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Atlas Oyster House

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600 Barracks St., Pensacola, FL
850-437-1961
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Five Forks!

One of the best restaurants we have been to! I loved having the option to eat either in the restaurant or in the heated tent next to the water. The food was top notch! I enjoyed an oyster appetizer and the shrimp and grits. I wish I lived closer because I would definitely go back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Kayleigh S
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Pearl City, Hawaii
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  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Pearl City, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

One of the best restaurants we have been to! I loved having the option to eat either in the restaurant or in the heated tent next to the water. The food was top notch! I enjoyed an oyster appetizer and the shrimp and grits. I wish I lived closer because I would definitely go back!

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Top Contributor
221 reviews 221 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very good fresh seafood...had all types of oysters, grouper and their signature dish, the YaYa. YaYa...nah nah, just ok with some shrimp on it. Service was very good and great outside dining with views of the Gulf.

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Pleasantville, New York
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343 reviews 343 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great seafood on the water in downtown Pensacola. The cuisine is very creative. I had the bacon wrapped stuffed shrimp atop mashed potatoes & fried green tomatoes. It is the sister restaurant to the Fish House next door. The food was generous and carefully prepared. The menu had a number of interesting items as well as standard Gulf seafood fare.

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Spanish Fort
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Decided to try something new in Pensacola, and man was this a good choice! As a matter of fact, I think they may have jumped to the top of my favorite restaurant list! I don't think you could go wrong with anything on the menu. The wife and I did the Rim Tuna and to our delightful surprise a sushi... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We decided to go to Atlas for my birthday . For appetizer we got the baked oyster sampler and calamari . Baked oyster were excellent! calamari was ok . For dinner I decided to get some sushi and some more baked oyster because they were so good and sushi was excellent too. Overall very good food and great service .... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were only in town for a quick trip and friends recommended the Atlas for dinner. We are so glad they did! We had a great time and the food was outstanding! The fish was very fresh and tasted great! I recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Pensacola.

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Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Atlas is a bit louder, more casual, a little less nice and maybe a bit darker? Maybe it was just in the corner we were seated at. We prefer Fish House, although it is basically the same menu. Shrimp étouffée was good, a bit on the salty side but ok. Grilled oysters were quite gritty. And my mahi was overcooked.

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Berkeley, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I've been coming here for years and I've never had a bad meal. In good weather you can sit outside and there's a nice view of boats and the water. It's in the old downtown section of Pensacola and great to have lunch or an early dinner after sight-seeing. I usually take all my out of town guests here and... More 

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Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

when we get there 7pm. oyster was already sold out. and we waited more than 30 min to they set the table. my sister order strawberry daiquiri,came with same grass to water grass. also already separate ice and liquid.

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our group of 5 enjoyed a delightful meal on a cool evening overlooking the water and the aquarium. Friends from Alabama drove in and met us at the Atlas, a favorite of ours for Monday night oysters, but this was a Tuesday with Sushi specials so we all chose different entrees that normal. Every thing we tried was wonderful. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 Barracks St., Pensacola, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: 850-437-1961

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?