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The John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-5406
+1 212-792-9000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (148 reviews)
“lobster roll” (36 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1196 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-5406
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21 - 30 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

On the corner between the 29th and Broadway this is a special place with nice ambient and gentle service. Based on fish food there are some special plates. Nice and great time spent there

Thank Alessandro Z
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of bunnies out at HH. Dries up at 7:01 Specials aren't fab... 12 for half dozen. Up street does $1. Decor is fab. Service really subpar. Okay quick stop in. If I like oysters!

Thank Mar T
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The oysters get a five star, everything else is one star. Service was poor, the menu was very limited specially for somebody like me who is gluten free. I recommend you go for drinks and oysters before dinner somewhere else.... Even their wine list was...More

Thank GoldAdvice
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place, sat outside, limited menu (so make sure your ok with that)but great oysters, fast service, I've eaten here before and I enjoyed it everytime

Thank erik n
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went to The John Dory Oyster Bar for a light bite after seeing a show on Broadway. I had heard of their amazing lobster rolls and thought it would be a good stop. The restaurant had a fun vibe, and was...More

Thank kbaick
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We stopped in for drinks before dinner at the Breslin. We had great seats overlooking the street scene outside. The roasted peanuts were an appetizing addition to our cocktails. Joel was very attentive to our needs. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with my partner and our friends on 7/23/17. From our freshly shucked oysters that we ordered to share was absolutely excellent from the Northwest and East which were just divine with the spicy vinegarette and freshly grated horseradish. Also we ordered sandwiches, the...More

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The John Dory has a delightful old-Manhattan ambience but with a now-menu, great service and a bustling atmosphere.

Thank TimBley
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This place has a great selection of oysters. You have to sit at the bar and watch them shuck the oysters and plate them up for you. A good assortment of champagne to pair with the oysters and actually very good main courses as well,...More

Thank SNB42
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing to complain about the place. Nice deco, Nice food with a special mention for the dessert and their Eton Mess. Very nice selection of wine try the crémant de Loire ! Honestly a very nice place.

Thank ArmelJoly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-5406
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-792-9000
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