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Sunny Side Oyster Bar

1102 Washington St, Williamston, NC 27892-2656
+1 252-792-3416
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (50 reviews)
“crab legs” (8 reviews)
“crackers” (7 reviews)
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5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1102 Washington St, Williamston, NC 27892-2656
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Great place for seafood lovers to go for a meal. All steamed all the time. Oysters were the best I've ever had. Shrimp was off-season but still great. Scallops were excellent. Go hungry. Ambience and service off the charts. Great place. Be sure to check...More

Thank 15gregk
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Hey back again with a simple view this place is great for a night out with friends enjoy the atmosphere with random people and great company.

Thank Lash S
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Although we had about an hour wait, we were able to enjoy the live band and purchase drinks from the bar. I can't wait to go back!

Thank MarcyA55
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a unique experience. Almost nothing but oysters--raw or cooked. Shucked by a guy and tossed in front of you. Don't bother with ordering shrimp--they're small and tasteless, but the oysters might be the best you've ever eaten. It takes a while to eat....More

Thank Dee W
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This is the place to eat raw and steamed oysters by the peck at least. We easily do a peck or so whenever we visit. On this visit, the true master, Griff, shucked for us. He's been with Sunnyside for 49 years. The menu is...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Rolled up to Sunnyside just after they opened at 5:30. A short wait later we were ushered into a very unassuming room for an oyster treat. We ordered a peck of medium steamed and a dozen raw. Our shucker (Matt) did an outstanding job, keeping...More

Thank guystalter
Reviewed February 7, 2018

My wife and I rate this as the very best oyster bar ever. We live 75 miles away and make the trip often

Thank danfinch2013
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

This place is a piece of history that serves up some delicious oysters and seafood! We enjoyed steamed shrimp, scallops, oysters and a cluster of crab legs. Outstanding service and amazing food!

Thank M P
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Always a treat to go here. The staff,owner,shuckers all treat you like family. The oysters were large this time but sooooooooo good. Steamed perfectly and that "secret" sauce is out of bounds. Nice beers on tap. Even a good one from Uptown out of G-vegas!...More

Thank EDDY-H
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This unpretentious oyster bar is only open when local oysters are in season -- months with an r. Then it is only open 5 pm - 9 pm. When we visited in November, there was a 2 hour wait for a seat. (Tip: the crowd...More

Thank Nancy H
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January 23, 2017|
Response from M P |
No, sorry.
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January 21, 2017|
Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they take cc but not American Express
November 28, 2016|
Response from GuyfromILMNC |
It would be best to call the restaurant directly and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Washington St, Williamston, NC 27892-2656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Williamston
  • Phone Number: +1 252-792-3416
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