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On The Half Shell

4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
+1 843-651-1296
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (28 reviews)
“quesadilla” (4 reviews)
“wings” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Grill
4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were invited by a friend to join him for the Oyster Roast. My husband and I love oysters prepared anyway: fried, stewed, roasted, charbroiled... after paying for the meal we were lead back to this long table scattered with holes for placing oyster shells...More

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Talking about a happy hour . On the half shell is the best . All the food we had was delicious from grouper bite ,buffalo shrimp, oysters on the half shell to peel and eat shrimp . Beer was teeth cracking cold and the staff...More

Thank CFI1985
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I think that their food is just so so. I ordered flounder, and it was rather greasy, and the fries were soggy, but, warm. They used to allow smoking, and it seems that the walls, still have the lingering smells. They do offer some specials...More

Thank barbarahB2890EB
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We both had oysters and they were Good at the price. It would be a fun place for a group to watch a game.

Thank Twosailers
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The Half Shell has great food at great prices. On of the best Happy Hours in the area. You will find us there most Tuesdays!

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Wanted to give an update on my previous review. They are now smoke- free. Huge improvement. Fun to watch a football game there

Thank aard123
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Peasant atmosphere 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 great service. Asked for shrimp taco not on the menu but should be was fresh and flavorfull. Not too spicy will come again on our mini trip this week

Thank Candy M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great food prices, nice friendly atmosphere, happy hour drink prices also. Good place to hang out with friends.

Thank billnnan
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Best crab cakes ever! Crab cakes with lump crab meat on top... to die for .. see pic .. that's the leftovers .

Thank denisethom
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The food comes out quickly. The staff is courteous. The food is delicious. The prices are outstanding. The drinks are well made. We be returning soon!

Thank Adina R
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Joy S
15 November 2017|
Response from billnnan | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They usually have a greeter near front door.
22 July 2016|
Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about that sorry! I think just happy hour prices on food but could be wrong.
22 July 2016|
Response from Cockyone7 |
What is the travelers question?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Grill
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1296
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Great food, Great Prices, Great Service. Entire menu is $5.00! Come Check out On The 1/2 Shell
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