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Docks Oyster Bar

633 3rd Ave, Frnt 5, New York City, NY 10017-6786 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #1,355 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $35 - $35
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: East 40th Street
Transit: Located just blocks away from Grand Central Terminal, we are easily accessible by the 4,5,6, or 7 train.
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Belper, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Again in new york the customer service did not let the side down. The food was good too! Lobster risoto and the bisque was pretty good :)

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Garpenberg, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Maybe I had to high expectations, but the food was kind of dull. I had Maine Lobster Roll which I was recommended by the waitress, and it did not taste much. There is nothing wrong with the atmosphere, but nothing that would make me return either.

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New York City, New York
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255 reviews 255 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Ordered a wedge with blue cheese and crumbles without bacon. It was fresh and we shared as it was large. Next, we ordered the mussels in red sauce and broiled salmon that came with red potatoes, asparagus and puréed yellow squash. The mussels were very good. The salmon was also very good. For desert ordered the key lime pie. The... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The hotel concierge recommended Dock's . . . and we are so happy he did. The first thing we noticed as we walked up to Dock's was the front window plastered with Zagat review stickers. That's when I knew we were in for a GOOOOD meal. We had 6:30 p.m. reservations and we arrived a bit early. The hostess was... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place for a Business Lunch. Good seafood. Good sized portions. They don't have a private dining room, but can do a partion in the back if you call ahead and make arrangements. It is very busy and always bustling, so reservations are a must. The specials are usually good and always change. If you are an out of towner,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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167 reviews 167 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have mixed feelings about writing this review, but I have to be honest and considering how my short time there went, I think 2 stars is appropriate. I came here during happy hour in hopes of having a glass of wine and some oysters with a friend of mine. I arrived at 5:30pm (their HH runs until 7pm) and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We had dinner here - very busy - seems to be used by lots of business people. It is noisy but only because it is so busy - which is a good sign. The food was excellent - my husband had 3 courses he liked the food so much. Not cheap but not the most expensive meal we had in... More 

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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We went to Docks for dinner without reservations and were seated right away. I ordered the set menu which was a fantastic deal! And my partner ordered the lobster risotto, we shared both and it was more than enough food. I had the mescal margarita which was good (not sweet). We basically had a three course meal with drinks and... More 

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New York City, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Ate at Dock's for the first time, and I must say their Lobster Roll was meaty and tasty, it was just delicious. It came with a side of crispy fries and cole slaw, the whole meal was worth the price tag of $25. I came here for lunch with my co-workers and would come back again if I have the... More 

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Sedona, AZ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been dining at Dock's for decades. It has a special energy and atmosphere that is rarely duplicated. The service is excellent. One complaint I have is that the martinis are too large ;-). On this last visit, I ordered the prix fixe meal which featured Pacific Cod. It was out of this world. Grilled just to the right... More 

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Additional Information about Docks Oyster Bar

Address: 633 3rd Ave, Frnt 5, New York City, NY 10017-6786
Phone Number: 212-986-8080
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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