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 #39 of 1648 things to do in Richmond

1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: ceridwen13, Fremont, California
Tue 4 Oct, 2022
l So the brussels sprouts were lovely, just the right balance of flavors and cooked al dente. Just about perfect, nothing else was anywhere near that. The she-crab soup was tepid, gloppy, undersalted...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: 721kristinb, Garner, North Carolina
Sat 23 Apr, 2022
l The ribs were AMAZING! We had the salmon and the 1/2 rack of ribs w/ crab. There was NOTHING that could have improved this experience. We sat outside, and it was beautiful. The service was quick, the...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Mary K
Tue 1 Mar, 2022
l Superb menu, excellent food, drinks, and waitstaff. Parking lot across the street. 4 adults and 2 older children were well satisfied. We absolutely had no room left for dessert.

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The Hard Shell - Downtown 1411 East Cary Street, Richmond