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The Oyster Bar

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
3003 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205-5853
+1 501-666-7100
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“oysters” (26 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar
€€ - €€€
3003 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205-5853
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Service and atmosphere was good. Prices are reasonable. I had the shrimp gumbo and it was more okra than anything else and you could see through the reaux it was so watery. Saw food on other tables that looked good though.

Thank nick c
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to the Oyster Bar since they opened in 1975. Like the TV sitcom “Cheers” this is a neighborhood oyster, shrimp and bar where management knows their regular customers by their first names. The best thing that I can say about the Oyster...More

Thank nfdunlap
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Solid line up. Mostly fried. Some fresh. Very friendly. Sometimes confusing service due to there not being sections for servers. Usually quick and efficient. Juke box can be fun.

Thank Eliderek
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We each had a dozen Gulf oysters on the half shell, and these suckers were so huge and icy cold we should’ve stopped there! But being gluttons, we went onto small bowls of shrimp etouffe and gumbo, with onion rings and fried asparagus. OMG! My...More

Thank emariejon
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Had a quick lunch here as we were in the vicinity. Very good, fresh seafood. The gumbo was good, very different from other we have had, but very good. The service was excellent and very fast.

Thank rqw
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy but popular on Friday night during Lent. Our wait wasn't long to get seated. Fried catfish was good. Wine and beer served. Service was friendly.

Thank travelagentchristy
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Love the food here. Po’Boys are good but I love the shrimp basket or platter. Breading is ample on the shrimp so if you don’t like lots you might try something else. Good sides and hushpuppies are good but Soul Fish has my favorite. Shrimp...More

Thank Roitz
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Not a shiny place, but don't let that slow you down. Where to park? Drive around to the back, climb the stairs to the door and wander down the hallway. Sit where you want. The Po-boys are excellent. So is the gumbo, but we don't...More

1  Thank Allen L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went later on a Saturday evening. We had the baskets- one shrimp & one catfish. They come with fries, coleslaw & hush puppies. We ordered some French bread. Both were good but don't expect the same coating on both- catfish has what looks like...More

Thank Roitz
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I had several of my out of town clients say that a stop at the Oyster Bar was a must when they came to town . So I decided to try it . The fried asparagus appetizer was excellent. I had fried shrimp my wife...More

1  Thank Gary W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205-5853
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-666-7100
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