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Half Shell Oyster House

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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Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2500 13th St, Gulfport, MS 39501-1913
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I eat here all the time! The service is always on point. The gumbo and green tomatoes are my favorite appetizers. The royal reds are very good and red snapper is always a very good choice. YOU can't go wrong at Half Shell.

Thank Carlosbell
Reviewed 4 days ago

I can’t say enough good things about this restaurant or experience. I must begin by saying our server (Dominick) was awesome he was very attentive and offered great food recommendations. We ate here with our kids and were not disappointed. We started with the Oyster...More

Thank mmgordon98
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good restaurant in a nice area close to the beach. Good food and good service makes for a great dining experience. There are specials and many different oysters to choose from, prepared in a variety of ways.

Thank fpc2610
Reviewed 6 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 1 week 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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
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June 15, 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
November 11, 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
September 1, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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