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The Oyster Cracker Cafe

2800 High St, Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ 08349
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“oysters” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, American
$$ - $$$
2800 High St, Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ 08349
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small friendly place with homemade food. The Oyster soup was excellent. The oyster Rubin sandwich was also excellent as was the peach cobbler dessert.

Thank grayray
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We found this online when we were looking for another restaurant which is long gone. It is located as part of a museum of the local oyster industry. I counted 18 potential seats inside with several picnic tables on the deck over the water. The...More

Thank Ertghj
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful oysters; raw, fried, in chowder. Everything is home cooked. Food is fresh and delicious as were the drinks. Cannot beat the ice tea Wait staff are volunteers who donate to the Bayshore project. We will return

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Oyster Cracker Cafe serves "mostly home-made, often locally grown, sometimes organic and always delicious seafood and traditional fare,: like sandwiches, salads, and soups. My friend and I sampled the oysters florentine (superb!), the mac cheese (creamy deliciousness!) and the oyster chowder (aaaahhh, perfection!), washed...More

Thank Shay S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious, large, super fresh oysters. Loved them so much had them 3 different ways, raw, fried and chowder!! Eggplant panini fantastic! Rhubarb crisp for dessert over the top!! Everything homemade! Cute place, very friendly staff! Reasonable priced! Highly recommend!!

Thank Gwyn H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

If they can fit 20 diners in here, they would be lucky...the diners, that is!! What a gem! Sure, it's teeny but wow, what a lunch we had! Fresh oyster chowder for starters, an oyster reuben (!!) and a sandwich of freshly picked local figs,...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a small cafe, maybe 20 seats with a fairly limited menu. For us who prefer seafood to meat.there was more than enough choices, but diners will not find red meat or chicken on the menu. A small group filled the cafe for a...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

1st time there. Loved it. Quaint small restaurant. Seats about 14 inside. They have an outdoor patio area on the Delaware river that seats more. We live in Cape May and the hour ride was well worth it. Oysters were outstanding as well as their...More

2  Thank ClermontFl
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Delightful find in historic Port Norris! The oyster rueben was super tasty with fresh made chips. The fish of the day was perch - expertly prepared. My only complaint was that the fries were too thinly cut and consequently overcooked. Other than that we had...More

1  Thank buztop
Reviewed 9 November 2015

What a delightful experience and outrageously delicious meal we enjoyed on Friday at Oyster Cracker Cafe! I am an oyster stew aficionado. It's been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. Almost didn't get to try what turned out to be...More

1  Thank Eneleh11
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22 April 2017|
Response from Gwyn H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Didn't see anyone with any when we were there. I'd call and ask, they were very friendly and helpful.
1 December 2015|
Response from Shay S |
Lunch: Wednesday-Saturday from 11-3:00 Brunch: on Sundays from 11-3:00 Dinner: 2nd Friday of every month from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm​
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 High St, Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ 08349
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Port Norris
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