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On The Half Shell

4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
+1 843-651-1296
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (28 reviews)
“wings” (9 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Grill
4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood at reasonable prices. Love the lobster quesadilla! Friendly servers, lively bar and great cocktails!

Thank Curlygirl383
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Happy Hour. Can't beat the Mussels, Huge portion. Wings Great. Local, not 5 star. Can get busy so service will reflect that. Must go.

Thank 1HDRIDER00
Reviewed 1 week ago

appertizer are 1/2 off during happy hour, ok for that but don't get to excited. locals bar. I got oysters but not good my friend got wings, ok

Thank nutman111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this restaurant after recommendation from locals. We elected to sit at the outdoor bar and waited several minutes to even be acknowledged. Bar surface was dirty and after we started wiping off the surface in front of us, the bar tender came over and...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been many times and have never been disappointed. Once for the Valentine Day special, perfect! A few times for lunch, and each time ate the daily special, and loved it.

Thank John C
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

First time at On the Half Shell. It's your typical sports bar with pub fare. My major drawback was the food for our party didn't come out at the same time. Was 11 mins from first meal to last delivered to table. Kitchen and staff...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent raw oysters! They were very fresh! The she crab soup was absolutely delicious. Our waitress was cheerful and helpful! We will definitely be back! Thanks!

Thank SaraMarko
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Nice sports bar that provided really good food and cold drinks. Busy place as the final four games were on but staff was efficient and food was served promptly. Would return again. Friendly staff and friendly customers.

Thank jpc0398
Reviewed 2 April 2017

started off with a sticky floor - not a good sign. We went for the oysters on the half shell, but ended up having a lunch entree as well. I had the half shell 'burger' which was a seafood / shellfish mixture. I was sick...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch of scallops here. With fries and Cole slaw it was a really good lunch. Will go back next time we are in the area.

Thank Candeverm
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Happy hour prices on bud light and house vodka
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.
Happy hour price on bud light and house vodka
22 July 2016|
Response from Cockyone7 |
What is the travelers question?
Is there oyster roasts
23 February 2016|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
I ate there tonight 2-26-16 there is a oyster roast on Sunday 2-28 16 AT I 1/2 SHELL.Also at the Marsh Walk on Sat. and Sun. 27&28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 5
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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
Great food, Great Prices, Great Service. Entire menu is $5.00! Come Check out On The 1/2 Shell