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Shucks Oyster Bar

#53 of 1,083 Restaurants in Omaha
Certificate of Excellence
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1218 South 119th Street, Omaha, NE 68144
+1 402-827-4376
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grew up on the east coast and traveled both. This place will not let you down. Great oyster bar, with great atmosphere and super staff.

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Thank Don C
Shreveport
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a different experience. Very Nice staff. Very casual. There's a bar so you can't go wrong with liquor.

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Thank kandi_71103
Lincoln, Nebraska
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We always have a great meal here! Such an awesome little place that we look forward to when we come to Omaha. This time we happened to stop in right at lunch time and were lucky enough to snag a table. We had the lobster roll and the fried catfish. Both were excellent. Service was quick, drinks were great! Will... More 

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Thank Lisa K
Omaha, Nebraska
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Love Shucks at the 119th Street off Pacific location. Been going since they opened. Clam Chowda just like in New England lots of clams. All the Oysters are wonderful, I like them fried. My favorite sandwich is The Colwich . With lettuce, tomato, red onion tartar sauce, and the best fries. Another favorite Salmon BLT, seared salmon, lettace tomato, bacon... More 

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Thank bah499
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for the glowing review! Glad we are hitting the mark for you on so many different levels. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We go to the original location on 119th where their fish market is. Recently, I have become fond of going there and picking out a piece of fish from the market and having the chef cook it for me omakase style(in the way the chef thinks is best for the fish). They charge the price of the fish and add... More 

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Thank RapidRiverKnivesRock
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Its good to hear you enjoy getting adventurous with the great selection in our Fish Market. And we agree, the "Turf" items are pretty tasty, too. More 

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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We had a terrible experience at another Shucks in Omaha so we were scared to go back, but so glad we tried this one. Had the fried oyster and halibut combo dinner with a nice glass of pino noir. Our food was fabulous. Other tables around us had way different food, but also looked very good. If you love fried... More 

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Thank nilnews63
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Sorry we missed the mark once before, but we are pleased to know that we were able to redeem ourselves during you latest visit. Thanks for the second chance and the great review! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. We live in Lincoln and go here just to eat oysters on the half shells, peel and eat shrimp and calamari at least once or twice a month.

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Thank Don M
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Don - We appreciate that you make the trip from Lincoln to see us. Thanks for the patronage and the excellent review.l More 

Louisville, CO
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We live in Colorado and frequently travel back to IL/WI for friends and family visits. We try to time each trip to stop at Shucks. Great oyster poboys, fun, casual bar scene, and a great deli shop and fish market. Not fancy - just friendly and fantastic.

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Thank innoutLouisville_CO
Brian L, Public Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

So glad to hear we are your go to place in Omaha. Thanks for the compliment! More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place!! Great daily specials. Never had the oyster bar but my wife loves them and great bloody Mary's. Grab some fish on your way out to take home and cook up. Great selection

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Thank sbourke54
Brian L, Guest Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the compliments. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a great evening!. Arrived around 7:10pm and was told it would be about a 10 minute wait. We sat at the bar, ordered our drinks and a table was ready. We had the oysters since it was a special. Delicious. We ordered a second round. We decided to have sandwiches. The codwich and the salmon BLT. Huge sandwiches with... More 

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Thank 821omaha
Brian L, Guest Relations Manager at Shucks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

So glad to hear you had a great dinner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1218 South 119th Street, Omaha, NE 68144
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-827-4376
Description
Have you been to the Gulf Coast or New England and liked the feel of a good old-fashioned Oyster Bar? Well, we brought one back for you! Featuring Oysters on the Half Shell, shucked right in front of you. Shrimp or Oyster Po' Boys, Walleye, Fried Clam Strips, Shrimp, Calamari and Oysters (thinnest breading in town). Plus Crab Cakes, Clam Chowder, Gumbo, wide selection of Salads, and daily FRESH FISH specials.

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