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Shells Seafood Restaurant

115 E Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511-5260
+1 813-689-4691
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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115 E Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511-5260
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner because it sounded good and it was busy! Great atmosphere! Great setup! What a wasted opportunity!!! The food sucked! Anything that was fried (mushrooms, onion rings) tasted like fish! Odd because the seafood we ordered was so over cooked it was...More

Thank pawdyg10
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the staff opened the door for us as we arrived, we were greeted warmly by several employees. The service was excellent, warm and friendly. Our food arrived quickly and was scrumptious! It was a very generous serving, which was more than we could...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank goodness Shells returned to Brandon. When I want the best shrimp pasta (they'll blacken it if you wish) in Brandon that I'm aware of, its exactly where I go. It has a creamy, garlicky, spicy flavor. The linguini is always cooked perfectly, never sticky...More

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good family restaurant, nothing special,fair prices.On par with Red Lobster.Good place to take the kiddies.

Thank greg m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shell’s staff in Brandon were outstanding in accommodating 17 people on a very busy Saturday evening. My niece with her family of 7 members were in town and wanted to meet up for a family dinner at Shell’s. (we had taken them there last year...More

Thank SharonSheep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good, but served cold. Server didn’t want to take the order back and replace it with hot food. Seafood isn’t good if it’s cooked but cold when served!! Cost is a touch high and for the price, I want hot food served to...More

Thank CarolA1359
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great service, at a great price. Our server was Adrienne, he was so busy with larger tables but made sure we had everything we needed. He made great menu suggestions and checked on us often. The restaurant was so busy, we...More

Thank jaidynsyaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off the drink specials are great and I’m a drinker lol. The best part we went for mains only as they are quite large. I ordered a main that had a reduction on it and my wife had a simple salmon and shrimp dinner....More

Thank Aaron F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

it took some doing to find this restaurant, it is kinda tucked into a small shopping center, and doesn't look like much from the outside, but once you walk in, it is a bright, pleasant restaurant nicely decorated. We were seated right away, had decent...More

Thank Mindy F
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great local hole in the wall crab cakes are the best around seafoos pasta ia also good fair price decent portions

Thank salvatoanthony
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Tanya P
28 January 2018|
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Response from John C | Property representative |
Good Question! We serve both. We carry many wild caught options like snapper, Gulf grouper, mahi etc and some farm raised options like mussels, salmon, and Mississippi catfish. Just depends what you want. JC
Mary R
21 August 2017|
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Response from TwinFlayms | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but you can check their menu at shellsseafood.
4 March 2017|
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Response from johngM1279JG | Reviewed this property |
only dinner. they open at 430 i believe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511-5260
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 813-689-4691
  • E-mail
Shells has been serving the Tampa Bay Area Great Casual Seafood for the past 30 years. We search near and far to bring you finest and freshest quality seafood at Dockside prices daily. All of our seafood is prepared fresh to order by our Seafood Experts and served in a casual friendly atmosphere that will impress your family and friends without depressing your wallet. At Shells our motto is what you eat is more important than what you wear!
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