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A.W. Shuck's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517
+1 757-664-9117
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch after googling for restaurants in the area. A.W. Shucks had great reviews and with the seafood/burger focused menu it seemed like it would have something for everyone. It was tucked away in the corner of a little shopping area, and first impressions were that it had a seafood shack kind of vibe. Once... More 

Thank Uilani21
Norfolk, Virginia
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822 reviews
583 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We met our out of town friend's for dinner prior to the Old Dominion Basketball game.The food was delicious and the staff were friendly. The only reason for the lower ranking was the food was served lukewarm. But my burger was perfect.

Thank boxshop
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely my go to place for causal dining on some of the best consistently prepared fish/seafood in the Ghent area. They have a selection of fresh catch choices for lunch and dinner cooked in whichever way you choose. No disappointments in past 5 years of becoming a regular. Hollie is by far the best for helping you find great choices... More 

Thank JetSetUBet
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything we had was fantastic great service and reasonably priced. Would definitely go again! We split several appetizer. Great beer choices too!

Thank jaowinter
Herndon, Virginia
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a group of friends. The steamed shrimp is amazing- big prawns finished with old bay and onions. Their salads are amazing too. The portion sizes are very generous and great, though the mussels were a bit disappointing. Would highly recommend this place to any seafood lover. Would come back again. Service was excellent too.

Thank Rosie G
Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice raw bar with decent selection of alcohol. Came here for oysters and was not disappointed. Also been to their AYCE crablegs and it was delicious. Menu is ok nad you're probably going to find something for everyone. Service has always been great, wait time not too bad and we've been here during peak hours. A bit pricey but overall... More 

Thank azncutiemee
Norfolk, Virginia
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like to go there with friends and family as a group at a big table. The service can vary, depending on the crowd, but it is always worth the wait. The wine selection is variable also, but a splendid time is guaranteed for all. The outside enclosed porch is fun in warmer weather with big round tables for 6... More 

Thank RaleighP269
Bandera, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

While visiting the area, we were were looking for a nice place for lunch on a Sunday. The reviews for A.W. Shuck's were good so we decided to give it a try. Using GOOGLE to find it, we were somewhat concerned by the way the place looked from the outside. We drove around looking for the door and found the... More 

Thank Kelly S
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

First time visit to this Resturant. Fresh seafood was very good. Waitress was very customer oriented. Great service! Oysters were fresh. Not a easy to find and parking limited.

Thank Dputthd
Norfolk, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I was told about A.W. Shuck's through a coworker. They said that the food was delicious and the prices weren't that bad. They were some what right! The food was ok, but the waitress/waitors were horrible. Our partyof (6) arrived at 3:30pm on a Friday. The place was not crowded at all. We were told that we could only stay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-664-9117

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