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Docks Oyster Bar

633 3rd Ave, Frnt 5, New York City, NY 10017-6706
+1 212-986-8080
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (95 reviews)
“clams” (24 reviews)
“clambake” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
633 3rd Ave, Frnt 5, New York City, NY 10017-6706
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our large group in the back-area was very well served and attended to for a business dinner (bonus was NY Gov Andrew Cuomo and his wife having an undisturbed meal back there)...the steaks and fish are great, the wine list is extensive (as are the...More

Thank rnarisetti
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Dock's. We know you have many choices when dining with a large group so thank-you for selecting us. Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The mahi mahi was excellent and the portions were large that we honestly could've shared an entrée and had salads. Would have been plenty for me and my mother. All in all great food. The bread basket with what appeared to be homemade bread and...More

Thank hraney27
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank-you for your visit and review. We are so glad you enjoyed the mahi mahi. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the indescribable delay in getting our drinks to the rather bland New England chowder and crab cakes, I couldn't help feeling ripped off by the time we left having paid a pretty hefty bill. Ok, the key lime pie was pretty good, but that's...More

Thank Back_to_Sandringham
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review regarding your visit. We take all comments seriously and appreciate your feedback.WE are glad you enjoyed the key lime pie and hope you will return so we can WoW you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before a couple of times and we will go again for sure. I had the crab cake as an appetizer followed by the lobster risotto. Super delicious!!!!

Thank Marcenlinda2015
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank-you for your wonderful comments and recent visit! We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was with a group of business associates, so there was a preset menu of choices. The soup was a clam chowder that was mostly celery chunks and pretty thin. I ordered tuna that came with some kind of vegetable, like collard greens maybe. The tuna...More

Thank HonkHonk
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for you honest review, and we hope that you will give us another opportunity to impress you! Please consider joining us for Brunch, Happy Hour, or for our weekly clam bake! http://docksoysterbar.com/news_and_events

Reviewed 25 April 2017

I had a nice dinner there. I tried for the first time in my life the New England clam chowder, so tasty and creamy. I loved it. I also had salmon, good! That night unfortunately they didn't have few kinds of steaks but the fish...More

Thank silvi19872017
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank -you for your visit and review. We are pleased you enjoyed your first New England Clam Chowder with us! Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Do yourself a favor while in NYC. Dine at Dock's on Third Avenue. It's a fresh seafood place extraordinaire. The presentation is outstanding, the service is the best, and food is "schmect gut." If expensive dining is not for you, then go to McDonald's. This...More

Thank Mike C
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Hello Mike: Reviews like yours make all our hard work worth it!! Thank-you for your enthusiasm, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Stopped in after Wicked on Broadway to catch up with family. Everyone's food was perfectly cooked & displayed with perfection. The service was top-notch & the wine refreshing. The atmosphere was great, of course we were there until closing, so at different times, not sure...More

Thank CookerOfFaith40
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

Thank-you for you wonderful reference to your experience while in NYC!! From Broadway to our establishment we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Try to get a seat at the bar for happy hour and you will be rewarded with $1.00 raw clams and oysters and other bargains including affordable glasses of wine.

Thank MGStickler
Stewart R, Public Relations Manager at Docks Oyster Bar, responded to this review

We are Happy you enjoyed happy hour! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Our lunch at Docks was one of the high points of our visit to Manhattan. The atmosphere reminded me of New England. Wait staff was friendly and knowledgable. My companion and I had the Bento Box Lunch, which was a very pleasant surprise. Mine was...More

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longshanks2320
I wish to give my son and his wife a birthday treat ( they both live in NY ) I live in the UK , So rather difficult to arrange from here. So do you offer any gift voucher scheme that I may use for that purpose. Many thanks
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Response from b0nstanislas | Reviewed this property |
I totally agree in relation to Bouley. Cheaper for lunch menu!!! Lively greek restaurant AVRA close to Lex and 44/45?? good mex ROSA MEXICANO on Broadway west SIDE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 3rd Ave, Frnt 5, New York City, NY 10017-6706
    (East 40th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located just blocks away from Grand Central Terminal, we are easily accessible by the 4,5,6, or 7 train.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-986-8080
  • E-mail