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Dock's Oyster House

2405 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6630
+1 609-345-0092
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (292 reviews)
“cheese pie” (40 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2405 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6630
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my second time attending docks. I really enjoyed my time there and the service. Jose was very attentive. I really enjoyed the fried oysters, and the lobster mac and cheese. He was very helpful in his wine selection. My mother greatly enjoyed his...More

1  Thank Nat C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff was extremely friendly and professional. Doug S was the best server I've ever had at any restaurant...ever. He was attentive but not overbearing. He knew how to to time the courses perfectly. He wasn't in our face but always there if we needed...More

1  Thank brucewain
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great meal here. Make reservations early as the place fills up quickly especially on the weekends. The oysters were amazing, we got a variety and they showed us which were which on the tray. The shrimp cocktail was very...More

1  Thank PJRATH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is great, wine selection very good. Love the renovations. Had great time with our long time friends from North Jersey.

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bar and piano player. A little pricey but typical for AC. The food was very good and the service was great!

1  Thank EileenKaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must get there early to get a seat but it is great food and great drink specials for their happy hour! Fun for locals and vacationers. Highly suggest this location for a date night.

1  Thank Kristie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my 65th birthday, I was looking for a dining establishment with a reputation for excellence. Docs Oyster House in Atlantic City met or exceeded all of our expectations. Despite the crowd and close tables, our server did not miss a beat. The cocktails at...More

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying in a local shore community and was looking for some really tasty seafood. I figured that Atlantic City would have some of the better restaurants and picked Dock's after a Trip Advisor search. I wasn't all that impressed. Based on the number...More

1  Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doc’s is always packed to the rafters for several reasons. Honest, incredible service, remarkably fresh seafood, new ideas and respect for their customers Don’t forget to try the grilled octopus with white beans...knock your your socks off!!! Shrimp cocktail is amazing and huge!! Clams on...More

2  Thank Zman26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oysters are excellent and wait staff is knowledgeable --what size they should be and taste differences. The day scallop entree was excellent. Wait staff was good--and patient--with kids.

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15 April 2018|
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Response from EricandNino | Reviewed this property |
Agree with everyone else, dress however you want. The patrons there range from dressy to jeans. Street parking is available as well as valet parking. You can also take the jitney from Borgata. I've never taken it, but... More
3 April 2018|
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Response from OCJoe | Reviewed this property |
This is not a BYOB.
29 October 2017|
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Response from NoviceHikerKim | Reviewed this property |
It is an easy walk, however, I would advise that you stay on main streets and walk in a group. You are, after all, in Atlantic City.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6630
    (Georgia Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-345-0092
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