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UWS oyster bar ... mid 60's - 70's?

Foody4life Dec 28, 2011 10:25 AM

Looking for an UWS oyster / raw bar near Telepan. Want to meet friends for an early pre dinner drink and oysters around 4 in the afternoon. Have gone to Ocean Grill in the past, but are interested in other nearby options. Thanks.

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    dyrewolf Dec 28, 2011 10:31 AM

    I'd recommend Mermaid but that is in the 80's

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    Mermaid Inn
    568 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024

    1. k
      kathryn Dec 28, 2011 10:44 AM

      Perhaps Epicurie Boulud's oyster bar?

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      Epicerie Boulud
      1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

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      1. re: kathryn
        Foody4life Dec 28, 2011 10:58 AM

        looks like a great option. we may be too early for oysters. will call to see when the evolution occurs (their website says "in the evening, EB evolves into an oyster bar with wines...").

        1. re: Foody4life
          k
          kathryn Dec 28, 2011 11:06 AM

          If you go to the site and click on Menus, the page says the oyster bar is now open 4-8pm.

          http://www.danielnyc.com/epicerie.html

          OYSTER BAR NOW OPEN 4-8PM!

          Join us for a daily selection of East
          and West coast oysters with a variety
          of draught beer and wines by the glass

          1. re: kathryn
            Foody4life Dec 28, 2011 11:12 AM

            LOL. missed it - the website's bottom blue banner was covering up the Oyster menu selection. Found it. Thanks again.

            Also I'd forgotten that another option - Atlantic Grill is around the corner.

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            Atlantic Grill
            49 W 64th St, New York, NY 10023

      2. boredough Dec 28, 2011 10:44 AM

        We had a selection of fabulous oysters at Ed's Chowder House in the Empire Hotel (63rd & Broadway). The Chowder Bar is open all afternoon/evening so it would work for your group.

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        Ed's Chowder House
        44 W 63rd St, New York, NY 10023

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        1. re: boredough
          Foody4life Dec 28, 2011 11:41 AM

          adding it to the list. rooftop bar looks tempting for later on as well. thanks!

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