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A.W. Shuck's

) #7 of 578 Restaurants in Norfolk €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Bar
2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1915
+1 757-664-9117
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (55 reviews)
“hush puppies” (22 reviews)
“po boy” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA 23517-1915
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Its been a while since we were there, but during our visit to Norfolk a while back, Shucks had a Thursday special. All you can eat crab legs for around $16. Being a family that loves crab legs, we had to go. We were seated...More

Thank davidlong1944
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get past the exterior and interior decor of this otherwise being a total dive, because it belies an outstanding restaurant featuring fresh locally sourced seafood, vegetables, and large variety of craft beers. This would help explain why there's always a waiting list for dinner if...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner. Scallops and crabcakes were very good. Service was good. We made reservations and didn't wait at all.

Thank TravelChick0004
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch with the family and it was awesome! Huge juicy burgers. Crab dip was perfect. Half oyster po boy was more than you could eat. Very clean restaurant and wonderful friendly stafg!

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly recommended by a "foodie" friend and he was right on the mark. It's casual but very clean and comfortable, service is always excellent, atmosphere beats any "chain" type restaurant by far. The best part, the food is fresh and well prepared,...More

Thank Yankee06360
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a favorite for me, but it has become poor in so many ways, it is no longer someplace I can recommend. We've gone back occasionally, hoping for a return of the days when it was great, but we are always disappointed in the...More

Thank Petronius X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we pulled up to the restaurant, we questioned the raves we had heard about it from our friends. So glad that we went in! Each of the 5 of us had a different seafood dish; each of us would swear that ours was THE...More

Thank Madeline103119148
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seafood combo was excellent - everything from crab legs and mussels to potatoes and sausage. Caution: the small combo is huge. Definitely fills a person up. Complement it with a glass of white wine and you have one heck of a supper. Prices good...More

Thank HopheadWI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the beer was great and the food was even Better!! we had a platter of oysters on the half shell and crab topped flounder. the staff was very friendly and helpful, the atmosphere was nice. overall a great place to eat. we will go back

Thank Delta B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great variety of raw oysters. Food good but menu descriptions a little lacking on detail. My cousin had steamed shrimp and it was very saucy....not expecting that. Went for dinner. Service good. Reservations allowed for large parties......

Thank adziadon
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Richard K
is this a w shucks owned by the same people as the one that is in Charleston,
16 May 2017|
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Response from Madeline103119148 | Reviewed this property |
No idea. It seems to be a local restaurant, though.
Any Happy Hour specials?
17 June 2016|
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Response from VA_FF | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, sorry I can't help you.
What are gluten free and dairy free options?
24 September 2015|
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Response from MBearNorfolk | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.. Would call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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 23517-1915
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-664-9117
  • E-mail