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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 good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (37 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6555 Hwy 98 West, Suite A, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been to Half Shell in Hattiesburg several times. I like to sit at the bar . The service is wonderful and always with a smile. The food is incredible. I highly recommend you try this winner!

Thank Southernisbest
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Half Shell Oyster House offers excellent location, atmosphere and food. My favorite is the royal reds appetizer. Plenty to eat at a very affordable price. The fresh fish dishes are always plentiful and very tasty.

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd been wanting to try Half Shell for a while and finally made it by there for lunch. Great service and excellent food. We'll definitely be back!

Thank LSUtiger71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here for dinner on a Wednesday evening at 6pm. We were immediately sat. We ordered the sautéed crab claws in the Orleans sauce. Extremely good! For dinner, I ordered a new menu item: The Polynesian Cobia with 2 sides of turnip greens. The...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the oyster sampler and a dozen raw. Both were Excellent. Service was great too. If you like oysters, you gotta try this spot.

Thank nolefan97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started with a dozen oysters on the half shell and they were excellent. I ordered the seafood sampler grilled and the wife had the seafood pasta. I had the turnip greens and salad for sides and wife had the salad. Salads were fresh and...More

Thank clemson_grad79
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to this restaurant to celebrate our son's graduation from USM and our daughter's upcoming graduation from Oak Grove High School. There were 11 people in our party, and although the restaurant was very busy, our waitress was very accommodating and...More

Thank ShontaR17
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best margaritas in Hattiesburg. Food is always delicious. We were seated very promptly. Thank you Taylor Buras, Wayne McQueen, and Will Turner for always going above and beyond!

Thank Angel G
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Hungry after a ride, my husband and I found this place on TripAdvisor. I order the fried green tomatoes and a Caesar salad. My husband had the shrimp and grits and a fabulous dish of sweet potatoes. We finished of with a sweet roll bread...More

Thank Chauntiel C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful date night last night! The manager came by our table to introduce himself, and was very professional, knowledgeable and personable. He suggested the perfect wine to compliment my meal. We ordered the Oyster Sampler and the Redfish Orleans...More

Thank MCM251
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Thomas H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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