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Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar

5 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3615
+1 561-450-6718
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (77 reviews)
“lobster roll” (19 reviews)
“trout” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3615
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try the octopus it's great and if you like sports there plenty of TVs throughout the main dining room inside has a nice atmosphere and the sports bar which is half indoors half Outdoors as nice as well along with sidewalk seating

Thank ToddDrumm
GR M, Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your online support and review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generous portions and nice people food above average. I found the fried seafood overly breaded. Drinks were great

Thank Patrick O
GR M, Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your online support and feedback- we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved it. Oysters were great, and buffalo calamari was awesome. Martinis were amazing. Fun atmosphere and delicious food. Not a ton of options for vegetarians, but there are some salads and delish mac and cheese. This was one of the best meals we had on...More

Thank Carey04
GR M, Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your online support!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with friends who highly recommended it. The food was good but based on their recommendation, I expected better. I had the crab covered snapper, which was good, but there simply was too much crab that I had difficulty tasting the snapper. Our friend...More

Thank Robert2014
GR M, Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your online support and in store patronage!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A wise friend sent us to Racks in our search for good seafood. What we found was beyond good. The receptionist kindly took our reservation when we were twenty minutes away; valet parking whisked away the car; the receptionist seated us at a great table...More

Thank Serena C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great service for our party of 8. Wait staff was friendly and informative about specials. Raw oysters were small and tasty. Blackened spicy shrimp and risotto were exceptional.

Thank ostatedeb
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Nice revisit, However did find the fried fish a bit greasy. Still tasted good and the visit was enhanced by a very nice wait staff. Key lime pie. Very good

Thank LeonardoG408
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My dear friend and I, she a Floridian and I a New Yorker, shared the (very popular) fish tacos, which we got blackened and were delightfully spicy. The crab cake was spectacular (if luke warm) and the slaw served with it elevated the dish. The...More

Thank RebekahCMS
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were on date night in Delray. This area is so nice and there are so many great places to eat. Tonight we chose this restaurant. James was our server and he was very knowledgeable and professional. He helped us to make...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

These guys are mainly known for their oysters, but their choice of local beer and other seafood options make it a must-visit in Delray Beach's Atlantic Ave area.

Thank Chris E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-450-6718
  • E-mail
Happy Hour: Daily (4-7) 50% off all liquor & wines by the glass, all draft beers $4 at the bar and happy hour food menu.
Wine Down Monday's: (open-close) 50% off all bottles of wine & champagne.
Tuesday's Double Points for all GR Loyalty Members open - close
Wednesday's Martini Madness $10 open - close
Thursday's Happy Hour open - 7pm
A New England seafood house featuring prohibition-style cocktails and Grand Central Oyster Bar-inspired steam kettles, RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar features a unique, nouveau-nautical décor along with a responsibly sourced ocean-to-table menu that excites and inspires. Culinary Director Matthew Danaher, known for his straightforward style of cooking, has developed an innovative menu that incorporates beloved classics with the modern style and appetite of South Florida. Guests will discover ever-evolving recipes for Ipswich clams, oysters Rockefeller, pan roasts and po-boys as well as an extensive live raw bar featuring what's fresh and in season.
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