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Oyster Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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3003 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205-5853
+1 501-666-7100
11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Benton, Arkansas
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Returned today for the Shrimp plate. For around $20, you get a pound of boiled shrimp, potatoes, corn, and bread for 2! You can't beat the taste or deal. Add a cup of gumbo to share and it goes over the top! I love this place.

Thank Pam C
Hicksville, New York, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Cajun seafood done well, I had some really fresh gulf oysters and a shrimp gumbo, although not authentic was very tasty. Service was attentive and friendly, highly recommended.

1 Thank Michael H
Little Rock, Arkansas
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583 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here since the late 80's.... pretty much the same menu. Solid on consistency but they do need to "freshen up" the place with a renovation. The shrimp PoBoy grilled is my favorite. Can't go wrong with peel em and eat em shrimp by the # either. Always fast service. Always nice. Shrimp etoufee is also very good too!!

1 Thank Jon M
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went here for my birthday dinner, to try something different. Ordered the cold crab legs. That was a mistake, they were such poor quality I was afraid to consume much of them. Our waiter seemed to disappear half way through our meal, to be replaced by another. Waited 20 minutes to be asked if I wanted(needed) another drink...by then we... More 

Thank ande67
Benton, Arkansas
Level Contributor
68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Specials everyday, but Saturday is great. One pound of shrimp, potatoes, and corn for two. Ice cold beer to boot! Good shrimp gumbo too.

1 Thank Pam C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Fresh, fresh, oysters and super hush puppies. Fried oysters and peel and eat shrimp very good too. Have not had the fish but we see a lot of happy catfish diners around us each visit. Very friendly service.

Thank Kirby W
Yellville, Arkansas
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been eating here since the mid-80's and the food is still the same, great! The fried shrimp are some of the best I've had, and all the sides are awesome. The raw oysters are sweet and fresh, and very good for this part of the country. We've never had a bad meal here, and is so fresh, you have... More 

Thank Harry S
Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I really like this restaurant. They have an AMAZING shrimp, potatoes, and corn platter. It's a good place to go with family or friends. It tends to get a little loud,but it adds to the atmosphere.

Thank NCDrunner
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Place is a neighborhood dive. Food was good but definitely not much seasoning or salt. And the fact that we picked the dirtiest booth in the place didn't help either. The bottom of the table cloth was grimy and there was dried splashed soda all over the wall.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brandenburg, Kentucky
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Was in downtown LR, looking for seafood. My search offered close by options, but this one was in the also recommended. Read reviews and thought, I must go. Was a few minutes out of downtown, but worth it. Friday during Lent but they still managed a short wait and good service. Oysters fresh, hush puppies crisp, Shrimp lightly breaded. All... More 

Thank mkwaggs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205-5853
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-666-7100

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