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A.W. Shuck's

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2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1915
(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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Moved away from tidewater many years ago. Still return for several reasons, one is local seafood dives like this one. If you are into sparkly food presentations, snappy crisp decorations, keep driving past this one. 'Shucks reminds me so much of the old Duck-Inn, it's almost scary. Yep, the aroma of FRESH seafood as soon as you walk thru the... More 

Thank Jerry M
Cary, North Carolina
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168 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When in town we always go here for their Monday Night all you can eat crab legs.....wrong. They stopped them the previous Monday and transitioned to All You Can eat Shrimp...big mistake. After 2 tries, my wife finally said bring me a bowl of soup. We weren't the only ones disappointed, others were sending the shrimp back too, over cooked... More 

Thank Joe F
Canton, Ohio
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here when we needed a little break from time with our large family, while in town visiting. The food was good and the atmosphere was great. Service was also great!

Thank hfankhauser1108
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Locals seem to love this place, but I don't get it. The food was just okay. The hush puppies were too dense. The catfish didn't taste like catfish, it might have been flounder. The crabcakes were disappointing. I even left a crabcake on my plate when I left the restaurant. The collard greens were great, but that was the most... More 

Thank Jaleisha J
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh greens on the salads and fresh seafood! Love fresh tuna and fresh scallops that are sweet like these! Yumm Fried oysters went fast! They were excellent! Shrimp were fried too much They were fried hard.. but scallops were on point seared to perfection

Thank Keeterbarn Corn... F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff and a superb selection of oysters!! Best burger around, too! Definitely a "local's" spot in Ghent!

Thank Mary F
Virginia Beach, VA
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93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun casual restaurant, with great selection of raw oysters and other seafood. Good craft beer choices also. Servers generally attentive, but sometimes service can be spotty when they're really busy. We've visited twice so far and enjoyed the food. We'll be back again.

Thank VAPrgal
Eastern Shore, VA
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crab melt special is outstanding! Do not miss their collard greens! They are unsurpassed and I am a southern girl!

Thank Eastern-Shore-4Life
Norfolk, Virginia
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there may be a waiting line but it usually goes pretty fast and the waiting area is nice; you can have a drink and sit down there.

Thank rustyroohoo
Hampton Roads, Virginia
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here a number of times. Every time the food is great and the service is good. I don't eat seafood but the meatloaf is outstanding and the Mac and cheese is wonderful. My husband enjoys the variety of beers as well. A good place to have a relaxing meal and they have a bar if you just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
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 23517-1915
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: (757) 664-9117

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