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Dockside Oyster Bar & Cafe

) #11 of 64 Restaurants in Niceville €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville, FL 32578-1915
+1 850-678-1241
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (32 reviews)
“redfish” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville, FL 32578-1915
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation for my family and relatives, total of 9 people. We arrived on time and were seated immediately. We waited 25 mins before a waitress even came to the table to take drink orders. It was 10 mins before the water/sodas were brought...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, but it was cold. The service was sub-par. The waitress did not seem interested in our table and she took a long time to take to take our order.

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the oysters! The Mahi sandwich is delicious, too! Always seem to have great music there. The outside decks are a good option if you want the music to be in the background.

Thank Orthowife12
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We always stop by here when we are in town, best place to eat in the area. Prices are good, food is great . Get anything blackened, we get redfish. We always sit outside or in the bar area.

Thank BriJen795
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Hello, I hate to write a not perfect review, but, I do not lie, and Omission is as bad as lying, you know, like the MSM does. First off, Helen was a great, wonderful, professional server,and a beautiful location, I will be back, she made...More

2  Thank paceflchick
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our family dined here last night to celebrate our anniversary. We were seated outside with a lovely view of the water and boats. All three of us ordered different things and all of it was outstanding. I had a baked oyster sampler that was really...More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

When I ordered the fish sandwich for lunch, I was expecting a small piece of fish fillet sandwiched between a bun. But was I wrong, this was probably the most tasty flavorful fish sandwich I've had. It was well seasoned and the fillet was fairly...More

Thank johnniknox
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Had shrimp creole soup was outstanding hubby had the catfish dinner also great. Their oil is always fresh therefore anything fried is fabulous.

Thank benz472017
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Didn't enjoy this place with the kids, a lot of foul language being thrown around by patrons and staff did nothing. Went again with friends for drinks, it was ok, service was very slow but there seemed to be only one waitress so under staffed.

Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went out on a charter with Captain LW at Intercoastal Experience in Destin, and he told us to go to this place. It was about a 15 minute drive, and so worth it. Great bar, food and desserts! We gave the chef our river trout...More

Thank Kay Q
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they accept American Express?
13 February 2017|
Response from Mike C |
Yes they accept American Express and just about all major credit cards
Richard K
do you serve steamed shrimp ?
25 May 2015|
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Response from Kim C | Reviewed this property |
Is there a Saturday Brunch??
8 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville, FL 32578-1915
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Niceville
  • Phone Number: +1 850-678-1241
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