This restaurant added safety precaution details

This includes info about cleaning, sanitizing, social distancing, and usage of personal protective equipment. Learn more.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG

4.5
icon/ic_reviewCreated with Sketch.
931 Reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Oyster Bar
Spoto's Oyster Bar in Palm Beach Gardens is as authentic as you can get. With fresh-shucked cold water oysters that come from Long Island and Cape Cod along with a full menu of seafood delights, there is no reason to go anywhere else in search of a premier oyster bar. Patrons can dine inside or outside, weather permitting, for lunch or dinner.

The main event at Spoto's Oyster Bar is, of course, the oysters on the half shell; menu doesn't disappoint. Enjoy Bluepoint from Long Island, Wellfleet from Cape Cod and a daily featured oyster the chef has selected. Littleneck and Cherrystone clams from Cape Cod are also on the menu. Both oysters and clams are offered raw as well as in many dishes.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 931 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
Sort by
Filters
L
vipLauzon
Raleigh
43 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great outside seating. Food was great.Appreciated that there was distancing between the tables.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded 7 hours ago

Hi Lauzon, Thank you for your review! We appreciate your mentioning our outdoor seating and that you felt safe and comfortable. Please visit us again soon!

Report
L
vipLarry
Miami
32 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall2food5service4ambience4

The bottle prices for wine here are already 400% above retail, but what was annoying was that the two-most reasonably priced wines were sold out, and when we asked for a same priced substitution we were refused.
The “background” music is incredibly loud.

C
Carolynne
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food, though prices have increased quite a bit, most likely due to monies lost during months of closure due to COVID 19.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 13, 2020

Hi Carolynne, Thank you for your 5* review! We unveiled our new menu about 2 months ago. This was the first menu change in over 3 years. Covid 19 notwithstanding, prices have gone up in the past 3 years. We are still making everything to order from scratch using only fresh ingredients delivered daily. We value your patronage and look forward to seeing you again!

Report
f
vipfrdsgrl
Key West
19 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent service and food.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 13, 2020

Hi frdsgrl, Thank you for your 5* review and loyal support! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
MA
vipMARCELAM
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of our favorite restaurants. The most delicious blue point oysters are here. Linguini with clams sauce was amazing.
Highly recommend this restaurant

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 8, 2020

Hi MARCELAM, Thank you for the 5* review, kind words and loyal support! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
TT
vipTTloves
Las Vegas
21 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seafood is impeccable and so is the service. Oysters are fresh and delicious!!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 9, 2020

Hi TTloves, Thank you for the 5* review! As the areas only Authentic Oyster Bar, you can be assured that our seafood and Oysters are the freshest and best tasting around! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
KC
KarnaC
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a party of three. We ordered 2 bluepoint apps and a calamari. The oysters were phenomenal. The calamari was perfectly crisp. We had the jambalaya, linguini w/ clams and crab cakes for dinner. All were delicious. We finished our meal with coffee and expresso. Our server was excellent and backed up by the entire team. It was a lovely evening and and we will definitely return.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 8, 2020

Hi KarnaC, Thank you for your 5* review and kind words. As the only authentic Oyster Bar in the area, you can be assured that all our seafood is the freshest and best tasting! Delivered daily from the pristine cold water of the Northern Atlantic. Our entire staff comes to work with the goal that every guest leave well fed and happy. We look forward to your next visit. Oh... are you following us on social media?

Report
g
vipgolfer50
Orlando
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sam the bar tender is the best had dinner at the bar

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 6, 2020

Hi golfer50, Thank you for the 5* review! We will certainly let Samantha know that her great service added to your dining experience!

Report
FM
vipFionaM
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic restaurant, still covid compliant indoors and they had a guy called the Sanitizer cleaning the tables and couches when people left! Food was fantastic as always would definitely recommend 👍👍

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 6, 2020

Hi FionaM, Thank you for the 5* review, kind words and loyal support. We also appreciate your mentioning The Sanitizer! He is someone whose sole job it is to constantly wipe down surfaces with sanitizer as your safety and comfort are paramount. We look forward to seeing you again!

Report
S
vipSommelnay
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great place for Covid -19 outdoor dining. Pet friendly as well

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on October 6, 2020

Hi Sommelnay, Thank you for the 5* review and mentioning our Pet Friendly Outdoor patio! We are continuing to follow the guidelines of the CDC for the foreseeable future as the safety and comfort of our guests is paramount! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
RM
RonMW
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, the service was amazing.. We were there for a birthday and they went all out!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 30, 2020

Hi RonMW, Thank you for the 5* review and kind words! It is always our goal that every guest leave feeling the way you did! We look forward to your next visit.

Report
x
xiaosongs
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were very friendly and thanks us to come in. We were visiting from central Florida and turns out the general manager lives in the same town. He came by greeted us and gave us his business card.
The food was fresh and service was fantastic. We will definitely come back.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 29, 2020

Hi xiaosongs, Thank you for your 5* review and kind words. Everyone at Spotos actually likes their job and they happen to be nice people! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in Palm Beach Gardens.

