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Voted one of the top 6 oyster bars in america by jaunted.com, at Palace Station's Oyster Bar, you'll enjoy fresh gumbos, pan roasts, chowders and more. Open 24/7, seven days a week, this is proudly one of the must-try dining destinations in Las Vegas.
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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American, Seafood, Soups
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Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My aunt made reservations here and our large party got seated right away. I like this location more than the other one because of the brighter lighting, more tv's and seating for larger parties. Between all of the pan roasts we ordered the combo, lobster...and the Sante Fe. I personally loved the lobster the most because the portions were very generous. The lobster meat was as big as my spoon and you get plenty. We also ordered the bouillabaisse, oysters, and some fish and chips. The oysters here were delish and the perfect brininess. I love the drink menu here. We had Blood Marys, Bellinis, sangrias and some beers. Prices here are really reasonable considering how much food you get. I was able to eat all of my pan roast, but they do have some large containers to pack your leftovers. This is a great place to enjoy some qualify seafood. The location is spotless and the staff is so friendly. This is an off the strip local gem. If you don't mind a quick 20 minute drive from the strip this is the perfect seafood spot!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 16 September 2021 via mobile

Bouillabaisse varieties are awesome. Open line at Palace Station. More availability and seating options at the Sunset Station

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 7 September 2021

Before you decide on Oyster Bar.... PLEASE mentally prepare yourself for a wait. Every time I go to Vegas NO MATTER what time there's a wait. I recently right after I got off the plane around 4 PM and there was only a 10 minute...wait but that was PURE luck! I personally love their pan roast but im always mentally prepared to wait.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 July 2021 via mobile

Definitely not worth the 2 hour wait in my mind. The seafood cold combo was good. Cocktail sauce had way too much horseradish. Gumbo was solid but the reaux was not as rich as I was hoping. Clam chowder was great but was much more...broth base than creamy. Definitely used fresh oysters and herbs though. Overall a good meal but I have had better seafood from a roadside stand in New England. So kind of pissed I waited 2 hours in line. Cool dining experience though as the steam coming from the hot pots in front of you fog your glasses and engulf your nostrils.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 June 2021

We were told it was great food but nothing about the wait. we went at 4pm thinking we would avoid dinner crowd. it only has 17 seats so the line of 18 took 2 1/2 hours. The thing is i would go back everyday i...stay in town. Its better seafood then i have had in some of the fanciest places in the country. Not fooling. The Oysters are giant and better tasting than any back home. I had one of their Boils with Crab, Shrimp and Lobster in tomato bisque. Go in pairs, one can go play while the other holds the place in line. its worth it kids.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 22 January 2021 via mobile

I’m a local and have been wanting to go to the Oyster Bar for a while. We did go on another evening but the line was long and we were hungry. They do not take reservations. There are about 16 bar stools with food prepared...in front of you. So fun to watch the chef creat dishes. He was friendly and answered our questions even though he was very busy. The line is nearby and you are seated as chairs empty. They have installed plexiglass between parties. I would not recommend going with more than two people or your wait could be even longer. My husband and I went on a Wednesday at 5pm. We waited 30 minutes. I ordered the Pan Roast Combo with shrimp, crab and lobster. It comes with a side of rice. It was a large portion and absolutely delicious. My husband ordered the bouillabaisse. It was full of muscles, shrimp, lobster, clams. It also came with a side of rice. You can dictate the degree of heat (spicy ness) you want in your dish. His portion was also large. He loved it. We both took home leftovers. The only thing I didn’t care for was the complimentary bread roll. It was tough like it had been microwaved and zero flavor. We will definitely be back. I may have dreams about the Pan Roast! LolMore

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 9 January 2021

The Pan Roast was recommended by our waitress Dina and boy was it good! I ordered it without shrimp - just pile on the crab meat and lobster in an amazing sauce. They actually have you pick your spicy level for the base - on...a scale of 1-10. I chose a level 6-7 and it was perfect. I had a beautiful shrimp cocktail first that was enough for a whole dinner. I loved the HUGE shrimp with cocktail sauce and horseradish peppered on top. YUM ! My husband had the jambalaya with sausage and that was also great. Warning - you will wait in a long, huge line for this place - so get there early...p.s. you can get a nice glass of KJ chardonnay also so don't worry.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 18 October 2020

Not happy. We looked forward to an Oyster Bar visit on our latest Vegas trip. It was not to be. To all of you who wonder if the long lines are hype--I could only wish. To the Oyster Bar: You need to make a change....Some of these reviewers are speaking of 2hr waits. Well, they are damn lucky. The wait times the weekend of October 9-10, 2020 things have changed--and not for the better. The lines are 3 1/2 min to 4 1/2. We tried three different occasions. 10:30 at night, 11:00 am, and 2:00 am. Yea, 2 am!!. VERY LONG lines. And the people sitting and chatting do NOT make it any better. The Oyster Bar needs to set up a reservation system or limit seating time. They will make $$$$$ either way. But it is very unnecessary that patrons wait 2, 3, even 4 hours for a meal. NO MATTER HOW GOOD IT IS. I understand you not wanting to expand your restaurant (and chance watering down your great product), but you have PAST THE PERIOD of puffing your chest that "people wait in line for our food." Now we've entered a new period--THERE ARE OTHER PLACES IN VEGAS. IT'S NOT WORTH THE WAIT. Please work on this. We'll check in again soon. P.S. I had written an earlier review heaping praise on the food. And I mostly laughed at the wait times. But it's just SO MUCH WORSE now.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 2 October 2020 via mobile

We stood at the podium and was ignored by the entire staff. Nobody ever acknowledged us. You could tell that Nobody wanted to wait on us. It was 7:35pm on a Thursday night 10/1/2020. No excuses. Find people that want to make money and please...guests. Our 38th wedding anniversary.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Outstanding Gumbo but if more than 10 people in line forget about it....u can end up waiting well over an hour...nothing in LV is worth waiting that long.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Response from 798tammyc | Reviewed this property |
You might be able to ask for a special meal be made without seafood like with chicken or sausages. If you don't like seafood, you should pass on it. Unless of course there's others in your party that want to eat seafood... More
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Response from Veronica H | Reviewed this property |
No, it is first come first serve. The whole bar only seats 17 people.
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Oyster Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4