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Neptune Oyster

63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
+1 617-742-3474
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (665 reviews)
“fries” (147 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to wait for a while but that gave us time to look around the market nearby. The best lobster roll I've ever had.

Thank Juna3665
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Boston for 2 nights and had time to go for lunch. This restaurant opens at 11.30 amand by 11.15 am there was already 20 people standing in line to get in .It is first come first serve, get there early or you...More

2  Thank fred g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is ah-maz-ing. If you are in Boston - you HAVE to go here if you like great seafood. We were in Boston to see the Red Sox play this past Saturday. On Friday we got in line with just one group ahead of...More

Thank FeliciaW200
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a small "hole in the wall" restaurant with outstanding food. We placed our reservation at 1:30 in the afternoon , walked around Boston for 3 hours before being seated then enjoyed a wonderful seafood meal! Locals told us it would be well worth the...More

Thank Rmhb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes there is a wait but the food is great and the service friendly. They don't rush you out and really want you to have a great experience. We are oyster bar people and this is one of our favorites in the USA. Yes you...More

Thank PNWtraveler02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And the clam chowder is amazing! The special the night we dined was a lobster caprese salad this heirloom tomatoes and buratta - I would fly to back to Boston just to eat that again, it was amazing. The only downside, the wait - plan...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yeah I'll say it my fav place in the North End isn't Italian!! It's this place. No contest. Yep I'll gladly wait two hours. You just have to time it so you can stop off, give them your cell phone number, grab a drink or...More

Thank lizzietishlizard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neptune has an awesome fresh oyster selection and you can mix it up and compare types. Other fish super fresh. Just arrive early because there's always a line for a table and sometimes a wait at the bar. Good wine selection also.

Thank Bostonian2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Neptune Oyster was excellent! The hot lobster roll is fantastic as well as their wide variety of oysters offered in a comprehensive menu complete with expected taste/saltiness which is extremely helpful! The octopus starter was also wonderful.

Thank isabel f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

NYers have a reputation for being tough, but Boston definitely takes the cake. But I digress. The lobster roll at this restaurant was my first ever and my best! And the fries oh my! However, I was sitting so close to the people next to...More

Thank cjay40
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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Elena M
28 May 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
No call ahead or reservations and you wait outside on the sidewalk
Larry E
24 July 2015|
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Response from skippy0703 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have lobster!! The lobster roll is about a 4 inch hoagie roll. I had mine brushed with butter and not sure what seasoning. Then pieces of lobster are PILED on. It was delicious. It is good I do not live nearby... More
Laura H
19 March 2015|
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Response from Gregg B | Reviewed this property |
Check out Vito's Tavern on the very next block. Very nice, large selection, great ambiance, though a bit deafening. They get a lot of waiting traffic from Neptune. Neptune calls your cell about 10 minutes or so ahead of your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2273
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-3474
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