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The Oyster Cracker Cafe

2800 High St, Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ 08349-3126
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
2800 High St, Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ 08349-3126
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A long-established part of the Bayshore Center at Bivalve... this on-site Eatery has the Freshest of the Fresh when it comes to Seafood!... and there's good food for everyone, even Vegetarians! It is open Seasonally for LUNCH from Wed-Sun year-round & DINNER 2nd Friday of...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Menu is always changing and a nice selection. Tables are both indoors as well as on the dock. Very relaxing. Great staff as they are willing to share stories.

Thank Teddyballgame999
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a delightful surprise - fresh, delicious and interesting lunch fare. Soup of the day - roasted squash - lactose free and outstanding. Sandwich special of the day - roasted red pepper with provolone on sourdough- terrific. The hamburger was an unexpected standout -!?!at an...More

Thank Ihor R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This tiny restaurant is part of the Bayshore Museum in Bivalve. The interior seat maybe 15 people Limited choices but good seafood. The Oysters on the half Shell were fresh and tasty, the fried oysters were outstanding. This off the beaten path place is worth...More

Thank Charles T M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I ate lunch here last week. Lovely fresh food and low prices. I had 6 oysters on the half shell and then a platter of 6 fried oysters with 2 sides. The whole deal was under $20. I had been at the shore for several...More

1  Thank subianchi
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A small friendly place with homemade food. The Oyster soup was excellent. The oyster Rubin sandwich was also excellent as was the peach cobbler dessert.

1  Thank grayray
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We found this online when we were looking for another restaurant which is long gone. It is located as part of a museum of the local oyster industry. I counted 18 potential seats inside with several picnic tables on the deck over the water. The...More

1  Thank Ertghj
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful oysters; raw, fried, in chowder. Everything is home cooked. Food is fresh and delicious as were the drinks. Cannot beat the ice tea Wait staff are volunteers who donate to the Bayshore project. We will return

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Oyster Cracker Cafe serves "mostly home-made, often locally grown, sometimes organic and always delicious seafood and traditional fare,: like sandwiches, salads, and soups. My friend and I sampled the oysters florentine (superb!), the mac cheese (creamy deliciousness!) and the oyster chowder (aaaahhh, perfection!), washed...More

1  Thank Shay S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious, large, super fresh oysters. Loved them so much had them 3 different ways, raw, fried and chowder!! Eggplant panini fantastic! Rhubarb crisp for dessert over the top!! Everything homemade! Cute place, very friendly staff! Reasonable priced! Highly recommend!!

1  Thank Gwyn H
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22 April 2017|
Response from Gwyn H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Didn't see anyone with any when we were there. I'd call and ask, they were very friendly and helpful.
1 December 2015|
Response from Shay S |
Lunch: Wednesday-Saturday from 11-3:00 Brunch: on Sundays from 11-3:00 Dinner: 2nd Friday of every month from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm​
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 High St, Bivalve, Port Norris, NJ 08349-3126
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Port Norris
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