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Neptune Oyster

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS​
$11.00
Clam Chowder
Made fresh to order
$15.00
Escargot Fricassee
Confit chicken, pearl onions, toasted croissant, carrots, lemon, chives
$Market
Fried Ipswich Clams
Tartar, lemon
$16.00
Butter Milk Johnnycake
Honey butter, smoked trout tartare, california sturgeon caviar
$14.00
P.E.I Mussels
Red curry broth, toasted cashews, cilantro, garlic, lime
$17.00
Yellowfin Tuna
Avocado spread, Iggy's baguette, citrus aioli, ginger
$13.00
Steamed Wellfleet Littlenecks
Roasted garlic, spanish chorizo, albarino, parsley, lemon
$15.00
Neptunes on Piggyback
Crispy oyster, berkshire pig, golden raisin confiture, pistachio aioli
CRUDO​
$13.00
Maine Smoked Salmon
Cucumber, launch, dill
$16.00
Hamachi Ceviche
Tomatillo, kimchi, cilantro
$15.00
Nantucket Bay Scallops
Rose hip jam, orange
$14.00
Bronzino Tartare
Yogurt, fennel, sel gris
$Market
Crudo Special
SALAD​
$16.00
Neptune Caesar
White anchovies, pecorino, toasted sunflower, lemon
$15.00
Whipped Baccala
Warm​ salt cod yukon gold puree, slow roasted tomatoes, grilled herb crostini, arugula
ENTREES​
$34.00
Flash Seared Nantucket Yellow Fin Tuna
Olive​ oil potato puree, nicoise olives, capers, haricot vert salad, chip in farm egg
$25.00
North End Cioppino
Spicy stew of mixed grilled fish and shellfish, saffron rice (available with main lobster)
$29.00
Whole Loup De Mer
Tomato jus, green olives, fingerling potatoes, pistachio-herb pistou, fennel-orange salad
$33.00
Seared Georges Bank Scallops
D'anjou pear butter, long island duck confit, Brussels sprouts, maytag blue
$34.00
Gloucester Monkfish Cassoulet
Petite white beans, French garlic sausage, braised octopus, duck fat toasted breadcrumbs, frisee
$35.00
All Natural Ribeye
Pommes frites, maytag blue, fleur de sel
SANDWICHES​
All sandwiches served with fries
$19.00
Neptune Burger
Cheddar cheeseburger, fried oyster, garlic mayo, relish
$21.00
Vitello Tonnato
Tuna tartare, roasted veal, cucumber salad, spicy mustered
$25.00
Main Lobster Roll
Toasted​ roll, available hot with butter or cold with mayo
THE RAW BAR​
$59.00
Triton Plateau
$97.00
Neptune Plateau
$Market
East Coast
$Market
West Coast
$Market
Littlenecks
$Market
Cherrystones
$Market
Razor Clams
$Market
Crab Claws
$Market
Shrimp
$Market
Blue Crab
SPECIALS​
Lobster Spaghettini
Sardines
Fish and Chips
Shrimp and Grits
Local Fish
Cod
Fish Tacos
PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$60
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews hot lobster roll oysters fries cioppino oyster selection chowder shellfish fresh seafood octopus bread salad potatoes burger cannoli worth the wait hour wait your table is ready
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Go early as there is limited seating and little space for waiting. I had the Cioppino with added lobster, fried clams for an appetizer, and some clam chowder. Although pricey, the food was perfectly cooked and awesomely delicious! YUM!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very quaint restaurant tucked away on a quiet side street. We sat at the bar & had great service. The wine was a little pricey, but you get what you pay for. The lobster roll was AMAZING - I’m drooling at the thought of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pheff1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone always seems surprised/complaining about the line. But honestly, I bank on there being a line. Whenever we go to Boston, we head there around 4 (usually a weekend day), give our name and number, they tell us the wait is anywhere from 1.5-2.5 hours...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jlsnops_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold January night and they squeezed me in the seat at the next to the door it even though I froze every time it opened I though I had the best seat in the house. It was a pleasure watching the oyster...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank theGRAZfather
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wait was not bad around d 50 minutes. It was cold inside only because the door was open n shut so many times which is no one’s fault. The lobsters rolls both hot buttered and cold were delicious! We were surprised though that at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ackjcmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a late lunch. We sat at the bar. No wait to sit down. Had chowder and lobster roll. I went with cold and mayo and fried for my side. Everything was excellent. Lobster roll was stuffed with meat. Do plan on a hefty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jameswQ1575MC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really great! We had to wait, in the cold, to get in, but it was so worth it. The place is really small. You sit right next to the next couple over...pretty much at the same table. But no worries...it’s just a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank blanquita79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant, delicious sea food in a soft atmosphere. Tipical New England specialities and frendly personnel. High raccomanded!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Scenic300156
Reviewed 13 January 2019

The lobster rolls are wonderful but unfortunately we didn't order one. A restauranteur from France was visiting this weekend and was very interested in trying Neptune Oyster. We were thrilled when we got in without a long wait. The oysters were good and my husband...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mema47
Reviewed 11 January 2019

OMG! This place was phenomenal. Get there before they open if you don't want a long wait. Very small location. WORTH the wait. I had the lobster roll with butter. Best I've ever had.

Date of visit: August 2018
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27 June 2018|
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They say they can not accommodate to go orders. Even if you eat there and ask for an extra to take home, they won’t. They say their kitchen does not accommodate the ability to do so.
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Response from turneretti | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but it is a very tightly squeezed space, and I really cannot imagine how a high chair could fit.
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