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City Diner and Oyster Bar

622 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2328
361-883-1643
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Ranked #170 of 597 restaurants in Corpus Christi
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Fort Worth
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This used to be better and was recommended by friends last year. The kids menu is not printed but is essentially the same price as the adult version only without onions, lettuce, etc. The family was not impressed.

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Central Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

I had the oysters and shrimp combo and it tasted great. However, I was most impressed with their salad dressings...I asked and was told they make them fresh daily. Excellent!

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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This restaurant had a fire last Sept. so has been redone and looks nice. Black and white with turquoise accents and pictures of different cities on the walls. Service was good. They have a specialty fish dish which the hostess recommended so I tried it (might be called Nueces fish). It was a large portion - too much to eat.... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I absolutely loved this little diner. They had great food and in walking distance to Corpus Christi's Bayfront....Awesome

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Cypress, Texas, USA
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

I ordered the chicken tender entree.....It was awful!!! The corn was right out of a can, my baked potato was luke warm at best and TINY and the chicken was processed chicken that was not a chicken breast as stated on the menu!!!

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San Antionio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We went down town to have a evening dinner by the sea. The city dinner had just been renovated and just opened. The service was poor and the food preparation was very poor. They seemed to want to cut food costs on portions and preparation.

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Bedford
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Try the Poor-boy , and the greasy burger, and the milk shake. It was a great experience to get a quick bite to eat.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This place had a fire but has now reopened - nicely updated inside and a lot better coming out of the kitchen. We had the club sandwich and a Greek Salad both very good. The waitress was way to chatty and asked what kind of dressing I wanted on the Greek Salad - I told her "Turkish" she didn't get... More

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Somerset, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

it was good food and a neat old 50-60s decor, i could say more but not too sure what more there is to say

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Harlingen, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

When it re opens after construction it will have a new name. Hope they keep the same menu. Love the Grung Dog.

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