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Dockside Oyster Bar & Cafe

821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville, FL 32578-1915
+1 850-678-1241
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (34 reviews)
“jambalaya” (10 reviews)
“red fish” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville, FL 32578-1915
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here with my husband and his coworkers. They are fast, fresh, and delicious! I really liked the fried pickles. My husband loves their fish tacos.

Thank asarnoci
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this place for lunch. It definitely was a disappointing visit. Food was okay nothing really wow. Service was terrible, it took us more than a hour for everything to come to our table. Our server wasn't the problem. She was good. The problem...More

Thank Caleb J
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Went for drinks and snacks with some friends after work. Sat inside, but still had a beautiful view of the water. The tuna and the crab dip were both excellent. But the best part was our waiter / bartender. Ian was awesome! He provided excellent...More

Thank KAMartin911
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This needs to be put out of its misery and bought by someone who knows how to run a restaurant. Service and management were disastrous. Location is fantastic, food very good (not counting the worst “key” lime pie I’ve ever had), but I will not...More

Thank SWHighlander
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Dockside is a great place to dine - anytime. I had tried just about everything on the menu. Make sure you save room for dessert! The bread pudding is so yummy. My favorite place to meet colleagues after work.

Thank suzy1401
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice location, great views inside and out. The redfish sandwich was okay. Oysters were on special, there were a few bad ones, so we did not finish them. Great appetizers.

Thank needavaca1
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

One word (well acronym) “MEH” pretty much sums up our dining experience tonight. Starting with the service, staff was very friendly but service was average. Our server forgot 2 items from our order and had to make 2 separate trips to complete our order. Salad...More

Thank philk387
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Our server (Jessica B)was very knowledgeable of the menu from suggestions on what to get to my children’s many questions she was great! Our food was delicious(husband didn’t care for the oysters) but everything else was great. The hot crab dip with bread was our...More

Thank mandyschumacher
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Busy Thursday and too few servers. Ordered redfish, baked potato, broccoli for $20.99 and fish was dry and inedible. Ate crunchy potato and ho-hum broccoli. Why serve margarine with a $20 fish dinner? Server did not ask if we wanted additional drinks. My friend asked...More

Thank Melinda P
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop in with friends. They have seating overlooking the bay which is quite lovely. The appetizers are delicious and well priced. Would definitely make this a monthly visit.

Thank X6367ANangelaw
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February 13, 2017|
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Yes they accept American Express and just about all major credit cards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville, FL 32578-1915
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Niceville
  • Phone Number: +1 850-678-1241
  • E-mail
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