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The Half Shell

504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
+1 912-268-4241
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butter cake” (50 reviews)
“oysters” (180 reviews)
“ceviche” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Half Shell is a cozy little place right on the strip in St. Simon's Island. The oysters, according to my wife, are the most excellent in the entire area. I love their crab cakes so we can manage the compromise. Cocktails are well made and...More

Thank JOHN R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time there and probably our last. Seafood tasty, sides creative, but it is so loud it is hard to hear your table mates. Go only if you want to yell through dinner.

Thank nc1501
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our appetizers were good but they brought the entries before we were half way done eating them. Also both entries were cold . We mentioned it the another waiter when he pick up our dishes. Within a couple minutes the managers to the table to...More

Thank Smokey009
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many restaurants to choose from on St. Simons, so when we read some reviews of this one, we decided to try it. Wow, were we ever pleased. So pleased we went back again and I had the exact same meal I had had...More

Thank natty3816
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit here was a pleasant experience. We were greeted at the door and promptly seated in a booth.You know how every thing looks good when you walk in. This, is that kind of place. I had the Grilled Shrimp Platter. Excellent. My wife had...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I ate dinner at this darling little restaurant at the recommendation of friends. We were very pleased with our dinner choices of fried shrimp with slaw and tuna tacos. The shrimp were lightly battered and tasty.Tuna was just as tasty! And of...More

Thank gapeachMiddleGeorgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put- amazing! We enjoyed oysters for an app, entrees of mahi and sheepshead, chili, and dessert....every. Single. Thing. Was. Incredible! The food was fresh and flavorful! The chili was such a unique mixture of flavors and unlike anything I had ever had. Oh, and...More

Thank Mrscottle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful lunch on a friday. The food was unique, well prepared and the service was very personal. Will definitely return.

Thank Dr. Jamie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don’t do oysters and know this is their specialty but we loved the ahi tuna tacos, crab bisque and blackened mahi-mahi and salad. And the blond brownie and ice cream for $5—awesome. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was quiet and cozy on...More

Thank Martha O
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I tried the recommended mandarin orange & strawberry salad and added the blackened mahi-mahi. What a great choice! The salad had large pieces of strawberries and oranges and a nice size chunk of mahi-mahi. It was so tasty that my wife and I are stopping...More

Thank John P
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Questions & Answers
Adayna B
11 April 2017|
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Response from rankchef | Property representative |
Yes. Depending on when you would like to come, we have 3 tables beside each other that would work for your party. What date are you looking at?
13 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rankchef | Property representative |
Yes. Mon-Thu 5-6, Fri-Sun 4-6. Half off draft beers ($1.25-$3.00), house wine ($2.50) and well liquor ($2.50).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-268-4241
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