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Docks Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill

4.4
1931 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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  • Bar Seating
Welcome to DOCKS. Established in 1986, we specialize in bringing the freshest seafood to the island of Manhattan. Rated by Zagat as one of the 50 most popular restaurants, we are a seafood lovers dream with our always fresh raw bar and daily specials.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Sushi, Continental
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Hours of operation
7 days a week
11:30am - 11pm
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Phone number
(212) 986-8080
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Steve Meyers
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
East 40th Street
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Parking details
We validate parking tickets for customers using ICON Parking located on 205 E. 38th St. Just east of 3rd Avenue.
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Public transit
Located just blocks away from Grand Central Terminal, we are easily accessible by the 4,5,6, or 7 train.
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Entertainment
Live Jazz Band - Tuesday Evening 6-10pm & Sunday Brunch 11:30-3:30pm
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Special events & promotions
2014 Mother's Day Menu's Brunch & Dinner

Please call or email us
212.986.8080
Thomas@docksoysterbar.com
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Welcome to DOCKS. Established in 1986, we specialize in bringing the freshest seafood to the island of Manhattan. Rated by Zagat as one of the 50 most popular restaurants, we are a seafood lovers dream with our always fresh raw bar and daily specials.

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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.2
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MichaelO 
1.0  Dined 2 days ago

I've been to Doc's before with good experience. This time was awful. Very bad service. Over priced for food selection. Had an Anniversary reservation a couple of days later in which I promptly cancelled. I'm done with Doc's - no more will i choose Doc's over great restaurant selections in NYC. The server could care less about our table, made herself unavailable to us. It took a long time for anyone to even acknowledge that we even sat down.

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vipSRNYC (New York Area)
1.0  Dined 2 days ago

The raw bar was decent. All three entrees ordered were poorly executed (The Broiled lobster was over-cooked and "tough", the Linguine and clams were tasteless and the pasta was "chewy" and "doughy" and finally the Tuna was overcooked and under-seasoned. A Chef changed is required. To boot, the noise level was unbearable.
On a positive note, the wait staff was quite good.
Unfortunately, we will not be returning anytime soon.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Nice environment, delicious with reasonable price even though it is Valentine’s Day

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Farblonget (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Docks is always fun. The food and service are perfect.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

A perfect lunch experience on a workday. Staff helpful and efficient. Food fresh. Portion sizes sufficient.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great love this place.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Since I've criticized the food here before, it's only fair to note that a recent dinner was very good. Brussels sprouts app with parmesan was cooked and flavored perfectly, and crab cakes were excellent - including the Old Bay chips. Maybe the secret is to stick to the basics? Anyway, this place is definitely back on the list for dinner in the neighborhood.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

One of several lunches at Dock's this week, maintains its high standards. Clam chowder a suitable start, crab cakes meaty as always. Tuna seared perfectly, followed by the rich and tasty chocolate desserts--pudding and flourless cake. Service prompt and attentive.

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ChristopherS 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Thanks for the Congratulatory Key Lime Pie! (As this was our engagement celebration dinner!!) I tried to tweet it out; Too bad Docks does not cater to the tech savvy, social media pool. (may be on purpose, who knows) Thanks for everything!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Waiter was inattentive. Brought enter before appetizers. Forgot side dish. Waiter spent time talking to people at next table. Told us he was there all day and the acted like it.

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Queensheaba (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

My friend and I went for Restaurant week. Service was great. Food portions are just right: and the ambiance was perfect!

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RobertC 
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

It is our go-to place for a feel good evening. Works like a charm

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vipCorey11 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Received the wrong entree. For a work lunch in a hurry it’s hard to wait for the correct one. So i ate what was given.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
1.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

The food was terrible.

My daughter had the Salmon and I had the Redfish.

Both were not good

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

The food and the service are good.

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vipRosie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Always pleases. Happy hour especially good but great on all counts

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vipTom54 (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

First time and last time I had a disappointing meal.
Are used to dine there for lunch with clients frequently and hair alone last evening while visiting from Chicago. Unfortunately they probably will and Trey up at four I finished my salad and brought it to me 10 minutes slated reheated and mushy 😞

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

This was my first visit and I truly enjoyed it. The oyster sampler was amazing, beautiful presentation of our plates and the wine selection is delicious!!!!

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elainep (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

I was amazed at how good the lamb chops were, in a "seafood " restaurant.
they were perfectly flavored cooked to perfection.
The polenta with leeks was deliciously spiced---really overall, a very good meal

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great!! Good food

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