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Oyster Bar

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1830 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5258
+1 260-744-9490
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to finally go.. we'd gotten into a rut of going to the same place over and over again. We'd heard that the Oyster Bar was beyond great but also heard that reservations were hard to come by - they were correct on both fronts. Since there were no table reservations we were able to reserve... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the kind of place you want to visit only very occasionally or for special really events. Everything about the experience is excellent or beyond but the place is extremely expensive. The food is the best you'll ever get, the service and ambiance top-notch, and the place is about 120 (or more) years old. No part of the meal... More 

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Granger, IN
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

One of the better meals I have had the pleasure of experiencing. It is small and yeh, your are going to spend a little, but an absolute example of your get what you pay for. If you like a small quaint old style tavern with fantastic food, this is your destination. Completely enjoyed the various styles of prepared oysters, order... More 

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Thank jeichorst
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443 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Great oldtimey atmosphere! Absolutely wonderful dinner. Oyster stew is particullarly good. Would come back here in a minute!

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Thank AaronFWA
Lakeville, MI
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

What can I say other than AWESOME! Place also has a great history. Don't be put off by the surrounding area. This is a gem. Make reservations.

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Thank MIMOJO
Orlando, Florida
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

After living in Fort Wayne for 18 years and leaving in 1992 I decided to revisit one of my old favorites. I was not disappointed. Small and quaint with excellent service that still offers outstanding food. Not for bargain shoppers but if you want great food in a wonder atmosphere this is the place . All of us had snook.... More 

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Thank Ken C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Tucked away near the center on Fort Wayne is this great little seafood place! Wait staff was friendly and in tune with what we needed and when we needed it. We ate in the "back room" and loved the intimate feeling and quietness for good conversation. It's a small place with great atmosphere, perfect for parties of 2 or 3.... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food is so good and the service is excellent. Great food choices....a bit pricey but it is worth it for what you get. Love the atmosphere...upscale bar/restaurant with a bit of a rustic feeling.

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Thank Laurie L
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great oysters, especially for being so far from the gulf and east coast. The grouper prepared Oscar, was outstanding. My buddies had sea bass and they said it was very good. Susan, the manger, waited on us and she was very thorough and professional. The entire staff, including Leonard and the other chefs, were very friendly and helped make the... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I join people for lunch and always enjoy the decor, the service and the food! I order through the menu having had each item over the years and am always pleased. Go and see! You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 S Calhoun St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-5258
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-744-9490

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?