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A.W. Shuck's

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2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 664-9117
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend recommended AW Shucks so I threw t out to the group I had just met wen we arrived in Norfolk the day before. 7 people all left happy! Some tried fish and chips, I had their version of Atlantic Jambalya and was too busy eating to see what everyone else ordered. Bottom line, everyone left happy! Good selection... More 

Thank Charles K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing seafood and friendly service. I wish the wine and beer lists were a little bit better to top off the attentive service and desserts

Thank duncan603
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a recommendation from our hotel we decided to try this restaurant. My husband had the broiled seafood combination loaded with clams, mussels, oysters, crab legs, shrimp, sausage, corn on the cob, potatoes and hush puppies. It was overall done perfectly with a great taste. There was so much to eat. What a serving size! He also tried the raw... More 

Thank Jrsygrl75
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just left Nauticus and we're looking for somewhere close. Found this place using Trip Advisor and so glad we did! Although it was busy they were able to seat 9 of us quickly. Our waiter was EXCELLENT and the food was delicious. From the seafood to the kids meals, there were no complaints, only compliments.

Thank g0p0kes
Norfolk, Virginia
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91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a comfortable restaurant with nice combinations of choices. My favorite is a small salad and jumbo shrimp cocktail!

Thank Janet K
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends joined me for a tasty seafood lunch. We had oyster Po Boys and fish and chips. Portions were large and fried just right-- light and not greasy. The Po boys and fish and chips entrees came w one side, a large dill pickle, and a roumalade sauce that had a kick. My Po Boy was large enough for 2... More 

Thank Maizy L
Annapolis, MD
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crab soup -- lots of crab, not much flavor. The fried calamari -- we've had better, many, many times. Their vaunted mac and cheese -- bland, bland, bland. Needed some sharp cheddar (or similar -- maybe some hot sauce) to liven it up. The fried shrimp was perfectly fried and the remoulade sauce that came with it was superb.... More 

Thank Watsson
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic local seafood restaurant. Not a chain, contrary to what the name may suggest. Fresh fish offerings and oysters selections change daily. The fried catfish is perfect. Their mac 'n cheese is so good it may change your life. The collards are delicious and spicy. They serve local beer as well. Friendly staff. Very creative daily specials.... More 

Thank Delphine C
Norfolk, Virginia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We met friends for an early Sunday dinner. There was no wait. The staff was very friendly. Our waiter was very helpful and attentive. The food was amazing. Two of us had the shrimp platter, one fried and one steamed. One of us had the shrimp and grits and the other had the pork chops. We loved everything...the biggest hit... More 

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68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The oysters on the half shell were succulent and fresh. The oyster stew had a richly flavorful broth and was loaded with oysters. The fish and chips quite tasty, and the green beans done to perfection. The only disappointment was the garlic roasted red potatoes, which were not roasted. They were soft and bland, rather than crispy on the outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: (757) 664-9117

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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