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42nd St Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1429
+1 919-831-2811
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (289 reviews)
“hush puppies” (87 reviews)
“cioppino” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1429
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was like a trip to the seaside past. Fresh and delicious seafood, amazing and plentiful sides, and timeless decor. Being here makes being in a coastal state tangible. This is a place where celebrations and festive meals have clearly taken place.

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The price of wine in this place should x come with a warning and the waiter or waitress should be able to do that for you when you order it. If the don’t just leave a tip base on your food not the wine. Not...More

Thank rafaotero7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and great food. Upbeat atmosphere Our server was John and he was very knowledgeable on menu and wine. Great place

Thank williamcR3194WC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently had a dinner reservation with a group of friends there. The food and service was good. The oysters were super tasty as well as the fried fish.

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place last night and although I dobut eat seafood, I came with friends who love it. The atmosphere alone was great. You feel so high and special in this place! The food I did have was fresh and flavorful (sweet potato and...More

Thank Monica O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had dinner here last night (two locals and my wife and I who were visiting the area). If you are looking for a romantic dinner this is not the place as the dinning room is huge and pretty loud. If you are...More

Thank B0bK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was unable to get the waitress to take my order.I only had 1 hour between flights, so I had to leave. Either understaffed, or the waitress was inattentive.

Thank nblas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in town on business and was meeting friends for dinner. Even though I lived at the beach, I had heard great things about 42nd Street. First of all, our waiter, Mike G. was so nice and funny, and patient! We had a lot if...More

1  Thank 64Beachy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is huge (and therefore a little loud) and outside of the downtown of Raleigh (they have their own parking lot). Our server was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. But be prepared, there is a lot of fried food on the menu....More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best seafood in town located in downtown raleigh love that u can have dinner and then proceed to a night out ,service is okay

Thank Eve N
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Response from jennmaybe | Reviewed this property |
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I would think they will be open!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27603-1429
    (West Street)
  • Public Transportation: RLine stop one block away
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-831-2811
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