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Shucks The Louisiana Seafood

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701 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5823
+1 337-898-3311
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous food, authentic Cajun, friendly, loved chatting with David, owner. A must do in the area! You will soon be able to purchase David's Secret Sassy Sauce!

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Thank Robin G
Kerrville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

... with excellent seafood offerings. The service is attentive, and you MUST try the bread pudding. A full selection of local hot sauces is at every table.

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Thank David G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a table of 15 and everyone enjoyed their food tremendously. The service was very good and I would definitely recommend Shucks to anyone visiting Abbeville. We will definitely go back. Prices were reasonable & a lot of locals eat there, so you know it has to be good. The manager visited our table & that was a nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing seafood: oysters, fish, crawfish, gator. nice and efficient waiters, super good veggies. Higly recommended

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Thank Berenice G
Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there about 1:15 on a Friday for lunch, they were busy, but we were seated after a short wait. The owner David Bertrand greeted us and discussed the menu with us. We are quite fond of Cajun style cooking and know what's good. This place is where you can find REAL Cajun food. Locally sourced and made the... More 

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Lafayette
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Abbeville has three good rests in town. All have great dinning. Shucks is excellent consistent unique food. Biggest Shrimp, outstanding Oysters, best Seafood Pasta, great service and they have a drive through. The drive thru will become a very convenient thing. See once you eat there you will be wanting to go back for more. Unfortunately if you don't go... More 

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Thank Rrecords
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best oysters I have had in Lafayette area. Raw, Rockefeller, and two or three others roasted on the half shell. Great poboys and an array of local broiled and fried seafood. Very good gumbo too.

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Thank Joe R
Longview, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title sums it up. Ok, why 3 stars? Service is somewhat disjointed. Have to ask different servers for orders and refills. Fantastic raw and grilled oysters. Fortunately that is the norm around here. food 4**** atmosphere 3*** service 2**

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Thank tomthbomb
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Louisiana native, this restaurant is my favorite in the Lafayette area. The oysters on the half-shell are always high quality. And the menu has a lot of other offerings, not just fried seafood. On this trip, I went with family. Enjoyed a dozen oysters on the half-shell -- they were plump and salty and so tasty. It was... More 

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Thank Pat H
University Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch. Had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. It was worth the wait. The oysters on the half-shell were some of the best oysters we've ever eaten. The fried catfish and shrimp were also delicious. We split the seafood platter and could not eat it all. Highly recommend Shucks! We'll definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
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: 701 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5823
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: +1 337-898-3311

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