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Dry Dock Oyster Bar

$$ - $$$
Northwest Side
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8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
+1 210-692-3959
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fort Sill
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Come hungry on a Tuesday or Thursday night (3:00 PM - 10:00 PM) and enjoy the all you can eat shrimp, either boiled and/or fried for $16.95 per person. Plenty of other menu options for those that can't put away a lot of shrimp including some items that are seasonal and not on the menu (make sure you ask the... More 

Thank Redleg6
San Antonio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We came expecting it to be meh... It's a dive, no doubt. It's in a building shaped like a boat. It's nostalgic and pretty cool. The food is fantastic and the service was on point. The beer was $3.99 for a 25 ounce and was ice cold. The whole catfish (bone and all) was cooked to perfection. The hush puppies... More 

Thank 557louiss
San Antonio, Texas
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Yesterday was our second visit to Dry Dock. We were there for an after work birthday party. This is not a high-class business; in full disclosure this place is a big time dive. However, our waiters provided outstanding, prompt and professional service. The service was so above board that I wondered why would such service exist in such a place.... More 

Thank MoDa0206
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I love oyster, it was so fresh. N my husband ate fish chip sandwich.. He said ummmm ummm...:) Service was friendly.. It make me happy☺️

Thank yun l
San Antonio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Came for a birthday party with around 30 people yesterday. This place made was just cool from the moment we drive in. It's a seafood place shaped like a boat in the middle of the city. The beer is cold. The food looks and tastes fantastic. The service is fun and unique. We were really taken care of. We never... More 

Thank 557louiss
Texas, the Lone Star State
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312 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The good news: delicious seafood at Dry Dock. Amazing all-you-can-eat shrimp deal on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The fried shrimp are perfectly prepared and succulently seasoned. I will return to Dry Dock for these wonderful shrimp. The bad news: service could not have been slower. Our very simple meal took over two hours, because the overworked waiter hardly ever came... More 

Thank HappyPenny
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

What you see is what you get.....nothing special about the décor,but you can count on some of the best fried shrimp in San Antonio. Especially on Tuesday and Thursday when they have all you can eat. The beer is always cold and the service is friendly. The oysters are strait from the gulf and very reasonably priced.

Thank Robert G
San Antonio, Texas
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210 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

The restaurant has a boat-like bow built onto the front--can't miss it. The place is basically a short order place with great fried seafood, especially poboys. Try the shrimp poboy, you can't go wrong. Great spot for beer after work also.

Thank Capt_Wyatt
San Antonio, Texas
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Good seafood and an informal atmosphere. Dry Dock is a restaurant that looks like a boat parked in a mini mall parking lot. Inside there is a big, wrap-around bar that makes it fun for visiting and dining. There is also a dining room in the back and a patio. There is no better place to sit and enjoy a... More 

Thank Steven S
San Antonio, Texas
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

We went here for the all-you-can-eat shrimp on a Tuesday (and Thursdays too). I ordered just boiled shrimp and my companion ordered the combo. I was surprised to see the boiled shrimp served on ice. There were no sides, as expected. The fried shrimp, for the first plat, comes with fries and hushpuppies. The batter on the fried shrimp is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?