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Shell House Restaurant

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8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
+1 912-927-3280
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The fresh shellfish here is always great. Unfortunately, the last time I got the fresh catch of the day, mahi mahi. They didn't tell me it was going to come with a teriyaki type sauce and I don't care for sweet sauces on meat. Also, it came with dirty rice, which tasted like it was rice with ketchup. It was... More 

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Thank athlynne
Laurel, Maryland
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have eaten at the Shell House on every trip traveling I-95 between home and Florida. We actually stay at the hotels nearby because of this restaurant. Their low country boil is excellent. If you want a taste of the local cuisine, I would recommend this restaurant.

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1 Thank bailey9539
Hoboken, Georgia
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome, super food, shrimp, oysters, carb legs, crawfish, so much more. Been here several times and will be back!

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1 Thank Kevin J
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ask for Tabasco, expect Tabasco... not sure what I got but it wasn't Tabasco... The portions were average, but not really worth the price. I got fried shrimp & fried catfish. They were lightly breaded (that's good, BTW). In the interest of full disclosure, I'm from New Orleans and know what good seafood is supposed to taste like (no, that... More 

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Thank bayou-techie
Atlanta, GA
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the snow crab legs and boiled shrimp combo and could barely finish all of it (I'm big guy with an appetite to match). Service good great. I'd go there again next time I'm in town.

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1 Thank MyYout
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good, and the inside atmosphere of the building was immaculate. If you get a seat by the window it's really neat. If not it's just sorta typical.

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1 Thank Josh S
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying overnight on business in south Savannah and wanted to find good, basic seafood. Sat at the bar since eating alone and was provide friendly & attentive service. Lightly steamed oysters were perfectly cooked and very nice size. Combo of fried oysters and boiled shrimp as entree was more than I could finish. A great dinner of basic seafood that... More 

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Thank atlantahoo
Seaford, Delaware
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place never dissappoints really enjoy eating here.. low country boil a favorite. There is a reason this place always has a short wait for a table almost every time ,food is great.

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Thank Kevin B
Grand Prairie, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were late getting in and were looking for something pretty quick! Our food was properly cooked and tasted good. Wish they had more food items but can't complain. Atmosphere good and enjoyed the pet alligator and turtles!

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Thank Danny G
Port Clinton, Ohio
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159 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The food is good and the servings are large. We had the low country boil and it was delicious. They have holes in the table to dump your shrimp shells etc. They can serve large groups and quickly. They had good peach cobbler.

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Thank Arlene D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-927-3280

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?