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Oysters Rockefeller
baked w/spinach & cheese
USD 9
Clams Casino
baked w/peppers, onions & bacon
USD 7
Pan Seared sea scallops
w/brown butter sauce
USD 12
Jumbo Lump Crab Cocktail
w/brown butter or cocktail sauce
USD 12
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
with cocktail sauce
USD 10
BANG-BANG STYLE
Gulf Shrimp or Day Boat Scallops
our "Bang-Bang" style is......flash fried, tossed w/ baby greens & fried wontons in a spicy remoulade
USD 10
Mussels
wild Maine mussels sautéed w/garlic, shallots, white wine & herbs (choice of - red sauce or white sauce)
USD 9
Calamari
fried, tossed w/mix of garlic, parmesan, oregano, basil & thyme
USD 9
RAW BAR OPTIONS
Ceviche'
our chef's daily fresh selection
USD 12
Ceviche' Flight
our chef's daily selection of 3 distinct styles
USD 15
Tuna Tartare
freshhand cut yellow fin tuna blended with sesame soy dressing. served over an avocado blend with baked sesame wonton chips
USD 12
1/2 SHELL OYSTERS
Choice of (2) Sauces: Cocktail Sauce, Oriental Mignonette, Tobasco, Horseradish
1/2 Shell Oysters
We offer a daily variety of Oysters. Our staff is pleased to inform you of today's selection
1/4 Dozen USD 6
1/2 Dozen USD 12
Dozen USD 20
1/2 Shell Rhode Island Clams
Served with Lemon wedge & Cocktail Sauce
1/4 Dozen USD 4
1/2 Dozen USD 7
Dozen USD 12
TOWER #1
$55
(6) 1/2 Shell Oysters
(6) 1/2 Shell Clams
(6) Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
(12) Poached Maine Mussels Poached
Sea Scallops
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat
Tuna Tartare
(2) House Made Ceviche'
Cocktail Sauce
Mignonette Sauce
RAW BAR SAMPLER
$20
(4) 1/2 Shell Oysters
(4) 1/2 Shell Clams
(4) Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Cocktail Sauce
UPGRADE YOUR TOWER
Add
1/2 Lb. Lobster Meat
USD 15
1/2 Lb. Alaskan King Crab Legs
USD 18
TOWER #2
$70
(8) 1/2 Shell Oysters
(10) 1/2 Shell Clams
(8) Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
(18) Poached Maine Mussels Poached
Sea Scallops
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat
Tuna Tartare
(2) House Made Ceviche'
Cocktail Sauce
Mignonette Sauce
SALADS
Youell's House Salad
mixed greens & garden vegetables finished w/balsamic vinaigrette
USD 7
Oyster House Caesar Salad
topped with anchovies
USD 9
Harvest Salad (serves 2)
A combination of poached gulf shrimp, fresh pears, maytag bleu cheese, candied pumpkin, dried cranberries & delicate brie croutons over baby arugula finished in a maple pumpkin vinaigrette
USD 15
SOUPS
Youell's Famous Crab Bisque
rich & creamy with pure crab meat
USD 7
Chef's Chowder of the Day
manhattan clam, new England clam or fish. Your server will inform of todays selection
USD 6
Traditional Oyster stew
Milk, butter, oyster liquor, 3 large plump oysters. Served with o.t.c. crackers. The original
USD 8
About
Sea to Table Since 1895. Upscale dining in relaxed atmosphere. Fresh fish and shellfish delivered 7 days a week. 8 varietal oysters daily, and six more on deck. Generous wine and craft beer selection. Buck-a-Shuck every day until 6 in bar area. Happy Hour Sunday - Friday until 6 in bar area: All Apps $8, drink specials. Voted "Best Seafood" for many consecutive years. Certified Black Angus Choice ribeye, sirloin and tenderloin steaks. Learn more on our website: menu, Chef's features, history and more...
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was part of the first Brunch at Youells!! I must say it was a delicious and diverse menu!! We started with crab cakes and Avacado Toast....with were fantastic! The 4 of us had different dishes....but we all shared a bite. I cannot say enough about...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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youellsoyster, General Manager at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us!

Reviewed June 21, 2020 via mobile

Great server. Very nice. Food was good. Need more umbrellas because theres no shade. Disapointing: hostess walked right by me and said “wait a minute” when i said i had reservations, to ask other people outside if they needed seating first. (Those people were my...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Dropped with tip over $130. These lehigh valley residents don't know fine dining. Hoofties. Save your money and go to Savory Grill or Curious Goods. Country Meadows serves better fare.I will never return.

Date of visit: March 2020
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allentonian, Owner at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2020

Hooftie- PA Dutch word for Jackass or Imbecile. I’ll return the compliment by calling you a Heva hava.

Reviewed February 24, 2020

Food was really good, lobster bisque excellent along with the cocktails, would of gotten a 5 star rating except the waiter didn't seem like very out going and felt like he didn't want to be at work. Other issue we had we arrived early so...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

I've been coming here since the 70's with my parents for great seafood. I now come with my kids 45 years later for their great selection of seafood. A great restaurant! I would recommend for those who want something special!

Date of visit: February 2020
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allentonian, Owner at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

Thank you for your multi-generational patronage. It’s a common theme that we’re very proud of.

Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Youell’s is the best on service, food and fair price. We go for special occasions but if we lived closer probably Would be there a few times a week for happy hour. The lobster tails are sweet and tender and a must as an add...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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allentonian, Owner at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

Thank you!

Reviewed February 12, 2020

The food, service and atmosphere is EXCELLENT!!! A great place for dinner in Allentown. The Broiled Seafood combo #2 is my favorite!! Oysters,,,,YUMMMMM !!!

Date of visit: November 2019
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allentonian, Owner at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2020

Thank you Ron!

Reviewed February 7, 2020

We read about this place and decided to try it. Great variety of oysters to choose from. I had seafood Mascarpone over lobster ravioli. . it was delicious A very generous plate. Waitress was attentive without being intrusive. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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allentonian, Owner at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2020

Thanks Sally!

Reviewed February 3, 2020

This is perhaps the best seafood restaurant I've ever been to. We had great drinks beforehand and a dozen very good oysters (4 different types). My daughter had the Chilean sea bass and said it was excellent. My son-in-law had their Paiello (sp) and he...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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allentonian, Owner at Youell's Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2020

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed January 28, 2020

Met a group of friends for a Friday night dinner / reunion for Muhlenberg College. Restaurant was fairly crowded but not packed. Service was reasonably good. Young server was moderately inattentive at times but not a big problem. I had jumbo shrimp cocktail and bouillabaisse....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Laci C
October 1, 2016|
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Response from allentonian | Property representative |
Suggested. Very busy, especially on weekends. Best to call ahead at least.
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Sharon S
September 3, 2016|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
They come with sides.
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Lorraine N
August 15, 2015|
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Response from allentonian | Property representative |
Busy, lively restaurants can be considered noisy. Youell’s is a popular place.
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