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“A new fav”

Standard Oyster Company
Ranked #10 of 296 Restaurants in Hickory
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 10 - USD 35
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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 sea food especially their raw oysters, ceviche and shrimp. Some of the best I have ever had!
Atmosphere is lively and the wait staff are great! Try going for Sunday brunch - you will not be disappointed.

Ps: don’t skip dessert!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank K L
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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 if you must. There is only one table in the restaurant. Literally. It's a sit at a bar, city style environment. Groups are chatting amoungst themselves and relaxed. I mentioned bar above, but it didn't dine as a "bar" feel. It was a sleek interior with a small city vibe. Very cool and trendy. Looking for an interesting place to take your out of town guests? Show them this little gem in the most out of thought place! And try the grits! It's a must y'all!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Adventuremom87
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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 classic PBR to craft beers, very good selection served cold and fast.

We had a reservation for 5 at 7:15pm, and we didn't get seated until 8:00pm. Normally we would have left after 15 minutes past the reservation time (as Seinfeld says when renting a car "“See, you know how to take the reservation, you just don’t know how to hold the reservation and that’s really the most important part of the reservation, the holding. Anybody can just take them.” However, management took care of us, made sure we knew what was going on (large party finished and paid and sitting for over an hour...), made sure had drinks, and took care of us when it came time to order. Very unusual, and more than accommodating.

we will be back, nice to deal with folks who get it and communicate...and they have the SSS to go with it.
BTW...order some Grit Cakes for sure

Date of visit: June 2018
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Thank DanCast
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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.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Woody2448
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

excellent location/ seafood excellent// saefood that you dont find in hickory. very clean neat service good

Date of visit: December 2017
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Thank Freddie G
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