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“Cruising the coast!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Half Shell Oyster House

Half Shell Oyster House
Ranked #1 of 223 Restaurants in Biloxi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Cruising the coast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a favorite restaurant when I'm in Biloxi! Good service and great food! I always go early in the evening to avoid the rush. It can get crowded.

Visited October 2013
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Birmingham, Alabama
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Excellent Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

I ate here with a group and the food was excellent. I had the flatbread for an appetizer and for the main course I had blackened Mahi Mahi, steamed broccoli, and cajun potatoes. The food was excellent and everyone at my table cleaned their plate. The atmosphere is great and I recommend it.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“I wanted to like this place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

After the referrals by locals and the reviews and the decor I really wanted to like this place. Not being Oyster fans the Mrs and I had the see food pot pie. I thought it was dry and tasteless and the crust had been pre-made and plopped on top. The Mrs liked it though. What sealed it for me was the draft beer was served in what seemed like tiny 200ml glasses. Me personally, I was disappointed.

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Thank TonySt999
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Toronto, Canada
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128 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Great local seafood in a very nice setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

This is a great restaurant if you like seafood! The menu is overwhelmingly seafood and it's hard to choose because everything sounds so delicious. Everything is locally caught, which is just great. When we were there they even had a program where you can scan a QR code to find out where in the Gulf the shrimp you are dining in comes from. . Very cool!

Service was also very prompt, friendly and professional.

I would definitely return to this restaurant and also would highly recommend it.

Visited October 2013
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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of my favorite spots to eat. Located a few blocks from the beach in Biloxi, is has great ambiance , a friendly and helpful staff and excellent food. The oysters were among the best that I have experienced. I would highly recommend this place for seafood lovers.

Visited September 2013
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