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42nd St Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603
+1 919-831-2811
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (260 reviews)
“hush puppies” (86 reviews)
“cioppino” (22 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can’t eat shellfish but my husband & his family all love it. Still found a lot of choice on the menu, all delicious, will certainly go back for a special occasion.

Thank heyhosooty
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a party of 10, seated in a great area for conversation. Wide variety of appetizers and entrees - all perfect. Our one non-seafood eater was happy! It was a special night and all raved about the food.

Thank WayweeofSil
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun evening! Diners were happy and engaged in their meal choices and made the evening lively and pleasant. I enjoyed a Jessie's girl cocktail and Stone Point oysters as an appetizer, followed by a salad, lobster and mashed sweet potatoes. For dessert, key...More

Thank NancyLaPonzina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Classic Raleigh staple, 42nd street always delivers. With yummy hushpuppies and scrumptious seafood selections, you simply can NOT pick a bad item from their extensive menu.

Thank Abrahama J
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my business I have lots of visitors from out of town who want to go to a place with local flair. 42nd street meets that criteria and is a popular repeat destination. Oyster lovers can't go wrong here!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family likes to eat at this restaurant because of the fast service and wonderful options for oysters and clams. We visited there over the weekend and ordered 2 steel buckets of steamed oysters, 12 steamed clams and crab legs. The quality of the seafood...More

Thank Arvian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the last night of a four day business trip I wanted to go somewhere guaranteed to have amazing food and a matching atmosphere. After all, I'd been eating microwave food for days. I searched online for hours over the weekend and only found this...More

Thank Celia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for the oyster aficionado and for seafood lovers as well. There are also dishes for the non Seafood lover. There is a bar for shucking fresh oysters. There are also are many types of oysters from different regions. It's a fun...More

Thank sue h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been looking forward to this dining experience for some time and it did not disappoint. I had a half peck of steamed oysters with a cold IPA draft. My wife had grouper fingers, the food and service was excellent and I look forward...More

Thank Jekyll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go on the weekend for good food and great music. A must try. Try a date night. Dance floor is small but never short on fun.

Thank Diana K
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Roger P
27 December 2015|
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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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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