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Marina Oyster Barn

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505 Bayou Blvd, Pensacola, FL
+1 850-433-0511
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is where "old Pensacola" goes to eat. Be sure to get there early to get a seat on the weekends. If you go for dinner around 5-ish, you will be in line with all us "blue-haired ladies".....one of the few places I trust for raw oysters. Excellent gumbo! Good cold beer and cheese grits!

1 Thank PcolaCat
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Started with two dozen medium to semi-large oyster trays. Very fresh and glistening off the accompanying sunshine. Followed by an excellent gumbo (rice on the side) and a nice fish chowder that was crammed with New Potatoes. Actually, not too bad. They have beer, wine and various soft drinks. I'll return to try their fried and grilled mullet......out of it... More 

1 Thank PhilHarmonik
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

We decided to order out and I wanted Grouper. I'm from the North so getting good seafood is not easy. We have nice fresh water fish, but not seafood. So we ordered out from Marina's Oyster Barn, and it was delicious. I had grilled grouper with cheese grits, veggies and baked beans. It was delicious!

Thank Mark G
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

this is a staple for mom and pop seafood. it is located in a mairia and you sit over the water. service and food excellent

Thank Inge H
Memphis, Tennessee
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

I ate here in the 70's and what a thrill to find it still around! The seafood gumbo could be no better! Delicious!! The mullet cooked to perfection and all sides equally as good. We will return often.

Thank p320
Dallas, Texas
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232 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

This the second time we have eaten here. The first was 2013 when we had some wonderful oysters on the half shell and a beer. This time we had a half dozen oysters and ordered the combo seafood platter. Fried oysters, shrimp, scallops, fish filet, and stuffed crab she'll. The fried food was average but the crab was sooooo disappointing.... More 

1 Thank thed3
Steinhatchee, Florida
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

This was our first time at the Marina Oyster Barn. The service was fine.The food was great. We will go back if we are in this area again.

1 Thank susan195263
Branson, Missouri
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754 reviews
541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Read the other reviews and you'll get the whole picture. I'll summarize by saying avoid fried items and order grilled items. Our grilled shrimp was fantastic. The fried shrimp was over breaded and greasy. Sides were small. Price was large. You decide.

Thank Jerry B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

Definitely get the hurricane Jane oyster sampler. Unbelievably good!! Great service too!! My new favorite place to eat!!

1 Thank MillenniaZ
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Hidden gem for wonderful oysters from Louisiana. Thank you, Trip Advisor, for finding it for me the first time I went! Owner greeted us. Service was great! Reasonable prices and good banana pudding :) Nice view of the marina and waters.

Thank carolene

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Bayou Blvd, Pensacola, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-433-0511

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