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Shell House Restaurant

8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
+1 912-927-3280
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab legs” (80 reviews)
“boiled shrimp” (47 reviews)
“hush puppies” (62 reviews)
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American, Seafood
££ - £££
8 Gateway Blvd W, Savannah, GA 31419-9752
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Reviewed today

I was part of a touring bus trip with 43 people. Although we were offered a limited menu, the food was excellent (I didn’t hear one complaint.) The fried shrimp was some of the best I’ve ever had. The wait staff was quick and attentive...More

Thank lalynch333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just could not get it correct. When you tell staff to bring salad FIRST , so not bring ALL of food out at once. Soup was cold as New York weather. Happened once before and two strikes and we are out of here. At your...More

Thank Thomas C
lance g, Owner at Shell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thomas, I am truly sorry your service was not up to par. I hope that my staff corrected your soup. I would like to know if you spoke to the manager on duty. I am glad you thought your food was good. Please call me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started out ok the food was fair. We still had a great time with family we haven’t seen in a long time (party of 5). At the end of the meal we were laughing and having a great time until a guest came to our...More

Thank ed w
lance g, Owner at Shell House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry you feel this way about coming back to see us. You are correct in stating that if you were to loud a manager should have came over to your table and ask you to bring it down a notch. Our GM for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is perfectly good. The place is PACKED. PACKED. PACKED. We waited 75 minutes for a table. The crab legs were quite good, but man but that time we would have gladly eaten a fast food burger.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here several times before and was not disappointed again. The food is not fancy but relies on letting the flavor of the seafood come through. There are lots of combinations of fried, boiled, and steamed seafood to please most folks. The boiled...More

Thank atlantahoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been traveling this area for fifteen years and the Shell house remains to stay the same over all these years.Super fish, crab legs,fresh shrimp & the best oysters . This is a must do on your Savannah list.

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the Shrimp Shishkebab. It was perfect! It also came with way too much food for me: green beans that were not overcooked like they often are in the south, rice and cole slaw. Everything tasted great. They have a limited wine selection, but...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both ordered catfish dinners. The fish was plentiful battered in cornmeal. It was okay nothing extraordinary. The hush puppies were yummy. I had cheesy grits which were very good.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I were visiting Savannah for the weekend from NC and decided to give this place a try for dinner after seeing a billboard advertisement. When we arrived, it was about a 35 minute wait, which wasn’t bad. I had a combination plate...More

Thank bnmcclen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want some good seafood in the I-95 Savannah Georgia area then Shell House at Gateway (Hwy 204) is the place! For over 30 years my wife and I have stopped at the Shell House when traveling to and from Florida and have never...More

Thank G6636BLjamesb
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Questions & Answers
30 September 2017|
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Response from mstugger | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember. But, you can always call and ask.
Kelly B
13 August 2017|
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Response from lance g | Property representative |
We run the all you can eat on Sundays from 4 to 6 pm. Thank you for the Question. Lance Garrett
Marti S
18 December 2016|
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Response from Marilee B | Reviewed this property |
You could certainly call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
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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