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Tom's Oyster Bar

318 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2614
+1 248-541-1186
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“sea scallops” (2 reviews)
“sampler” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
318 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2614
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went early afternoon on a Sunday. Great service and decent prices. Delicious lobster roll and good variety of seafood options as you would expect. I like places that come up with good cocktails so I can try new things. They had some good choices and...More

Thank Kelley L
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food; lobster roll was delicious. Ambience minimal, chairs & tables close together. Prices reasonable. Street parking.

Thank bcoz1
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I should've learned my lesson that anywhere offering 1000pt bonus on Open Table at Noon on a weekday in a business area....well you get the idea Our waitress was very attentive and apologetic but the food was interminably slow. We were literally the only two...More

Thank bugsy554
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Over priced food with way over priced drinks. Limited menu choices. With small portions. Not worth it. With so many choices of places to eat in royal oak, I would recommend you check out other places. Will not return

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good but way over priced. As for atmosphere...very appauled by the 3 drunk people at the bar. Very bad language. One guy actually pulled his shorts down right in our view. So glad i didnt take my mother there

Thank mike e
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Everytime I go here I get what I expect, excellent food at reasonable prices. If you like oysters, try them here. We had the salt life sampler it was simply delicious. I had the lobster tails and they were yummy as well.

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting Tom's for over 20 years now. It's always a great little place to meet people for an appetizer or spirit. The service is always great and the menu has plenty to choose from!

Thank Carlo G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Tom's oyster bar is known for their fresh seafood, vibrant atmosphere, and just being a cool place to hangout.

Thank MsSassy19
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I eat here maybe once a month. I can't remember the last time I had a bad meal. I highly recommend the mussels as an app. The fish is always fresh and the oysters are top notch.

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Tom's Oyster Bar is always a good spot for a bit of fish and a good brew. He never disappoints. This time was three lobster tacos and a cold pilsner (or two). Excellent knowledgeable staff helps.

Thank Dogwalks
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Royal Oak
  • Phone Number: +1 248-541-1186
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