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City Diner and Oyster Bar

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622 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2328
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
3 weeks ago
Nov 16, 2016
“Recommended by Everyone”
Open Now
All hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
622 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2328
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Corpus several times and was looking forward to the food at City Diner. As I walked up I noticed the sign was different. Decided to try it anyway. Not much of the interior decorating was different. The menu has been completely re-done....More

Thank Todd F
Reviewed March 30, 2017

we stopped in before catching the first OVO on the 29th, and were pressed for time, The chicken fried steak was all garlic, the baked potato was cold, my wifes Philly Cheesesteak was more like hamburger tha thinly sliced steak and also was garlic. The...More

Thank Kurt K
Reviewed November 30, 2016

I was here with a client. She had the Catch of the Day; I had Broiled Shrimp. Both were delicious. The soups are great, but....back to the house salad dressing.....I could not get enough !!!

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed November 16, 2016

and that's why we went there for lunch. We stopped in at the end of the lunch hour, when it was still quite busy. Neither of us is into oysters, which were popular. I like sushi, Mr. does not, and we ordered more regular lunches....More

Thank dianeoh1950
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Pretty good food and service. If you need a quick bite and don't need anything too snazzy this might be the right spot.

Thank ShortyNoMore
Reviewed April 21, 2016

I eat lunch here about once a month. The service is polite, quick and usually pretty accurate. As with most casual dining places, some menu items are above average, and other items are less impressive. Salads are good, and best finished with one of the...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Took a family group for dinner. Everyone ordered a variety from steak to seafood. All was very good. Onion rings were excellent. Service a bit slow(restaurant was not busy) and did have to ask for silverware and drink refills. Overall, a fairly pleasant experience.

Thank 2shoos
Reviewed November 12, 2015

This is nothing to wirite home to mom about but for this little town, the food is good and comes with large portions. Way too much food for 1 person. The chicken Parm was really good as well as the salads.

Thank sstexasham
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Nice little restaurant was across the street from the hotel we were staying at. Went for dinner, full menu, attentive service. They had real mashed potatoes. Ordered the chicken strips with salad and mashed, they said cream gravy, but was not like any cream gravy...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed July 11, 2015

It's not the place it was back in the day, but it is still pretty good. The onion rings are a must try. They have seafood, steaks, burgers and sandwiches. Service is quick and friendly. Prices are about right for downtown Corpus. Plenty of parking...More

Thank Phil R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: 361-929-5227
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