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Impudent Oyster

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15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
+1 508-945-3545
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Soups, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Housed in an old church, the decor was a bit pub (wooden features) and a bit old church (a few panes of stained glass). Ambiance was OK, nothing special and the menu was heavy on pasta and scallops/shrimp and not whole fish in my opinion...More

Thank Dainelle G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful atmosphere close to town. The food was excellent! Friendly staff, tasty starters! Just down from Main Street Chatham.

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Impudent Oyster on St. Patrick's Day. Small place with tables close together but very nice dinner. For apps my husband had the mussels Isabella. I'm not a mussel fan but he said they were delicious and huge! I had the salt cod tater...More

Thank L R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always visit the Oyster when in Chatham. Excellent food! Consistently good. Love the scallop sandwich and my husband always chooses the mussels. Delicious! Can’t wait to return!

Thank SenoritaSuzieCapeCod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit this restaurant and we were really glad we did. Good staff and great food. Had the lobster & steak which is unmissable

Thank 240warrenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great little restaurant right in the center of Chatham.Don’t miss the mussels.absolutely the best ever. Order the Clam chowder Eat at the bar or in the dining room. Very accommodating wait staff and really good for lunch or dinner

Thank capsanjan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our last night, we met with friends from Dennis. After passing around a few suggestions, the Impudent Oyster seemed the best option; and a very short walk from our Inn. I called early afternoon looking for a table at 6:00, it's winter, no problem....More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed another very good lunch here, my wife and I have been enjoying the Imprudent for 15+ years. Typically lunch, fresh oysters, broiled cod and salmon respectively with lemon butter on the side complimented by some crisp Rose. The only real negative was the seating....More

Thank George D
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Everything we ate was EXCELLENT! Fish so fresh ...it melted in your mouth and not fishy-tasting. Salad w Shrimp added ...Excellent. Waitress Annette was very attentive, warm and friendly. She described dishes and large portions well. All the servers and bartender were nice saying hi/thanks...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We love the “oyster”! They have great Vermont butternut bisque! My husband always gets the Nantucket scallop sandwich! The wait staff is very friendly and attentive. Great atmosphere! It’s a must if you come to Chatham!

Thank smittyq2
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Carol C
December 10, 2016|
Response from Kimbrid | Reviewed this property |
No reservations just walked in and we had 3 in our party
Harry G
June 20, 2016|
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Response from kathady | Reviewed this property |
I submitted a review and I have been asked to answer your question. The owner of Impudent is an older gentleman and they don't appear to have a website so I think it is more a lack of technology than and intent to ignore... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $36
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-945-3545
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