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77 E Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3116
+1 570-820-0990
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (64 reviews)
“tempura roll” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
77 E Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3116
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious sushi and noodles. Try the Pearl. Very friendly staff. Great seats at the bar.They have nice drinks as well. Ask the bartender for a recommendation.

Thank ls41656
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Oyster many times, and each time it's better than the last, which I never think is possible with this place. Our reservations were for 530. We were welcomed and seated quickly and then our favorite waiter, anywhere, Michael greeted us. He...More

Thank Matt G
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you! I really appreciate your recognition and I am so happy that you dined with us to celebrate your special day - your anniversary! Congratulations!! Thom Greco

Reviewed 1 August 2017

One other couple there, waiter was OK but too talkative, gave us some cold awful pizza before our meal we all a tuna roll and calamari, the roll had no tuna just a lot of rice, calamari was good. For our entrees we had the...More

Thank chrisdA1747CU
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sorry we did not meet your expectations. The talkative waiter is Michael. Everyone has different opinion about certain items - unfortunately, yours is not part of the majority as Michael is raved about in many of our reviews. The Tempura Tuna Roll only has a...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

When you enter Oyster, you feel like in a 1950's classy movie set with drapes, heavy golden furniture and a white grand piano. Don't be mistaken by the decor! The nice server brought us a complimentary hors d'œuvre that sets the tone. She served four...More

Thank Helene C
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts with us. We appreciate your thoughts on the decor - some live in a cold ultra modern home and other enjoy an ornate Victorian feel. We have chosen a decor that mirrors that in many of...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at Oyster.. if ever in Wilkes-Barre again will be sure to revisit. The food was outstanding! Our server Michael was very professional, very accommodating & very personable. The atmosphere was very relaxed. Definitely a very enjoyable experience!

Thank lisapetro12
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

FANTASTIC! I appreciate your endorsement and comments. Thank you for taking time to write the review. Oyster Restaurant is a hidden gem in Wilkes Barre. Michael is the best! Thom Greco

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Your evening waiter Michael, was very attentive, organized, and personable. I travel all over the world and I never had a waiter so professional and such an eloquent speaker. When asked for recommendations, he was honest and informative. He really knew the menu! I felt...More

Thank Jeanne G
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

That's quite a compliment! Milan - a favorite place to dine - whenever one is lucky to travel! Michael is the best! Thanks for taking time to give us your comments and thanks for the 5 stars! Thom Greco

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a romantic date night here in June 2017, which was our first visit. We were promptly greeted and seated in an elevated dining area draped in flowing sheer drapery and soft lighting. Our server quickly greeted us while the host retrieved our drink...More

Thank Sarah L
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for sharing a romantic evening with us. Sorry if I paid too much attention to details - some of our customers do appreciate that attention - I'll be sure to keep myself in check! Welcome you back anytime! Thom Greco

Reviewed 2 July 2017

My boyfriend and I order one meal to share (I wasn't hungry). First came the complimentary cold plate pizza - it was kind of weird, tasted like cold pizza with an average grated cheese on top. BF ordered Spicy Sushi Tuna Tempura Roll which he...More

Thank Lsh0555
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks for your visit and great comments. Yes, cold cut pizza is unique to this area. It is an Italian creation for the coal miners. Local bakeries would prepare a box of cold cut pizza - made more like a bread-like crust so it is...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was our first time at Oyster's and it will NOT be our last. The selection of dishes is very good, the service was top notch from both Michael and Thomas(?). They were very friendly and shared some of the history of the restaurant and...More

Thank Robert S
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed serving you and hope to see you again. Lots of great local foods - rooted in Italian background - and everyone seems to enjoy the chicken parm and the price is great too! We realize it might...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Michael was an amazing dinner host..he made the entire experience delightful. Our dinner, salads and appetizers were superb, but even if they had not been, he would have made the visit entirely worth it. Would recommend as a dining experience...seldom so satisfied when leaving a...More

Thank Kimberly P
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

What can I say! I could not ask for a better comment and experience from a valued customer. Michael is the best! Thank you for your time in posting this comment for others to see! Welcome back anytime. Thom Greco

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 E Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3116
    (Pennsylvania & N. Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-820-0990
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Located within the Genetti Hospitality Complex and Best Western Plus Hotel in downtown Wilkes Barre. There is free parking out front or buzz at the gate of the hotel parking for entry to free parking. We feature the BEST CRAB CAKE and folks from Maryland can attest! Butter Poached lobster tail and a filet mignon that melts in your mouth! Creme Brulee and coconut pie - a must! Great Italian dishes - meat balls the size of tennis balls! Eggplant Parmesan and several Italian inspired pork dishes! Chicken Marsala and Chicken Francese! We specialize in luxury weddings - Oyster Weddings and special events - rooms from 40 up to 80!
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