About Nugget Casino Resort - Oyster Bar
A favorite among locals and visitors alike, the Oyster Bar has been serving the freshest seafood, chowder, pan roasts and cioppino since 1959.
Hours of Operation:
Open 7 Days a week!
Sunday – Thursday – 11.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday – 11.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
We do offer both Valet and General Hotel Parking.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout
Nugget Casino Resort - Oyster Bar Ratings and Reviews
I ordered a Tito's Martini and they deli ...
I ordered a Tito's Martini and they delivered the drink in a regular glass because they were out of Martini glasses. Sent it back. The food is good, but they over work service personal with too many tables. Elaine is a good server and was running around.
I go to the oyster bar mainly for the NY ...
I go to the oyster bar mainly for the NY style oyster/crab pan roasts. Been coming here every chance I get for the past 15 years and the taste and quality of the pan roast are consistent and excellent. Had their clam chowder too which was pretty good. Got the seafood platter as well as the Caesar salad, both were ok and nothing to write home about. But go for the pan roasts! That is the star of the whole menu. Friendly service as well.
SOMETHING CHANGED? THE FOOD WAS VERY HOT ...
SOMETHING CHANGED? THE FOOD WAS VERY HOT AND SPICEY. THE SHELLESS CHIPNIO HAD TO BE SENT BACK AND TONED DOWN. WE HAVE BEEN DINING AT THE OYSTER BAR FOR YEARS.SOME HOW THE FOOD WASN'T WHAT WE HAVE DRIVEN MILES FOR THIS TIME.3 FROM OUR GROUP COMPLAINED TO THE WAITERESS TO HOT AND VERY SPICEY RUINED PAST EXPERIENCES.
We have been coming to the Oyster Bar fo ...
We have been coming to the Oyster Bar for 10 years. We often eat there 4 times a week for lunch and dinner. We take our friends there as we feel it is that special. The wait staff are personable and helpful. Never have had a meal we did not try for a second time.
A seafood restaurant inside the casino. ...
A seafood restaurant inside the casino. The menu does not have any non-seafood alternatives for a guest. There are two "cippino like" entrees on the menu. One with shell fish and one without. The one without shells would get a "C" grade. The sourdough bread is very good and
refreshed regularly. The prices are very reasonable with most entrees in the $20 range. The dessert menu is somewhat limited . The oyster bar had a nice selection but could use a couple of "cooked" items like a rockerfeller oyster dish or fried oysters. Overall grade would probably be a "B-".
We were a party of 6 and made a dinner r ...
We were a party of 6 and made a dinner reservation. Host was ready for us and the server greeted us promptly. Our various dinners were very very good and the wine/beers were offered throughout our dining. We did order oysters on the half shell that looked good, however there was an unusual texture or film when eaten. We returned them and said they were'nt "bad" just different and we were happy to pay for the ( which we did). Very pleasant keno lady dropped by as well - we had a very nice time.
I was looking forward to eating here, ho ...
I was looking forward to eating here, however it was a fail the food was more for someone that was on a restricted diet for salt and flavor. My pasta dish had no flavor my husbands lobster roll was soaked on the bottom from fruit they put on plate and dry and hard on top. The bisque however was very good as well as the fresh bread served. The service was good! My daughters ceased salad lacked the flavor it was dry and no ceaser flavor . I think my granddaughters fish and chips however was decent.
Server forgot my soup, when it came it w ...
Server forgot my soup, when it came it was dripping down the sides of the cup..messy. When server brought the oil and vinegar she threw a couple of "wipee towels" and said you might want to clean the neck of the bottles, they are grungy. YUCK! not my job. Crab salad came it it was a shrimp with a piece of crab, server said, oh, gave you the wrong one..I noticed to server. Lettuce was out of a bag. Coping tasted like a can of soup.
Always a good experience, EXCEPT for pay ...
