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Cull & Pistol

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The Cull & Pistol Oyster Bar is a Michelin-acclaimed seafood restaurant located in the heart of Chelsea Market. Since opening in 2013 we’ve become a go-to dining destination, beloved by locals and tourists alike. We’re known for delivering exceptional service and a seasonal menu that takes full advantage of the remarkably fresh and varied offerings from of our sister seafood market, The Lobster Place.
$30 - $30
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Gluten Free Options
American, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat at the bar- was good fun. Amazing oysters- had the platter for half dozen: was amazing. The dumplings next but was average. Had the US blanc de Blanc- was average. Service was good.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank nolanar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place, very casual and busy, super friendly staff and outstanding food. The oysters were great, lots of types to choose from, the boiled lobster was really good, so was the clam chowder as well. Will make sure to always visit when I am in...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in the area after a walk on the High Line and decided to give it a shot without a reservation. Was able to snag a spot at the bar and enjoyed a nice glass of wine and some super fresh oysters and clams. Just...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Matt M
Reviewed January 11, 2020

We really wanted to eat oysters and lobster in New York. This place is incredible and is to be preferred to next door's Lobster Place food court : it is intimate, with caring and knowledgeable staff, and boasts a very large selection of top-notch oysters....More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Than P
Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

Wonderfully intimate oyster bar inside Chelsea Market. Very knowledgeable staff, lovely welcome and introduction to fare available. Hit the bar at happy hour...so even better! Chilled lobster so succulent and flavour some. Even found and held husbands lost phone 😱. More than 5 stars in...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2019

Like the oysters, lobster ...quite disappointed with it being overcooked. Ate with friends who're New Yorkers. Good service though.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

When in Rome... Avoid the costly seafood fayre of seafood restaurants in midtown New York and head to the Cull & Pistol, as the locals do, for fantastic fresh seafood and seafood dishes in this bustling eatery. Just off the back of the Chelsea Food...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

Must have come here at least 6-7 times in the last 3 years and it never fails. Charming set up, excellent food, great service. Caveat: go for lunch

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank NahiHalabi
Reviewed December 6, 2019

After spending several hours at the 911 Memorial and Museum, we caught a cab to Chelsea Market looking for lunch. We had read about Cull & Pistol on TA, so decided to give it a try. Chelsea Market was crazy with people, but we were...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

This is a great place to have oysters. Dumplings also delicious and all other appetizers. Definitely a great place to have seafood tapas

Date of visit: November 2019
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Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful
brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighborhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighborhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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We think it was from 4 to 6 pm.
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Response from CullandPistol | Property representative |
Cull & Pistol happy hour is from 4-6 PM, Monday-Friday. All oysters on the list are $1 during that period. Additionally, we have drink specials and a few hot items on special from the kitchen. We do suggest getting here a... More
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