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“A North Carolina Landmark”

Sunny Side Oyster Bar
Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Williamston
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

The Sunny Side Oyster Bar is a NC landmark for steamed oysters. We had supper here on October 14, 2013. The service is excellent. The oysters were steamed to perfection. Scallops and Shrimp were both very good. They have their own home-made cocktail sauce, which is also very good. It's a mild sauce, and with the horseradish on the side, you can spice it up to your own taste. Add Crackers, melted butter, horseradish, and cold beer or wine for the whole package..The shuckers are very knowledgeable, friendly, and engaging. They make the place fun. The atmosphere is pure, authentic Eastern NC.

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Thank JoeNC_LRC
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Reviewed 4 May 2013

We are staying at the econo lodge behiend this little gem of shuckin wonder! WOW! glass of wine and fresh oysters(OMG!, I have never seen so BIG!! and juicy), spiced shrimp, and crab legs made me a happy camper!! This bar seating, belleying up to deliciousness is a must when in Williamston. Still having a YUMgasim!! Fellow motorcycle riders, make this one of your stops in the months with an "R" between the hours of 5 pm to 9pm!

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Thank hummer06
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Reviewed 20 February 2013

Do yourself a favor and stop by here to sit at the bar and enjoy the staff shucking your oysters for you! It may not be fancy on the outside OR the inside but ... I understand it's been there forever and now my husband and I know why!!! We ate somem of the largest and juicest oysters we ever had ... anywhere in our travels! Plus the "locals" were so friendly to us ... and the staff were just great! We'll go back!!!!

Thank SummerTime65
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Reviewed 30 January 2013

I visit SSOB 3-5 times a year, while in town at horse shows. It is always a fun experience with great food. I was traveling alone this visit, and felt very comfortable there.

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Thank Carla B
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

Just got back from Sunny Side and what a find! Step into the place and have a drink while you wait for a place in the back room (holds 20-30) where the seafood is served. Once your name is called you go to the back which is a U shaped bar area with patrons seated around while staff shuck fresh steamed oysters, serve shrimp (already peeled), big scallops and broccoli. Had a 1/2 peck of oysters that were very large and tasted great. Wife had pound of shrimp that she shared with me. You sit in there and eat, talk to the locals. Got the bill (no posted/printed menu) and was shocked how cheap it was compared to other places. if we had known we would have had more and really pigged out! Not fancy, is a down home local kind of place. Highly recommended!!!!!!!

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Thank impromptutraveler
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