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Island Creek Oyster Bar

300 District Ave, Burlington, MA 01803-5081
+1 781-761-6500
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (60 reviews)
“lobster roll” (17 reviews)
“monkfish” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 District Ave, Burlington, MA 01803-5081
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Reviewed yesterday

Every couple of months my friend and I get together for dinner at a local restaurant to catch up. We alternate with picking the venue. My friend picked Island Creek Oyster Bar for dinner on this particular night out. My friend has eaten here several...More

Thank PAUL C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner with friends here on a Friday night in March. Food was excellent. Service was very good. The only complaint is the level of noise in the restaurant. You can barely hear the person sitting right next to you. It was impossible to talk...More

Thank reza5240
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

love this place so much. the chowder is a fav for sure. I also love the lobster roll. Great vibe - always a great time. A little pricey but love the food and always have a great time.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our meals were delicious! I totally enjoyed the raw bar. Shrimp and oysters are amazing, and we really enjoyed the smoke salmon pate. The waitstaff and bartenders were attentive and knowledgeable, and made some great suggestions. Nick our server and Steven the bartender are top...More

Thank BH32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a light supper after a meeting. The bar is perfectly set up and the stools so comfortable. The wine list is extensive and well priced, with generous pours. Drinks looks similarly well rounded. The bar tender was informative and helpful but not...More

Thank guineverek66
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I heard about this place on chronicle. I had a fabulous dinner and great waitstaff. Wonderful environment with music in the background.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I went on a Wednesday night and sat at the bar. I was staying in Woburn and wasn’t a bad drive to Burlington. The whole “district” area had some interesting spots. The restaurant was pretty full and I got the last open bar seat. I...More

Thank gondekp
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely phenomenal! Gorgeous contemporary setting. The central focus on the menu is seafood. I was pleasantly surprised, to find, about 10 types of oysters on the menu. We started off with 4 kinds of oysters, that were shucked perfectly as well as jumbo shrimp cocktail....More

Thank Sdaneault6
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We went here for Valentine's Day. Atmosphere is contemporary but dim candlelight made it quite romantic. Arrived early with out a reservation. Initially we were seated by the open kitchen/rawbar but my friend was not keen on this so asked to move. We were put...More

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We've been here twice and I loved it both times! There is a great vibe and decor. Classy people, pleasant and friendly. We ordered oysters, clam chowder and the biscuit the first time we visited. Everything tasted amazing! The clam chowder was fresh and flavorful,...More

Thank lindsayjae
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27 April 2017|
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Response from ICOBARBurli | Property representative |
We don't have a specific gluten free menu but our menu is very gluten free in its nature. Our menu changes daily. We get our produce and fish in each morning and our chefs write the daily menu from those seasonal... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 District Ave, Burlington, MA 01803-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-761-6500
  • E-mail
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