Doc Magrogan's Fish Market

Doc Magrogan's Fish Market

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.docmagrogans.com/moosic/
  • Phone: 5703423330x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm;
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm;
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Vegetarian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We have on and off site catering to meet all your needs.
  • Special Events: Every Monday Buck-A-Shuck $1 Oysters 4pm-10pm • Lobster Tuesdays with $16 per lb! • All You Can Eat Crab legs on Wednesdays 24.99

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Shoppes at Montage
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Doc Magrogan's Fish Market
We developed our classic 1900's Oyster House as a way to pay tribute and homage to the great tradition of enjoying oysters, these little aphrodisiacs. We have spared no expense to create an Oyster House that transforms you back to a simpler time of food, fun, and merriment, in a local watering hole. It is our joy to serve you the freshest seafood, the finest handcrafted beers, and a superior wine selection!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Doc Magrogan's Fish Market reviews from OpenTable diners
116 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (42)special occasion (42)good for groups (36)neighborhood gem (35)great for lunch (24)hot spot (20)kid-friendly (20)late-night find (17)vibrant bar scene (15)notable wine list (9)romantic (8)great for brunch (7)great for outdoor dining (5)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Docs of Moosic
    Farrell
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    What more can anyone say of this establishment other than impeccable in all respects. There is no comparison when it comes to seafood. Service is outstanding. Food is fresh. Drinks are awesome! Do me a favor and never go there. So that there will always be a seat open for me!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AlSM
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Had a great meal. My son had a friend who never experience raw oysters...now a convert! Great service and great food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Disappointed
    Pierce
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    It took quite a while for our server to appear. I asked the price on the whole lobsters & no one in the restaurant seemed to know. I asked for the 3 lb she said they didn't have any! I took the 2 lb. still no drinks at this point. Someone started cleaning a nearby table, never finished it,left all the cleaning supplies and rag laying on the table and left. Not much ambience there. Our food for a seafood restaurant was poor. My husbands steamed combo, aside from the salmon was just ok. My lobster, which was supposed to be 2lbs was more like 1.5 & since they didn't clean it, none of the body meat was edible. Our server had to be tracked down for drink refills. We spent over $100 and I feel we were taken. We won't be going back again.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Oysters
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I really like Doc's they have great oysters and other seafood. Plus good drinks.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Been Here Twice
    Rick
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    My wife got a long black hair in her entree. At that point her appetite was gone. Unacceptable for a restaurant of this status , even though I'll admit events like this are not 100 percent preventable. In my opinion they should have offered us coupons for future meals. I didn't raise any stink since it was our 20th wedding anniversary and she wouldn't want me to do that. She was a great sport about it, the staff was professional, didn't charge for her meal, and offered her anything free off the menu, she wasn't interested though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Displeasing
    MissTony
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    They changed their menu, and added dishes the cooks arent able to prepare. Rare steak medium well, salmon steak well done, not enough tableware, a lot of people running around doing nothing. The quality of the food from this restaurant has gone down really fast, oh by the way, the prices have gone up!
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  • Brr
    BearVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The restaurant was frigid to the max. Many locals wore jackets, in August, because of the AC. Since we were on the road, in the summer, we had no jackets, so just shivered. Food was OK, but hardly worth freezing for.
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    fit for foodies
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  • good food in a terrible atmosphere
    surfnturf
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    shrimp stuffed with crabmeat we enjoyed the lobster bisque soup and the appetizer of coconut shrimp was absolutely fabulous!the noise level was horrible the place is acoustically unfit.there is some music playing but you can't hear it over the noise of the service staff and the guests.I asked to have my filet prepared medium. It came well done quite a ways through the steak and very pink only in the middlewhen I ordered it I said medium and not anything more.I didn't want to bother to send it back and wait for another one because I just really wanted to finish my dinner and get out of there. It's not a comfortable or relaxing atmosphere the tables are rough and again the noise level is cacophonous
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  • A hairy scallop
    NoCajunFoodLSU
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    There were 3 in our party, the food was really good. Until I found a hair embedded in one of my fried scallops. Two servers said they would get a manager, this never happened. It was no big deal, but someone should have talked to me. Put a little damper on what was a very extraordinary dinner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mediocre food
    Pink
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Great raw oysters!! Dinner that followed was a special steamer pot. This was not warm and had to be sent back. By the time this was reserved everyone else at the table was finished. Not the special dining experience we had hoped!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First timer
    kalino1
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This was my first time going to Doc Magrogan's. I will be back again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service
    ANNIEVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Must say the service was great. Restaurant was busy but our server kept up with her customers.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Why having a reservation?
