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Dry Dock Oyster Bar

8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
+1 210-692-3959
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried shrimp” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined here, lunch and dinner, off and on since the dearly 1980s when I worked at the nearby UT med school. They have a good basic menu, kind of third-coast traditional. Nothing real exciting, but in my experience always well prepared and tasty. Oyster...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went to the dry dock, sat at the bar, handed a menu and 10 minutes later not an acknowledgement from the bar server to ask for our drink or food order. In the meantime a man came in sat next to us, was immediately served...More

Thank Alli P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Reminiscent of any small coastal town with a no frills restaurant that serves the locals, Dry Dock is the working man's choice that gets down to the business of shucking and frying with the smells to go with it. The shoulders of the parking lot...More

Thank OmniEpicurean
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Dry Dock was good enough that we were here two nights in a row. Great wait staff service at the bar, which is the focal point. Gumbo is better than the seafood chowder, which itself was very good. Fisherman's platter includes fried catfish, shrimp, oysters...More

Thank OldGuyzWander
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I have rated this place highly in the past. But today was embarrassing for the restaurant. I arrived with a strong desire for a shrimp po-boy. When it arrived it had exactly 4 shrimp on a huge 9 inch bun. Somebody must have trained the...More

1  Thank Capt_Wyatt
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Finally I got to come to this restaurant, which enjoys a rather conspicuous location at the intersection of two main streets. It specializes in seafood, which I love. The interior of the building is long and narrow like a ship, which is intentional. There is...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great atmosphere on Tuesday and Thursday nights for their all-you-can-eat shrimp (boiled or fried). The beer is cold and the shrimp are decent sized for the price. Pull up a stool and hang out for awhile and devour some shrimp. The rest of the menu...More

Thank Diver_Walt
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The oysters were delicious, both raw and fried. Boiled and fried shrimp as well. Little early in the season for crawfish, and they were small and soft-not great. Gumbo not great either. Service is firendly and helpful and the beer is cold with a decent...More

Thank mudfoot
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This fish, shrimp and oyster house is a San Antonio icon. For decades it has produced fresh and tasty seafood in a simple and clean setting. Their gumbo is the best in town...no frills, just right with a perfect roux. I love the poboys which...More

Thank Capt_Wyatt
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went on early Sunday and had oysters as an appetizer. Those were just right and good sized. For lunch our party of 5 ordered mahi-mahi (2 persons), a fried whole catfish, fried grilled red snapper, while I ordered a half and half order of...More

Thank Rubén Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-692-3959
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