We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dry Dock Oyster Bar

8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
+1 210-692-3959
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (60)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We always just sit at the u-shaped bar. Our favorites rae the seafood gumbo, oysters on the half-shell ad oyster po'boys. Beer is psorta cold but a great accompaniment to the meal. Service is basic, friendly yet not hovering. Go for the food and not...More

Thank townec
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Oysters were in from Galveston, and man were they large and fresh! Being from South Dakota, we do not get access to fresh oysters near often enough. So when we are somewhere we can get them, we practice gluttony. These oysters were shucked beyond exception,...More

Thank DSorensen
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Can't say how many times we have driven past this place and have never stopped there to eat. We finally ate there recently and enjoyed it very much. I had a shrimp salad and shrimp that also came with fries and hush puppies. The shrimp...More

Thank chandsl21
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The gumbo is dark rue with traditional taste very good highly recommend. Lots of choice. Many fish dishes. Very good crawfish in raw oysters.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Should have trusted reviews. Had new waitress and she’d try harder. NOT. Ordered the special of flounder with creole oyster and shrimp sauce. Came out without sauce and rest of family finished with their dinner before I ever got mine. Place maybe ok if you...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Like many other reviewers, the service was terrible. I'm sure the oysters and beer is what keeps them afloat, because the food wasn't exactly great. A person in my party received the wrong dish, so the staff took it back to the kitchen and cooked...More

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the Bowl of Seafood Gumbo. There was maybe 4 or 5 baby shrimp the size of a peanut and then all okra and bell pepper. Not worth the price, or worth being called a seafood gumbo. I ordered the fried shrimp for $10...More

Thank go2gamble
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I've dined here, lunch and dinner, off and on since the dearly 1980s when I worked at the nearby UT med school. They have a good basic menu, kind of third-coast traditional. Nothing real exciting, but in my experience always well prepared and tasty. Oyster...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went to the dry dock, sat at the bar, handed a menu and 10 minutes later not an acknowledgement from the bar server to ask for our drink or food order. In the meantime a man came in sat next to us, was immediately served...More

Thank Alli P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Reminiscent of any small coastal town with a no frills restaurant that serves the locals, Dry Dock is the working man's choice that gets down to the business of shucking and frying with the smells to go with it. The shoulders of the parking lot...More

Thank OmniEpicurean
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 359 hotels in San Antonio
Courtyard by Marriott San Antonio Medical Center
154 reviews
.16 km away
Regency Inn & Suites San Antonio
25 reviews
1.17 km away
Budget Suites of America San Antonio
29 reviews
1.19 km away
Studio 6 San Antonio - Medical Center
34 reviews
1.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Aldo's Ristorante Italiano
142 reviews
.12 km away
India Palace
113 reviews
.10 km away
French Sandwiches
19 reviews
.11 km away
Berni Vietnamese Restaurant
19 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Attractions
Busted Sandal Brewing Company
11 reviews
2.82 km away
Denman Estate Park
10 reviews
1.73 km away
Ironside Mall
7 reviews
2.04 km away
Extreme Escape
534 reviews
1.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dry Dock Oyster Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-692-3959
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;