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The Grilled Oyster Company

Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (13 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite place in the Bethesda-Potomac area for raw oysters. We usually get a sampler of one dozen oysters, two each from different sources. The platter is usually arranged from sweetest to briniest, so you can readily tell where the oysters came from...More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our service started well. Our waiter was friendly. He immediately gave us some water which was nice. We had the specials since it was Restaurant month. The special was priced extremely well considering the prices on the regular menu. We were impressed by the number...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When this first opened we would go there and the food and prices was acceptable. On our last visit, we ordered a Tuna dish and it was served like an appetizer with small portions and we were charged for an entree. Others in the party...More

Thank lavrunin
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Grilled Oyster used to be better than it is these days. My guess is that when they opened the second restaurant (in DC), it became more difficult to maintain the consistent quality of food and service at the first one. It is a nice place...More

Thank onekbear
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We've been here many times, and will be back many more, as well. My wife and I shared an Oysters Rockefeller. This version didn't have any Hollandaise sauce, so for my preference, it was a bit dry. I had one of the 3 tuna dishes,...More

Thank TomR233
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This place is great at lunch or dinner. Try the oysters served any way. They are all delicious. Good service too.

Thank grandmawawa
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This was a last minute reservation for Mother's Day --Great find --Food was very good --We had the scallops, crab cakes and the 3 fish plate ---Is was nicely presented and the service was very good ---It was a little pricey, but this is Potomac

Thank Travelowls
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Came here on Saturday evening for dinner with my mom as a pre-mother's day celebration. Our server was friendly and attentive -- but his descriptions of the specials almost seemed like a recited speech as he stood there bellowing out the specials, versus actually describing...More

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I hadn't been back to this area in a while. I didn't know about this resto. My wife and I wandered in for a Wednesday-afternoon lunch. A great selection of oysters, to be sure, and some good salads and fish, among other things. I brought...More

Thank LoafJugThouTree
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We tried several appetizers and they were all so tasty and light. You really can't go wrong in choosing a dish.

Thank RoxiePotomac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD
    (Tuckerman Lane & Seven Locks Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: 301-299-9888
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