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C & H Oyster Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$15 - US$20
CUISINES
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

With all the great oysters around why have them from here? Very bland, you need lots of sauce to hide that.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cyndiann P
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Patrons seated on either side of the bar counter, everybody was obviously ready and waiting for the new season's oysters. The shuckers moved quickly bringing in their pails. This was a return visit to this restaurant for us and our peck of steamed oysters were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rosalind P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great old early oyster house. Not fancy, if you want great oysters at a great price and the fun of sitting at the bar while they shuck the oysters for you you can't beat Oyster Bar. You won't get fancy beers or drinks but the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Joe I
Reviewed 17 March 2018

These folks know how to buy only the freshest oysters. Currently they are buying in "boat bags"; which weigh about 110 lbs. Open between Oct. to April insures only the best & freshest oysters. Experienced shuckers inspect each one before they place it on your...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank larryhazelwood
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The place was very busy for a Wednesday which caused a 20 min wait. But, it was worth it. Fresh lump meat crab with butter for dipping along with come slaw and fries. Perfect size and delicious. A place where the locals go. A must...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank A. J. H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Ironically, its popularity is its only drawback, because it is a medium sized venue a lot of folks want to visit! Good portions, well made meals, you may have to 'belly up to the bar's waiting for a table. This is a seasonal eatery, only...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank EdP887
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Always great food, good atmosphere and amazing customer service. Always always bringing our out of town friends and never ever disappointed. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank 688ausraz
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We love going to the oyster bar in Elizabeth City NC. The oysters are usually large and tasty. This time we had raw ones first, then steamed and then fried. Needless to say we ended up with a large bill but it was worth it.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Evie335
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I ordered oysters they were ok just not near done and cold. Wife ordered fish it was completely dried out. It had been cooked way to long. Fries good and coleslaw ok. Been there twice and both times the food was the same.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank mountainwilliamWv
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

REALLY fun & friendly atmosphere and awesome food! We tried things we've never had before (oysters, frog legs, etc) - the waitress was awesome and patient with us.. only way it could be better is if it was open year round! Can't get any fresher...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank jamigirl78
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Can't be positive but I think they come from local waterways.
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