Hugo's Oyster Bar

4.5
1353 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
A part of the C&S Restaurant Group, we are located just outside of the heart of Roswell. We strive to provide fresh, southern style seafood with a Cajun twist.
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l
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food. Awesome menu. This was heaven.

C
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for a taste of Nola

WH
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We love Hugo’s. Service was a little slow this time, but Bloody Mary bar exceeded expectations!

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Our waiter Lamar was professional, informative, checked in on us regularly and kept us laughing! We will definitely be back!

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. I will pass along the review to Lamar and look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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D
Atlanta
23 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Had a reservation, but needed to wait for seating. Manager came over, acknowledged our wait time and apologized for it (that was nice). Then manager gave us an appetizer for our trouble (EXCELLENT on her part)!! Can honestly say I've never had a bad meal here and have brought many friends. Will definitely be back again.

Single biggest gripe... Please, oh PLEASE turn up the air conditioning. My entire party was sweating during our recent visit, but it does seem to be warm in there most times. Will go again, just waiting for cooler weather! Hahaha

AK
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 5

Im not sure if I would recommend or come back. The server was so busy she couldn’t attend to the few us on the patio. She got my husband’s order wrong. She didn’t listen to him at all. And, the service was extremely slow. This was our first visit because we heard they have apalicola oysters. Will probably find an restaurant to try for seafood. Too many in Atlanta to choose from.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

I really wanted to like this place but we were all disappointed. We were a party of 10 and we were all sweating within minutes. The restaurant was SOO hot that it was uncomfortable. We would have left if we had a smaller party.
The oysters were good, a little small but good.
The service was amazing. Pierce took care of us and he was the highlight of our night.
The food came and it was just okay. Potatoes on the side, boiled potatoes with nothing on them. Fish was meh. My husband got the stuffed shrimp and he was so disappointed with how unstuffed they were. After we left, some of our party said they saw a crawling animal. Will not say that it was!!
Maybe our expectations were high but I know none of us will be going there again.

MJ
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 1

Even though we had a reservation for a few weeks, we were put in a corner by the wait station . We spent our entire evening screaming to try and hear each other. Our server, Lamar, was outstanding and very menu and cocktail knowledgeable. Drunks were good and wine list was ok. If you are not crazy about seafood, there are only a couple of options to choose from. A little over priced for the food you get, and there are no baskets of bread, bread sticks or any other table share during cocktails.

G
Atlanta
55 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first experience dining at Hugo’s but will definitely not be our last! We really enjoyed our meal and the service was very good... in fact, everyone that works at Hugo’s seems to work hard, enjoy their job and treat the customers well! The valet parking was an added treat since parking in Roswell on a Saturday night can sometimes be a challenge. The Valet parking attendant was friendly and very welcoming! Casual, fun ambiance on a summer night. Highly recommend!!

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. We have a great Happy Hour during the week and a great brunch on the weekends with a Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar. I will pass along the review to the staff and the valet service and look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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S
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We thought the food was very good and met all our expectations. The couple we were having dinner with had some issues with their check - evidently, the sauce that the gentleman ordered was $9 and he wasn't told that it didn't come with his dinner. The only other problem I had was that it was not cool enough in the part of the restaurant where we were seated.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I apologize for your experience on the items that you mentioned and we have made the adjustments. Next time you would like to dine in email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail and I will personally make the reservation and greet you at the door. Warm Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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FW
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

My experience has been consistent. Food is always good, love the menu. Service is always good. Recent visit was on National Oyster Day and extremely noisy. Very hard to chat with each other at the table.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry about the noise level. It get a little loud when we have special events. Looking forward to your next visit. Warm Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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AB
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

This was my 4th visit to Hugo's. The service was AWFUL. The food is good, but not GREAT. I doubt I'll be back

OT
Atlanta
140 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always enjoyable with friendly service. They had an oyster special today—-$1 each for some VA oysters.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on August 10, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Looking forward to your next visit. Best Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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D
Atlanta
35 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We brought a couple who had never been to Hugo’s before. They loved it and said they would definitely come back. Food was outstanding.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on August 6, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. Next time you would like to dine in email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail and I will personally make the reservation and greet you at the door. Looking forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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S
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service. I highly recommend Hugo’s.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on August 6, 2019

Thank you Mr. Senator for taking the time to leave us a review. Whenever you would like to dine with us, you can email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail and I will personally make the reservation and greet you at the door. It was a pleasure meeting you and look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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W
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I made a reservation and was greeted immediately by the valet who was quite courteous. We were seated immediately from both the hostess and our server. Just to keep it simple I enjoyed everything from beginning to end . We'll be back.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on August 1, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. I will pass along the compliments to the staff and look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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g
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Oysters were very small. They got drinks wrong. Food was good but overpriced

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 30, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I would like to get some more info about your experience. If you would be so kind as to email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail so we can better ourselves and make the necessary adjustments. I do apologize and hope to hear from you soon. Warm Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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A
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fabulous!!! Service was excellent as usual!!! My steak was so good could cut with my fork. Ready to go back.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 30, 2019

Thank you the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. Looking forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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OT
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great service and delicious food!

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Hope to see you soon. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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TG
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food mostly seafood. They always have great music in the background, sometimes live. The atmosphere is... funky -- almost like a "dive," but not really.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 30, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. Looking forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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WH
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We dropped in for Sunday brunch for the first time. We had a nice young woman for a server who took very good care of us.

