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O'Shucks Raw Bar & Grill

12012 Cortez Rd West, Bradenton, FL 34215
+1 941-792-4822
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grouper cheeks” (26 reviews)
“hogfish” (18 reviews)
“cucumber salad” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12012 Cortez Rd West, Bradenton, FL 34215
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It’s not on the water, but it’s my favorite seafood-- and rib-- restaurant. A friendly place for locals and "snow birds" alike with great food and a funky atmosphere. Despite their extensive seafood menu, I ordered their Fish & Chips. With an ice-cold Stella, and...More

Thank Jim Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good service and tasty food. The cheesy grits and hush puppies, get outta town! Fish and chips huge. Nightly specials with quirky ambiance. Had the whole snapper and wasn’t disappointed. Can buy by the ounce, 16 oz, 19 oz etc. They were out of the...More

Thank musthavebeachsun
Reviewed 6 days ago

A true dive establishment — unpretentious but with really good food (and generous portions). And Grouper Cheeks? Never heard of them before, but they were good. Gets pretty crowded in the evenings, so be patient.

Thank Novi-Jeff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love the fish & chips at this place. Went on a recent Monday evening and was surprised at the amount of tables already occupied. Figured we were in for a long wait, but boy was I wrong. We were promptly seated and our orders...More

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here 3 times in two weeks. The first night m wife had a fish sandwich which was not good. they took it off the bill without hesitation and said that it was a new batter that they were going to go back to the...More

Thank atcrich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This had been recommended by someone else, but we came away wondering why. Friendly service but even the person waiting on us stated that the meats were better than the fish. We had both seafood and meat and neither merited a high rating. Cole slaw...More

1  Thank MimiMom68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for a fairly early dinner and were seated promptly, Both of us had a glass of house wine and fish n chips. Generous portions of well-prepared food, with house-made sauces. Good family place.

1  Thank Marguerite A
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner based on TA recommendations. Was not disappointed. Donna looked after us, and food was outstanding, nice laid back vibe. Peel and eat shrimp, oysters, grouper cheeks, ribs, and those baked beans.....absolutely stuffed, but will be going back. Ask For Donna, she's a...More

Thank MrsYDurham
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Party of eight, ranging in age from 10 to 93 all enjoyed our meals. Between the eight of us, we had grouper cheeks (yes, cheeks! 😊), ribs, and pulled pork. All were delicious. I recommend the baked beans as one of your sides - very...More

Thank BeachGirl2371
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This place could use makeover but it’s the best place to sample smokedmullet, a local specialty. Takeout food is available. Prices are moderate. Alcohol is served.

Thank Susan G
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Stephen R | Reviewed this property |
yes they do try the bean soup it has nice pieces of smoked pork in it
24 October 2015|
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Response from TripperDT | Reviewed this property |
We don't eat raw seafood so my response is based on some of the places we visited and might be your best bet. There are a number of fish house style and locally owned restaurants that offer raw oysters and cold shrimp as... More
Michael L
29 March 2015|
Response from RickFin1972 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if O'Shucks would do this, you would have to call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12012 Cortez Rd West, Bradenton, FL 34215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-792-4822
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