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“Excellent oysters, despite the cheezy decor”
Review of Topless Oyster Restaurant - CLOSED

Topless Oyster Restaurant
Price range: US$7 - US$26
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We've been coming to Ocracoke almost every summer since 2002. The name of this restaurant, together with the sign (a crusty old man offering you his catch), put us off for awhile, and the decor doesn't really get any better on the inside. Actually, if the weather permits, we suggest eating on the screened porch. But the oysters are superb. We tried them several ways, but the fried ones seemed best. We'll definitely be coming back here next year.

Thank dswo
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Very happy to sit and listen to a steel drum band while it rained like crazy outside. Even though we could only visit the beach once during our stay on Ocracoke due to the weather, hanging out at the Topless Oyster made it still seem like it was a tropical getaway. Good beer selection and friendly wait staff.

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Thank KrisBecknell
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

we stopped for drinks but the food they were carting to the patio looked great so we ordered some wings and oysters from the appetizers at the bar, very good, and the bartender was very cordial, informative, and on top of things . we had a good time so we stayed for a couple more drinks. did I mention they had live music?

Thank 40zees
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

This place is nice and laid back--however, so laid back that cats wandered under and around our table while we ate, and the kids were entertained by the giant roaches climbing all around on the porch!! Wow! But, it's the beach...

Thank jennafromal
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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Our first trip to Ocracoke and we decided to try the shrimp and oysters happy hour special. One pound of shrimp, one dozen extremely small oysters, two small salads, and two beers cost over $40. Remember, this was happy hour! Only plus is that our waiter was very conscientious and service was good. With so many other choices on Ocracoke, I would advise getting more bang for your buck elsewhere.

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