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Grafton Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
215 W Water St, Grafton, IL 62037-1146
+1 618-786-3000
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (15 reviews)
“voodoo shrimp” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
215 W Water St, Grafton, IL 62037-1146
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our family. We all enjoyed our food, with the jambalaya as a favorite. My shrimp tacos were yummy, and my daughter’s lobster po’ boy was tasty. There was a great live band, and all the waitresses were attentive as well! Fun place...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner with another couple on a Saturday night. When we walked in we were lucky to get a table right away because the place was crowded. There was one open table for 4 and we grabbed it. Our server greeted us promptly...More

Thank Honey1721
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal at Oyster Bar. View, on river in eagle season, was memorable. Food was so good, P.O.- Boy and lobster Pot Pie. Both award-winning. Fries also so fresh and good. Looked around on a Sunday afternoon, seemed everyone had smile on their face. Our...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the mansion at Marquette park and wanted to grab lunch and a drink someplace close by. We saw the Oyster Bar on TA so decided to go. It was a little tricky to find - it’s off the “main” road, right on...More

1  Thank jerzzgirl33
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you for visiting BOB as well as for taking the time to write us a great review. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed the "cozy, friendly, relaxed" atmosphere and the view of the river. We are also delighted to know that...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visit the Oyster Bar in St. Louis all the time before and after games, so we thought we'd try this one. Menu not as big, and of course a different atmosphere, but worth stopping for. We sat outside and watched boats cruise by. Food...More

Thank Cardzfan1
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

We are delighted to know that you had a "nice day' with us at Grafton Oyster Bar and enjoyed it enough to write us a wonderful 4 star review. The 2 Oyster Bars have some similarities as well as some differences as you noted but...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoy the view of the river while eating some great Cajun food. Good service and good food. Really enjoyed the atmosphere, casual and comfortable.More

Thank Andre S
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for coming to Grafton Oyster Bar and for taking the time to write a great 5 star review for us. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed our food, friendly service and casual atmosphere, all while watching the river flow by....More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Good food and great service. Oysters were delicious and our main meals were excellent. Can get crowded, but good ambiance and not too noisy.More

Thank OWJohn
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

We are delighted to know that you "really enjoyed" your recent visit to Grafton Oyster Bar. Thank you for your kind words about our "good" food and ambiance as well as our "great" service. We do get busy at times but that just adds to...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

We stopped by on a chilly afternoon and were rewarded with very good hot food. The fish and chips were breaded just right and delicious. Had mine with the slaw instead of chips but you had choices of their spicy chips, regular chips or fries....More

Thank Bill W
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

We like to think of ourselves as more than just oysters and we are very happy to know that you agree. We hand bread all of our fried food which makes a huge difference. No pre breaded food for us! We are very pleased to...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We met up with some friends at this place. At first it seemed nice but the staff was not very friendly until we went inside to the bar. The bartenders and cook staff were very friendly and the patrons sitting at the bar were fun...More

1  Thank nursesrock43
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for coming to Grafton Oyster Bar and for taking the time to write a review for us. Sorry that you felt some of our servers were not very friendly. I can assure you that they are friendly but some of our staff are...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal on a warm night in late September--service was excellent--river and boats were out in full force-house Chardonnay was fine--Raw oysters were thick and good sauce--rest of the group had grouper,meatloaf and tacos -very much enjoyed the eveningMore

Thank 1741Gayle
JohnJSt_Louis_Mo_, Owner at Grafton Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for coming to Grafton Oyster Bar and for taking the time to write an excellent 5 star review for us. We are very pleased to know that you as well as your entire group enjoyed your dinner with us while watching the boaters...More

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If you want a truly pet friendly spot then visit the Loading Dock. They cater to animals and will bring your pet a bowl of water and dog treats!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 W Water St, Grafton, IL 62037-1146
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Grafton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-786-3000
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