Nice place to get some seafood. I recommend whatever the fresh catch is or the Shrimp Diablo. Beer selection could be improved. Only one local selection.
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We started with the calamari and also the onch fritters. Both were good. The fritters were a touch crispier than recommended. Calamari was great. Fresh catch of the day was the grouper with fries. Husband had it and I was amazed at the huge amount...More
Shell's has good food, but atmosphere is pretty casual. Husband ordered the shrimp scampi with Shell's sauce and he raved about it with every bite. I had grouper nuggets with fries and the grouper was so good with a very light batter. Our waitress was...More
Pleasant room and staff. Ordered a shrimp basket. The menu said gulf shrimp, but did not say fresh. The fried shrimp had clearly been frozen and of the type preserved with sodium tripolyphosphate. This is what makes some shrimp look translucent even when fully cooked...More
If you didn't know about this place, you might pass it right by. But it is a great place to enjoy seafood and much more. I understand it can be really crowded at times, but when I visited on a Tuesday evening about 7pm, there...More
We visited here before our cruise and loved it so much we went back after the cruise. Prices are reasonable, seafood is fresh and the staff are friendly! My husband is extremely picky and he loved the Jambalaya. I recommend that you try this place.
It was our last day in Tampa and we wanted to get some good seafood. After some research and asking advice from locals, we settled on Shell's. Great decision. We split buffalo shrimp, calamari and conch fritters for appetizers. I ordered the seafood pasta that...More
My family ate at Shells this evening and enjoyed our meals and the service very much. The raw oysters were very large and delicious! My husband enjoyed the jambalaya and my grilled shrimp and scallops were also good. (It would be even better if you...More