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Impudent Oyster

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American, Chowder, Seafood, International, Contemporary
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15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
508-945-3545
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 68
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best seafood

A real fine dining for locals. A bit pricey, but worth it! Eaten here many times. Make reservations, or wait a long time. Also eating at bar a favorite option. Excellent menu choices, gourmet dining from start to finish; a great place to take wife out for a special night!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Everett H
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Milton, Massachusetts, United States
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  • Local cuisine
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were told to go here for great seafood. We were disappointed with the service and the decor of the place. The food was not bad but we were seated in the back, lower portion of the restaurant and it was dark and hot. They couldn't seem to get the air conditioning working right and the waitress was not great.... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A real fine dining for locals. A bit pricey, but worth it! Eaten here many times. Make reservations, or wait a long time. Also eating at bar a favorite option. Excellent menu choices, gourmet dining from start to finish; a great place to take wife out for a special night!!

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great place, particularly for incredibly fresh seafood. I chose the linguine with with clams, shrimp, scallops lovely white fish and a great lobster claw on top, fantastic meal ! I initially declined the bib but rapidly changed my mind ! The food was superb as was the service. Goodness me - you guys could teach a lot of our similarly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The name of the restaurant is unusual, and the concierge of our Hotel called it the Impotent Oyster which we thought to be ironic - due to Oyster's purported aphrodisiac properties - and funny. We could not get a dinner reservation at this local hotspot so we decided to have lunch here today while walking along Main Street. The restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Ok, I rarely give a restaurant 5 stars. I had never heard of it until parents suggested it for dinner a few nights ago. It was incredible. Every bite of every meal was delicious. I cannot recommend this restaurant more highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Always enjoy eating at Impudent Oyster. Food and drinks are excellent . We have only eaten there at lunch when we are in Chatham. But I'm sure the dinner is just as excellent.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

On arriving in Chatham we noted the very high volume of people having lunch here. We decided to book for dinner and could only get a 6:00pm or 9:00pm table every night of our 5 night stay. We opted for an early dinner one night and it was a taste sensation. Quite informal but the food was in a different... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was our second visit (first ate there last summer). The menu is diverse and leans heavily towards seafood. Lots of great appetizers and salad choices. The bread served with every meal is delicious! It was a hot humid night and we arrived 15 min. early, so we waited 10 minutes on one of the benches outside. Parking is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food and the atmosphere was absolutely great and definitely worth a visit, it's just off the high street so easy to miss. The people were all so friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The place was recommended to us and our expectations were high. Had calamari for starters which tasted great and can be recommended. I also had the pesca fra diablo which was okay but I would not order it again as I felt it had way to many different assorted seafoods besides the lobster and littlenecks in the dish. Also lobster... More 

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Additional Information about Impudent Oyster

Address: 15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
Phone Number: 508-945-3545
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28 - 36
Cuisine: American, Chowder, Seafood, International, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: 508-945-3545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, Chowder, Seafood, International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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