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Half Shell Oyster House

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125 Lameuse Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
+1 228-432-5050
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Gulfport, Ms
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great visit to the Half Shell. Great atmosphere in downtown Biloxi. We were seated on the second floor with exposed brick walls all around. It was a little chilly in the place on the day of our visit. We had oysters and the almond crusted chicken. Both were very good. The best part of the meal was... More 

Thank denticeguy
Crossville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The best oysters I've had!!! Notice more than half are gone! The staff was great we say at the bar and watched the shucker work his magic!! Fresh fresh fresh... Local beer and a side salad filled us up. I will be back and recommend you stop... Get there around 4, if not it got crowded fast.

Thank Andrea M
Beaufort, South Carolina
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, great southern seafood. Nice wine selection. Started with royal red shrimp which was delicious. Ordered the special - filet on a crab cake topped with a fried green tomato and sauce. It was excellent! Sweet potato soufflé was a perfect dessert. We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank AlliCann
Prattville, Alabama
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I arrived at 5:30 for dinner and got seated with no wait. My husband ordered the bacon pecan crusted redfish with sweet potato creme brulee and I ordered the New Orleans shrimp. The food was fantastic and probably some of the best food we've ever eaten. The service was amazing. Since it was my birthday, we got... More 

Thank Valerie E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited both restaurants in Biloxi AND Gulfport. Nothing but praise. Every dish was carefully assembled and tasty as expected. I will definitely return with family to enjoy the flavors of the gulf coast... Impressed.

Thank Shelton M
Stuart, Florida
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290 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We love this restaurant! Every time we visit Biloxi, we go to this place. Tonight we had grilled oysters and raw oysters. They were half the price that we paid the night before at a steakhouse and much, much better. So flavorful. Then we had royal reds, OMG, so delicious. Accompanied by cheddar grits, pork turnip greens, fried okra. Everything... More 

Thank Marie C
Little River, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the real deal! As you sit at the bar, the crew is shucking oysters by the hundred in front...fresh, clean and raw. Raw oysters were some of the best I've had ever. The royal reds (shrimp that taste like lobster) were fantastic! Grilled lobster tails were delicious. Salads and sides were very good. Great cocktails, solid wine... More 

Thank chrismacc53
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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154 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Valentine's dinner with my beautiful wife. We got there a bit early and got seated right away. They had their A game going on for sure. The steak and crab cakes were great and her snapper Lemuese was excellent. John was an amiable and attentive server. Our best visit yet to one of our coast favorites. Can't wait for next... More 

Thank JackiLaw
Gulfport, Mississippi
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique place and isn't a chain restaurant. Food is consistently good and uniquely done if your up for trying some new things. Moderately priced.

Thank RBreeland
Brooklyn, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice servers, lovely space and lots of different oyster dishes. We had the charbroiled oysters (a gulf specialty!) and I had the fried oysters, which were light, crispy and not too soggy. Yum, yum! The asparagus is gorgonzola butter was a mouthful of flavor, but perhaps just a tad too rich.

Thank Julie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Lameuse Street, Biloxi, MS 39530
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Biloxi
  • Phone Number: +1 228-432-5050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?