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Neptune Oyster

63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
+1 617-742-3474
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hot lobster roll” (172 reviews)
“oysters” (692 reviews)
“fries” (151 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes, we waited 3 1/2 hours and it was worth it! We had some oysters to start - very fresh and tasty and we were happy to take the recommendations of the hostess who helped us pick 3 different types. I had clam chowder and...More

Thank Teresuzza
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes it’s a two hour wait if you can’t get there early but worth it. Oysters are amazing. I had the seafood cioppino very good. S had the mackerel amazing the better dish. Service was good considering how busy they are. A must try

Thank Flaco316
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute, cozy and good food. If eating by yourself, you’ll get seated right away. Service was just fine, no complaints there.

Thank ponsy007
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's noisy, crowded, and the maitre d was very rude. They told us it would be 45 mins but after over an hour we went to check and they ignored everyone waiting for 20 minutes more, When I finally walked up to her about the...More

1  Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for a wait. No reservations alllowed. You may be asked to go down the street to wait as there is limited room. Hostess allows maybe 4-6 people to wait if you are next. We ate early for a party of two people- 5:45pm...More

Thank Travel2much4work
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While getting ready to visit Boston for the first time, I read about this place. We waited an hour and a half to be squeezed into this little overhyped bar. The place is so small that some people couldn't move through the little space between...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got lucky -- arrived at about 3 on a hot hot weekend afternoon and found two seats at the bar right away. Lovely wait staff, nice cold beers, and delicious oysters. The menu offers a nice selection of oysters with detailed notes about each...More

Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the cold lobster roll and my husband had the hot lobster roll. The hot one was better. It was not the best lobster roll I've ever had, but not bad. The wait was long even with reservations. I was disappointed after all the...More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small size place with people queuing outside even at 3pm, not really intimate as you could share sofa ora table with others but you must try this! Cocktails must be good also but I didn’t try. There are daily specialities: better come here in Sunday...More

Thank pb2980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got in line right on a Saturday right at opening and got the call for lunch seating after about a hour- perfect! Sat at the bar and had excellent service and recommendations. Hot lobster roll is one of the best meals I have ever had!...More

Thank starkris9
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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22 April 2018|
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Response from turneretti | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but it is a very tightly squeezed space, and I really cannot imagine how a high chair could fit.
11 February 2018|
Response from Timothy G | Reviewed this property |
Sure, like I can really help. Did you order any Oysters, if yes what kind? Did you order a lobster roll, then with or without butter and hot or cold? Did your server have a tatoo, if yes was it fresh or an older one. Finally... More
28 November 2017|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
Go early, like 4, to get on their list, then wander the North End which is fun and you will eventually be called and likely make dinner 'tween 5 - 6. It is worth the wait for sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-3474
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