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Impudent Oyster

15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
+1 508-945-3545
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 15:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
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Reviewed yesterday

If you prefer plain food, this may not be the place for you. The chef provides imaginative and delicious preparations, and the portions are generous. We started with "Devils on Horseback" which were bacon wrapped sea scallops - the best I've ever had, served on...More

Thank macdent1
Reviewed 6 days ago

A local favorite, the Impudent Oyster was a bit of a mixed bag for us. The oysters Rockefeller appetizer was excellent as was the clam chowder. We ordered two different entrees. One was very good, but the other was disappointing. It might be more helpful...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must have reservations for this excellent restaurant as both tourists and particularly locals from chatham and other Cape towns frequent this restaurant for it's varied menu & excellent food.

Thank waynecs2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I called last minute and made late reservations. We went early and sat at the bar. Loved it! We ended up ordering right away and eating at the bar. The Oysters Rockefeller and the Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops were phenomenal. So great!...More

Thank sonjam123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a week staying in Chatham and on two evenings we ate at the Impudent Oyster based on trip advisor ratings and our inn’s recommendation. The ratings don’t lie. We had two nights of excellent meals and service. My wife had...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to the IO many times. It has an extensive menu and never disappoints. It has a comfortable bar in addition to the dining room. You should absolutely make reservations. Without them it is nearly impossible to be seated.

Thank Kathryn978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok we all have been to good restaurants and had good meals but this one, and our server Linda, beats them all. It’s not stuffy or self-aggrandizing. The menu is varied enough that seafood lovers and meat eaters can both be satisfied. The wine list...More

Thank SMFSanFran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

O.M.G. It does not get any better. Everything, service, atmospher, food are simply perfect. We will return.

Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried the Impudent Oyster for the first time over the weekend - we have been by this place several times and with the rainy weather decided to give it a try - we had about a 10 minute wait, the place is charming, the...More

Thank easterner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to this small and charming restaurant. Nice atmosphere,excellent service and superb meals! The halibut was my favorite but all in our group thoroughly enjoyed our meals! We will return next time we are in the area!

Thank GaryJ42
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Questions & Answers
10 December 2016|
Response from Kimbrid | Reviewed this property |
No reservations just walked in and we had 3 in our party
Harry G
20 June 2016|
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Response from kathady | Reviewed this property |
I submitted a review and I have been asked to answer your question. The owner of Impudent is an older gentleman and they don't appear to have a website so I think it is more a lack of technology than and intent to ignore... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Chatham Bars Ave, Chatham, MA 02633-2342
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 508-945-3545
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