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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
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fantastic restaurant for fresh oysters, crab legs and lobster tails. Decor is inviting, lively, louder than the average but perfect for taking friends and enjoying an evening out. Service was good. We didn't have a reservation, but we should have. Managed to get in right away. Probably not a good place for children.

Thank Samantha_Ball
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last night my husband and I accompanied by our college age son, drove over 30 miles to what was supposed to be a nice family evening. We arrived at City Oyster and put our name /phone # in . My husband was told 35-40 minute wait. They would call us when the table was ready. I had the young woman... More 

Thank Kathy M
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food and service are first rate. It's fun to sit and watch the sidewalk traffic walk passed the table. We had no complaints with our dinner entrees of scallops and salmon. I could only manage biscotti for dessert after the generous appetizer and entree portions. Make reservations early in the week if you plan to go on Friday or... More 

Thank Judy Z
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant offers great choice of food - starters, salads, sandwiches, sushi, sashimi with land and sea offerings. 1/2 wines on Mondays, bottomless brunch, Happy Hour discounts on alcohol and raw clams or oysters everyday. Our server, Matteo, was excellent. He is always cheerful and knowledgeable. Outside tables fill up fast.

Thank Ernest M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're extremely disappointed with the overall service at City Oyster. We arrived at 7:10pm and put our name in to wait for a table for 2. We were told it would be a 45 minute wait, to which we replied we'd be happy to wait at the bar and have a few drinks. 1.5 hours later and multiple requests to... More 

Thank Sarah M
Delray Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I go into a restaurant I look for a number of things: a) How I'm greeted, b) if the wait staff if courtesy and offers me a drink and allows me time to review the menu c) if the food comes to my table as ordered, and d) which is very important, that I'm not rushed whether I come... More 

Thank tinamartin888
Rockville, Maryland, USA
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all just had ceaser salad with fried oysters. Excellent choice..Full menu, great choices..Great selection of craft beer.. great service from Mike..Will be back tomorrow. .

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals and love the " downtown " Atlantic Ave. feel, but--We did not appreciate being seated alongside a very busy-singles scene type bar for our dinner. We requested a different table, and were literally told we would now be at the '"end of the waiting list " ? Strange reaction! When I complained to a hostess about being... More 

Thank Robert W
Delray Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think City Oyster has great fish selections and preparations. The service is very good and attentive. I would definitely come back

Thank Richard0899
Syosset, New York
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279 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love dining at City Oyster when we meet our friends in Delray. It's definitely one of the best restaurants on the avenue. Our waitress was extremely accommodating and served us with patience and care. We had a few dietary issues and she was extremely helpful making sure there wasn't any cross contamination of gluten. She actually brought the chef... 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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?