The Half Shell SSI

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The Half Shell SSI

504 Beachview Dr.

St. Simons Island, GA 31522


Visiting St. Simons Island promises to be an adventure every time. When you’re not exploring lighthouses and salt marshes, you’re bound to be soaking up the sun on scenic beaches or making the most of the island’s shopping scene. Getting into the heart of the island is the key to making the most of the trip and this includes indulging in the culinary options available while you’re here. When you’re wanting to stay close to the fun while enjoying seafood dishes that are sure to delight the palate, be sure to take some time for a meal at The Half Shell on St Simons.

Come as You Are

Located at 504 Beachview Drive, The Half Shell has a wonderful reputation built on friendly service, a great location and a casual ambiance that makes every guest feel welcome from the moment they walk through the door. This nautically inspired establishment invites guests to come in and grab and indoor table or enjoy open-air dining on the patio when preferred. A full bar stocked with wines, beers and liquors give guests equal opportunity to stop in for a drink with friends when there isn’t time for a full meal. Its location at the pier means that those who stop at The Half Shell SSI for a savory dish always keep close to the heart of the fun on St. Simons Island.

The Half Shell on St Simons Menu Favorites

Get your taste buds started at The Half Shell SSI by ordering up a selection of starters that just might include crab bisque and shrimp to blue crab cakes or tuna tacos. When it’s time to move onto main dish selections, guests can choose from a wide range of options including oysters, crab cakes, shrimp and grits or even pork chops for a more robust take on dinner. Sandwiches and salads are always readily available upon request but choosing the ideal side is a must when faced with options that include beer-battered onion rings and sweet chili slaw. The kid’s menu features fried shrimp, chicken tenders and burgers, making this a family-friendly stop during your St. Simons Island stay. Butter cake is the only dessert option on the menu due to the fact the staff at The Half Shell is so confident every guest will love it! No matter when you choose to stop by, a meal at The Half Shell is one of the most fun and delicious places to eat in St Simons for all.

Enjoying the Surrounding Area

While it comes as no surprise that a visit to The Half Shell SSI is sure to be a treat, guests are often thrilled to find that this savory destination sits in the heart of an area filled with opportunities for fun. Whether you’re on the hunt for that pre-dinner activity that’s sure to inspire or can’t wait to follow up a meal with something exciting, this part of St. Simons Island has no shortage of options to choose from. Take your itinerary from great to unforgettable by adding a few of the following to your list of must-try activities while you’re in town.

Seaside Golf Course

Those that love to incorporate a quality tee time into their vacation will find that Seaside Golf Course provides the ultimate day on the greens. Located at nearby 100 Retreat Drive, Seaside Golf Course is designed to inspire thoughts of legendary Scottish links and provides a course that’s as challenging as it is fun and scenic. Seaside Golf Course is an oceanside destination, providing golfers with inspiring scenery that comes complete with towering oak trees. Book a tee time solo or with friends and get ready to enjoy a day on St. Simons Island that’s bound to please!

Retreat Plantation House

Settled underneath moss-covered oaks and not far from Seaside Golf Course, the Retreat Plantation House delivers up an opportunity for guests to St. Simons Island to come face to face with a plantation past. Ruins of the former home, greenhouse, and hospital are available for touring and truly bring history life in a unique fashion. This is a wonderful place to connect with the stories that make up the island’s past and you won’t want to forget your camera as the combination of architecture and scenery makes for some photo-worthy moments you’ll want to capture.

Island Golf Carts

Found at 507 Ocean Boulevard, Island Golf Carts is a one-stop-shop for all things island transportation when you’re visiting St. Simons Island. Golf cart rentals are readily available at this destination and can be booked by the hour, day, week, or even month depending on how long your travel plans have you staying. Golf carts prove to be one of the most efficient methods of getting around the island, eliminating the need for large vehicles on small streets and adding to the eco-friendly value of your visit. While the staff at Island Golf Carts is well versed in golf cart brands and models, they’re also happy to offer up suggestions when it comes to touring the island by golf cart and those delightful stops you just won’t want to miss!

Book a Stay Today

Enjoy every moment on St. Simons Island by letting Lilmar Vacation handle your accommodation details. We’ll make sure you’re settled into a beautiful vacation home that keeps you close to the places you want to explore while providing the comfort and luxury you deserve. Contact us today to start planning your next trip!