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Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar

5 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3615
+1 561-450-6718
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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5 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3615
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing! The server exceptional and the environment just perfect! Every time that I visite Delray Beach, is one of my favorite option

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our server James was so attentive and courteous, cannot say enough good things about him and the staff. My two companions and I went to Racks because we were dying for oysters. We were not disappointed, they had happy hour prices for oysters as well...More

Thank D H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent. Food was delicious. Very nice atmosphere. Even off season, restaurant was busy. Highly recommend making a reservation. Definitely adding this place as one of my favorites.More

Thank Joel D
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Best compliment ever Joel! We look forward to getting to know you better. Few things to know since we will see you more often: 1) Join Loyalty Club, will save you a ton of money 2) Happy Hour from 4-7pm daily including $1 oysters. 3)...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar has valet parking right next door, street parking and self parking 1 minute down the street. They have indoor seating and plenty of varied and comfortable outdoor seating as well. Many restaurants offer a drink menu for happy hour,...More

Thank Ceez787
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Ceez787! Very thoughtful review. It sounds like you had a great time with us. Please all consider us for lunch as well. Amazing Crab cake BLTA...I cannot get enough. We love being a new find on your list and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Patronized by tourists because of its downtown Delray location and proximity to the beach, but by “in the know” locals as well. The crowd youngish, which is kind of nice in an area with so many retirees. The wait staff is “oh so friendly and...More

Thank realtorSouthFlorida
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your very kind and thoughtful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope we get to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are moving soon and Rack’s was on the to visit before we leave list. We went on a Saturday for lunch and were quickly seated. Although I went thru a bit of “sticker shock” when I opened the menu, we stayed. I ordered the...More

Thank Cynthia H
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We will miss you Cynthia! Thank you for taking time to leave us a review in the midst of all of that packing. We will be here waiting for your first trip back to visit Delray. We wish you well on your new adventure!

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went with my son and granddaughter for Happy hour. Drinks, 2 for 1, shuck for a buck(oysters) they were just ok. They have good ribs and sushi.

Thank Rschagrin
Reviewed 27 May 2018

My wife and I had dinner at Rack's last night (a Saturday). We ate there once before with other people and really liked it, but that was more than two years ago (see my previous review) so it was time to go back. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank DeeEss
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you DeeEss! No waiting two years this time for sure. We are glad you tried the new menu and loved it! Come back and see if again soon. Happy hour everyday with $1 oysters and 50% off cocktails and wines by the glass. Let's...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Wanted some fresh oysters, ceviche, and shrimp cocktail with a vodka on the rocks to wash it all down. That's exactly 3we got! Sat outside so we could crowd watch while we enjoyed super fresh seafood. Highly recommend after a nice walk around town.

Thank Robyn S
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

We like that way you think! Thanks for coming in for a visit Robyn. We look forward to serving you another perfect pairing soon!

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation online for Mother’s Day dinner. Got to the restaurant and had problems: #1 party of 4 and they wanted to sit us at a party of 3 table made for 4 #2 went for happy hour, there was nothing on the website...More

Thank Cari M
Liz S, Guest Relations Manager at Racks Fish House & Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Greetings Cari, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Can you please reach out to me at lsoulen@grrestaurant.com so I can put you in touch with our General Manager? I hope to hear from you soon. Best Regards, Liz Soulen Director of Marketing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 SE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-450-6718
  • E-mail
Happy Hour: Daily (4-7) 50% off all liquor & wines by the glass, all draft beers $4 at the bar and happy hour food menu. Wine Down Mondays and Tuesdays: (open-close) 50% off all bottles of wine & champagne. Tuesday's Double Points for all GR Loyalty Members open - close Thursday's Happy Hour open - 7pm A New England seafood house featuring prohibition-style cocktails and Grand Central Oyster Bar, RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar features a unique, nouveau-nautical décor along with a responsibly sourced ocean-to-table menu that excites and inspires. Culinary Director Matthew Danaher, known for his straightforward style of cooking, has developed an innovative menu that incorporates beloved classics with the modern style and appetite of South Florida. Guests will discover ever-evolving recipes for Ipswich clams, oysters Rockefeller, pan roasts and po-boys as well as an extensive live raw bar featuring what's fresh and in season.
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