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A.W. Shucks

Carmel, CA
+1 831-624-6605
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Good food, fun place

Always a good place for a lunch or dinner. Crab cakes, shrimp, soup, sandwiches, fish, oysters... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail M
Bar food

We are from the east coast and enjoy oysters quite frequently. These oysters were not even shucked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Hartford, Connecticut
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A popular local pub.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oyster bar” (14 reviews)
“clam chowder” (14 reviews)
“bloody mary” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Carmel, CA
+1 831-624-6605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a good place for a lunch or dinner. Crab cakes, shrimp, soup, sandwiches, fish, oysters - all good. Vibe is always fun.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from the east coast and enjoy oysters quite frequently. These oysters were not even shucked and we had to cut them out of the shell. They were very mediocre oysters. The rest of the meal was classic bar food, which was fine. There...More

Thank jenk701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed lunch at A.W. Shucks on a beautiful day in Carmel. We ordered oysters, “rose” clam chowder and the fried plate. The oysters and clam chowder were great. We didn’t love the fried plate as much - the seafood lost all of its flavor with...More

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We say at the counter. Oysters and Manhattan Chowder were excellent. Fun to watch the chef cooking the food. Very friendly staffs. Recommended if you are in the area. Mostly crowded and no reservations.

Thank fatty2004
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My wife and I recently had dinner twice at A.W.Shucks. It was so good the first night we went back again. We sat at the oyster bar where we could watch the chefs shucking the oysters and preparing various seafood dishes. Both nights we shared...More

Thank Eric22754
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Small spot but a great place to take a break and have a drink- friendly service, particularly fir tourist weary Carmel

Thank Denise A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We love this place! We eat here every single time we come to Carmel, which is often since we live in the Bay Area. We always order the fried seafood platter, and the crab cake with Caesar salad. Ok maybe a Bloody Mary too. It’s...More

Thank writergirldreams
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Lunchtime visit to this Carmel restaurant based on Tripadvisor reviews. So glad we did. It is a very small place but even though they were full we only had to wait for a couple of minutes. We had the chowder and fresh oysters along with...More

Thank dtkfw
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband and I were driving in Carmel after our Pacific Coast Highway tour. We stopped to shop and were lucky enough to come across A.W. Shucks for dinner. It is on one of the main streets in Carmel amongst the shops. I had the...More

Thank retire17
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We were looking for a place to have some cocktails before dinner. People don't tell you but in Carmel many retaurants ONLY SERVE WINE OR BEER. Anyway, I had read about this place and we happened to walk by on our way to "finding a...More

Thank newyorkstephanie
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