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A W Shucks

Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
+1 831-624-6605
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (184 reviews)
“chowder” (54 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went in there to get a drink and appetizers until our dinner reservations. The hostess right away lead us to our seats at the bar. The Bartender was professional and attentive he got our drinks exactly what we asked for and...More

Thank Annabella517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for good seafood and any type of bar drink imaginable. We stopped in for snack of oyster on the half shell plus a wonderful cup of red clam chowder! The VERY best service both from the wait staff and the cooks. A bit...More

Thank kaytdid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't very keen on this place to begin with (seeing it online). But my husband wanted the fried seafood platter (it wasn't greasy, in fact, it was quite good). We had their Oysters and they were fabulous! Very fresh. And they had a selection....More

Thank Ritu_Pisces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to Carmel for 45 years. We tried A W Shucks last year for the first time for a glass of wine and some fresh oysters, before heading off to dinner. They were great and fresh and our server was great!. This...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

we arrived Friday evening at 6:30 without reservations and luckily got a table. Our server was Andrea and she did a very nice job taking care of us. We were eating lite so my wife ordered the fish tacos and a side of slaw. She...More

Thank 042143
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The oysters were fantastic! Our only mistake was not ordering a dozen and then just skipping the rest of our meal. Not that the rest wasn’t nice - but it wasn’t amazing and the oysters were amazing. The staff was great, the place fun. A...More

Thank hob0525
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is a very small place to dine and gets very busy. It's where the locals go to eat seafood and a great cocktail. The oysters are wonderful and reasonable priced for the area. I had the “OYSTERS SHUCKEFELLER” Broiled in the shell with butter,...More

Thank animalsrock2016
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were in Monterey for four days back in August and visited Carmel twice and ate here both times. I had no issue with the food or the drinks and enjoyed both. Admittedly, we had lunch both times and it wasn't too crowded so can't...More

Thank MrPurser
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This was a great afternoon stop off for oysters and some of the best bloody mary's I've ever had. Fun, loud and livingly crowd fills up this spot right off the main street in Carmel.

Thank Laya R
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Looked forward to this place but we were only there about 60 seconds before we were insulted and abused by the bartender and abruptly left. When I ordered a “classic daiquiri” the Bartender insisted she was an “expert “ at a classic daiquiri but couldn’t...More

Thank MissGermanGirl
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2 June 2017|
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Response from 59lauraalison | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I can't remember the times I was there (3 times at least!). You can probably look at the website or contact the restaurant. Food is good and the staff are very nice. Do go and enjoy yourselves. It's on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Ave AT San Carlos St, Carmel, CA 93921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-624-6605
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