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On The Half Shell

4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
+1 843-651-1296
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (29 reviews)
“quesadilla” (4 reviews)
“wings” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Grill
4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think that their food is just so so. I ordered flounder, and it was rather greasy, and the fries were soggy, but, warm. They used to allow smoking, and it seems that the walls, still have the lingering smells. They do offer some specials...More

Thank barbarahB2890EB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both had oysters and they were Good at the price. It would be a fun place for a group to watch a game.

Thank Twosailers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Half Shell has great food at great prices. On of the best Happy Hours in the area. You will find us there most Tuesdays!

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Wanted to give an update on my previous review. They are now smoke- free. Huge improvement. Fun to watch a football game there

Thank aard123
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Peasant atmosphere 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 great service. Asked for shrimp taco not on the menu but should be was fresh and flavorfull. Not too spicy will come again on our mini trip this week

Thank Candy M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great food prices, nice friendly atmosphere, happy hour drink prices also. Good place to hang out with friends.

Thank billnnan
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Best crab cakes ever! Crab cakes with lump crab meat on top... to die for .. see pic .. that's the leftovers .

Thank denisethom
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The food comes out quickly. The staff is courteous. The food is delicious. The prices are outstanding. The drinks are well made. We be returning soon!

Thank Adina R
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the establishment based on resturant.com menu and tripadviser and its all wrong. Prices are slightly out of date, and the menu isnt even as extensive as listed. At max only 20 items are available. What they also dont tell you is the kitchen closes...More

Thank BigBadGrizzlyBear
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Ok first you walk in and are hit by dirty mop smell and wonder why because your sticking to the floor. The tables are sticky because they must be using the mop water to wash them. Secondly if the waitresses are going to be half...More

3  Thank joelle b
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2016|
Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about that sorry! I think just happy hour prices on food but could be wrong.
22 July 2016|
Response from Cockyone7 |
What is the travelers question?
22 February 2016|
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Response from Jim G | Reviewed this property |
I ate there tonight 2-26-16 there is a oyster roast on Sunday 2-28 16 AT I 1/2 SHELL.Also at the Marsh Walk on Sat. and Sun. 27&28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Grill
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5028
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1296
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Great food, Great Prices, Great Service. Entire menu is $5.00! Come Check out On The 1/2 Shell
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