We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shellfish Sports Bar & Grille

2615 N. Highway 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
+1 361-552-5300
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (14 reviews)
“cobb salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
2615 N. Highway 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (143)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roughnecks at bar shouting obscenities, servers taking forever to provide service, WiFi not working and no one cares, then they bring the wrong order...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joe722
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Used to frequent Shellfish Sports Bar and Grill. Oct 2017 tried their Ruebens. Plain Bread, Not Rye, Very little SauerKraut, no dressing. July 18, 2018 decided to give them another try for a special occasion, my wife's 60th Birthday. Ordered a Rueben. Was informed that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank thebaldeagle655
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I stayed the night nearby and decided to give them a try. We both had the all you can eat fish and chips along with the amazing artichoke crab dip. We both agreed that everything was top notch, hot and delicious. Stephanie was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jeff K
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Been eating there for years, through a couple of ownership changes. Consistently great food and good selection of beer on tap. Signature burgers are great, same with the salads. In season, their oysters are the best around, big, barely breaded, and cooked just right; still...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank SW1954
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Shellfish is a good restaurant and sports bar. You are able to customize most of the orders. The wait staff are pleasant and attentive. I thought the prices were a bit high until the food came. The steam pot was large enough for two. My...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DivingDiva214
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Terrible service, cold food that they did remedy and a mens room that was as clean as a porta potty at a concert. 2nd time while on vacation and won't be back.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Melody B
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Oysters were on the verge of spoiling and so were the muscles a quarter of the order did not open. The spaghetti sauce was over spiced. The most expensive and worse meal of our trip so far.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Starviagera
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Have been here many times. Good food, great bar and several TVs. Service is good and at a reasonabl price.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 631jerryp
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Revisited the shellfish! Great atmosphere, cold beverages and friendly staff. I posted in my last review of this place that the shellfish burger is the best gourmet burger east of Vegas, after further review I think it is the best burger I’ve had. Top notch...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank John Q
Reviewed November 10, 2017

this is like a sports bar with a set menu and mid to high range prices the full bar is great had a few bloody mary's and the appetizers were great too!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank doors4u
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Port Lavaca
Motel 6 Port Lavaca
30 reviews
.07 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Port Lavaca
99 reviews
.14 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn
22 reviews
.53 miles away
Chaparral Motel
6 reviews
.58 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Bayside Seafood Restaurant
103 reviews
.46 miles away
6 reviews
.90 miles away
Days Inn- The Gazebo Restaurant
7 reviews
.53 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Lighthouse Beach
34 reviews
.26 miles away
Lavaca Bluffs Vineyard and Winery
11 reviews
13.30 miles away
Lake Texana State Park
31 reviews
22.16 miles away
City by the Sea Museum
12 reviews
24.59 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shellfish Sports Bar & Grille staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2615 N. Highway 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-5300
  • E-mail
Nestled away in Lavaca Bay in the friendly townof Port Lavaca, Shellfish Sports Bar & Grilleoffers a casual and relaxing atmospherefor locals and visitors alike.Our FoodSourcing our seafood from the Gulf, Caribbean, North Atlantic, and Pacific Ocean we aim to provide you with the freshest product available. Working with local purveyors and fisheries throughout, we pledge to provide you with product that pays tribute and respect to the hard working men and women who fish and work these waters.Our BarFrom Conroe to Fredericksburg we embrace the local flavors of Texas breweries with a variety craft beers. In conjunction, refreshing cocktails and the friendliest bartenders in Port Lavaca.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing