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Oyster Bar

1830 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Ranked #3 of 524 Restaurants in Fort Wayne
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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89% Recommend
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English first
Fort Wayne, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place never fails me! They always have fresh seafood specials that deliver on taste and quality every time. The place is small with maybe 8 tables in their main dining area. There is seating at the small, cramped bar. And you actually have to go THRU the kitchen to get to a back more family-friendly, small dining area. They... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was in Ft Wayne for a business trip and read the reviews for The Oyster Bar and decided to give it a try. I love seafood and now I love this restaurant. It is small so I recommend go early or make a reservation. I started with the 1/2 order of mussels and clams. They were good but not... More

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146 reviews 146 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I can't rave enough about last night's dining experience at the Oyster Bar. Every item was 'the best of the best' that both my dining partner & I had ever tasted. Man, that chef can REALLY cook!!! We just wandered in about 7 with no reservations & snagged the last table... Outside. Previous reviewers were right, the place is tiny... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We went there on a Friday night. I can't believe it has taken so long to try this place out. We started with fried oyster appetizer. Yum. I had the clam chowder. It was the best clam chowder I have ever had. Last week I went to the famous St. Elmo's in Indianapolis and had their lobster bisque. This clam... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had the chance to go to the Oyster Bar for the first time, always heard raves about it. It was early in the day about 11:15 and a friend of mine wanted to get an early lunch since we both had business calls to make early in the afternoon. We were the first ones in the door and welcomed promptly... More

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Zionsville, Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What a great restaurant! We had a great dinner and ate lots of amazing Oysters. The Alaskan King Crab Legs were very good and so was the Lobster!!! :) I was impressed with how fresh the seafood was for a land locked smaller city. It made for a very pleasant romantic evening.

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Decatur, in
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This restaurant has an interesting history dating to the 1800's. However, of more interest is the food, service and atmosphere. The food is ever great. I hate to confess a number of years since I had previously visited before end of May 2014. A mistake on my part. The Oyster Bar is a fairly small, let's say cozy, interior. You... More

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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great atmosphere and excellent food. First time to Fort Wayne and first restaurant...great choice!!!

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

As far as I can recall, I haven't eaten there before. I grew up near Fort Wayne, and was recently there on a visit to my family. My brother made the reservation. The restaurant's motto, "serious food in a casual atmosphere" is apt. Don't expect a quiet, romantic place. Tables are squeezed in. But the food is first rate. The... More

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Convoy, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I love the Oyster Bar! The food, the atmosphere, the staff...all excellent. The restaurant is fine dining in a casual atmosphere, with people in jeans and t-shirts mixing with those in dress pants and button-ups. The restaurant itself is located in a turn-of-the-century Victorian house converted into a restaurant, which makes it very unique. The main dining room is small,... More

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