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Neptune Oyster

63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
+1 617-742-3474
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hot lobster roll” (142 reviews)
“oysters” (676 reviews)
“fries” (138 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant is REALLY small, and I can understand why they don't take reservations---they can keep all seats full by managing their wait list. They manage it well, calling you when they expect to be ready to seat you in 10 minutes. Despite the busy...More

Thank Marcia D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic oyster bar in the Italian Quarter. Great food, good beer and wine.The place gets crowded - but that's no surprise since the food is simply delicious. We didn't try the raw sea urchins - but they went like cold lemonade on a hot summer's...More

Thank 33Holly
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is among many great north end restaurant's. Very hard to choose which one to visit. We chose Nepture because of the lovely display of Oyster's in the window. Parking is impossible so we walked from the T. (train) Cozy, not many tables. We...More

Thank buzzy-10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint, small but vibrant place. Best hot lobster roll with warm butter and fries! Oysters were terrific, too. A must to visit in Boston

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lobster roll and the burger with oyster are quite good. The side handmade fries are not bad as well. The marine lobster salad is quite worthy of the price, a lot of lobster is in. Lobster tacos were in menu for Sunday, the sauce on...More

Thank Lin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Given I was solo I managed to get in with only a 5 minute wait at lunch time. People in front of me only had 20 min waits. I had the lobster roll with butter and while it had plenty of lobster i thought it...More

Thank Candice E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a long night - we put in our names to the wait list at 7, didn't get a seat until 9:30, ate at 10, left at midnight. Food was pretty good, but twice they served us a different wine that what we ordered...More

1  Thank Rafael G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner at this restaurant. I sat by the bar and the bartender/waiter was friendly. I had half a dozen oysters I selected and they were good. I’ve had better. I wanted lobster and to my disappointment they only have it as a lobster...More

Thank Milly A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant in the North End. We went simply to have some oysters, but also had the lobster roll. It was well worth the wait for the food. We did not expect to get a table without reservations but we were seated...More

Thank luvrockymts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place may be one of my favorite places on the entire planet. Having grown up in the North East, I'm very picky about my seafood and lobster rolls, but YUM. I cannot say enough good things about the hot lobster roll. While a bit...More

Thank Ferzeen P
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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29 November 2017|
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Response from schmidtmg | Reviewed this property |
the restaurant does not take phone reservations, so you have to show up and put your name down. The wait can be very long - 3 hours and 20 minutes when we went. Tables are not well spaced, so the place is crowded and can be... More
Elena M
28 May 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
No call ahead or reservations and you wait outside on the sidewalk
Larry E
24 July 2015|
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Response from skippy0703 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have lobster!! The lobster roll is about a 4 inch hoagie roll. I had mine brushed with butter and not sure what seasoning. Then pieces of lobster are PILED on. It was delicious. It is good I do not live nearby... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-3474
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