HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >

Discussion

Oyster bar!

On a recent trip to Boston began for the first time to eat and enjoy oysters. Liked having the choice to try oysters from different areas also. Looking for an option like this in Manhattan suggestions please!!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. How about.....the Oyster Bar. Downstairs in Grand Central. Easily the most varieties of oysters under one roof, unless there's a place I don't know about. Ordering a mixed dozen of 4 types is a fun way to compare/ contrast.

    3 Replies
    1. re: Veggo

      Aquagrill is better.

      -----
      Aquagrill
      210 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

      1. re: gutsofsteel

        A lot more pleasant, too, in my opinion.

        1. re: gutsofsteel

          Wow, that looks amazing. 'Course I DO just love the atmosphere of the Oyster Bar at GC (in the back dining room).

      2. Aquagrill, in Soho, usually has a wide selection of oysters.

        -----
        Aquagrill
        210 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

        1 Reply
        1. re: MMRuth

          Kanoyama has a very good oyster selection at the back bar

          -----
          Kanoyama
          175 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

        2. The Oyster Bar is a New York Classic. While the atmosphere may be a bit sparse I still enjoy a cold beer and their always very fresh oysters. One high point is they always have a good selection of Long Island oysters the others often don't have. Local means fresher!

          1. Aquagrill is great. I also like the oyster selection at Lure, and during happy hour oysters are only $1.

            -----
            Aquagrill
            210 Spring St, New York, NY 10012

            1. I love the raw bar selections at Balthazar.