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Half Shell Oyster Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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119 Southland Vlg, Troy, AL 36079-3002
+1 334-566-1254
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is always packed, but its worth the wait! The food is amazing!! I love the fish po-boy that they serve here, the best that I have ever had. I love going here on a Friday night after work to get a drink and food.

Thank Robert B
Columbia, Maryland
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244 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My husband and I had dinner with some business associates that live in the area. It was busy on a weekday night but service was good. My husband I both ordered the Bacon Wrapped Glazed Shrimp with two hush puppies, a side salad and vegetables. The salad was fresh although the onions were cut quite thick. The shrimp were cooked... More 

Thank 10isgirl
Fort Lauderdale, United States
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

There are two sections to the bar. One side has entertainment; the other does not. Being travelers we were not offered the entertainment side. The seafood was fresh and well prepared with the exception of the Mahi Mahi. Eight of us dined and the Mahi was the only disappointment. It was overcooked. The Prime Rib and steaks were excellent. The... More 

Thank Ronald S
Troy, Alabama
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food is always good. Excellent popcorn shrimp appetizer and potato soup. the only drawbacks are that it is definitely a bar atmosphere and that it takes forever to get checked out of there. The people are friendly, it has a cozy atmosphere, but you will see the bar and hear the noise. Lunch is a little better, but you... More 

Thank Mamahatestocook
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Me and a friend along with our 2 children had a late lunch as we were "passing through" Troy on MLK day..we stopped here because of a recommendation from a friend! NOT IMPRESSED AT ALL! First of all, the service was absolutely terrible..there were 2 other tables occupied so they were in no way "busy"...it took at least 10 minutes... More 

Thank JenniferGozaTravis
Nottingham, UK
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97 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Love love loved our meal, and Tabitha made it so special. In Gulfport for just one night and decided upon the no1 rated restaurant in the town and we weren't disappointed. The food was excellent & Tabitha looked after us making us feel so welcome. Thank you to all the staff & chefs - just perfect!

Thank UKUK-Traveller
Troy, Alabama
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Best oysters and service in town. Staff is always friendly and sometimes even remember my order! Its hard to find oysters and still harder to find good ones. This place has both, plus you can buy sacks of them to take home. They do serve a variety of other american style foods...,burgers are also great. Well stocked bar also doesnt... More 

Thank lstubeck8000
Enterprise, Alabama
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299 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I had oysters on the half shell .good taste but real small right now .cocktail sauce is always good. Service was good

Thank Randy T
Central Florida, Florida
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Was pleasantly surprised at this local tavern/restaurant. Nothing fancy but great food. I had the grilled white fish and husband had Mahi sandwich. My fish was huge and good tasting and the fish on the sandwich was very thick and good tasting also. You get two sides with the dinner. many choices. The sever was very helpful and knew her... More 

Thank tk
Enterprise, Alabama
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299 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

you would think they would sample the oysters before serving them .they were small with no taste at all .don't know that I will ever be back

Thank Randy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Southland Vlg, Troy, AL 36079-3002
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 334-566-1254

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