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Dock's Oyster House

4.7
5965 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Owned and operated by the Dougherty family since 1897, Dock's Oyster House is an Atlantic City institution. Offering a full raw bar with as many as 10 different oysters per night along with clams, mussels, shrimp, crabmeat, chilled lobster, tuna sashimi and ceviche, Dock's is renowned for the freshest seafood in town along with great steaks and an award-winning wine list. Also offering a full bar, piano bar, and free parking.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(609) 345-0092
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Frank Dougherty
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Private party facilities
Dock's Oyster House has two small semi-private rooms for parties of 6-10 guests. The dining room can be reserved for larger parties. The entire restaurant can also be booked.
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Private party contact
Frank Dougherty: (609) 345-0092
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Georgia Avenue
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Parking details
There is a private lot adjacent to the restaurant.
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Entertainment
Piano Bar
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Indoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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FifiGee (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Never a bad meal! always enjoyable!!
The staff are very friendly and seem genuinely glad to see you return
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SteveP (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Great Food, knowledgable server...extensive wine list

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laker82 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Always a pleasure to visit. Staff, food and service is wonderful. Pleasant employees and just a nice time all around.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Amazing food and service as always. This restaurant is a must when we come to town.

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IrishGooch (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

We don’t like the second floor as much as the first floor. The food was again outstanding. we had a younger waitress who is good and attentive but at times a little bit too attentive which interrupted our meal and conversation almost as if she wanted the table for the next party but she was knowledgeable and helpful. The piano guy was new to us. And he made a comment about a two dollar tip for one song. The song was a The Piano Man by Billy Joel and the way he performed it he should’ve paid me $10 to listen to it. Not at all like the other piano folks they’ve had at dock’s, He was a bit of a Putz I must’ve thought he was a lot better than he was . Overall we love docs because the food is always great and again not one item was less than great pricey oh yes but we love Docks

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KimP 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Never a disappointment! Food was delicious and always fresh. Full menu and always plenty of delicious specials. Almost every time we come to AC, we make a reservation for dinner. Well worth the trip! Piano player nice touch.

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Franric (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We were very pleased with our dining experience at Dock’s Oyster House. It was recently renovated and looks cool and contemporary. Our first dinner there was in 1972 and we’ve been back a few times over the years when in AC. The food was terrific as we totally enjoyed appetizers of grilled octopus, scallops cervichi and raw clams. Our main meals of halibut and seafood risotto were delicious. Service was attentive and friendly but the amazing part was how reasonable the dinner cost was! Definitely worth coming here.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Every time we come to Atlantic City we make sure we go to Docks for dinner. Fish is always fresh, well prepared and service is the best.

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KevinC 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We recently moved out of State but returned to enjoy an excellent dinner for our Anniversary. Not the least expensive but As Always great food and service well worth the trip.

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OpenTable Diner (Adelaide / SA)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Our waitress, Melissa was very attentive. The food was delicious. This was our second visit to this restaurant. This place has become our special occasion restaurant.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Unfortunately my Halibut was foul. The server Kim and Chef wanted to offer another dish however I became ill outside in the street. I have been a loyal customer for 20 years and regardless of my recent experience I will continue to dine at Doc’s.

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Lightys 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

We were happily surprised by the renovations! The food is still great! Great date!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

I go a couple times a month the place can't be beat!! Amazing always!! Paige up front always has my table ready and is beyond incredible!! Abraham was my server on Valentine's day and he was attenti ve,professional and took great care of us

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Foodlovernumber1 (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Always a great dining experience dining at Docks. We were celebrating Valentine's Day and there is no better place to go on a special occasion such as Valentine's Day or Mother's Day, than Docks because they handle high volume days like it's "just another day at the office". My wife and I each had a 3 pound lobster stuffed with jumbo lump crabmeat. Docks does lobster better than anyone in Atlantic City. I also had their wonderful octopus for an appetizer along with a dozen Wellfleet oysters. Their lemon meringue pie is another winner. A couple of cucumber Hendricks martinis and our server Abraham's excellent service added to the enjoyment of the evening.

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JUDY (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We’ve been to Docks numerous times and this was,by far, the best meal we’ve ever had there!!! Halibut was superb and stuffed shrimp was delicious. Will, as always, was our waiter and makes dining at Docks such a pleasant experience. He’s one of the reasons we keep coming back!!! Love this restaurant!!!

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