    Bbyaka
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had a reservation at 5:15 prior to a concert starting at 7 pm in the nearby Pavilion. When we arrived at exactly 5:15 we were told that there would be a 15 minute wait to get a table. "We have a reservation", I proudly announced. "Let me check... Yes, you do. But we don't have a table available. We will have one in 15 minutes". Really??? When I asked to explain the difference between having a reservation and not having one the only answer they could come up with was "We are really busy tonight because of the concert". Wasn't a point of having a reservation on a busy night exactly that - to avoid waiting for a table??? 10 min later we were seated That initial interaction didn't set the right mood for the evening. But the food was great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • FANTASTIC
    HAPPY
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We have been coming to the restaurant about once a week for the summer and have yet to be disappointed. We have not ordered the same thing twice and are working our way through the menu and so far fantastic and look forward to many more great meals
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great tasting food
    Jandfsatisfied
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Our meal at Doc's was absolutely delicious. The waitress was named Dana and she was great - very friendly and welcoming, quick to get back to us between courses, and really knew her menu. Food came out quickly and we loved every bite!! The only thing I would suggest is a little pop of color here and there -- little bland on the walls.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced for what you get.
    Unhappy
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Anniversary Dinner. Reservation for 6:30 & seated immediately. It took over 30-35 minutes for our meal and it did not seem busy at all. Menu not very easy to read & does not state what you get with your meal. My filet/lobster dinner which did include red little potatoes & green string beans which was not stated on meal description & had to ask what you get with it) $34 dollar meal and you don't get a salad or soup. I had the salmon/shrimp combo with string beans & potatoes, $24 meal, salad or soup not included. I was still hungry at end of meal, that rarely happens when we go out to eat at a nice restaurant. Food was very good, but will look for another restaurant where you get more for your money, totally over priced for dinner meals.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great all you can eat crab legs
    Red1
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Nice night out with the guys. Great beers Great crab legs all you can eat, never had to ask for more, waitress just kept em coming. Nice salads good size and well seasoned.... Nice job Docs.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Professor
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The server, Olivia, was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the menu. Food came on time and was well prepared.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Doc Magrogan's - Always a Winner!
    seefooddiet
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I've been to Doc's many times and the reason is simply because it never disappoints. Due to my work schedule, this is the first time I've been there in about a year. Being on vacation and Doc's being kind enough to email me when something good is going on, I made reservations for "National Oyster Day". It was pretty crowded, but my online reservation assured me a table even though I was 10 minutes early. I was glad to see it was as I remembered it with some new items on the menu - I always love trying their new creations! Being busier than normal slowed things down a bit, but our waitress Ashley was extremely pleasant, attentive and provided a great overall experience. Can't wait to go back again - even though it might be another year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Was it just a bad day?
    Bill
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Kind of disappointed with my last visit.. I always called this place my favorite restaurant in the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre area.. Not sure what has changed, but service was lacking, and food was disappointing.. Prior to this visit, it was a no-brainer when I got to choose.. Now, not sure if I will be in any hurry to go back.. Hoping it was just a bad waitress, and maybe the cook called off or something..
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Birthday Dinner
    duodog2
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Drink, food, and service were excellent. It was a great way to celebrate my husband's birthday. Best part of it all was his birthday fell on Buck a Shuck Nite so he was in heaven. He said the oysters were real tasty.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never disappoints
    HAPPY
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Been here many times and have yet to be disappointed, one of our favorite restaurants
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Enjoyed the atmosphere and the food here. The cashew encrusted tilapia and the lobster tacos are wonderful here!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Snack
    whybother12
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The cease and desist fries are the best snack I have ever had. They had a heaping of crab sauce on top so no fries did without.
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  • Great Food and big Gluten Free list
    GFdiner
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    I was so happy to find a restaurant while on vacation that can handle gluten-free without handing me a salad and saying that's all they had. the Gluten-free selections were more than half the menu and I had a wonderful meal and thoroughly enjoyed myself and didn't have to worry!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • EXCELLENT!!!!!!
