server her name was Meghan. The manager even stopped by the table to check on us. God was awesome! Wonderful experience definitely recommend.

Thank j9h10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not only is it a super homey, beach oyster bar feel; but it’s matched with amazing service and the most amazing food I’ve ever eaten. I ordered the blacked swordfish with cheese grits and bacon wrapped green beans. Yes, bacon wrapped. Alex, our server was...More

Thank elizabethmclean14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Superb crab cakes and my son said his red snapper was the best fish he had ever had. The pimento cheese appitizer was also delicious. Margarita was very good!

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite evening dining places. Though known more for oysters, the other entrees were great. A returner!

Thank mhhurt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there was no room at the bar to sit, they encouraged us to get a drink while we waited for our table. Time passed, but my husband and I were fine sipping our drinks as we sat on the bench. The manager showed up...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our food here. We ate outside, got our food quickly and we loved every bite. Awesome shrimp.

Thank deanie13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with two family members. I had shrimp quesadilla which was good. One guest with me had red snapper that I tasted. Excellent! The other member of our party could not eat what was ordered and the manager did come to the table and apologise...More

Thank ToniKayW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in on my birthday this year for a daytrip flight and The Half Shell did not disappoint! Loved the food, atmosphere and vibe of the restaurant. Would highly recommend!

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I had a delicious dinner at the Half Shell. We shared a shrimp with Bay seasoning and a oyster app for starters which were great. We both had a fish selection for our meal which was superb! In all it was a...More

thehalfshellssi, Manager at The Half Shell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us! Thank you for sharing your experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good informal place for lunch; nice bar; beach atmosphere. Relax, enjoy! Swordfish BLT was good; shrimp excellent. Just on the side street along the village walk by the pier.

Thank John L
thehalfshellssi, Manager at The Half Shell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We pride ourselves on our laid-back atmosphere and are happy you enjoyed both it and your lunch! Please stop back in the next time you are in the Village!

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Questions & Answers
Adayna B
April 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from rankchef | Property representative |
Yes. Depending on when you would like to come, we have 3 tables beside each other that would work for your party. What date are you looking at?
March 12, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rankchef | Property representative |
Yes. Mon-Thu 5-6, Fri-Sun 4-6. Half off draft beers ($1.25-$3.00), house wine ($2.50) and well liquor ($2.50).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-268-4241
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