We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Dry Dock Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Northwest Side
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
+1 210-692-3959
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 44: English reviews
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere on Tuesday and Thursday nights for their all-you-can-eat shrimp (boiled or fried). The beer is cold and the shrimp are decent sized for the price. Pull up a stool and hang out for awhile and devour some shrimp. The rest of the menu leaves something to be desired as most is fried. The crawfish are really good right... More 

Helpful?
Thank Diver_Walt
glen ellyn
Level Contributor
360 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The oysters were delicious, both raw and fried. Boiled and fried shrimp as well. Little early in the season for crawfish, and they were small and soft-not great. Gumbo not great either. Service is firendly and helpful and the beer is cold with a decent draft selection.

Helpful?
Thank mudfoot
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
262 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This fish, shrimp and oyster house is a San Antonio icon. For decades it has produced fresh and tasty seafood in a simple and clean setting. Their gumbo is the best in town...no frills, just right with a perfect roux. I love the poboys which are perfect!

Helpful?
Thank Capt_Wyatt
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
136 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went on early Sunday and had oysters as an appetizer. Those were just right and good sized. For lunch our party of 5 ordered mahi-mahi (2 persons), a fried whole catfish, fried grilled red snapper, while I ordered a half and half order of fried and breaded large shrimp and a half catfish. My fries were not well seasoned... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rubén Z
Fort Sill
Level Contributor
87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Come hungry on a Tuesday or Thursday night (3:00 PM - 10:00 PM) and enjoy the all you can eat shrimp, either boiled and/or fried for $16.95 per person. Plenty of other menu options for those that can't put away a lot of shrimp including some items that are seasonal and not on the menu (make sure you ask the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Redleg6
San Antonio
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We came expecting it to be meh... It's a dive, no doubt. It's in a building shaped like a boat. It's nostalgic and pretty cool. The food is fantastic and the service was on point. The beer was $3.99 for a 25 ounce and was ice cold. The whole catfish (bone and all) was cooked to perfection. The hush puppies... More 

Helpful?
Thank 557louiss
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Yesterday was our second visit to Dry Dock. We were there for an after work birthday party. This is not a high-class business; in full disclosure this place is a big time dive. However, our waiters provided outstanding, prompt and professional service. The service was so above board that I wondered why would such service exist in such a place.... More 

Helpful?
Thank MoDa0206
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I love oyster, it was so fresh. N my husband ate fish chip sandwich.. He said ummmm ummm...:) Service was friendly.. It make me happy☺️

Helpful?
Thank yun l
San Antonio
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Came for a birthday party with around 30 people yesterday. This place made was just cool from the moment we drive in. It's a seafood place shaped like a boat in the middle of the city. The beer is cold. The food looks and tastes fantastic. The service is fun and unique. We were really taken care of. We never... More 

Helpful?
Thank 557louiss
Texas, the Lone Star State
Level Contributor
326 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The good news: delicious seafood at Dry Dock. Amazing all-you-can-eat shrimp deal on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The fried shrimp are perfectly prepared and succulently seasoned. I will return to Dry Dock for these wonderful shrimp. The bad news: service could not have been slower. Our very simple meal took over two hours, because the overworked waiter hardly ever came... More 

Helpful?
Thank HappyPenny

Travellers who viewed Dry Dock Oyster Bar also viewed

 

Been to Dry Dock Oyster Bar? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229-3344
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-692-3959

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dry Dock Oyster Bar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?