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John A's Oyster Bar

1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5750
+1 775-356-3300
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (33 reviews)
“crab” (21 reviews)
“stew” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5750
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at the Nugget Hotel for a convention, and 12 of use decided to go to the Oyster Bar for dinner. One of the others had called ahead for a reservation, and when we arrived the bread and water were already on the table....More

Thank azrahelm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All right. So this place is the talk of the town( apparently) so we decided to try it out. The ambience and decor I appreciate. We got seated at 7 pm as we walked in at 6:58 pm. Our server Was Renenea. We ordered at...More

Thank rshaneel
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Me and a friend had dinner on new years.I had the seafood extravaganza and he had the shrimp scampi.we had clam chowder,oyster on half shell and shooters.Me and my friend just loved the food.definitely a place you would come back too.

Thank stevenmA1419IS
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Always a treat to enjoy the crab and lobster pan roast at the Oyster Bar. Add the delicious bread adds to the experience.

Thank jmcgma
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I would give the Oyster Bar 5 stars for their Pan Roast but it's hard to give the whole restaurant an overall 5 stars since I have never had anything else there. I have been going there for over 40 years. The restaurant is starting...More

Thank elzand25
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Never miss Hot August Nights, first week of August. Always have one dinner at John A's Oyster Bar. Great Menu selection, the seafood is wonderful. Because I am seafood person this restaurant is a priority with me. This year my daughter's family came with me,...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was wanting some chowder and fish and chips. I have no complaints about the chowder. The fish and chips were battered extra heavy and contained lots of oil. I have to remove some of the batter. The chips were too oily to eat.

Thank Dawinetaster
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have eaten numerous times at the Oyster Bar at the Nugget. It is my favorite restaurant at the Nugget. Great food and fair prices. I love the fried oysters and my wife loves the Cioppino. Great Service also. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Happy hour food and beverages were good and reasonable. Ordered oysters and shrimp. One ordered drink came, one did not. Service very slow. Don’t go if you’re in a hurry.

Thank golf4edie
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We never actually went into the restaurant itself. We enjoyed the outer bar during their happy hour. They have the BEST crab sliders and the coldest, iciest beer glasses. Their happy hour menu is the best bang for your buck. I also have to mention...More

Thank Wendy F
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6 March 2017|
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Response from ajfred | Reviewed this property |
No discount online, senior, or otherwise. You can pay or get comps with your points earned gambling there. No Groupon or other online discount
15 February 2015|
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Response from foodieRenoNv | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it I would think you may be able to get them in the Steakhouse
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV 89431-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: +1 775-356-3300
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