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Island Creek Oyster Bar

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Sat, 8/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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RAW BAR‏
2.50
island creek*
duxbury ma‏ skip bennett
3
ichabod flat*
plymouth ma don wilkinson
3
peters point*
onset ma peter & jeff orcutt
3.50
first light*
mashpee ma wampanoag tribe
3
chatham*
chatham ma stephen wright
3
wellfleet*
wellfleet ma william 'chopper' young
3.50
puffers*
wellfleet ma irving puffer
4
katama bay*
martha's vineyard‏ ma jack blake
3.50
dodge cove pemaquid*
muscongus bay me tonie simmons
3.50
northern cross*
smith island va tim rapine
APPS
11 00
no shell maine mussels:
lemongrass, fresno, chorizo
10 00
white wine cream, parsley
13 00
salmon tartare*
sesame, cucumber,‏ lime
4
crispy oyster slider
brioche roll, lime chili aïoli
16 00
pan fried maine crab cake
pistachio relish, spicy saffron yogurt
14 00
steamed littleneck clams
icob bacon, rosemary fennel broth, scallion butter
21
crispy florida soft shell crab
cous cous, cucumber, pickled fresno, sweet chili aïoli
SALAD‏
12.00
equinox farm greens
watermelon radish, vermont feta, spiced walnuts, shallot dijon vinaigrette
13
chopped salad
icob bacon, spring vegetables, green goddess dressing
FRIED
15 00
fish sandwich
spicy tartar, old bay fries
19 00
fish & chips
beer batter, malt vinegar aïoli
11
smoked cod croquettes
preserved lemon aïoli, fennel marmalade
SOUP‏
11
clam chowder
hand dug clams, buttermilk biscuits, house-cured bacon
11
lobster bisque
brown butter lobster knuckles
11
asparagus
crème fraîche, smoked steelhead roe
THE NEW ENGLAND KITCHEN
a selec tion of recipes from chef jeremy sewall's cookbook
small 16 00
large 32 00
fried clams
hand-dug in ipswich
14
ipswich steamers
white wine, thyme, grilled bread
FROM THE LAND‏
25
roasted chicken
gnocchi sardi, spring-dug parsnips, pancetta, spring onion
36
grilled new york strip steak
potato gratin,‏ crimini mushrooms, red wine sauce
16
colorado angus burger *
house-cured maple bacon, grafton cheddar, fries
TODAY'S FISH SELECTION
28
steelhead trout
english pea risotto, orange oil
27
grilled salmon
mustard spaetzle, icob tasso ham, asparagus
for 1 26.00
for 2 44.00
mrs. bennett’s seafood casserole
29
rhode island fluke
white asparagus, saffron potatoes, fava beans
29
ethel's lobster roll
kettle chips, cole slaw, rosemary roll
38
pan roasted scallops
roasted mushrooms, english peas, truffle vinaigrette
32
herb crusted gloucester cod
spring chowder, icob bacon, fingerling potatoes
28
halibut cheeks
red lentil‏ salad, basil, harissa salsa verde
FOR THE TABLE‏
5.00
buttermilk biscuit
5.00
hand-cut fries
5.00
cole slaw
7.00
potato gratin
5.00
old school baked beans
7.00
roasted crimini mushrooms
16
white asparagus
with lobster hollandaise
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in hungry on a beautiful Thursday night. I expected I lineup, there was almost no one. The oysters were delicious as always. But we left hungry. And drove to another restaurant for dinner. Oysters only may work in Boston but here we need...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank walkerM379
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here last week on a Sunday night. We were seated immediately in a lovely horseshoe shaped booth. Almost immediately our friendly server took drink orders. We have no idea why it took almost 45 mins to get our drinks. Dinner was not that...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank trudys234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, great service. Coming in for the first time, you feel the energy and hype. But.. had 7 different varieties of oysters available that night and honestly the differences between them was very slight. They all tasted like briny(salt) water. Maybe the days oysters...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Roving766660
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an assortment of oysters and a half cold poached lobster before heading to the Red Sox game Tuesday. Our server made great recommendations on which to try and we liked them all. We will definitely return and have dinner sometime.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Christen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood and cocktails! Sat at the bar ordered a few suggested drinks made by Christian. Drinks were fabulous as well as several appetizers. All behind the bar were very attentive. Selection of Oysters is extensive and very local. Quite pricey so be prepared, worth...More

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank SallyDrac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sisters family ALWAYS takes us there when we visit Boston. Great oysters and buttermilk biscuits with their home made butter spread is to die for. We always order something different to share so we enjoy all dishes.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank elainef860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, nice atmosphere, and the food was delicious! For apps we sampled some fresh seafood (oysters, little necks, shrimp cocktail) and the oyster slider. Fresh and tasty! The little necks did seem a little undersized IMO. For meals we had the lobster roe pasta...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank TheojohnRI
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Amazing food, fabulous service, great selection of drinks including cocktails, local brews and wines. I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Boston. Awesome vibe too!

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank SammyJLondon
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

We had the WORST service! Sat at the bar, and had to flag down service each time we needed something- water, beer, more food... thing is, it wasnt that busy. There were open seats at the bar, open tables in the restaurant. But the bartenders...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank rodgernm
Reviewed July 10, 2019

The place was much more sophisticated in atmospherics than expected. It's casual but classy. We both ordered soup. My wife got the clam chowder and loved it. I ordered the lobster bisque and enjoyed it too. The bread and butter served first was tasty. The...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank jkferg
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MichelaRescia
August 20, 2019|
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Response from DavidB916 | Reviewed this property |
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mpancier
January 22, 2017|
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Response from scout1954 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seeing this now. I would say medium price range. Should be able to get menu on website.
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mbisbicos
November 3, 2016|
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Response from 922saundrar | Reviewed this property |
I know that they have a Sunday brunch menu and they open at 10:30 AM on Sundays. I don't know what time their brunch runs until. Sorry.
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