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City Oyster

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213 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3726 (2nd St)
+1 561-272-0220
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Delray Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my favorite lunch place. they are dog friendly on the sidewalk. Mahdavi(sp?) the manager is awesome! service can go either way. but even if you get a surly waiter the food is worth it. great downtown delray people watching on the street. we eat here at least twice a month.

Thank petdocj
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming to City Oyster and have watched the menu change and the prices rise accordingly. While my Yellow Tail snapper with Jasmine Rise and Asian veggies was generous - $33 is a NY price in a Village by the Sea. My husband's tuna came seared and sliced surprisingly. The portion was not generous. My other surprise was... More 

Thank nycgalFlorida
Delray Beach, Florida
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193 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Vibrant atmosphere when we arrived at 6.30. No big deals for HH prices, but the drinks were good, Clams excellent. Well worth a visit.

Thank gmachfla
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This review has nothing to do with food. I just wanted to say how impressed I was with the management at City Oyster. Jason was so gracious and he truly made my holiday special! You should definitely come visit this restaurant and enjoy drinking out of their beautiful French water glasses!!!

Thank Labomba461
South Florida, Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

City Oyster in the heart of Delray has an attractive Happy Hour with half-price drinks and reasonable deals on their variety of oysters and clams from the raw bar. Nice atmosphere and a crowded bar, where one needs to get there early for a seat. They offer a diverse menu, with dishes nicely prepared and presented. Average food but friendly,... More 

Thank lqdassets
Boca Raton, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I choose City Oyster based and seafood recommendations and boy they were not wrong! I had the crab cake that was scrumptious!! My friend had several items from the raw bar and couldn't stop saying how fresh it all tasted...plus we shared parmigiano truffle Brussels sprouts that were to dye for.....dinner was Devine.....if only we would have had a waiter... More 

2 Thank MariF66
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like this place and I don't even eat Oysters. I usually sit at the bar and the service is super fun and attentive. The wine list is great and the food is awesome. Be sure to try the tuna carpaccio- it's fab! The bar area gets pretty busy around happy hour (half off wine, etc). They have ample... More 

Thank Amanda C
Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried this restaurant after a server at another place said it was one of her favorites. I sat at the bar as I was alone on business. The food was excellent and the staff capable and helpful. It is an upscale place so you should dress accordingly. They have a good wine list and excellent food and service. I... More 

Thank Jay M
Cherry Hill, NJ USA
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant right on Atlantic Avenue. Big bar with outdoor seating. Nice menu and reasonable prices. I would return.

Thank mschorr
Danbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love City Oysters atmosphere and seafood. My wife and I sat at the bar during happy hour. Mary Ann was our server and we had a fun time talking with her - then had a few oysters for appetizers with our drinks during their $1 off special. Later we sat at a table and enjoyed a fantastic grouper dinner and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
American, Seafood, Sushi
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3726
    (2nd St)
  • Public Transportation: Free shuttle buses
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-272-0220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?