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On The Half Shell Oyster Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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203 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130-5118
+1 830-627-7766
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would definitely recommend trying the bacon sliders....so amazing. I would also try a breakfast shot. This place is nice atmosphere and the service is always great here. Oh and they do have parking behind the bar if you can't find anything in front.

Thank Gypsy_Life2016
Maine, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was the first time here and the wait staff was amazing and so nice. The place was clean and inviting. I look forward to going back the next time i am in texas. Favorite:Bacon wrapped jalapenos !!! AMAZING!!!!

Thank Maine_Girl_25_Years
Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Food was just alright. Ahi tuna slightly over cooked--didn't melt in mouth like good Ahi does. Cucumber martini pretty darn tasty tho'!! Waitress very nice.

Thank BiffleYouRock
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere and great Oyster. Service was very attending 🖒🖒🖒 Good location. My visit was 3pm not too many people. Everything nice and clean

1 Thank Bernard P
New Braunfels, Texas
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had lunch here and the tacos were super! I had pulled pork tacos and my hubbs had the fish tacos. Really great slaw on both, and the sauces were tasty.

1 Thank Roxana B
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite to eat after a long day of tubing. I will say the staff was very friendly and cheerful. We ordered the sliders and the shrimp basket. I was served two little 1-2 ounce sliders and a small handful of frozen fries. All for the low low price of $11. They've got to have... More 

Thank dfcapone
New Braunfels, Texas
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I have eaten here several times and have enjoyed it so much. Located in downtown New Braunfels.

Thank Laurie H
Winter Garden, Florida, United States
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We sat outside and enjoyed two types of oysters. One was from Apalachicola, but not sure were the others were from. They were both very fresh and tasty. And inexpensive. We had just stiopoped in Ludwigs and were glad we saw the Oyster bar next door.

Thank Don_K_12_12
San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We have been here several times over the last year. It's a small, friendly place. I'm iffy about raw oysters (I only trust them at Luke in San Antonio), but my husband likes them here. Drinks are pretty good--the Bloody Mary is fixed up using the garnishes to look like Gonzo the Muppet--super cute, and tasty, too. I like the... More 

Thank Leslie K
New Braunfels, Texas
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We ate bar food here that was pretty good. The sliders were the best thing we had. Martinis were good. We don't eat Oysters so not sure about that. Inside seems a little dingy.

Thank Roxana B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130-5118
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-627-7766

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?