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Half Shell Oyster House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
2500 13th St, Gulfport, MS 39501-1913
+1 228-867-7001
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2500 13th St, Gulfport, MS 39501-1913
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went for lunch with three picky friends. We all ordered different items and everything was perfectly prepared. The seafood was wonderful. The staff was inviting and the cooks are AWESOME!! If you want good, fresh seafood - stop in. 😊

Thank MsSonny
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oyster Sampler platter has four different types oysters. The Oyster Orleans are amazing. Green Tomato with Crab Cakes and Big Red Shrimp excellent. Great beer selection.

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always delicious, great atmosphere, and nice staff. We’ve been several times and it never disappoints.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Half-Shell Oyster House in Gulfport is absolutely delicious!IF they ever have the fish special with an andouille crust and corn maque choux do yourself a favor and order it, you will not be disappointed! Excellent staff with great, fun attitudes. If you haven't been,...More

Thank Brenda_F_Singleton
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I have always tried the TA top restaurants and this one did not disappoint us. My wife was not too happy hungry so she had the fried green tomatoes and crab cake appetizer. She was very pleased with her dish. I had...More

Thank ChickenJim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Seafood was fresh and sides were on point! 👌🏽 Great customer service and ambiance. Veggies were not over cooked and they were seasoned perfectly ~ even our 5 year old enjoyed. Cleaned her plate! Orlean’s Redfish was awesome! Oh and the...More

Thank Nobella G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food with positive staff attitudes. I would definitely recommend eating at this unique restaurant in Gulfport. If you like seafood, this is the place for you.

Thank williamsgenie851
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent oyster bar with enjoyable shuckers and ideal oysters on the half shell. Try the fried asparagus. Good selection of drinks and entrees. Ambiance is as good as it gets on the coast.

Thank John f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks were delivered promptly. Salads followed shortly thereafter. Before we were half way through the salads, the dozen oyster appetizer was delivered then within another minute the gumbo was delivered. When the dinner arrived three minutes after that, the wait staff was trying to remove...More

Thank Elaineonvacation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious and the service was awesome. My husband asked our waitress, Danielle, for a recommendation on which fish to try. She recommended the Bacon and Pecan Crusted Redfish and he absolutely loved it. We were very pleased with our visit overall. If...More

Thank Michelle C
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16 June 2018|
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Response from Peggie R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is a 2 story place. I am not sure if it was a house at one time, but it could have been.
Darian K
12 November 2016|
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Response from Kevin F | Property representative |
Hello, I'm sorry but we do not accept reservations. We do have a call ahead program that will shorten your wait time but it may not be available at all peak times.
Michael L
1 September 2016|
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Response from Rparish0619 | Reviewed this property |
While it does look "high end", jeans are fine. I have never really "dressed up" when going to eat here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 13th St, Gulfport, MS 39501-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 228-867-7001
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