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“Amazing Lobster Roll”
Review of Oyster House

Oyster House
Ranked #15 of 4,443 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: City Center West
Description: Formerly known as the Sansom Street Oyster House. Re-opened recently as The Oyster House. Would like to write a review.
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Was in town on business and always like to try new spots for seafood. This place was fabulous.
Sat at the bar. Service was superb. Had oysters for an appetizer. Couldn't decide on the fish soup or the lobster roll for an entrée, so had them both. YOLO !!!!! The fish soup was good but the lobster roll was fantastic. You cannot imagine how much lobster they put on it.
Highly recommend..

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

We asked about a place to eat in a local bar and the patron suggested this trendy establishment. When we arrived, we were seated immediately and quickly acknowledged. Ordered from a very creative menu of mostly seafood, which is why we were there. The Calamari was tasty but over cooked, We sent back, and was quickly replaced with much the same but good. We had for dinner a lobster roll which was the best we've ever had and a generous portion of King Mackeral. Great ambiance and great experience. We'll be going back the next time we are in town, which will be soon. If you haven't been to Phillie lately, what a joy. Very vibrant city, clean, and such a nice bunch of folks to welcome you to a great place to be.

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

This was my first time here. Incredible selection of oysters from North America, fresh shrimp and clam chowders. Sat at bar watching the oyster/clam shucker ply his trade. The waiter described the oysters that were available. Ordered a sampler of oysters. He also recommended the NE clam chowder and the shrimp salad. (served on a toasted bun) No surprise to me why this 'House' was so crowded with young professionals during lunch hour on a Tuesday.

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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Oyster house has fresh seafood and a great, casual atmosphere. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and has good suggestions.

Thank jgelles7
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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Arrived close to 7 pm. The place was still busy with the Happy Hour crowd, but my small party was able to be seated right away. Greeted right away by our server, and reviewed menu and ordered appetizer (roasted oysters and Manhattan clam chowder). The appetizers were tasty, and the IPA and other beverages we ordered were cold and tasty. My wife ordered the tuna, my son had the crab cake, and I had a small plate with Southern fried oysters and chicken salad, with a side order of chicken salad. The oysters were juicy, and the veggies were tasty. My son cleaned his plate, and my wife liked the tuna. We enjoyed the ambience. Wasn't too loud even though the place was packed, and we received courteous and consistent service.

Thank Steven G
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