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John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway (W. 29th St.) Send to Phone
212-792-9000 | Menu
This second incarnation of the John Dory features raw bar items, seafood-focused small plates and cocktails.

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Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
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John Dory Oyster Bar, New York, NY

John Dory Oyster Bar Restaurant Review

: John Dory Oyster Bar is the second incarnation of the seafood-focused venture from chef April Bloomfield (The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, also located in the hip Ace Hotel). The room is done up in a light, airy brasserie style, with high tables, bright blue and green bar stools, and tiled walls. Start with East and West Coast oysters or razor clam ceviche from the raw bar before diving into small plates such as chorizo stuffed squid with smoked tomato or a roasted pork sandwich with tuna mayonnaise. Finish up with sticky toffee pudding. Imbibers can choose from local beers on draft, about a dozen wines by the glass, and cocktails. The John Dory has quite a night scene so expect big crowds.
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