Report
TL
TraceyL
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Food was good
Our waiter was great
Management came over several times to ask if everything was ok and when something was mentioned not being ok we were given excuses but problem never rectified so why bother asking if you’re not going to fix it.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 29, 2020

Hi TraceyL, Thank you for the review! We'll certainly let your server know that his attention to detail added to your dining experience. Regarding your comment about a manager not fixing your problem... Could you please give me some specifics? We hope to see you again soon!

Report
OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was excellent. Everyone was friendly and most accommodating.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 29, 2020

Thank you for the 5* review and kind words! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
CD
CatherineD
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Je suis française et j aime la nourriture.
Excellente expérience et je recommande vivement ce resto.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 24, 2020

Merci! Votres parole aimables!

Report
K
Klink7
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Have been going there for over 15 years. During the pandemic we even got Easter dinner to go. Dinned in about a month ago and they served bread with olive oil and garlic. Our last visit on Tuesday no bread? That's a deal breaker for me.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 18, 2020

Hi Klink7, Thank you for your review and much valued patronage! We recently discovered that when we routinely give everyone Bread Service, a lot of it gets wasted. We made a decision that Bread Service will be available upon request. It is still our delicious (hot from the oven) Ciabatta Bread with House Made Freshly Roasted Garlic Oil. Simple fix....just ask for it!

Report
D
vipDebs
Miami
197 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A few glitches but we enjoyed our time together at a safe outside table.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 16, 2020

Hi Debs, Thank you for the review! We appreciate that whatever the "glitches" were you were able to look at your experience as a whole and enjoy yourself. Thank you for mentioning that we have plenty of outdoor seating and we hope to see you again!

Report
MF
vipMichaelF
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great As Usual!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 16, 2020

Hi MichaelF, Thank you for the 5* review, kind words and loyal support! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

5 star food all the way!!!

The freshest seafood I’ve had ever!!!

Please enjoy a five star experience at $$$ prices!!!!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 11, 2020

Thank you for the 5* review! Everything served at Spotos Oyster Bar is delivered several times a week and it's fresh never frozen. Thank you for mentioning that! we look forward to seeing you again!

Report
JB
JuanitaB
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our lunch was delicious. We chose to sit outside thinking it may be crowded inside. However, it was a bit too hot for that decision. Wish we had requested an inside seating. I recommend Spoto's and will definitely go again.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 16, 2020

Hi JuanitaB, Thank you for mentioning that we serve lunch and have plenty of outdoor seating! Believe it or not, had you mentioned to your server that you were uncomfortable outside (due to the heat) we would have moved you inside if there was space available! We want all of our guests to leave well fed and happy! We look forward to your next visit! Did you know that we're open for Brunch on Sundays?

Report
B
vipBriancm
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it. Have been many times and Spotos is consistently fresh, delicious, artful presentation with warm and impeccable service. The premier seafood dining in the area.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 16, 2020

Hi Briancm, First, thank you for your valued patronage especially at this time. Spotos is synonymous with Fresh Seafood and Fish! Everything is delivered daily from the cold pristine waters of the Northern Atlantic. Did you know that we recently hired a new Executive Chef? He has created many new stunningly delicious dishes and added his own spin on some of our old classics. We hope to see you again soon and in the meantime, why not follow us on FB or IG?

Report
MM
vipMikeM
Miami
29 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great as usual!

GR
GwendolynR
Fayetteville
25 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and our server, Chris, was wonderful!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 9, 2020

Hi GwendolynR, Thank you for your 5* review! We will certainly let Chris know that his wonderful service added to your great dining experience! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
KH
vipKenH
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waitress, Chelsea was very attentive and professional. She was also very pleasant and friendly. Helped to make our dining experience quite enjoyable.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 8, 2020

Hi KenH, Thank you for the 5* review! Our servers are held to some of the most stringent standards in the industry and they happen to be nice people! We will certainly let her know that her attentiveness added to your enjoyable dining experience! When you make your next reservation, you can request Chelsea!

Report
OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have not been since Covid. Bill was wonderful and look forward to going back.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 8, 2020

Thank you for the 5* review! We will certainly let Bill Know that his wonderful service added to your great dining experience. Did you know that when you make your reservation, you can request to have Bill as your server? We hope to see you gain soon and welcome back!

Report
SM
SharonM
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a lovely lunch for a friend’s birthday. The manager treated us to complimentary prosecco and our server was lovely. Food was delicious with good accommodation for my gluten intolerance. The only missing piece was a dessert that fit into that category. Overall an excellent experience, even with the heat of early September on the patio.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 8, 2020

Hi SharonM, Thank you for the beautiful review! It is our goal that every guest leave feeling the way you did! We look forward to seeing you again!

Report
OT
OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Bill was amazing ! Helped make our meal so very special !

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 1, 2020

Thank you for the 5* review! We will certainly let Bill know that his excellent service added to your great dining experience. Did you know that you can request any server when you make your reservation? We hope to see you again soon!

