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City Oyster

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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213 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3726 (2nd St)
+1 561-272-0220
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Delray Beach, Florida
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Vibrant atmosphere when we arrived at 6.30. No big deals for HH prices, but the drinks were good, Clams excellent. Well worth a visit.

Thank gmachfla
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This review has nothing to do with food. I just wanted to say how impressed I was with the management at City Oyster. Jason was so gracious and he truly made my holiday special! You should definitely come visit this restaurant and enjoy drinking out of their beautiful French water glasses!!!

Thank Labomba461
South Florida, Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

City Oyster in the heart of Delray has an attractive Happy Hour with half-price drinks and reasonable deals on their variety of oysters and clams from the raw bar. Nice atmosphere and a crowded bar, where one needs to get there early for a seat. They offer a diverse menu, with dishes nicely prepared and presented. Average food but friendly,... More 

Thank lqdassets
Boca Raton, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I choose City Oyster based and seafood recommendations and boy they were not wrong! I had the crab cake that was scrumptious!! My friend had several items from the raw bar and couldn't stop saying how fresh it all tasted...plus we shared parmigiano truffle Brussels sprouts that were to dye for.....dinner was Devine.....if only we would have had a waiter... More 

Thank MariF66
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I really like this place and I don't even eat Oysters. I usually sit at the bar and the service is super fun and attentive. The wine list is great and the food is awesome. Be sure to try the tuna carpaccio- it's fab! The bar area gets pretty busy around happy hour (half off wine, etc). They have ample... More 

Thank Amanda C
Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I tried this restaurant after a server at another place said it was one of her favorites. I sat at the bar as I was alone on business. The food was excellent and the staff capable and helpful. It is an upscale place so you should dress accordingly. They have a good wine list and excellent food and service. I... More 

Thank Jay M
Cherry Hill, NJ USA
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant right on Atlantic Avenue. Big bar with outdoor seating. Nice menu and reasonable prices. I would return.

Thank mschorr
Danbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love City Oysters atmosphere and seafood. My wife and I sat at the bar during happy hour. Mary Ann was our server and we had a fun time talking with her - then had a few oysters for appetizers with our drinks during their $1 off special. Later we sat at a table and enjoyed a fantastic grouper dinner and... More 

Thank Fred R
West Palm Beach, Florida
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869 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 733 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here since early on. It's part of the company that hosts City Celler, Roco's Tacos etc. Food is, of course, oyster, seafood and I, as always found great salads and soups.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Delray Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Besides the fact that the bartenders know every wine or cocktail the food is outstanding and love the atmosphere

Thank woobie2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
American, Seafood, Sushi
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3726
    (2nd St)
  • Public Transportation: Free shuttle buses
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-272-0220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?