    HAPPY
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    You know its good when you can't decide to go off the regular menu or choose a special, tonight it was the tilefish special with tomato chutney and a nice side of risotto, as always, never disappointed and the track record lives on, have never had a dish here that we didn't like
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Fish and Chips were best I have ever had!!!!!!! Salmon was delicious too!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Less than what we expected
    SccallopLover
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    The place was FREEZING COLD!!! I ordered the scallops. Only 4 scallops on the place. Wings were GREAT. Wife got steak and shrimp. Very nice steak cooked exactly to order but only 4 shrimp. No salad with the meal only rolls. Service was super. We thought that the prices were high compared to the amount of food received.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unsatisfied
    asydines
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    We've been to Doc Magrogan's in the past and went with good expectations. The food was bland, overpriced, and service fair. Service and quality seems to be declining. We had a party of 6 and every person had at least one complaint about the food/service. How do you justify $28 for 4 scallops? Kale put on a plate with no seasoning? Fra Diavo that isn't spicy. Cole slaw that has no taste. Lobster roll without any flavor. These were just a few of our problems. I won't be making the 25 minute drive again to dine there.
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  • Good Food
    Delicious
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Worth visiting and most certainly recommend. The customer service was great.
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    fit for foodies
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  • A little disapointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We were taken right in to a table and then sat for over 15 minutes before someone came to wait on us. Once we were waited on waitress was great. Other surprise was the restaurant had no lobster. None. Also sirloin steak wasnt cooked how I asked for it. All other food and appetizers were great.
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  • Oysters, Oysters, Oysters!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    If you love oysters and fresh seafood, this is the place for you! Always over a dozen varieties of oysters to choose from.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Doc's
    Nightout
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Over all found the dining room actually very cold I wish I had a sweater to put on. I was very disappointed in the quality of the Ahi Tuna on both the appetizer and the tacos. Tune was very dry and fatty which suggest not the best quality was being used. My wife had the Lobster tacos and again found the lobster meat very tough and dry. Again suggesting that it wasn't all that fresh or over cooked. Drinks good my wife enjoyed her wine and the server had a good personality however he noticed we did not finish the tuna app and made a comment about the tuna appearance himself but made no attempt to ask or inquire more about it. That is were the serve now becomes responsible for poor quality.
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  • Great, fresh, seafood
    DW22
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    This is our favorite spot for seafood in the Scranton, Pa area. Everything is fresh, not frozen. Service is good. Friendly staff. We love to get the oysters, but their description is not always not track, best to ask the server for their recommendation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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  • Very awesome experience
    Julie
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    We loved the appetizers drinks and the crabs. The desserts were fabulous too! We will definitely come again soon!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, No Complaints
    FoodLova
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Overall I had a good experience here. While the food did take a bit long to come out (granted they were at full capacity), it was very tasty. The restaurant seemed like a notch above Red Lobster but below a true fine dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Doc's Seafood
    neodoc
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Quite busy on Saturday night; glad we made reservations on opentable.com. Clam chowder was very thick, but should have more clams and less potato. Seafood platters were good sized, and reasonably priced. Somewhat noisy, but not at a level to inhibit conversation. Waitress ran my loyalty card, but didn't provide a printout of my new balance, nor did she offer to take off the available $20 credit from my bill; I'll use it next time.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, ok food
    popecko74
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Our overall experience was good. Our server and the manager were awesome. The food, not so great. Appetizers were ok but the meals were sseriously lacking. However it was such fantastic and friendly service, we'll probably go back and try another dish. We had our 18 month old with us and he loved the chicken fingers, plus the server brought him an "appetizer" of fruit- oranges and cherries, then brought him more when he Ate it all before his dinner arrived. We thought that was incredibly sweet! The food may not have been to our liking, but please do give this place a chance. I had the lobster blt tacos and hubby had the fried platter. I ordered an extra side and didn't like it and they took it off my bill. Really cant complain
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not so great.
    EdandJoyce
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Oh my....where to start. First, they seem to not ever complete the seating because points never show up. I order surf n turf. Stead was over cooked had to send back. Took a while to remake. Manager offered soup or salad. Had clam chowder, it was so thick it looked and tasted like paste. My husband was finished eating until my meal finally came. The manager never checked back. My husband asked for a box for his soup and the waitress took the soup and never brought it back. Over all it was just an awful dining experience. Staff seemed more concerned with chores then customers.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Buckashuck
    villy
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    My friend and I have developed a Monday evening habit of asking "Are we going to Doc's?" We know the staff by now and we always end up chatting with people at the bar. It is a great time. But don't arrive too early because I don't want to lose my bar stool!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic