Island Creek Oyster Bar

Island Creek Oyster Bar Boston cocktails
Image: Island Creek Oyster Bar
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
Monday - Friday: 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
617.532.5300 | Website

Part of the Commonwealth Hotel and under the bar direction of Jackson Cannon (Eastern Standard, The Hawthorne), Island Creek is a big, airy seafood restaurant that gets packed to the gills each evening with guests slurping bivalves. The refreshments list is longer than the actual food menu—which always includes no fewer than a dozen oyster offerings and a seafood casserole the size of your head—and full of seasonal riffs on classic cocktails and oyster-friendly sparkling drinks found under the “embarkments” section. The beer and wine lists are also notable.

Known For
  • craft cocktails
  • craft beer
  • good wine
  • oysters / raw bar
  • full menu
Neighborhood
Fenway/Kenmore →

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