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Fish Restaurant and Oyster Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
West Village
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280 Bleecker St, West Village, New York City, NY 10014-4159
+1 212-727-2879
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Ithaca, New York
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in to Fish on a Thursday evening before a show at Barrow Street Theater (try and see Sweeney Todd there if you can!). Fish had a deal on six oysters and a glass of wine for 9 or 10$. Lovely fresh oysters. My date had a tuna burger nicely done. I got the grilled calamari. As remarked by... More 

Thank queenbeesneko
Bemus Point, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We loved this cozy place a bit off the beaten path. Amazing fresh oysters and service was spot on. One of our best restaurants we visited in NYC.

Thank Skibums831
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

OMG... OYSTERS are so fresh, you'd think it's straight from ocean just before cooking Also try the soup... Clam chowder is to die for Staff is friendly service is great

Thank Yuri V
New York
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Like the name of the place -- "Fish" -- the restaurant, itself, is plain and unpretentious. The food, in contrast, is simply delicious. The Raw Bar is reasonably priced (for NYC), and we enjoyed the "Red, White, and Blue" for $9.99, which consists of six blue point oysters or six little neck clams and a PBR beer or glass of... More 

1 Thank HVNY
Basildon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We wondered past this restaurant on the way back from a days shopping and it immediately caught our attention due to how popular it looked, so as seafood lovers vowed to return to it the following evening. We got the last remaining table at 2100hrs on a Friday night but people weren't waiting longer than 30-45mins when we were there.... More 

Thank Guy H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at this place. We took a seat on the bar and enjoyed the fantastic oysters. Lobster and red napper was also very good. Real good expirience!

Thank Rob M
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We ate well at Fish on Bleeker St. The menu is extensive and offers some great grilled fish. I had the Dorade and my wife had the salmon. Both excellent. The wine list was extensive but pricey so I stuck with a pint of Guinness which was perfectly served and matched my fish well. Service was friendly and spot on... More 

Thank rlogue
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

After a hectic day on the Hudson River, dinner beckoned and naturally my desire turned to fish. This restaurant is in a buzzy part of the West Village, just off the main drag. It is very welcoming and offers counter and table sittings. We started with 1.5 dozen oysters (Blue Point from the East Coast and Kumamoto from the West... More 

1 Thank 502Roland_H
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This place is awesome, my daughter and I absolutely love it. They have a seasonal special for unlimited Blue Maryland Crabs for $29.99 from noon until 3pm and it's a must try here. This is a no frills, fisherman's hole in a wall type of restaurant which makes it super charming and the food is delicious. There are other specials,... More 

Thank LG28
Utica, New York
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93 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, so I love san Francisco chippino, so I ordered the seafood stew and asked them to cook it spicey....the chef did not disappoint...PHENOMENAL!!! Well worth $38...loaded to the brim with mussels, clams, scallops, white fish,shrimp and half a lobster, tomatoes,onions....I am ashamed I couldn't finish the broth....dipped in two pieces of garlic bread...omg...food heaven!! I am still in a... More 

Thank kathy m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Bleecker St, West Village, New York City, NY 10014-4159
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-727-2879

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