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Oyster Bar I

1057 E Levee St, Brownsville, TX 78520-5105
+1 956-542-9786
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
28 Oct 2016
“Best fried oysters”
16 Jan 2017
“Average but not bad”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1057 E Levee St, Brownsville, TX 78520-5105
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

This Oyster Bar and the one in Harlingen depend on the owner being around. The service then is above average but lacks when she is out. The food is more or less what you would expect from a mid range seafood restaurant. Not my favorite...More

Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The best fried oysters I have ever had anywhere, big and juicy. Shrimp are also excellent. It's a hole in the wall so do not expect fancy surroundings.

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest restaurants downtown. Very clean and friendly atmosphere. Great fresh seafood. It's a must when you come to Brownsville.

Thank melissa v
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great food and service! This place has been around for a long time it's definitely worth a try their fish and chips are great!

Thank Samantha Z
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Oyster Bar located in downtown Brownsville for lunch and I ordered the fried shrimp and he ordered the broiled flounder. The shrimp were very small and it really wasn't worth the price. The fish however was very tasty....More

1  Thank SylviaV2
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This was our first trip back to the Oyster Bar in 3 years...couldn't wait to get there and eat dinner. We weren't disappointed!!! The Shrimp was SO DELICIOUS and FRESH! We've been eating at the Oyster Bar since the early 60's and have never been...More

1  Thank MLDAVIS19
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Food was better tasting and service was better then the location on Paredes Line Road. My family and I had lunch at this location, parking a bit hard to find at times. Food was tasty, service was pleasant, and left satisfied. When in Brownsville, make...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 28 July 2015

You begin by walking into an environment where customer service is of paramount importance for this establishment. Your order of fresh seafood will arrive quickly, warm and ready to meet your taste buds. This truly is one of Brownsville's top seafood restaurants.

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a classic restaurant in Brownsville serving fresh Gulf seafood. Patrons mainly come for the shrimp and oysters and they're always on the money. So delicious and so fresh tasting. i've been going to the downtown location since I was a child. I've traveled...More

Thank RonOAustin_Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is a great place to have lunch in downtown Brownsville. It has a nice quiet atmosphere which is very conducive to a pleasant experience. The staff is very helpful and friendly. As for the food, it was excellent. I had the shrimp platter and...More

Thank Tim S
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  • Address: 1057 E Levee St, Brownsville, TX 78520-5105
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: +1 956-542-9786
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