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Scott's Oyster Bar

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4150 Paramount Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79109-5578
+1 806-354-9110
Today
11:30 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Were recommended to go here for the gumbo, unfortunately at least for this week it was only available Friday night. Had fried shrimp and oysters which were very good. Building is old and grungy but the food was good and fresh.

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Thank 10zzzz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

No wonder we had to wait for a table. This restaurant is great. When we did get a table, due to the fact that the place was full, we did have to be patient with the service. The waiter served all functions except for cook. All ended out great anyway. Definitely recommend.

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Thank ColdCaliente
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Best oysters on the half shell anywhere. Everything including service is ok if you can just relax and wait for it. Like the plaque on the wall reads, "if our service isnt up to your standards, please lower your standards". This is not the place to go if you require being catered to, but if you want cold beer and... More 

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Thank RALPH D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Scott's oyster bar is the real deal! I travel a lot and while dining here I had to keep reminding myself that I'm nowhere near the coast! The catfish and shrimp are right on point. If you like good fried seafood, this is the place. It seems to be a local favorite.

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Thank James M
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are looking for Red Lobster, keep going. If you are looking for cement floors, cold beer and great food, this is your place. Scott's is an Amarillo institution. I almost feel bad letting other know it is that Dive Perfect. The food is outstanding. The service is what you earn. Don't go and self serve out of the... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had the oysters half shell first and they were fresh and tasty. Then we had the fried oyster plate special and those oysters were also excellent. Great food for a good price.

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Thank RICHARD B
Guymon, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My husband and I went with friends. We sat on the patio ate oysters and drank some beer. We had a blast. It has a different feel that most of the restaurants in Amarillo. Really great oysters!

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Thank Koolmom2014
Clarendon, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Scott's is owned by some bayou city (Houston) folks that really know their stuff. Simple seafood menu with surprisingly great shrimp and oysters. Scotts breading for shrimp and oysters is light and flavorful

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Thank Ken M
Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Looks like a shack and is a shack, but good food. Normally very crowded, so you wait a short time for a table. Nice covered outside seating area also. Like its name oysters are very popular, however I personally go for the fried shrimp, fries, hush puppies and cold slaw. The staff was friendly and service good. Parking is free... More 

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Thank CDM49
Amarillo, Texas
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Facility is small, food is good but the waitress (that's correct, 1) is not a happy person. She won't open the doors until 11:30, you can sit until your party is complete and she needs to be working somewhere she enjoys. However, the food is worth a try!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4150 Paramount Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79109-5578
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-354-9110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?