John Dory Oyster Bar

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1196 Broadway (at W 29th St)
New York, NY 10001
(212) 792-9000
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am
12:00pm - 1:00am



  • Located in the Ace Hotel, this top-notch seafood restaurant from chef April Bloomfield is a favorite of our own Barefoot Contessa. Try the Oyster Pan Roast, or partake in the Oyster Happy Hour.
  • If it's not too busy, The Dory is a cool place to pop in for oysters and cocktails. For a special occasion, ask about the chef's table tasting in the kitchen. [Eater 38 Member]
  • The oysters are SO good; I'll have a dozen more, kthx.
  • Try the sublime kedgeree, studded with flaky haddock and garnished with fried onions, rice, ribbons of omelette and lime. Its one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011.
  • Dont miss the impossibly decadent $15 oyster pan roast here, and try the Eccles cake with Stilton for dessert. Featured in Where to Eat 2011!
  • From the same folks behind The Spotted Pig, the focus here is (obviously!) on seafood. Had a wonderful peeky-toe bruschetta. -Monica Pope, Top Chef
  • The bar's happy hour special (5 p.m.-7 p.m. or midnight-2 a.m.) includes a half-dozen oysters and a 20-ounce pint of stout or a glass of cava ($15).
  • Oh, man! An hour for a table and youre in the bar staring at a phone. Order a riesling and the char, make yourself feel better. Sworth it.
  • Delicious...but shockingly small portions. Order a lot or plan to hit up McDonalds afterwards
  • The sixpoint oyster stout is exclusive and is brewed with oyster shells. It's a must.
  • Everything oyster!
  • Let's compare East Coast and West Coast oysters.
  • Bad service. Food was decent. More of a drink and raw bar kind of spot!
  • Oysters, oyster pan roast, octopus, squid, and parker rolls. Oh. My. God. If I could live in this kitchen I would.
  • My tongue had a lot of orgasms tonight
  • April Bloomfield's Mediterranean bar-style restaurant in the Ace Hotel. Though waits can get long and the space is noisy, we've loved almost everything we've tried. Save room for dessert.
  • Chorizo stuffed squid is amazing! Avoid lobster roll as its served hot for some weird reason.
  • You probably know this but the Oyster Pan Roast is the most decadent and amazing thing. Also get Parker House rolls an one of the ceviches.
  • Must get shellfish plateau.
  • Try the oysters!

Nearby places

16 W 29th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave)
16 W 29th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave)
200 5th Ave (at W 23rd St)