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The John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-5406
+1 212-792-9000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (138 reviews)
“lobster roll” (34 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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1196 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-5406
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the place where I think I had the best vodka-martinis with fresh green olives ever! Accompanied with some lovely oysters and laidback atmosphere it made the perfect start of a great evening.

Thank Flore H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here with a group, and we sat at two tables in the front of the restaurant. It worked okay, but there was a lot of noise (not all our doing). It was quite crowded overall, but the service was generally good. The menu...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate at John Dory because I was staying in Korea town and wanted fish. It was a few blocks from my hotel easy to get into on a Sunday night. There was ample window bar seating, so it’s nice for Solo travelers. I ordered...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in late one night to have a few drinks at the bar during our vacation in NYC. Great little bar and atmosphere! Drinks were on the money and the garlic rosemary peanuts were the perfect late night snack!

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A reasonable menu for oysters. Shucking right in front of you. Music a bit loud but certainly part of the too loud ace hotel vibe. Not nearly as crowded as Breslin. Sat at the bar. Kinda expensive but not outa line for nyc. Not Fish...More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Tasty menu and great drinks. Love the vibe. The staff were prompt and friendly. Grab a seat at the counter facing a window and take in the street scene.

Thank bdv992
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I was staying in Manhattan on my own but wanted to go out to dinner. I googled something like, "where to dine in Manhattan alone". The John Dory Oyster Bar popped up and as I knew The Ace Hotel which was only ten blocks from...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Been here twice with my wife. Initially came because they were the only new york restaurant serving whelks, which my wife and i were on the lookout for. Went for weekday lunch, and had a great meal. Restaurant was not too crowded, whelks were great,...More

Thank Gscott734
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A great eatery, but did not have John Dory on the menu!!! Great food and atmosphere. Got a bit noisy but is a good way. Has seating outside of the restaurant. overall good . though my scallops were scant. Two scallops for $24.00! bit steep...More

Thank sayitis
Reviewed 2 October 2017

On the corner between the 29th and Broadway this is a special place with nice ambient and gentle service. Based on fish food there are some special plates. Nice and great time spent there

Thank Alessandro Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1196 Broadway, New York City, NY 10001-5406
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-792-9000
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