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A.W. Shuck's

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$$ - $$$
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2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517
+1 757-664-9117
11:00 - 22:00
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Norfolk, VA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

A. W. Shucks is a Ghent staple. Comfortable, casual atmosphere and delicious seafood. Considering the busyness, food is delivered very quickly. Do not forget to try the HUSHPUPPIES! This is a busy dinnertime place, reservations recommended!

Thank Justwo
Lynchburg, Virginia
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131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This was my first time trying this place. While it is not elegant, the food is really good. The Crab dip was amazing...large chunks of crab. The crab cake was really good. Greek salad good. A little pricey, but to get good seafood it was worth it. A little slow in with serving.

Thank jkbrown2
Newport News, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I visited A.W. shucks last week and the food was so good! The oysters and shrimp were amazing! I would recommend this place to anyone who loves great seafood!

Thank Kelli L
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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129 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were in Norfolk for 8 nights on business and ate here 3 times! We love this place. The shrimp cocktail is really good--especially if you like cocktail sauce well seasoned with horseradish!! I chose the grilled fish of the day and it was always excellent! The sides (especially the mac & cheese) are really good too. I do have... More 

Thank NCNewbie318
Ringwood, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I was in the area and a buddy of mine who is stationed locally suggested this place. The entire menu looked amazing. I had the Chesapeake Burger and was not disappointed. It was cooked perfectly and was topped with real, fresh crab meat. The entire menu looked equally awesome. To top it off, there was an impressive selection of beers... More 

1 Thank Mike0311USMC
Chesapeake, Virginia
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111 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I had the shrimp & grits & split a Greek Salad with a friend. The food here is below average. But, what really turned me off was the rudest bartender. (Sun. 4/10 5:30pm-7:00pm) I swear I did nothing to provoke him . . . .simply asked, while ordering a glass of wine & waiting for a table, if he knew... More 

Thank Beachtime315
Suffolk, Virginia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Have dined here numerous times, always received great service and attention. They have a great menu that you'd be have a hard time finding something you don't like. Every meal I've ordered from fresh seafood to a good ol hamburger have always been tasty and cooked to perfection. My wife is a vegetarian and always enjoys the choices they afford... More 

Thank VA_FF
Norfolk, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Best seafood hands down! Service can be a tad slow only because I've never gone in there when it wasn't packed!

1 Thank Jblhf
Norfolk, Virginia
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We really enjoyed our seafood at this well-priced restaurant. Great choice of sides and food prepared to order and delivered hot. Good prices on wine rounded out our enjoyable evening. Only thing we did not like was the loudness of some patrons and the bartender.

1 Thank itismelee
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We went to A.W. Shucks in the basis of the reviews and the online menu. The restaurant was hard to find, since it is located to the back of the Ghent Market Shoppes off 22nd street. Most visible locator at night is the Plaza del Sol Mexican restaurant on the street corner entrance. The online menu turned out to NOT... More 

Thank James S

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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?