Report
m
vipmarciam
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best thing is the very fresh and well prepared seafood

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 2, 2020

Hi marciam, Thank you for the 5* review! As the only authentic Oyster Bar in the area, Spotos is synonymous with the best and freshest fish, seafood, and of course Oysters around! Nothing is frozen and everything is flown in fresh several times a week. Everything is from the cold pristine waters of the North Atlantic! We've also just hired a new Executive chef so everything that was great before is now even better! We hope to see you again soon!

Report
RB
vipRayB
Miami
293 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fiance and I went to a date night on Saturday. We expected a nice meal but we received a great meal, apparently the owner put a new chef on. He rocked it. We will be regulars again.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 1, 2020

Hi RayB, Thank you for the 5* review! Did you know that Spotos Oyster Bar just won The Best Restaurant for Date Night by The Scout Guide Palm Beach? Yes, you're correct we do have a new Executive chef. Our Menus, Specialty Cocktails, and Wine List have all been improved and updated! We're thrilled that you've become regulars again and look forward to your next visit.

Report
OT
OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all around. Wiliam was a great server !

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 2, 2020

Thank you for the 5* review and kind words! We will certainly let Will know that his excellent service added to your great dining experience! You know, you can request Will when you make your next reservation!

Report
S
vipSusan
Miami
42 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious as usual. We love our server Nellie & request her every time.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 1, 2020

Hi Susan, Thank you for the 5* review, kind words and loyal support! We will certainly let Nellie know that her great service added to your excellent dining experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Report
RB
vipRayB
Miami
293 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first visit back to Spoto's since the Covid shutdown. I don't know how or why but it actually got better. We had the brunch menu and it was fabulous! Our Server was fast, attentive and knowledgeable. A great experience. I looked at the new Dinner menu and can't wait to come back.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 1, 2020

Hi RayB, What a nice review! Believe it or not we have made several improvements since the beginning of Covid. We have a new Executive chef! With his input we updated all of our menus (including Brunch). Your old favorites are still here but they've been improved in both taste and presentation! Our Specialty Cocktails and Wine List have also gotten the "once over" and regarding Covid, we are doing everything we can to make you feel safe and comfortable! We look forward to seeing you again!

Report
DN
vipDonaldN
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience3

Worst service ever. 15 minutes after arriving, I had to ask the hostess for a waiter. Waiter came and took our order. An hour later, my wife’s order hadn’t arrived. A manager finally got her order for us to go. We will never go there again.

LS
vipLindaS
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, very good

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 1, 2020

Hi LindaS, Thank you for the 5* review and loyal support. We hope to see you again soon!

Report
OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably the best raw bar/ seafood restaurant that I have ever been to.
Exceptional quality food with very accomplished service
A real treat for Palm Beach county

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on September 1, 2020

Thank you for the 5* review and kind words! As the only authentic Oyster Bar in the area...Spotos is synonymous with the Freshest Oysters and Seafood! Our servers are held to some of the most rigorous standards in the industry AND they happen to be nice people! We look forward to your next visit and in the meantime why not follow us on FB and IG?

Report
KW
KarenW
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent as was service!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on August 27, 2020

Hi KarenW, Thank you for the 5* review and kind words! We look forward to serving you again.

Report
D
Dave
Miami
38 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our server was very pleasant and attentive. I had the Seafood Rusticate which was very good. My wife has the Lobster and found it to be a bit overcooked. When asked how everything was, she mentioned that it was tough and the waitress immediately grabbed it and said they’d redo it. The manager came over and said that “the next one would come out the same way because they sell 25 or do a day and never had an issue” ... so she may want to order something else. She ordered the Filet Mignon and found it to be very good.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on August 26, 2020

Hi Dave, We take every guest comment very seriously. At Spotos, it is always our goal that each guest leave well fed and happy and to that end will always try to accommodate you. The Manager suggested that your wife order something else because we prepare all of our lobsters ( sold 25 that day alone) exactly the same way without any complaint so the next one would be the same. We're glad she enjoyed the Filet!

Report
p
vippigeon
Naples
22 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

The outdoor dining is very nice, with covering overhead.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on August 26, 2020

Hi Pigeon, Thank you for the review! Yes, we have plenty of outdoor seating and most of it is covered. Thank you for mentioning it. We hope to see you again soon for the freshest seafood and oysters anywhere!

Report
J
John
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Waitress was simply not prepared for prime time. We spent a larger amount for a server who was just not in the right job!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on August 26, 2020

Hi John, We take every guest comment very seriously. In order to address this appropriately, I would need more details. Please Private message me.

Report
C
Carolynne
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was very impressed with how the staff maintained social distancing with regard to guest seating. Everyone err masks and were very helpful and happy to see their customers. The food, as usual, was wonderful! We can’t wait to return!

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG
Responded on August 26, 2020

Hi Carolynne, Thank you for the 5* review, kind words, loyal support and mentioning all that we're doing to make you feel safe and comfortable. WE can't wait for your return!

Report

FAQs

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (561) 776-9448.

Spoto's Oyster Bar - PBG is rated 4.5 stars by 931 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.