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Half Shell Oyster House

6555 Hwy 98 West, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
+1 601-296-7901
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (37 reviews)
“seafood pasta” (9 reviews)
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6555 Hwy 98 West, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate there recently and had the ahi tuna, which was fresh and cooked as ordered. The oyster sampler was delicious as an appetizer. The Rockefeller was the best. I also had had the Royal Reds there an they are always good. Steamed is the...More

Thank Mimimakes6
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food and service!!! Excellent experience would absolutely recommend that you try this place!

Thank Micca S
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

You have to try the Grilled Oysters, which give even New Orleans eatery a run for the money! Lets not forget, their BEST kept secret....the Bloody Marys, BEST in the state! The secret ingredient is in their vodka preparation. You can see for yourself, lined...More

Thank Wanda H
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Our waitress, Lauren, was top-notch! And for a family full of the pickiest eaters, everyone was completely satisfied. The choices were amazing and we had an experience that will last the rest of our lives!

Thank LaNita W
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I am beyond impressed with this restaurant! It should be nationally-recognized! I've dined here many times and have never come close to being disappointed. The restaurant is super clean (so are the bathrooms). The wait staff are very polite and on-their-game...without being overly-bothersome or obnoxiously...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018

You can't go wrong. Excellent food, excellent service, great atmosphere and superior management. Easy to find. Right off of hwy 98.

Thank gtrman0000
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great place good food great staff.great choices for fresh food menu was easy to make choices from just a really great place

Thank Cortney N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very good.great service always.food is excellent always.usually try to visit at least every couple months. Great food every time.

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I've dined here a few times and have ALWAYS been extremely happy with this place. The restaurant is always clean. Ambiance is nice. The food is AMAZING!!!! So delicious! I've never been disappointed in their food. The wait staff is very professional, knowledgeable, and friendly...More

1  Thank RACHEL H
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Easy to find, right off of the highway. Good for us as we are from out of town. We were greeted as soon as we walked in. Greeted by our server. He was wonderful. We ordered an oyster sampler and raw oysters. Both very very...More

1  Thank X8568ZUkarend
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Kim B
18 May 2018|
Response from nbriteup | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. They are busy during weekends, but I would say it’s average wait time compared to other restaurants.
Velma R
19 July 2017|
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Response from Lin H | Reviewed this property |
Yep, it's the base of their menu. Ate there for lunch today. Yummmmmmmm
Velma R
19 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6555 Hwy 98 West, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-296-7901
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