Upstate Craft Beer and Oyster Bar

Upstate Craft Beer and Oyster Bar

Seafood Restaurant, Bar, and New American Restaurant$$$$
East Village, New York
Save
Share
9.5/10
714
ratings
206 Tips and reviews
Filter:
  • oysters
  • happy hour
  • beer
  • clams
  • whiskey cake
Log in to leave a tip here.

Sort:
  • Popular
  • Recent
  • PureWow
    PureWowAugust 4, 2016
    It doesn’t get much better than this: from 5-7pm, you can get six oysters and a craft beer for $12 at this tiny seafood joint. (And if you’re nice, they’ll even give you a free slice of whiskey cake.) Read more
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • PureWow
    PureWowJune 22, 2016
    Every day from 5 to 7 p.m., you can get half a dozen oysters and a craft beer for $12 at this tiny East Village seafood joint. (And if you’re nice, they’ll even give you a free slice of whiskey cake.) Read more
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Patrick C.
    Patrick CashOctober 14, 2015
    Small, but very good local beer selection on draft. The entrees are delicious, inexpensive and properly portioned. No reservations; put your name in and grab a drink at a nearby bar. Great oysters.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Uber NYC
    Uber NYCMarch 28, 2013
    Upstate has 6 oysters & a beer for $12 on M-F for happy hour. These aren't just Bluepoints, either. Great staff and a solid beer selection. Most importantly, an impressive selection of oysters.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Nina Z.
    Nina ZhangJuly 25, 2013
    Amazing food married with terrific service (at the bar!). Truly a rare combination now a days. Fettuccine is as amazing as all tips note, in addition to the squid salad and cured salmon. Salmon shown.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Kristine C.
    Kristine CNovember 18, 2013
    These guys rock! The bubblegum beer is delicious and only $6 and the food is awesome(scallops!). The whiskey cake at the end is perfect (they also gave us complimentary champagne so...)
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Ranu R.
    Ranu RajkarnikarFebruary 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Neighborhood gem. Awesome rotating beer selection, happy hour from 5-7 on weekdays and incredible oysters. Some of the biggest I've ever eaten! Go immediately. Love the staff too.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Katherin S.
    Katherin SonJune 29, 2013
    Get alll the oysters. More east coast than west, in my opinion. Then get the fettuccine with clams. It's like getting an egg mcgriddle on a Saturday morning. I'm going to need to be rolled home to BK.
  • eme
    emeFebruary 21, 2015
    Awesome happy hour. $12 gets you 6 oysters and a craft draft. The dinner dishes looked and smelled incredible. Must go back for dinner. Small spot though so you may need reservations if you're +3.
  • Jwow
    JwowFebruary 27, 2015
    Visit Upstate on 1st ave for a great happy hour offered everyday from 5-7pm, $12 for 6 oysters and a beer, you can't go wrong with anything on the menu!
  • Monica C.
    Monica CullenJanuary 22, 2015
    Oyster happy hour is 5:30-7pm on weeknights. Super cozy for a winter date--I recommend the bar to a table if you can snag a seat because you will have constant service from the friendly bartenders.
  • Stuart E.
    Stuart ElsonFebruary 8, 2014
    The clams are as good as the oysters. I don't care about the response, raw seafood deserves French fries and I wish they them, or croquettes ... But I am happy to go back, what is on the menu is good
  • Keith M.
    Keith McKenzieMarch 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great oyster happy hour 5:30-7pm. $12 for 6 oysters and a craft pint (equates to $1 oysters). Oysters in bold on the menu are eligible for the deal. Seating for groups up to 4.
  • Eric V.
    Eric VenkerNovember 6, 2014
    Almost always a long wait, unless you are open to the bar. Just about everything was great - and I'm not a seafood lover. You won't be disappointed.
  • Colin G.
    Colin GibbsMarch 1, 2013
    This place has the best oyster selection I've ever seen. They had 23 different varieties to choose from.
  • ben m.
    ben mAugust 18, 2014
    Incredible place. Go oyster mad and wash them down with good craft beer. I just wish it opened earlier than 5pm on the weekends.
  • Chelsea R.
    Chelsea RenaudAugust 30, 2015
    Possible largest selection of oysters in NYC--there are often like, 20 kinds a night. But Upstate is also stocked with excellent wines and beers, an amazing pasta, and crazy friendly service.
  • Berner
    BernerSeptember 10, 2014
    Holy Mary Mother of all that is good in this world, this place is legit. Amazing oysters and happy hour special, killer crab cakes. Everything.
  • Anne T.
    Anne TaillandierNovember 1, 2014
    One of the best oyster happy hour in NYC - $12 for 6 oysters and beer, even on week-ends. Choose from a selection of 3-4 oyster choices and a nice beer list.
  • Neal J.
    Neal JosephDecember 6, 2011
    8 local craft beers on tap. 19 oysters on the half-shell. That either does it for you or it doesn't. If it does, wow! (Small plates and main courses great, too.) They don't have a freezer = fresh!
  • Talia F.
    Talia FisherNovember 21, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Best oyster happy hour in the city. $12 for a beer and 6 oysters of your choosing. 5-7 pm. Feel free to ask to taste a few beers if you're on the fence.
  • Nick H.
    Nick HsslgrvJuly 29, 2016
    Oysters were fantastic, but apps were better than the mains. Snapper is particularly unimpressive. Solid value though. Dinner, drinks, apps, and oysters for five people came to $311.
  • Trevor J.
    Trevor JohnJanuary 6, 2013
