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City Diner and Oyster Bar

Hamburgers
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622 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2328
361-883-1643
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very tasty and reasonably priced food

I eat there pretty regularly. The food is good and very consistent. The service is good. It is very handy for people officing in the downtown area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
Jeff W
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Corpus Christi, Texas
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I eat there pretty regularly. The food is good and very consistent. The service is good. It is very handy for people officing in the downtown area.

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My girlfriend and I have eaten here twice and both times have been great. Whenever I visit Corpus Christi, it is a place we keep at the top of our list to have dinner. From the appetizers to the entrees, there was nothing we had that we didn't enjoy. The baked stuffed flounder was really delicious and the Greek salad... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I recently tried this place for the very first time (we've passed this place for years and have always wanted to stop). I'm glad we did, because the seafood was delicious, the atmosphere was nice, and the wait staff was friendly. The food tasted fresh and we didn't have to wait very long at all for our... More 

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Fort Worth
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 622 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: 361-883-1643

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Hamburgers

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