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Shucks Oyster Bar

#52 of 1,086 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
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1218 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1655
+1 402-827-4376
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Shucks is one of our favorite places in town. We've never been disappointed in anything we ordered. If you want amazing Louisiana style food, this is an absolute must-do. The food is always delicious and great value.

Thank Bill N
Lincoln, NE
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267 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Shucks near Pacific Street for Saturday lunch with my wife, daughter, son-in-law, and a couple of their kids (we drove 60 miles from Lincoln). Since I’m originally from New Orleans and had not visited previously, I wanted to try the place out since I’d heard about its Louisiana dishes. For starters we got three dozen peel ‘n eat... More 

Thank Paul K
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Wow, Paul, Thanks for the fantastic in-depth review!. We are glad you enjoyed so much of your experience with us. We do periodically get Gulf Coast Oysters, but here in the Midwest, the East Coast Oysters are the preferred lot. Glad we will be seeing you again when you return. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's very hard to find authentic clam chowder outside of New England, but it's here. Delicious! The oysters were also very fresh and tasted fantastic. Sometimes, I have qualms about trying oysters if I'm not by the water, but these were absolutely delicious. The Blue Points are cheap (and delicious) but the Glacier Bays are my personal favorite here.

Thank Matthew B
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Grew up on the east coast and traveled both. This place will not let you down. Great oyster bar, with great atmosphere and super staff.

Thank Don C
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

It was a different experience. Very Nice staff. Very casual. There's a bar so you can't go wrong with liquor.

Thank kandi_71103
Lincoln, Nebraska
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177 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We always have a great meal here! Such an awesome little place that we look forward to when we come to Omaha. This time we happened to stop in right at lunch time and were lucky enough to snag a table. We had the lobster roll and the fried catfish. Both were excellent. Service was quick, drinks were great! Will... More 

Thank Lisa K
Omaha, Nebraska
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Love Shucks at the 119th Street off Pacific location. Been going since they opened. Clam Chowda just like in New England lots of clams. All the Oysters are wonderful, I like them fried. My favorite sandwich is The Colwich . With lettuce, tomato, red onion tartar sauce, and the best fries. Another favorite Salmon BLT, seared salmon, lettace tomato, bacon... More 

Thank bah499
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for the glowing review! Glad we are hitting the mark for you on so many different levels. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We go to the original location on 119th where their fish market is. Recently, I have become fond of going there and picking out a piece of fish from the market and having the chef cook it for me omakase style(in the way the chef thinks is best for the fish). They charge the price of the fish and add... More 

Thank RapidRiverKnivesRock
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Its good to hear you enjoy getting adventurous with the great selection in our Fish Market. And we agree, the "Turf" items are pretty tasty, too. More 

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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We had a terrible experience at another Shucks in Omaha so we were scared to go back, but so glad we tried this one. Had the fried oyster and halibut combo dinner with a nice glass of pino noir. Our food was fabulous. Other tables around us had way different food, but also looked very good. If you love fried... More 

Thank nilnews63
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Sorry we missed the mark once before, but we are pleased to know that we were able to redeem ourselves during you latest visit. Thanks for the second chance and the great review! More 

1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. We live in Lincoln and go here just to eat oysters on the half shells, peel and eat shrimp and calamari at least once or twice a month.

Thank Don M
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Don - We appreciate that you make the trip from Lincoln to see us. Thanks for the patronage and the excellent review.l More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1218 S 119th St, Omaha, NE 68144-1655
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-827-4376
Have you been to the Gulf Coast or New England and liked the feel of a good old-fashioned Oyster Bar? Well, we brought one back for you! Featuring Oysters on the Half Shell, shucked right in front of you. Shrimp or Oyster Po' Boys, Walleye, Fried Clam Strips, Shrimp, Calamari and Oysters (thinnest breading in town). Plus Crab Cakes, Clam Chowder, Gumbo, wide selection of Salads, and daily FRESH FISH specials.

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