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) #3 of 229 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre ₹₹₹₹, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
77 E Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3116
+1 570-820-0990
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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
77 E Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3116
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The ambience is very nice once you get past the hotel front lobby. The menu has very nice choices. The tomato sauce is excellent and the pasta perfectly cooked. The meatballs are very tasty. My wife's chicken parm was tasty but a little tough. The...More

1  Thank Neildash1
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! Usually we get RAVES about the chicken Parmesan. All good Italian food. Sorry you did not enjoy our Fried Apple Cinnamon Won Ton - it does call for lots of cinnamon and walnuts! Yes, we are training a new server to...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Really good crab cake, and excellent service from Michael and Jannel. This was our second visit to the restaurant and the hotel in which it's located

Thank Massachusetts_hiker
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words! We appreciate your visits. Not sure why we did not get a "5" rating which would be consistent with your comments? Thanks again. Thom

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Instead of bread you get refrigerator cold pizza squares which was over sauced and otherwise too cold to assess. I order the steak au provoire which would have been excellent had the chef any any inclination to prepare it as I asked - medium well....More

1  Thank Tripa2017
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I agree - the steak au proivre is an excellent dish! Sorry that it did not come out the temperature you requested. We do not accept requests for "well done" as it destroys the nature of the...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

The best in the area. Great food, great people. Give it a try. Best food in the area. Nice assorted menu. Best crab cakes anywhere. You will not be sorry. People are friendly and provide outstanding service. Bar is nice and quiet. Inside is eloquent...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Food, service, and recommendations were excellent. Our server was Michael. Our party of four were the only diners. The atmosphere was different. The decor was jumbled. I will go back.

Thank JohnMountaintop
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment. Michael is the best! The decor is eclectic! Look forward to hosting you again. Thom

Reviewed 27 November 2016

The staff could not be kinder. The food was as good as 5 star restaurants across the country. A must try. Pasta dishes are great. Lobster not overdone

Thank yepitravellots
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Waiter Michael was as great as the food! Very accommodating and made us feel very special! Lovely environment with good music to eat and talk by.More

Thank Carol L
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment. that is a great dish served at Oyster. We hired a contestant, Maria, from Ramsey's Hell's Kitchen to get it! Chicken Marsala. We have an awesome marsala based tomato sauce served with grilled chicken and pappardelle -spicy and...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Reasonably priced, generously portioned, pleasantly served southern Italian cooking plus steaks and scallops. Over the top atmosphere. Our server, Darrell, was very helpful and the food was delicious! This restaurant was in the hotel where we were staying and very convenient.

Thank Denning J
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Welcome back! Thank you! Thank you! Michael is the best! Thom

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We were here 6 months ago and it was great. I do not know how but it was even better. Mike was our server and he is fabulous, to the point I had him my meal. If you're in the area this is a must...More

Thank Gregory S
Aventura_FloridaThg, Manager at Oyster, responded to this review

Thank you for returning and taking time to share your visit with others! Michael is the best! Thom

Reviewed 9 November 2016

The food that we had for dinner tonight was delicious, but the five stars are really for Michael, our waiter, whose service was terrific and equal to his conversation. Don't miss it, whether you live in the area or are traveling on the interstate which...More

Thank Massachusetts_hiker
Aventura_FloridaThg, Owner at Oyster, responded to this review

Thank you for every one of the "five stars"! Michael is the best! Thom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 E Market St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3116
    (Pennsylvania & N. Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Luzerne County  >  Wilkes-Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 570-820-0990
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