Grand Central Oyster Bar

Grand Central Oyster Bar

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The granddaddy of them all. Cavernous space, inimitable bustle, world’s most extensive oyster list. The center of the universe.

 

Address: 89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA

2 Ratings

  1. Rating 5

    Many years ago, I went to GCT Oyster Bar with a group from mid America, one companion, surprised that meals were rather expensive, was told by the waiter, “you do realize that you are in the heart of the greatest city in the world, don’t you, and will eat the finest in fresh food!”
    The place is the link to the historic past of the oyster in the New World, read “The Big Oyster” and you will know why. Great selection of fresh oysters prepared in many ways if you so choose.

  2. Rating 5

    No better place to feel the pulse of the city, as it’s been lived for more than a century. Immune to trends, it keeps the rest of the city’s oyster bars honest. The shuckers are fast as hell, and the oyster selection is the widest you’ll find. Order something made in the unique steam kettles.

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