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“Great Food and Friendly Staff!”

Dock Street Oyster Bar
Ranked #15 of 697 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$16
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, 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 17 June 2014 via mobile

Went to dinner on a Saturday night and instantly knew this place must be awesome because it was packed! Steady stream of people coming and going. Staff was friendly and obliging, the atmosphere was very unique/artsy/pleasant and the food was outstanding. The portion size of their platter was fantastic. I had the fish tacos and they were excellent!! The price for all the food your getting wasn't bad either. All patrons were greeted by the owner and thanked for their patronage and he was available to answer questions about menu options. Would definitely recommend to others.

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Service is outstanding. Atmosphere is fun. Food is very good. I had the steam selection and my husband got the grouper. Fish was very good but he was not very happy with the sides. We had the crab mac and cheese with buffalo sauce that was fantastic. Pricey a bit but good location and good fun.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Dock Street Oyster Bar is by far the best seafood restaurant in Wilmington, North Carolina. We were absolutely delighted and happily surprised when we discovered this jewel. We ordered the seafood platter, crab legs, jumbo shrimps, oysters, clams and mussels. The food was delicious! The service outstanding and the decor is fabulous! It was Saturday night and the waiting list too long. Fortunately we decided to sit at the bar. Our server Ashley Hopper was charming, helpful and kind. She made our first visit most memorable. The location is fantastic, right off the river bank and one block from Market Street. We are planning in going back for another amazing seafood platter and to visit Ashley. We had a terrific time!!!

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1  Thank M O
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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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1  Thank John T
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