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“Great, authentic food”

Dock Street Oyster Bar
Ranked #20 of 749 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$16
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are a Family owned Business that takes great pride in using Locally sourced Seafood and Vegetables at affordable prices . We have been voted Best Oyster bar by Encore readers in Wilmington 15 years in a row.
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Dropped in here for dinner and got a table by the window. Our waitress was great and knew her stuff and was clearly passionate about the food. I had the crab and shrimp- all served with a bucket in the floor to toss your shells. My boyfriend had the oysters and then the tuna. It's all grilled, baked and steamed food so a little healthier; nothing is fried. It's not fine dining but if you want to taste decent seafood in a casual and easy going setting then this place is for you.

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Dock Street serves oysters. Raw, steamed, or baked. There is no fryer on the property.
The "selects" were plump, a bit sweet, salty, and delicious. The Rockefeller appetizer was also a nice meal in itself. Very reasonable, good service. Lots of other menu items that were good, but not the reason you would go here. Again. And Again!

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Reviewed 7 May 2014

I was there once but it was really enjoyable time. Very good oysters, excellent service, good atmosphere. If you are in Wilmington you should visit this place for sure.

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1  Thank Igor E
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Went Easter weekend, Saturday night, and had no trouble getting a seat, wait staff is very nice, beer is cold, and the atmosphere is fun and casual. We had our minds made up to have mussels and were quite disappointed with them. They were rubbery and tough, like they had been cooked from the freezer. The other meals at our table were good, but not great. We are seafood lovers, and cook a lot, so we are more critical than most, maybe. Fun place to get a drink and appetizer, but we were not impressed with the entrees.

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Reviewed 8 April 2014

Enjoyed the catch of the day catfish sandwich. The New Zealand mussels were awesome in Old Bay and Beer. Highly recommend this place for fresh seafood.

Thank Bruce N
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