A.W. Shucks Cocktail & Oyster Bar

A.W. Shucks Cocktail & Oyster Bar

A.W. Shucks Cocktail & Oyster Bar
4.5
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
About
A seafood pub specializing in fresh oysters - plus a full menu of classics like New England and Manhattan chowders along with burgers, chili and sandwiches. Most popular dishes include fish & chips, tuna melt, and our Shrimp or Oyster Po'Boy. Our bar stocks 135 Scotches, 50 vodkas, 80 bourbons and whiskeys, 36 gins, 23 brands of rum and 65 tequilas.
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David O
La Jolla, CA119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
First stop in Carmel. Light supper, including great New England clam chowder. Back for lunch yesterday. More clam chowder and a very tasty sautéed cod.

Will do fish and chips, another favorite, before leaving.
Written 13 March 2024
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Mzzqueenbee
Hilmar, CA119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Stopped in for some drinks and ended up getting appetizers and they were VERY good! Bartender was super nice cute small little place in downtown Carmel. I’d most definitely stop in again. O my down fall is restrooms are up a flight of stairs so kinda difficult for some people.
Written 18 February 2024
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foodie1525
Manteca, CA26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We hadn't been here in awhile and its under new ownership. The previous owner for many years retired and the new owners Rick and Lisa Miller have not missed a beat. So casual friendly and welcoming. They retained the chef's who are seen while sitting at the bar....

The Bloody Mary is a house specialty...its like a veggie salad too. the atmosphere is casual and cozy with high tops and tables and the bar is a classic old style. The wait staff were friendly and met our every need which included sourdough bread and butter ...who doesn't like that?

We had the New England clam chowder soup, and the oysters rockefeller...both were tasty and delicious. Best we've have ever had. Calamari and fish & chips are on the menu of course and are very good

On Ocean Avenue with on-street parking. Prices are mid-range for a casual oyster bar. Its busy and doesn't need the publicity so you may have to wait a bit. Opens at 11
Written 20 August 2023
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Kristina G
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
Food excellent. Not a wide menu, but it delivers on drinks, oysters, and pub sandwiches. Even had an excellent burger, perfect for our 5 year old. Would absolutely go back on our next visit.
Written 9 April 2023
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Sarahwivak
Northampton, UK364 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Great food and a nice little find while I was walking around.
I opted for the cheese burger which was cooked to perfection and delicious, nice crispy fries and attentive friendly service.
Would definitely recommend this place, also opposite a cool little Christmas shop!
Only downside was no WiFi, I was hoping to do a few emails.
Written 11 October 2022
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Johnny F
Pickering, Canada121 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
Nice place. Food is eh. No flavour to clam chowder. Ordered Po Boy shrimp, she asked how my Po Boy oyster was. No idea what I got as it was all bun and tomato. One small deep fried whatever on each half which covered a quarter of the bun. I think they need to understand what a Po Boy sandwich is. Place closes at 8:30 but they start cleaning up at 8:00. In fairness getting staff is really difficult in these days but then just close at 8:00. We would have gone elsewhere to enjoy a bit of a later evening out. Coleslaw had no taste. My wife had the ceaser salad and I tried it. It was like it was washed in water but they forgot to drain the water before adding the dressing. The awshucks oysters were fantastic.
If you are looking for an everyday pub for a drink then this is the spot. They have a great liquor selection and not just wine.
Written 14 September 2022
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jecrmkn5
Charlottesville, VA42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
We stopped in for a mid afternoon bite and drink. The seafood was incredibly fresh and the complimentary bread was delicious. Fast and attentive service. And they make their own horseradish!
Written 25 July 2022
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Niki G
Newport Beach, CA54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
My husband and I stopped in for an early dinner, and were seated right away. Our waitress (Rebecca) was really upbeat and helpful, and we were given wonderfully warm sourdough bread and butter right away. Happy to have a chilled Chardonnay to drink, I ordered clam chowder and salad. My husband had prawns and fries. All of it was delicious!
We loved the whole experience so much that we went back the next night too! Same great waitress, and we took her recommendation for ‘rose’ chowder- white with a bit of the red which was excellent!
Thank you A.W.Shucks for a great experience x2!
Written 19 July 2022
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willtravel1973
Xenia, OH46 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
My wife and I sat at the bar . The service was great . The restaurant had a good cocktail and wine list . We split an order of oysters , I had a fish sandwich and my wife had a entree sized salad . The food was fresh , high quality and very tasty . We ate at around 2 PM and the restaurant was very busy. The staff was happy to accommodate a couple of special requests. We really enjoyed our visit.
Written 2 July 2022
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GrapeBall
Sacramento, CA20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Rowena is THE BEST bartender! She makes incredible drinks to your liking. You must try her drinks along with A.W. Shucks great food!
Written 3 May 2022
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