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42nd St Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

) #11 of 1,158 Restaurants in Raleigh €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603
+1 919-831-2811
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603
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1 - 10 of 765 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was unbelievable! I took a group of clients there for dinner and the food was incredible. Great service and plenty of options for everyone. I have been searching for steamed oysters ever since and haven't found them anywhere! It is a must eat...More

Thank justinrC133WE
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, wait for a table! You get seated, get waited on immediately! You put your order in, waiters and waitresses join in the fun to make all happy. You get your food. Yes, that first aroma has you hooked and then you taste your food....More

Thank Diane H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant was fairly busy and provided excellent service. Oysters Rockerfeller along with 42nd st oysters were very tasty. Nice selection of oysters and although we did not eat dinner the menu looked good. Will be going back for dinner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so impressed with the food here! The oysters were so good and so was the dip we had. Our service was amazing, some of the best I can remember. The server recommended the fresh lobster tails and they were spectacular! I'll definitely be...More

Thank Volleymama19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

42nd Street has been around since 1931. It's décor matches the time it was started. It's not a quiet place to dine but the food is moderately priced and well cooked. They also have a large raw bar you can sit at if you want...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is only open for dinner and offers its own parking free. The bar is somewhat of a meet market after work. Seafood and oysters are great. I always get their loaded cheese potato yummy. Cuz you going to the restaurant take a look at...More

Thank larry k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit here and pleased. The service was good and I was seated right away. I ordered a bowl of the clam chowder one of my go to soups and was very pleased. Tasted great. My main course was the shrimp and grits also one...More

Thank Charles1019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a business associate. Found the help very friendly and good service but the food was marginal. The shrimp is supposed to be larger than what it was and the fish was a little overcooked. People told me it wasn't that great but...More

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upscale restaurant with amazing food. Yes, it is a very busy place. But the waiter made us feel like we were the only people there. Very attentive, courteous, and highly personable. If he is still there, ask for Trip. Great place to take your time...More

Thank Peg I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came late on a Sunday night. Huge space. You can see the activity in the kitchen. I went with blackened salmon with two sides. Good value. Sweet potato and mixed vegetables.

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
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Roger P
Will you be open on new years day?
27 December 2015|
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Response from coastal4me | Reviewed this property |
I would think they will be open!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603
    (West Street)
  • Public Transportation: RLine stop one block away
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-831-2811
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