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Review of Neptune Oyster

Neptune Oyster
Ranked #19 of 3,320 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$60
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: North End
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We have visited Neptune Oyster several times and had a family member with us this time. It was graduation weekend, so the wait times were VERY long. Our wait was 2 1/2 hours. Neptune is a very small place, like many in Boston. They took our number and would call when they had seating for us. In the interim, we walked around, visit other restaurants and then our seating was ready. We have always ended up sitting at the bar. The food is excellent. My husband always enjoys the selection to choose from at Neptune. We will definitely return on our next trip to Boston.

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Thank MissingtheCape
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Other reviews are spot on! Excellent seafood in small, quaint spot. Got there before they opened so we were in first seating. But service was fast so even if you have a wait and have to come back, it's worth it! "Hot" lobster roll is heaven and their descriptions of the oysters and clams are right on the money. Only a few blocks walk from Quincey Market so when in the area you really should visit here.

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Boston and well worth the wait! The hosts have seating down to a science. Once you enter, they will immediately take your phone number, give you an approximate wait time, and send you on your way until they call. Even though it might be a 45 to 90 minute wait, you can spend time enjoy wandering the streets of the Northend or pop into a nearby bar for a drink.

Oysters, upon oysters, upon oysters! This is truly a slice of heaven and makes for a memorable meal. We sat at the bar and took our time looking at all the different fresh selections. I couldn't decide . . .so ended up trying most of the oysters. My favorite were the kumamotos! My husband had an amazing seared tuna special. The atmosphere is lively and fun. Service was excellent and there was also a great wine list!

Highly recommend to anyone and everyone!!

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Thank medatsu
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

This place is awesome. Can be difficult to get in, but well worth it. When we arrived, there was no line. A 30-45 minute wait. They took our phone number and we killed some time walking around. We got seats (2) at the far end of the bar. Our server was great with oyster and wine reccs. And the lobster rolls were un freakin' believable. We got them hot and buttered. There's a lot of lobster meat on those bad boys - no filler, so I thought the $27 price tag was fair for what you got. Would definitely come back - just for the wellfleets. Neptune is a must when coming to Boston. Just try to time out the wait (we got lucky) and you'll be well rewarded.

Thank harmonious68
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

The highly skilled Maitre d' knows how to handle the throngs of people vying for a spot at this little gem in the North End. If you want a perfect piece of seafood this is it.

Thank uniquelymaine
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