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Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
11
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
13
Steamed Littleneck Clams
13
Steamed Green Lipped Mussels
15
Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cocktail
Half Dozen 11
Dozen 16
Little Neck Clams On The Half Shell
Half Dozen 11
Dozen 16
Fresh Oysters On The Half Shell
Half Pound 9
One Pound 16
Hot Louisiana Or Maryland Style
SOUPS & SALADS
Cup 4
Bowl 7
Clam Chowder
new england or manhattan style
6
With Shrimp 10
With Lump Crabmeat 12
With Chicken 8
Caesar Salad
12
Shrimp Louie Salad
with avocado, bay shrimp & louie dressing
KETTLE SPECIALTIES
18
Pan Roast
fresh seafood sauteed with brandy, cream and tomato. choose from: crab, shrimp, lobster or get all three with our signature house roast
18
Gumbos
a louisiana bayou favorite made with okra, gumbo file, cajun spices and andouille sausage. choose from: crab, shrimp, lobster, or cant make up your mind, get all three with our signature house gumbo
19
Bouillabaisse.
shrimp, crab, mussels, clams and fresh fish in a light tomato saffron broth with leeks, fennel and herbs
18
Cioppino
san francisco seafood stew in slightly spicy tomato sauce with a medley of fish and shellfish
17
House Etoufee
the classic creole dish of lobster, shrimp and crab in a nutty seafood veloute with our own cajun seasonings
HOUSE FAVORITES
17
Shrimp Jambalaya
a savory rice dish of shrimp, andouille sausage and cajun spice
8
Red Beans & Rice
a southern classic with our own andouille sausage and a trinity of bell peppers, celery and onion
30
Lobster Boil
a dockside feast of boiled maine lobster, littleneck clams, red potatoes, corn-on-the-cob and cole slaw
16
Scampi With Pasta
shrimp sauteed with garlic, olive oil, lemon and herbs, tossed with linguine
14
Linguine With Clams
steamed and chopped clams tossed in a white or red sauce with garlic, herbs and butter with our own cajun seasonings
FRESH CATCH
18
Mediterranean Salmon
sauteed with olive oil, white wine, tomato, capers and basil
23
Alaskan Halibut
18
Salmon
delicately steamed in our individual kettles with white wine, olive oil, lemon, capers and herbs or lemon basil beurre blanc
DESSERTS
6
Bananas Foster
bananas sauteed in butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, banana liqueur and dark rum over vanilla ice cream
5
Chocolate Cake
5
New York Cheesecake
topped with strawberry or blueberry sauce
4
Ice Cream
vanilla, chocolate or strawberry
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A charming small restaurant with great food. Since it is Monday my husband had the oyster special @ 1.25 each. The Asian vegetable soup was good. I had crab cakes which were also good. He enjoyed the corvina special, especially the rice balls. We think...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank johannaguehl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I found this restaurant by using Yelp. Since it was Monday we ordered the Oyster special at 1:25 per oyster. I had a cup of the soup does your which was Asian chicken vegetable and I loved it. My wife had crabcakes...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ronwPGH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place.... reminds me of an old Boston restaurant! Service was great and super friendly and the food was excellent! Try the Cioppino it is terrific! Large group can sit in the back room which is accessible by walking through the kitchen!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank H643ZVpeterb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is small but the food is scrumptious with a variety of seafood cuisine. They have very good clam chowder soup.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tripster1049
Reviewed April 8, 2019

I'll admit it: I was intimidated to go here. But damn, am I glad we did. We called saturday at around 1pm to see if we could get reservations for 7, table of four. They said yes, but we would be in the Back Room....More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Atmosphere old and outdated, they recommend reservations, don’t take the back room it’s a storage room with tables. We went there because of other friends recommendations, what a disappointment. Three of us ordered walleye and tile Fish, and my wife ordered salmon. Walleye had a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rons933
Reviewed March 26, 2019

This is one of those intimate ,quirky places with great unusual foods including oysters and fish prepared by very good chefs. Small but a place that provokes conversation, friendship and romance.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alifejourney
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Really like the atmosphere in the Oyster Bar. I remember when the ORIGINAL Bar with fresh Oysters was available. It is still a NEAT place to go with others for great food and service. And you can still get wonderful oysters. We get here every...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 800barrett
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Stopped in for dinner when we were taking our son back to University. This place is nothing but history, good times and good food. The bartender is happy and offers great selections. The seafood is a surprise given you are in Indiana. Had an enjoyable...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank E P
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Oyster Bar has been visited by my mom and dad and was the place they would take us kids when we were younger for a special occasion. It is nestled in the south part of the downtown on Calhoun Street. When I visited as a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dad10402017
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MTBoyle
June 12, 2018|
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Response from 1313canfield | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not believe so.
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Alicia1998
December 31, 2014|
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Response from W5819PBstevem | Reviewed this property |
There is a small room in the back. It is comfortable but you miss some of the atmosphere of the main room.
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