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Half Shell Oyster House

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2500 13th St # 1, Gulfport, MS 39501-1913
+1 228-867-7001
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't wait to go back to this restaurant. The food was amazingly fresh and delicious. My waitress was wonderful, and the atmosphere was very Interesting. It was all that I had been told it was, and more!

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Thank Christine F
Kornwestheim, Germany
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we enjoyed a wonderful lunch, i had the sampler plate and it was awesome, shrimp, oysters, crabcake. sides were best fries ever and very tasty aspargus with gorgonzola cheese. can only recommend to go there, staff/service was very good either

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Thank Timo W
Gonzales, Louisiana
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to eat early dinner and we were not disappointed. Started off with the oyster sampler. We asked to omit the Orleans style and got 4 each of charbroiled, bienville and Rockefeller. This was a great decision- sorry I forgot a picture. My husband ordered the snapper lemeuse (red snapper covered with shrimp, crabmeat, crawfish, portobello mushrooms and alfredo... More 

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Thank Cajunexplorers
Pelham, Alabama
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 9 of us arrived about 8pm on a Thursday night and within in 10 minutes we were sitting at our table. They have a vast menu with a wide selection of food and drink. We had a variety of fish, shrimp, oysters and crab and it was all fantastic. My favorite dish was the Orleans style charbroiled... More 

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Thank fridayone35
Houma
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this restaurant was great. I would take a 2 hour road trip to eat here again. It was a very clean New Orleans style restaurant with an enjoyable environment.

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Thank Lainie C
Marble Hill, Missouri
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVE the fried green bean appetizers here – and of course, all the seafood dishes. Never had anything I didn't like and I always order something different...so many things to try :)

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Thank Pamela A
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Above average food prep and slow service. But need solid 1-2 hr before you can see the food...lucky to get the drink early. If allowed they will put you Bunk-table arrangement....one literally on the top of other.The preparations are 50 -50 good and average. Service personnel are over worked and look that way...priecy menu ,

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Thank 937ajaya
Alexandria, Louisiana
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable evening here. Out of town on business and a friend suggested. Coco runner was and absolute great drink if ur into sweet, Caribbean, girlie drinks. Appetizers consisted of lobster quesadillas and charbroiled oysters. Dinner was the redfish orleans - very good, however, I was under the impression that it was served with a cream sauce, it was... More 

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Thank CatDaddy2015
Gulfport, Mississippi
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been disappointed. Have eaten here a couple of times but this restaurant is also the facility that caters dinner charters I offer on my sailing charter business.

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Thank Jim K
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, very comfortable ambience. They get very busy so good idea to call ahead and get on the wait list - helps you get seated faster.

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Thank Chris K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 13th St # 1, Gulfport, MS 39501-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 228-867-7001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?