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“Good lunch”

Shells Pasta & Seafood
Ranked #5 of 79 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $38
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Cedar Park, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good lunch”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

They don't have many tables and were pretty crowded but we arrived just as someone else was leaving so we didn't have to wait. I had the grouper special which was good but not great. Wife had the mixed seafood fettuccine alfredo which she loved. We also had the tuna sashimi appetizer which was surprisingly good.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very good food Very good service”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

We went to this restaurant today at around 2:30. We were greeted by our waiter. Marian. (May be spelled differently). We were seated and served with beverages right away. We had ordered the Garlic bread, which was pretty good. We then received our food, which was also amazing. Loved the food and loved the great service. Will come again!

  • Visited July 2013
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Wimberley, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“tasty”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

Seared, peppered ahi was really peppery as well as delicious, but ask for light pepper if ....... Everything cooked to order, we' return!

Visited June 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Small, cramped and rude staff”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Full disclosure: I didn't even end up eating here. Why? Because when I walked in with my family, the staff was so rude that we turned around and left. The restaurant was tiny and cramped, but there was a single table available in the corner that was the perfect size for our party of 6 (5 adults, 1 baby). When no one greeted us, we assumed we should seat ourselves and began to do so, when suddenly we were told we were 3rd on the waiting list...but there was no one else waiting.

We left and didn't go back.

  • Visited June 2013
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Claremore, Oklahoma
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Small but large selection of food”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

We have eaten at Shells several times over the last few years and always go back when we are in the area. We had lunch there yesterday after trying for several days (busy). It is so good they draw a large crowd, but seating is limited. However, the wait is never too long. They have a great menu and a whole chalkboard of daily specials, seafood and otherwise. Your only dilemma is what to choose. Staff is very friendly and the food is superb and reasonably priced. See you next time Shells

  • Visited June 2013
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