New York City oyster bars: Where to eat and more

February 16, 2012
IF YOU GO
GETTING THERE

Amtrak has hourly service from Washington’s Union Station to New York’s Penn Station, with fares starting at $49 one way with a minimum 14-day advance purchase.

STAYING THERE

The James New York

27 Grand St.

212-465-2000

www.jameshotels.com/New-York.aspx

Boutique hotel in a quieter part of SoHo. Rooms start at $299.

EATING THERE

Aquagrill

210 Spring St.

212-274-0505

www.aquagrill.com

Upscale but casual restaurant specializing in seafood with an extensive raw bar and seasonal oyster list. Lunch entrees from $12.50, dinner entrees from $24.50.

Fish

280 Bleecker St.

212-727-2879

www.fishrestaurantnyc.com

Old-world tavern style raw bar and seafood house with well-prepared seafood dishes at budget prices. Angels on Horseback and Fried Oysters (with seaweed salad and ginger soy) appetizers $12. Single East Coast and West Coast oysters $1.25 to $2 apiece.

John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway

212-792-9000

www.thejohndory.com

Adjoining the Ace Hotel at 29th Street. The Happy Hour special includes half-a-dozen oysters or clams and choice of sparkling wine or Oyster Stout ale for $15.

Grand Central Oyster Bar

87 E. 42nd St.

212-490-6650

www.oysterbarny.com

On the lower level of Grand Central Terminal. The raw bar menu includes a variety of 30 oysters from $1.95 to $3.95 each. The Medley of Shellfish platter includes 10 oysters, two clams, two jumbo shrimp, three New Zealand mussels and half a lobster for $46.25.

INFORMATION

www.nycgo.com

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