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Standard Oyster Company

2147 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1317
+1 828-322-1705
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (8 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2147 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1317
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the Northeast but having been living in Texas for the last 10 years I was excited to go to a real seafood place on the East Coast. We ordered what I would call a seafood tower which consisted of raw seafood which was...More

1  Thank scampanozzi
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent atmosphere, excellent food, and very friendly and helpful staff. I don’t think people realize North Carolina has such great seafood but they do. The scallops were amazing and I only wish I had the appetite to take advantage of the all...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A new venue for seafood. The seafood is fresh and prepared very well. No fried foods, just raw or boiled. Good service, and pleasant attentive staff.

Thank David L
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Hopefully Sherry will be working when you visit! She can tell you every detail about the menu including the seafood and wines. Thanks to her we had another great dining experience. Happy hour on a Wednesday was 25% of the raw bar a d half...More

Thank grtfood
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Amazing food - crab cakes, oysters several ways, fish specials, scallops. Amazing staff - shout out to Sherry. And key lime pie. Enough said. Make a reservation.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere a really cool way to design a bar. Great oysters and scallops. I am full. Prices were very reasonable and they have a good selection of craft beer and wines. Music was Thursday night when we visited.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I cannot believe it took me so long to find this place! I have been there twice now and loved it it beginning to end. Their cocktails are to die for and their craft beer menu is exceptional but the real star is their fresh...More

Thank K L
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The Standard Oyster Company has been open for quite awhile and guess who had not been? I am in shock! The food was amazing! Selections equally fantastic. Portions reasonable and prices decent. I wouldn't say this is a child friendly environment, but it's certainly doable...More

Thank Adventuremom87
Reviewed 18 June 2018

What a great restaurant to have in this town. Seafood-excellent selection from raw oysters to salmon to shrimp to catch of the day (and plenty of non-seafood choices as well). Service-Great people and service was on time, even for a very busy saturday evening. Suds-from...More

Thank DanCast
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The service is great and so is the atmosphere. Blue points are the best. Jumbo shrimp and ceviche is great too. Gumbo when it’s available.

Thank Woody2448
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2017|
Response from ZackaryC14 | Property representative |
Hey! We have a regular height table & chairs to accommodate a party up to 5. If making a reservation, just request it in the notes section or give us a call!
Richard M
20 November 2016|
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Response from GaleYoung | Reviewed this property |
We did not have one. Waited at the bar for 39 min. Pretty popular though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2147 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1317
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-322-1705
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