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“Major disappointment !!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of P J's Oyster Bar

P J's Oyster Bar
415 2nd St Indian Rocks, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785-2544
727-596-5898
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Price range: $0 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Major disappointment !!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We went there for a quick snack and we were eager to try their Oysters. Well to start off the Oysters were soaked in water and ice and had completely no taste. When done with the Oysters (no we did not finish them) we wanted to go somewhere else and to end the evening... it took forever to get our check. If you're going to call yourself an Oyster bar please make sure your Oysters are tasty and not watery.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Seafood Menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My wife and I have eaten here often. The service is good and staff is friendly. Yes, it's more of a neighborhood beach bar and it can be loud. And it will probably be jam-packed with a wait time. Either go before 5:30 p.m. or don't be in a hurry. It's family-oriented and very casual. You'll see everything from tank tops to suits. If you're a seafood lover and grouper fan in particular, you will love this place. I always enjoy the blackened grouper and my wife is mad about the garlic scallops. Portions are right-sized and pricing is moderate. I recommend this restaurant to everyone who enjoys seafood. To be clear, there are non-seafood items on the menu too. Enjoy!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Ok spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Food was good service wad pretty good to bad they wouldn't take the fruit salsa off fis tacos for us I'm allergic to mangos server said its a new item and can't change. Most customers were kinda shady it seemed to us a little Roudy

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Cornwall
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146 reviews 146 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
“Reliable food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I eat here often when in IRB area - and have never been disappointed! The food is excellent, the value terrific and the service friendly and impressive. This is an enormously popular venue - and I will be back again this trip!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Where the locals go”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Great after a day at the beach and very casual. The seafood is very good. Though there are a couple locations, we felt this restaurant is more authentic than Crabby Bill's across the street. We like to go to this beach in particular and knew Crabby Bill's didn't satisfy us so we have been coming here.
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  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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