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7825 Winchester Rd, Memphis, TN 38125-2365
+1 901-737-6755
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Orlando, Florida
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115 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a conference and we stayed in an airbnb. Our host suggested this place and Biy was he spot on!! Great food, extensive menu, great service!! This place is a 10.. and packed for a reason.. it's good.. very good.

Thank B G
Level Contributor
68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were back in Memphis area & our friend who drove us had recommended The Half Shell. We Really enjoyed the lunch - food was Very good & so was the service. Nice atmosphere, as well.

Thank David H
Bartlett, Tennessee
Level Contributor
220 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Wife and I wanted something different. Drove all the way fro Bartlett to Winchester to an old standby of mine that I used to frequent when I worked on Hacks Cross. Half Shell kinda depends on what crew is cooking and serving. Last night our server was about the best I have had in years. Nice guy, super attentive, nice... More 

Thank mjlarivi
Memphis, Tennessee
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Invited to the Winchester location today for lunch. Ordered lunch fish meal of day amberjack (grilled) with side of Italian spinach. Fish cooked until tasteless shoe leather; had to try to cut with knife. Not being familiar with amberjack, I just researched on the web. The Half Shell amberjack meets none of those juicy, tasty standards. Had I not been... More 

Thank gwlj
Lake City, Georgia
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136 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Good place for soup and salad and sandwich. Gumbo ok, not much seafood. Fresh salad and the shrimp poor boy reported to be good. Service ok.

Thank CAGjr
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For date night, we went to Half Shell because I really wanted oysters. We sat at the bar. I have to say that the bar staff was very friendly and engaging. Our drinks were excellent! I ordered the oysters and they were fantastic! After trying grilled oysters at different places, I have concluded that Half Shell has the best oysters... More 

Thank Keitra L
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I visit the other location pretty regularly and have always had GREAT service and good food. My husband and I went to this location because he was in this area on business. To say it was disappointing would be an understatement. The waiter was TERRIBLE. He had some tables outside that he seemed to take fairly good care of. But... More 

Thank Msmarra74
Danny S, Owner at Half Shell, responded to this review

We're so sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience at The Half Shell. Please contact our General Manager, Mark Schielke, at (901) 737-6755 so we can get more information and try to rectify the situation. More 

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161 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in for dinner. Place was busy but not crowded. Waitress was prompt and courteous. Food..the Amber jack sandwich was OK but the fish was about one third size of Bunn. The onion rings were limp...needed a 0late and knife to eat...not good. The club sandwich was good and steak fries were OK. Have stopped in here... More 

Thank eronpickard
Memphis, Tennessee
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Both of us had the grilled chicken salad. Some of the cranberries and walnuts tasted old. Crowded at 11:30 on a Wednesday.

Thank Linda U
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here multiple times but this is my first review. If you're in the area and want seafood you won't go wrong by selecting the Half Shell. Not once have we had a bad experience. Great food, service, and atmosphere.

Thank T M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7825 Winchester Rd, Memphis, TN 38125-2365
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-737-6755

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