The John Dory Oyster Bar

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77 Solid

A casual oyster bar carved into a corner of the Ace Hotel from chef April Bloomfield.

1196 Broadway, New York, NY, 10001

212-792-9000

http://thejohndory.com/

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The lowdown

With April Bloomfield now fully at the helm of this restaurant following the ouster of longtime business partner Ken Friedman, the food and environment hasn’t changed all that much. Expect seashell sconces, laminated game fish, and bubbling fish tanks filled with brightly colored coral plus nearly a dozen signature cocktails to complement Bloomfield’s abbreviated, tapas-style menu, including brown butter skate wing, lobster & burrata, and a high-quality raw bar.

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