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The Half Shell

1690 Highway 34 E, Newnan, GA 30265-2176
+1 770-502-9911
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
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“oysters” (13 reviews)
“hot dog” (11 reviews)
“cold beer” (2 reviews)
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1690 Highway 34 E, Newnan, GA 30265-2176
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Reviews (19)
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The customers were friendly, the music trivia was fun. The employees were good. The steamed shrimp were tasty, just wasn't enough of them. The Brunswick stew was good. The hot dog was good. Overall a decent place and we will go back.

Thank moparallen
Reviewed 9 May 2016

These where the freshest most delicious oysters I have eaten since leaving the gulf coast!!. Service was great too

Thank steve78002016
Reviewed 10 March 2016

When I was a teenager, we lived near the Florida line, Apalachicola oysters were always the best, and that is what is served at the Half Shell. Cold beer, music, and friendly service. I will be back every chance I get!

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This place is nothing fancy at all. A real home town place. Great place if out running around and want quick eats. In the evenings there are bands. The owner/manager was great, very welcoming for us new comers. The oysters were to die for!!! And...More

1  Thank KarenLZL
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The food was average and the price was good, but the atmosphere was a little dated. I wish they had more food choices.

Thank dalentinar
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I don't know why I didn't try this place years ago, it's awesome! From the ice and sweet tea to the hot dogs, bbq, potato salad, and my favorite...oysters!! They were fabulous! I could literally go back tomorrow and eat them again. Will most definitely...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 19 June 2015

They get their oysters from the Apalachicola and I love oysters from there because they aren't so big. They're just the right size for me to put on a cracker with some of their great sauce. YUM. Until the oyster scare I used to go...More

Thank Kimp1971
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Love this place! Thank you for coming to Newnan! Fresh oysters AMAZING! Hot dogs, so many varieties and the steamed bun makes it even better. All around... My kinda place! 2.00 beer on Thursdays and on top of that 30 percent off their oysters all...More

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 26 September 2014

It's just not the old downtown location, anymore. I always get the Chili Cheese dogs. These remain fantastic... the chili is thick and does not fall off the hotdogs. The steamed buns are still split top. The dogs themselves are still excellent. There was a...More

Thank JeremyCaswell
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We love the half shell, especially when we want oysters and we can bring the kids along for a hot dog! Great family place...no pretenses, just good food. The price is right to boot...bring the family and enjoy!

Thank Clemmom
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1690 Highway 34 E, Newnan, GA 30265-2176
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Newnan
  • Phone Number: +1 770-502-9911
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