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  • Review Count
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  • First Review
    June 24, 2014
  • Last Review
    June 24, 2014
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  • Average Rating
    4
 
 
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Upon entering Mermaid Oyster Bar, diners feel as though they have escaped the city on a beach vacation. Offering delicious food in a welcoming atmosphere, patrons can enjoy a relaxing and leisurely dining experience away from the hustle & bustle of busy New York City streets. Bringing a bite of the beach to the West Village, this casual neighborhood spot combines a laid-back fish shack mentality with a menu that reads like an oyster bar’s greatest hits: an extensive raw bar; clam shack favorites like steamers, mussels and fried oysters; and a variety of simply prepared whole fish and fish sandwiches. The cocktails and beers on tap and the rollicking classic rock-country playlist evoke the nostalgia of summer on every visit.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great lobster special! Cute place!
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Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Made reservations and walked over with a friend - it's a perfect, cool, little neighborhood joint with a great casual vibe. Small booths and hi-2-tops, small patio seating in the front. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful, bartender adorable. The oysters were small but fabulous, and the special was a Lobster dinner - amazing! 1.25 lb lobster with corn on cob, cole slaw and potatoes for $26. It was delicious - the only drawback is they only cut the tail open and don't give you anything to clean your hands with... That said, I'd come back in a heartbeat! It's a perfect spot and I hope it doesn't get too crowded over the summer."
Dined on 6/22/2014
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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