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Shell House Restaurant

) #94 of 676 Restaurants in Savannah ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
+1 912-927-3280
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (76 reviews)
“boiled shrimp” (45 reviews)
“hush puppies” (61 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
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Reviewed yesterday

the food was wonderful.gret enviroment.you get your money worth.SSSbest to arrive early the shell house has a lot of customers.

Thank allaboutval
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tourist rip-off joint. Gross hole in the middle of the table where you throw your left-overs. How does this pass health inspections ? Totally overpriced...go anywhere but this tourist trap...ANYWHERE ELSE.

Thank lancebraden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitress was very friendly and attentive, unlike some of the previous reviews. My sister and I got the all you can eat crab legs...they are delicious and at $39 we got our monies worth. I got the red potatoes and corn (typical side) and...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here on our last night in town. Only thing to say is I wish we would've tried it sooner, it was absolutely delicious. Good sized portions, on the pricey side BUT definitely worth it.

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We received absolutely the best service. The food was great. It was a very family friendly atmosphere.

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood at the Shellhouse is always consistent and the staff is friendly. They are fast in getting food out as well. The prices have gotten pretty expensive though. You can eat at some of the nicest restaurants in downtown Savannah for about the same...More

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I were driving through town after a day at Jekyll Island. We stopped to eat at the Shell House. The food was AMAZING. We ordered fried gator as an appetizer and it was very good. A little pricey at $13.99 but it...More

Thank Pomeroyae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten there in the past, and it was delicious. After many years of driving past Savannah, we stopped there for the night, just to eat at the Shell Housr. It did not disappointment. I had steamed oysters, and our waitress helped me open the...More

Thank judycT2787RT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just left tybee island looking for a seafood place away from the tourist area. Seen sign on side of interstate 95. We stopped in and it was awesome. I ordered the boiled shrimp and fried oysters. My daughter had the steak. Food was perfect portion....More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Dinner date with my husband. I had the broiled shrimp platter and my husband had fried shrimp. Both pretty good, portions good. I did think it was a little pricey. Gator bites appetizer was really tasty.

Thank Ksftwf06
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Questions & Answers
Marti S
18 December 2016|
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Response from Marilee B | Reviewed this property |
You could certainly call and ask.
10 December 2016|
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Response from Rob S | Reviewed this property |
I get a boat-load for about $25
22 July 2016|
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Response from MotorcycleGourmand | Reviewed this property |
They were medium. Not cheap. For what you pay, the food should be served on proper plates with silver wear, not cheap fast food style.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-927-3280
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