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City Oyster

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213 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3726 (2nd St)
+1 561-272-0220
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant offers great choice of food - starters, salads, sandwiches, sushi, sashimi with land and sea offerings. 1/2 wines on Mondays, bottomless brunch, Happy Hour discounts on alcohol and raw clams or oysters everyday. Our server, Matteo, was excellent. He is always cheerful and knowledgeable. Outside tables fill up fast.

Thank Ernest M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're extremely disappointed with the overall service at City Oyster. We arrived at 7:10pm and put our name in to wait for a table for 2. We were told it would be a 45 minute wait, to which we replied we'd be happy to wait at the bar and have a few drinks. 1.5 hours later and multiple requests to... More 

Thank Sarah M
Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I go into a restaurant I look for a number of things: a) How I'm greeted, b) if the wait staff if courtesy and offers me a drink and allows me time to review the menu c) if the food comes to my table as ordered, and d) which is very important, that I'm not rushed whether I come... More 

Thank tinamartin888
Rockville, Maryland, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all just had ceaser salad with fried oysters. Excellent choice..Full menu, great choices..Great selection of craft beer.. great service from Mike..Will be back tomorrow. .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals and love the " downtown " Atlantic Ave. feel, but--We did not appreciate being seated alongside a very busy-singles scene type bar for our dinner. We requested a different table, and were literally told we would now be at the '"end of the waiting list " ? Strange reaction! When I complained to a hostess about being... More 

Thank Robert W
Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think City Oyster has great fish selections and preparations. The service is very good and attentive. I would definitely come back

Thank Richard0899
Syosset, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love dining at City Oyster when we meet our friends in Delray. It's definitely one of the best restaurants on the avenue. Our waitress was extremely accommodating and served us with patience and care. We had a few dietary issues and she was extremely helpful making sure there wasn't any cross contamination of gluten. She actually brought the chef... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with a few friends while vacationing in Delray Beach. 2 friends ordered the Grouper special, one ordered BOB'S VEGGIE NUTTY GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD. They seemed to be satisfied. I ordered the SASHIMI WITH THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD. The portion is small, with only a few pieces of sashimi. They're fresh, but just not enough. I couldn't figure... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here on our first day in Delray Beach. The Service was great (Thanks Kevin), the food was good, the Decor fantastic, and the location very central. Great alcohol list and well mixed drinks. We would go back.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely first meal in Delray. The waiters were so helpful and fun. The food was super fresh and not massive overwhelming portions which I often find when I come to the US. Great happy hour prices too. I'd highly recommend their crab cakes!

Thank yasumidesu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
American, Sushi, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3726
    (2nd St)
  • Public Transportation: Free shuttle buses
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-272-0220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?