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A.W. Shucks

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Address: Carmel, CA
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+1 831-624-6605
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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A popular local pub.

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After taking a stroll down to Carmel by the sea we stopped in A.W. Shucks for a quick drink. We went with the Bloody Mary's which were pretty good...spicy but good. The bartender... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After taking a stroll down to Carmel by the sea we stopped in A.W. Shucks for a quick drink. We went with the Bloody Mary's which were pretty good...spicy but good. The bartender and staff were friendly and it just seemed like a really nice place.

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Thank Jaime O
Lubbock, Texas
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by to get a drink and ended up having the Oysters too. The Bloody Mary was excellent, the Oysters fresh and the service was wonderful. Their selection of beverages is one to behold!

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Thank Deanna M
Washington, DC
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182 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I'll admit I chose AW Shucks based on previous reviews and was looking forward to stopping in for drinks and dinner while passing through Carmel for a night. Afterw watching the sunset on the beach, I walked from the hotel past shops that were already closed for the evening (at 7ish), Carmel seemed quite sleepy. Arriving at AW Shucks brightened... More 

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Thank Eyeballs
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great little bar/bistro tucked away on the main drag of beautiful Carmel. Great vibe here. We did not eat just a drink. Excellent oyster presentation will be sure to hit it next time we are in the area. Patrons throughout were enjoying their dinners and drinks.

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Thank horstvonmuiskaak
Gustine, California
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I always come here for dinner when in Carmel. Love this place for the verity of the alcohol available and the quality of the food. The best in Carmel!!

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Thank Ewhitaker
san francisco
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7 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit. My husband and I wished we lived closer! Casual atmosphere, great service, awesome food! We started with the fried calamari and thought it might be the best we ever had! Perfect texture and light, flaky batter. Soooo good. He had the seafood sandwich and I had the albacore tuna melt. Everything tasted fresh and flavorful.... More 

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Thank chgz2005
Salt Lake City, Utah
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The fresh oysters are the best here and great friendly servers. The chowders are very fresh and delicious ! Come here if you want excellent seafood.

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Thank lifeis2goodtimes
Bend, Oregon
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Crowded and lively with a cool bar vibe. Located in the heart of the Ocean Avenue restaurants and shops. Since we are not oyster eaters we opted for sandwiches. Portions are enormous and ingredients fresh and tasty. Very noisy during midday lunch rush, but fun.

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Thank Craig C
Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This place may be tiny but amazing! A must stop if you love raw oysters (hence the name) & a great bloody Mary. There was a bit of a wait on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant had great service so worth the wait. The town of Carmel is lovely, sweet cottages. It is bit of a fairy tale town.

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Thank Anita E
Sacramento, California
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60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Never heard of Rose chowder... but will ask for it now! Red Manhatten swirled into the NE style which is sometimes too rich fir me. This was perfect. Been trying chowder all over town-- had some good ones, but all 3 styles were top on our list Fish & chips was one of best too with 3 large pieces of... More 

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Thank Bonnie C

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