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Clark's Oyster Bar

#118 of 3,023 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703-5209 (Blanco)
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Seattle, Washington
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176 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great seafood options, including oysters, but a variety of options on the menu! Excellent service, fantastic food and great dessert!

Thank Mark W
Scottsdale, Arizona
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Clarks after the show at Esther's Follies because we love seafood and they're open late. Nice decor, intimate and modern. They have Anchor Steam beer on tap, a great beer with seafood. We started with the NE clam chowder. A bit spicy, but really good and tasty. I had the linguine and clams. It was okay. Loaded with very... More 

Thank Scrammy1
Clarksville, Maryland
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for happy hour. Had two great martini's at great prices. It was fun to sit at the outside bar and people watch.

Thank jss697
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing, great selection of both East Coast and West Coast Oysters. Service is excellent, attentive. I go there weekly for the oysters, but all the appetizers and seafood are excellent. Really great lobster rolls. Very accommodating manners.

Thank heybrula
Abilene, TX
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293 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The oysters are great.Service very prompt and accommodating. Happy hour is actually a great time to grab a few oysters (still $$$0 and cocktails (well priced). Make reservations - even when the town is dead this place is booked early and late.

Thank MangaMan
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Clark's offers a very high level of quality in everything they serve. The cocktails are handcrafted and delicious, wine list exceptional, and everything from the bread service to desserts are spectacular. The lobster roll rivals anything in New England. The ceviche plate, oysters, potato frites, and fresh grilled fish offerings are perfectly balanced, served with well thought out condiments. Simply... More 

Thank Cal E
Cleveland, Oh
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1,236 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

In spite of the excellent reviews we were a bit disappointed. It is a small place in a nice looking house with a few tables inside and a few outside. We had a drink outside but it was noisy with the street traffic and dinner inside. The inside is poorly designed. The main tables are on a rectangular small area,... More 

Thank marcopolo111
Austin, Texas
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147 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I enjoy meeting my girlfriends here after work or having good business meetings here. The food is delicious and the service impeccable. You can even hear yourself think/talk. I have never had a dish or appetizer that I did not love. Shrimp is one of my favorites and their martinis are fab.

Thank machp
Worcester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and sat outdoors. The waiter was efficient but not very friendly. Sampled three different oysters, they were not the best I've ever had. The tuna sandwich was plentiful but not very tasty. The best part of lunch was the string fries with fresh rosemary. It's a bit pricey for the quality of the food. Instead try Perla's... More 

Thank littleturk
Austin, Texas, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

the food was delicious, the server was very helpful, we were celebrating my birthday!! It was a magical night

Thank BeverlyR1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703-5209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-297-2525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?