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“Good food, worth a try.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bernie's Oyster House

Bernie's Oyster House
13 tybrisa st, Tybee Island, GA
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Ranked #19 of 46 Restaurants in Tybee Island
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good food, worth a try.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We enjoyed visiting Bernie's Oyster House Thursday. when we walked in through the back entrance and found our self walking inside due to the heat of being outside. Although it looked nice. When we sat at a table we were brought menus and by that time of day we were terribly hungry so everything looked good. We ended up getting a combination platter of shrimp and oysters and a few appetizers, which were very good. The food was wonderfully satisfying, service was great. Never caught her name but my husband nicknamed her "Tennessee". So anyone who Visits Tybee Island should give Bernie's a try because compared to other restaurants we tried, this was one of our favorites.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Canton, Ohio
2 reviews
“Very Good Food and service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We ate at Bernies June 16th and also had Rachel. She must not have liked you because she was very polite and respectful, best server we had on our family vacation to Tybee. The food was Great too, we had the Captains platter, fish tacos, and much more and had no complaints at all ! They have a nice patio that we sat on, it was a breath of fresh air compared to other places we visited. As we walked out we picked up a "Rum Runner" and an all famous "Bernies Bloody Mary". The rum runner was our favorite. The bartender was a nice blonde with long wavy hair. she makes the best drinks we tasted because when we went in there on the 15th the Big man that was bar-tending was rude and must not have known what he was doing because the rum runner tasted nothing like the on we had the next night. I would go back on the right day and right service.

Visited June 2013
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Jasper, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Beware..It is a bar that serves food!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Yes, a bar it is with all the smell and foul language..not to mention the drunks! One man could not even stay on his bar stool..and his favorite word was..of course..the "F" word! This was the first place we tried during our vacation on Tybee Island..it was an experience for sure. Now here is the surprising part..the food was actually good..once we got up the nerve to order..for a moment it looked as though we might run for the door! Some of our group ordered the BLT's which they said were wonderful..my son had chicken fingers with fries..I ordered the Crab Cake Platter..and my husband ordered the pick two platter with fish fingers and stuffed crab..both came with slaw, hushpuppies and either fries or tots..both platters were wonderful..we had no complaints about the food only the atmosphere and the servers clothes were distasteful..to say the least! They wear and sell shirts that say... well I am not going to repeat it..but keep in mind it is an oyster bar. Sadly, the shirts cover more than the rest of their clothes..again keep in mind this is a bar! I don't think we would visit again..unless for lunch maybe..especially with our son. That is a big MAYBE!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“What a joke”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

First of all, the food is terrible. All of their food is frozen. If you decide to eat there make sure your server isn't Rachel. Rachel is the worst server I have ever had. When I told the manager Chrissy (who needs to wear more clothes) she dismissed my feedback and rolled her eyes. I see that a lot of reviews are old so possibly this dump used to have ok food and or service but not now! The servers stand around gossiping at the bar and the kitchens loud rap music can be heard in the dining room. WORST SERVICE ON TYBEE.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Geat place to have lunch or dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

A must , just laded back oysterr bar, I was feeling kind of hung over a bit and went to this place had one of the best Club sandwiches with a dies of deep fried tots. OMG is was great and the place is very clean and the staff is awesome and very friendly. u must go and hang out for some beers and half shells.

Visited May 2013
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