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Back Porch Oyster Bar

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Public Square, 19 N. Chestatee Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533
+1 706-864-8623
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11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dozen raw on the half shell were $24 (which is ridiculously expensive). Other than that, the food was delicious and the beer was incredibly cold. We had the ceviche, seared tuna, clam chowder (amazing!) and the oysters. And beers. Everything was delicious. Only complaint is lower the price of the oysters!

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Thank Hara S
Plant City, Florida
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is great. We had a view of downtown from our seat. The food was really good. However they were out if a lot of seafood & the waitress was not knowledgeable about the outages. Also the live music was very loud for the small room we were in.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would return to the Back Porch Oyster Bar and Grill in a heartbeat. Our experience was memorable. The service was good. The casual dining atmosphere was welcoming and presentation, portion size and food quality were top notch.

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Thank IntrepidGin
Thomson, Georgia, United States
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went at the time of the Gold Rush Festival which is the 3rd weekend of Oct. We had no wait and the restaurant was very busy. We were able to enjoy the back porch and it was so nice and just enjoyable. The food was delicious. My husband ate the Raw Oysters and I had the fried Green tomatoes... More 

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Thank Beth D
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years and the oysters are flown in fresh Everything on the menu is great add trish's special sauce for added flavor. Erdwinger Dunkle beer is hard to find and is very special.

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Thank Jim H
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My father and I were in town and I saw the rrstraunts sign and out of the selections in the area we decided to dine here. We were greater at the door by a lovely young lady who smiled brightlu6and welcomed us to the reatraunt. She showed us the lunch menus and then led us to a seat on the... More 

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Thank Dudley M
Augusta, Georgia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They were out if scallops and grouper so our plans changed. We had some wine and a bowl of soup. I had she crab and my husband had clam chowder. Both were excellent.

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Thank lindawB191NX
Homestead, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrimp and grits were delicious, the French fried probably need to be reconsidered, small fries and not very many.

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Thank ckmitch1
Greer, South Carolina
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great dinner at this restaurant. Not just an oyster bar. Great appetizers, salads and beef entrees.

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Thank mlbg10
Blairsville, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the porch overlooking the square. Music playing and the best seafood dinner. We will be back. Everyone very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Public Square, 19 N. Chestatee Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-8623
Description
Back Porch Oyster Bar Restaurant is inspired by coastal North Carolina cuisine, our seafood is fine dining in a fun atmosphere. Our menu runs the gamut from simple fried catfish to Ahi tuna tartare, pan seared Chilean Sea Bass in a lemon beurre blanc, and cold water lobster tails. We also have a wide selection of cold water oysters from Northeastern U.S. and Canada. Yes you can find great seafood in the North Georgia Mountains!!

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