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Sunny Side Oyster Bar

1102 Washington St, Williamston, NC
+1 252-792-3416
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (42 reviews)
“crackers” (7 reviews)
“red rooster” (5 reviews)
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1102 Washington St, Williamston, NC
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Although there is a wait, it was definitely worth it. I ordered a 1/2 peck of oysters and 1/2 pound of scallops. The scallops came out perfectly steamed and the shucker for the oysters always made sure my bowl was never...More

Thank None501
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Found this oyster bar on trip advisor and decided to based on reviews. Oysters were fresh (raw for me) and beer was ice cold. My shucker was Floyd and he was a straight shooter who was all about customer service. This place is unique and...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Never been to an oyster shack but been to one now. Everyone on the staff was great . The food was the star and boy did it shine. The shuckers move as fast as you can eat. The sauces made the food even better. They...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The atmosphere is typical oyster bar. Nothing formal about it. Everyone sits around a large horseshoe. A word about oysters. While Sunnyside has the best oysters you will find at any given time, it is important to remember that oysters have to be salty to...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very simple fare/menu.Outstanding large salty oysters, great crab legs and shrimp....all fresh! Get'em steamed or on the half shell. They're EXCEPTIONAL both ways. Their shuckers are quick, nice and very entertaining. Most have been there for over 10 years, some twice that. A party of...More

Thank New2IBX
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Trip to ECU football game so of course if you stay anywhere close you must visit the Sunny Side Oyster Bar! Had oysters, shrimp and scallops and of course a red rooster. Make sure you try the special hot sauce. Geezer and Tim took perfect...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 24 April 2016

About an hour east of Raleigh a short distance from the highway is Sunny Side Oyster Bar, a historic restaurant and now one of my favorite spots to enjoy hand-shucked fresh oysters. I've now made the trip from Raleigh twice, and the Sunny Side Oyster...More

1  Thank ccmitchellusa
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Heard so much about this place and could not pass it up on the way from Chesapeake. The food is bare knuckle made with lots of local experience and love. the staff are absolutely awesome. The food is outstanding and this is probably the last...More

Thank edodowd
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Sunnyside Oyster Bar is a little like stepping back in time, with a large eating room that has an ample amount of counter space dedicated to shucking oysters and providing food to patrons. There is also a large bar area adjacent to the shucking room,...More

3  Thank pjmoran
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We hadn't been here for a good fifteen years. But that hasn't stopped us from thinking about our good experience here. So on a trip back from the coast, we had a chance to stop in. We had tried a repeat trip here some years...More

Thank John M
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Mike G
21 January 2017|
Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they take cc but not American Express
29 November 2016|
Response from GuyfromILMNC |
It would be best to call the restaurant directly and ask.
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Restaurant Details

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Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 Washington St, Williamston, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Williamston
  • Phone Number: +1 252-792-3416
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