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“Wonderful Oysters and Beer”
Review of A.W. Shucks

A.W. Shucks
Ranked #1 of 7 Nightlife in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A popular local pub.
Half Moon Bay, California
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343 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
“Wonderful Oysters and Beer”
Reviewed December 19, 2010

This is a tiny and popular oyster/seafood bar on Ocean Avenue. When in Carmel, we stop in for lunch of fresh oysters and Newcastle Brown Ale on tap. It doesn't get any better than that! They do have various other seafood items on the menu, such as fish and chips, but to us the #1 and only attraction are the oysters. And for that there is no better place in Carmel.

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King William, Virginia
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157 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Great little bar with excellent food”
Reviewed June 11, 2010

After wandering past all of the overpriced, underwhelming restaurants in Carmel, we stopped in for a drink and some food. Had great drinks and fresh fish and shrimp tacos. Almost went back the next night, but not hungry enough. Great find!

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Pacific Grove, CA
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A.W. Bhucks”
Reviewed June 6, 2010

Was pretty disappointed with my meal. It was very pricey for what I got. $17 for the deep fried combo. Only a few pieces of calamari rings. 3 small pieces of fish. The fish breading was soggy. The prawns were good. You get three of them. Also a call drink there is $9.50. I'm a local and I know what prices range from. Do not sit at the bar in front of the cook's area. My clothes still reek of grease.

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2 Thank PGgrovian
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san francisco
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Horrible Service”
Reviewed November 16, 2009

During busy lunch hour, staff had terrible time keeping track of people next in line to be seated. Sent us to bar to get drinks and told us they did not need to take our name and then proceeded to keep sitting people in front of us despite our continued reminders that we were waiting - then told us we would have to wait longer because tables were full. Staff was rude and unapologetic about their screw up. We left without eating. Asked some other patrons about food as they were leaving. They thought the shellfish was not fresh and the other food "greasy". Go to Flaherty's instead.

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Calabasas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Neighborhood Bar”
Reviewed September 20, 2009

Great bar in Carmel for a drink and small bite. The oysters are always fresh, the "rose" clam chowder delicious. The owners, Michael and Michelle really know how to take care of their customers, very attentive and friendly service.

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