The Hard Shell - Downtown

The Hard Shell - Downtown, 1411 East Cary Street, Richmond

About The Hard Shell - Downtown
The Hard Shell - Downtown
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: Seafood
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.4 miles from Richmond center (as shown on map)
Located in downtown Richmond's historic Shockoe Slip, The Hard Shell Restaurant is known to locals as one of the best seafood restaurants in town. With a new fresh look; The Hard Shell features sleek booths, lots of light and a vibrant city feel. The Hard Shell has Richmond's widest variety of fresh and local seafood. Menu items include signatures such as filet and lobster, shrimp and scallops, lump crab cakes. Patio request honored when possible but tables are first come, first served. Private dining & reservations are available. Dress is casual.

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The Hard Shell is #40 of 1637 things to do in Richmond

4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: Chuckpswan, Sutherland, Virginia
Sun 2 Jan, 2022
l Lovely restaurant and we experienced great service. We had foam margaritas which were very good for drinks. For appetizers we had crab dip and fried oysters. The crab dip was small but delicious...

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1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: tedmc_12, Richmond, Virginia
Sun 12 Dec, 2021
l The Hard Shell on Cary Street is one of the best seafood restaurants in town and we have eaten here before. I lowered the rating only to get your attention about the Lobster Roll. My wife and I found...

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2 of 5 stars2 out of 5
By: JenniferandRyan
Thu 11 Nov, 2021
l The crab dip was actually really good, although it was a small portion. I should have probably attempted to get the seafood, as I tried the steak and it was terrible. It was barely seasoned, and I...

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The Hard Shell - Downtown 1411 East Cary Street, Richmond