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Island Creek Oyster Bar

500 Commonwealth Ave. (Kenmore St.) Send to Phone
Celebrate New England seafood, especially oysters.


Brunch & Lunch Sun., Dinner nightly

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Island Creek Oyster Bar, Boston, MA

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Island Creek Oyster Bar Restaurant Review

: Island Creek Oyster Bar offers fresh and locally sustained seafood, including raw bar items of mostly in-state-sourced oysters and shellfish, along with striped bass ceviche and fluke crudo. We recommend pairing a draft microbrew with the crispy oyster sliders built with brioche rolls or a bowl of creamy clam chowder made with house-cured bacon and served with buttermilk biscuits. PEI mussels arrive in a big bowl tossed with white wine cream, garlic and shallots. Among the aforementioned seafood, one might encounter East Coast halibut, New Bedford monkfish and lobster from Maine. One of the signature dishes is lobster roe noodles with braised short ribs, grilled lobster, oysters, mushrooms and pecorino. Fried selections include hand-dug Ipswich clams and crispy fish ‘n’ chips accompanied by a side of tasty malt vinegar aïoli. Chicken, steak and burger options are available for the land lubber. Finish it all off with banoffee pie filled with fresh bananas topped with a creamy dulce de leche. Sunday brunch features basic breakfast fare and seafood-focused egg dishes like a lobster omelet and cured salmon scramble.

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