    Awesome service!!! The happy hour is great too and they have some really great beers on tap which are rotated as soon as the tap is finished so make sure you try them all.
  • Jason
    JasonMay 26, 2012
    Worth a visit for their extensive beer selection or hearty seafood. Or both! Friendly servers gave us extras to round out our meal. Definitely going back. (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonSeptember 30, 2015
    Oysters (duh, but let your server guide you!) and an order or two (or three, depending on how many people you're with) of fettuccine with clams and you're good to go.
  • Caroline L.
    Caroline LeMarch 13, 2015
    $12 oysters and beer is a great deal! food was incredible. try to make it here early enough to be the traditional dinner crowd or else you will have to wait a while
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoAugust 10, 2014
    A small seafood-centric restaurant in East Village, Upstate serves up a compact but tempting menu. Order the Seared Scallop special, and opt for the Crab Cakes if available.
  • Dens
    DensJune 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best grilled salmon, best scallops, best oysters to be found in the East Village. Killer $12 oysters & beers happy hour too. Nothing on the menu disappoints.
  • Jen S.
    Jen ShinJuly 10, 2016
    get there early because it tends to get crowded quickly. the happy hour deal (half dozen oyster and beer) from 5-7pm is a steal. get the scallop risotto!
  • Annie L.
    Annie LuOctober 18, 2012
    Everyone here is so nice and absurdly knowledgeable about all things beer and seafood. Grab a friend, get a beer and a dozen Beau Soleils and you're good to go!
  • Mark L.
    Mark LombardiAugust 21, 2016
    Oysters are the freshest in the city. The Grilled Tuna is also good. They have a great beer selection to choose from.
  • Afro l.
    Afro lynneFebruary 17, 2013
    Super fresh oysters, must try the fettuccine with clams and grab a beer with that. Frindly staff will def return!
  • Nick A.
    Nick AndlingerMay 22, 2016
    Fluke ceviche, fettuccine with clams, oysters are fantastic. My favorite happy hour in the EV.
  • Judy C.
    Judy CariJune 14, 2015
    Must try their fantastic oyster selection, the clams, scallops on risotto is excellent. There's a wait so come early and put your name on the list.
  • Asli B.
    Asli BBAugust 11, 2014
    Everything was delicious! Crab cake and oysters are amazing. Liked the craft beers a lot. Definitely worth trying the whiskey cake at the end.
  • Public House W.
    Public House WineAugust 11, 2014
    Some of the best seafood in the city (at awesome prices.) Don't be discouraged by the wait, just get a cocktail at nearby Eddy to kill the time.
  • Rosemary D.
    Rosemary DorsettApril 14, 2013
    Amaze date night spot..perfect portion sizes for sharing and leaving room for delicious craft beers all night. Get at least one order of crabcakes.
  • Nick A.
    This place continues to exceed expectations. Go go go. Get the tuna and whatever crudo is available.
  • Zayed K.
    Zayed KhanAugust 29, 2014
    The scallops are so buttery and delicious and buttery. Did I mention they're buttery? Our waitress was cool too, very helpful with oyster selection.
  • Richie S.
    Richie StarkAugust 19, 2015
    3 different oysters available for happy hour (you get to mix and match to 6 total) + a brew from a good beer list = $12 during happy hour
  • Courtney W
    Courtney WMay 26, 2013
    Amazingly fresh, delicious seafood paired with craft beer. The staff was friendly and attentive, and every minute here was a delight. We will be back!
  • Laurissa Y.
    Laurissa YeeNovember 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Like a well curated museum, you can't go wrong with the beers, oysters or dinner specials. The whiskey cake and exceptional service are bonuses.
  • Honghui Y.
    Honghui YuMarch 19
    Great happy hour special available from 5 to 7 pm everyday - 6 oysters and a beer for $12 (works out to be $1 per oyster)
  • Alexis D.
    Alexis DorenterAugust 11, 2012
    Oysters were delicious and definitely splurge on the whiskey cake for dessert. The staff is delightful which makes for a great dining experience!
  • Nhat-Khanh
    Nhat-KhanhSeptember 4, 2015
    They text you when your table is ready! Oysters are fresh. Scallops mushroom risotto was SO good. Do that over the clams fettuccini!
  • David Z.
    David ZhangJanuary 7
    $1 oyster happy hour here is on point. The uni and tartare appetizers were both great.
  • Frank B.
    Frank BurnsJuly 14, 2015
    Get the waiter's tips on oysters and beers and go from there. Fully lives up to the hype.
  • Rachael B.
    Rachael BrungardAugust 19, 2013
    To guarantee yourself a table for dinner, I recommend going there at around 4:50pm (they open at 5:00pm) and waiting 10 minutes. Grab an oyster-beer special. Nothing here is ever frozen, all fresh!
  • Maria R.
    Start with a ceviche and the crab cakes, then definitely end with the clam fettuccine (trust me) and scallops! Absolutely wonder.
  • Hyun Jeong L.
    Amazing oysters and craft beers! 12 bucks for half dozen oyster+one beer 🍻🌊 & steamed mussel is a must!
455 Photos

Related Searches

  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar new york
  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar new york photos
  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar new york location
  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar new york address
  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar new york
  • up state new york
  • upstate new york
  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar new york
  • upstate oyster bar new york
  • upstate craft beer and oyster bar east village new york

Foursquare © 2017  Lovingly made in NYC & SF