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“For Those Who Like Good Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Oyster Shell - CLOSED

Oyster Shell
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Darien, Connecticut
Level Contributor
103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“For Those Who Like Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

For those who like good food in a simple clean straight forward place the Oyster Shell is for you. No noisy friends night out groups drinking exotic cocktails and acting if they were the only people in the world. Just good seafood in an old time atmosphere. The grouper, crab cakes and fried oysters were excellent and if you are a fan of hush puppies order a side with honey for desert.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
4 Thank Stephen O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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  • English first
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English first
St. Germain, Wi.
Level Contributor
108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

Stopped in for lunch and both of us had the grouper sandwich. One was fried and one broiled. Both were excellent. Just a nice friendly diner with good food and good service. Worth stopping by.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank WisconsinWizard
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Daytona Beach Shores, Florida
Level Contributor
108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“"Oyster Stew Craving!"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

Tell me! Do you get the oyster stew craving? I do and on a regular basis.
I call this restaurant a hidden gem in the sea.....Oh it is amazing!
I promise you will not be disappointed. And, compliments to Chef Mike and his lovely staff Connie & Deb.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Nanlouise
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Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“the best kept secret”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2012

I have lived in Fort Myers for almost 20 years. The Oyster Shell has been around a lot longer, the restaurants around it have come and gone. It is what it is. The new owner has worked there forever, it was great that he cared that much to buy it from the original owners He has spruced it up but kept it the way it was. The food is great and the people that work there are friendly.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
3 Thank ejmurph
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Santa Rosa, California
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2012

Great fresh fish, not fancy, but good value, fresh fish, good service.

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
2 Thank JIMG95405
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