We ordered the Oysters Hugo which were delicious. I was just sad that there weren't more of them - an order is a half dozen, and I could have easily eaten a whole dozen by myself. We ordered three additional brunch entrees, which ranged from classic fair to delicious cajun fare.

I don't know if it's my favorite brunch place in Atlanta yet, but I am certainly interested in coming back and trying more of their food again.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 27, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. The Hugo's Oyster are personal favorite. Next time you would like to come in email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail and I would be happy to make the reservation and greet you at the door. Look forward to seeing you soon. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We come to Hugo’s often, and are always pleased. Last nights experience was even better due to our server. Skyler has a way with tables that is special and refreshing. We continue to come back as often as we can, but the service today will bring us back even sooner. The food was great, as always, and we continue to get different things on each visit (but always oysters). Thanks for another great dining experience.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 27, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and also taking the time to leave us a review. We take pride in giving the best service and serving the most pristine product. I will pass along the review to Skyler. You can always request her when you like to dine with us. Look forward to your next visit Best Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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SH
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

The service was off. Server couldn’t concentrate on what she was doing. Food was wonderful as always. Will definitely be back.

AN
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place!!! Staff made us feel super comfortable even though we were a big group. 😊♥️

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 27, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Next time you would like to dine in email me personally and jonathanhugos24@gmail and I will personally make it for you and greet you at the door. Best Regard Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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GH
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 1

How sad that this used to be a good restaurant. They were out of the wine we wanted to begin with and there were bugs crawling on the walls and all around the entrance to the restaurant. We will not go back.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 27, 2019

My name is Jonathan Gorman. I'm the General Manager at Hugo's Oyster Bar. I want to personally apologize for your dining experience. I can assure you that is not the norm. I also want to thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Without the input from our guest we cannot better ourselves as a restaurant If you would be so kind as to email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail I would like to send you gift card so we can regain your faith in our restaurant. Warm Regards

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TD
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was excellent, but the waiter ,Frank, was even better. He was knowledgeable and very helpful.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 30, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and also for the kind words. I will pass along the review to Frank and the staff. Whenever you would like to dine with us, you can always recommend Frank as your server. Look forward to seeing you soon. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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HT
Greensboro
30 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Good food at reasonable price. Not fine dining. A bit like a neighborhood bar with valet parking???

OT
Atlanta
49 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Glasses of wine were uniformly too warm which was a disappointment. Food was generally very good. Service friendly but spotty (e.g. had to ask for replacement silverware). Upbeat vibe, very casual. Valet parking a plus.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 16, 2019

Thank you taking the time to leave us a review. I apologize for your experience. Without the input from the guest we cannot better or improve our mistakes. I will pass along the review to the staff. Next time you would like to dine with us email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail and I will personally make the reservation and greet you at the door. Hope to hear from you soon. Warm Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was good, but the service was amazing. Our waitress made many good recommendations for us and she was on point with all. Great job.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 16, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I will pass along the kind words to the staff. We look forward to your next visit. Jonathan gorman General Manager

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

We have been dining at Hugo’s for awhile. Our service was awful. Server needed more training. Server forgot my husbands drink order then said that if we order a drink around that time there would be a wait because it’s their busy time. Crackers for oysters were placed on table and she said that they ran out of buckets. You would think she would put crackers on a plate instead. We received appetizer and finished appetizer before we got our cocktails. We asked to cash out since service was so awful. We gave our open table Hugo’s dining reward. She said she needed to make sure that we were not using an old coupon?? We will not be returning.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 13, 2019

My name is Jonathan Gorman and I'm the general manager. I want to personally apologize for your experience. I can assure you that is not the norm. Also thank you for your review. Without the input from our guest we cannot better ourselves or improve our business. If you would be so kind to email your address at jonathanhughugos24@gmail. I would like to send you a gift card so we can regain your faith in our restaurant. Warm regards Jonathan Gorman

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M
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A favorite of ours. Great oysters. Great service. Will be back soon.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 16, 2019

Thank you taking the time to leave us a review. Glad to hear we are one of your favorites. Look forward to seeing you soon Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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MF
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent meal and service.

c
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fresh, fun seafood in a convenient area of Roswell.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 12, 2019

Thank you Craig for taking the time to leave us a review. Look forward to your next visit. Jonathan gorman General Manager

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hugo’s is always a great place to enjoy a taste of New Orleans!

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 12, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. We take pride in capturing the New Orleans vibe. Next time you dine with us email me at jonathanhugos24@gmail. I will personally make the reservation and greet you at the door. Look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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OT
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great time

B
Charleston
23 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

This is a wonderful restaurant with great seafood and good service. The oysters are some of the best in Atlanta.They truly care about there customers.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 5, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. We take pride in putting out a pristine product as well as giving the best service to our guest. Look forward to your next visit. Best Regards Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

A consistently great restaurant run by a friendly staff.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 5, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for the kind words. Hope to see you soon. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Small portions for the price.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great. But the service was 5 start excellent! Brooke was magical and delighted us!

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 27, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review. Look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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DI
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

We have been there many times. The only critical comment is t hat it is hard to hear one another inside and the traffic outside makes it difficult, as well. Not sure what you can do about it, but it does give us pause when going there.

Hugo's Oyster Bar
Responded on July 5, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are aware of the outside traffic and are looking in to trying to fix that issue. Thank you coming in and look forward to your next visit. Jonathan Gorman General Manager

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