Always a good experience, EXCEPT for paying !!!! The cashier CAN NOT run the computer, and long lines form. This time, she did 6 debits and still could not get it right. We were there over half an hour while they searched for someone to help her. It takes longer to pay then to get food !!!!
This was our third visit and unfortunate ...
This was our third visit and unfortunately it was not as great as the previous times. On all visits it does take quite awhile to order and get drinks. But we realize that now and doubt if that is going to change unless more waitress/waiters are hired. On this particular night there was a large group of men in the restaurant that were very noisy and boisterous and made it an unpleasant atmosphere. My parents did notice the oysters were gritty on this night. We still like the restaurant and will come back again to see if things are better.
Our table was ready when we arrived.
The Oyster Bar is an old favorite of ours. We thought it might change when the Ascuaga's sold the casino, but it seems the same to us with a few exceptions. The Spanish bread is gone - we miss that delicious bread. The seafood salads are served with lettuce that looks like it came out of the plastic bags in the grocery store. We miss the heads of lettuce scooped out with lots of crab and shrimp. There are new things on the menu that are wonderful - seafood extravaganza is delicious; fisherman' mussels are very good; and the fish taco salad is great for lunch. We will dine there for as long as it stays delicious!
The food was tasteless. I don't mind paying more for good quality food. This was not good
food. I ordered the fried oysters for a appetizer. I was told ten minutes later that the deep fryer
had caught on fire and was out of order. I then ordered the lazy man's ciopino. Although it was
filled with a good variety of sea food, the broth was like a can of Campbells tomato soup. My
wife was disappointed with her dinner as well. We won't be back.
Still the standard
Menu and cuisine continues unchanged for the many years we have been going to the Nugget Oyster Bar. Very enjoyable, relaxed and appropriate for casual or dress dinning. The Nugget Oyster Bar has always been the 'standard' for a quality experience in seafood stews, pan roasts, chowders, salads and shrimp Louie. Fresh bread and choice drinks. Bar counter seating offers a unique and interesting look at the food preparations.
I arrived on time for my reservation and was greeted by two servers with their backs to me having a private conversation. It took a while for them to realize I was standing there. I was then taken to the bar with the hostess trying really hard to sell it as "the best seat in the house. Then I could watch everything going on." Okay. Fine. Even though I wanted a table I went along with it. It took a few minutes for the server to recognize my existence and when she did she asked if I would like a menu. Um. I'm not psychic so yes. I would like a menu so that I can order. She proceeds to hand me a dirty menu with a sticky substance all over the cover. She came over with a dirty rag to clean it after she saw me trying to clean it myself. After wiping the menu with a filthy rag I watched her grab a hunk of bread with her bare, unwashed hands and place it in front of me. That was the final straw. She handled a filthy rag and then handled my food. DISGUSTING. I immediately walked out and notified the hostess as to why I'm leaving. She tried to apologize and offered to seat me elsewhere but there was no way on earth I was going to have a meal in a restaurant that condones such behavior. I hope the health dept shuts them down after they read the complaint I filed. For your health and safety do not eat here.
Great Seafood in a Great Casino
We take a break from gaming for both lunch and dinner at the Nugget Casino Oyster Bar. Pan roasts and seafood stews are great - the Clam Chowder is my Wife's favorite. My Daughter loves the steamed crab legs. Give it a try - you'll be glad you did.
Johns is always a good choice. Great ser ...
Johns is always a good choice. Great service and the best seafood. I always lean towards the clams for a starter and my main meal is a crab pan roast. Desserts are sub par, unless of course it's strawberry season and they are serving strawberry shortcake.
Waitress was very patience with us.
New to the area, wanted to try the Oysters. Brought a date, an the hostess gave us a nice booth, and the waitress checked in on us. Even at the end of our meal she saw just a small amount of beer in my bottle an offered to fill my cup with it. She did a great job of making us feel comfortable! And checking in on us. The food was pretty good. But the award goes to the servers.
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