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“Best oyster happy hour in town!”
Review of Upstate

Upstate
Ranked #53 of 15,864 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours
Neighbourhood: East Village
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been coming here for years. It's a very small place so you must arrive early if you want the HH special. They do waitlists so you can go grab a drink nearby. The beers are craft beers and they offer a nice selection of wines. Their dinner menu isn't vast though and its good but not to die for. We have dinner sometimes while we're they're and never leave disappointed. Their oyster HH matched with that craft beer is where it's at.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

LOVED the oysters. Also, the Gruner Veltliner wine is delicious and they had a great selection of craft beers.
All excellent until the mains came - octopus which was way too salty and their signature dish of clam fettuccine which was mediocre and stodgy.

Maybe we came on an off day?
I really enjoyed the ambience, oysters and wine though.

1  Thank Erin C
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

6 oysters and a local craft beer for $12?? I’ll take two. Great little bar with fresh oysters and delicious local beers. Black lager was the best. Had a few with my dozen oysters. Sat by the open front windows and had an amazing dinner.

1  Thank davo1142
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The place was dark and romantic in a rainy night ! The menu selection was very good and the food was very fresh ! The oyster list was rich and also happy hour as well! They also had a very good selection of local beer breweries and wines. Def get the Risotto with scallops and trout with butter. Def recommend this place to fish lovers , a must!

1  Thank klajdistari
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived as they opened and got a seat right away. $2 oysters were fantastic as was the ceviche and crab cakes. For dinner we shared the fettuccini with clams (the least interesting item on the menus) and the tuna. I couldn’t detect any wasabi in the tuna, but it was very good none the less. My only disappointment was that the apps came before the oysters, and the oysters came with the entree. It made the meal feel rushed and the entrees got cold while we enjoyed the oysters. I would go back but hold off ordering all at once in the future.

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