Island Creek Oyster Bar

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500 Commonwealth Ave (at Kenmore St)
Boston, MA 02215
4:00pm - 1:00am
4:00pm - 1:00am
4:00pm - 1:00am
4:00pm - 1:00am
4:00pm - 1:00am
4:00pm - 1:00am
10:30am - 1:00am

Island Creek Oyster Bar brings new meaning to the term “farm-to-table”. Each dish on the menu lists the farms that the seafood hails from, so you know it’s fresh. Executive chef and co-owner Jeremy Sewall makes it his mission to bring umami to this restaurant.



  • Try the oyster sliders. Order them without onions to actually taste the oysters.
  • Island Creek Oyster bar looks more slick than the restaurant you would expect an oyster farm to operate, but it's no less legit. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Oyster sliders- so good!
  • Island Creek Oyster Bar is now open and it's awesome!!
  • Duxburys Island Creek Oysters are so ubiquitous locally, weve come to consider them the gold standard. (Sorry, Wellfleets.) Read on for ordering tips.
  • Guess how many oyster shells are in the cages along the far wall.
  • Instead of saltines or oyster crackers, try the melt-your-brain buttermilk biscuits and house smoked bacon with your clam chowder.
  • Here in the fall? The pumpkin soup is decadent
  • Aside from a range of Island Creek's finest, the changing daily menu @ ICOB includes other fruits de mer like a Tarragon butter'd baked stuffed lobster w/ brussels sprouts, carrot, & parsnips. Try it.
  • music here sucks
  • Lovely place, delicious food...
  • Feel free to try your cocktails with our very own, Boston-distilled gin, Wire Works. They carry it there and we guarantee that you'll love it!
  • Their T-shirts are available for sale!!
  • best urban clam shack in new england!
  • Are oysters aphrodisiacs? This is the place to find out, as Island Creek happens to be one ofAmerica's most romantic restaurants.
  • ICOBs lobster roll fresh Maine lobster mixed with crme frache instead of mayo and pickles on delicious rosemary bread is a game-changer. For more, follow us on 4sq or at
  • THE place for farm to table oysters.
  • Tuna tartar, Island Creek Oysters and a few HUGE shrimp are the apps to get! This place is my Cheers!
  • Order a dozen oysters and a couple of fried oyster sliders at the bar, and bigger plates like lobster roe noodles with short ribs in the dining room.
  • Excellent clam chowder with house-cured bacon, fish sandwich, and get the Snug Harbor Smash. Very attentive staff.

Nearby places

4 Jersey St (btwn Lansdowne St & Van Ness St)
15 Lansdowne St (btwn Brookline Ave. & Ipswich St.)
654 Beacon St (at Commonwealth Ave.)