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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butter cake” (40 reviews)
“oysters” (155 reviews)
“ceviche” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
504 Beachview Dr, Suite 1-A, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4740
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1 - 10 of 584 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was good, atmosphere was nice. My husband and I sat outside and watched people as we waited on our food. Prices were reasonable.

Thank momof3andthensum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a late lunch/early dinner. Service was adequate and the food was better than expected. Good place for a quick bite and a cold beer.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Should have done this a long time ago! We have been to The Half Shell numerous times and have never been disappointed.

Thank bagmillers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, good food. Nothing fancy, but if you can sit outside it is a great place to people watch in the Village.

Thank Barcelonaman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Regular at the half shell. Service is great the food is even better. Check out the specials. If they have sheepshead don't miss it...best on the island. The butter cake is a MUST

Thank jfish2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super attentive service. Fresh seafood. Great recommendations. And a butter cake to die for !! Has a locals only vibe to it, small, cozy. Bar has several screens with. Various sporting events. Menu is predominately seafood, but there are burgers and quesadillas

Thank SandraA09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the best restaurant on the Island. The food was so good. Our little one ate all of his fried shrimp and wanted more. It was the best we had during our trip. The managers came around to make sure everything was good and...More

Thank Soccermom1377
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for lunch with a group of friends on a Saturday. There were 12 of us, but we were sat right away at big tables in the back. The server was very good and kept our drinks filled. I had a fish sandwich...More

Thank erinwantscoffee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best in St. Simmons. The food was awesome and the staff was very nice. A must go when your there.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to grab dinner. We sat outside and table area was nice. Service was attentive and fast. Food was very good. Would recommend.

1  Thank JenFL71
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Adayna B
Where exactly are you located? Do you have space for a party of twenty?
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?
Do you have happy hour (drink specials)? What times?
13 March 2016|
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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
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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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