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Black Diamond Oyster Bar

418 Nas Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-3252
+1 361-353-4210
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (22 reviews)
“crawfish boil” (3 reviews)
“rice pilaf” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
418 Nas Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-3252
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really really good local seafood. Nice outdoor space in the back with occasional live music. Great specials. Awesome lunch spot also. Right outside main gates of the NAS.

Thank Darryl Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a few couples. The food was good, the service was good. I didn’t give it a 5 because they did not sell wine by the bottle or have a great selection of wine. Fried oysters were delicious, fried flounder great, veggies great,...More

Thank Tisha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone enjoyed their meal. Great service, great prices and a really good selection. It was recommended by a local.

Thank angieg210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many great food options here! Prices are very reasonable at this casual establishment. I enjoyed a blackened shrimp dinner.

Thank srice3733
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish reviewers would think before using "diamond in the rough" and "local secret" phrases. This place is no secret: it is #5 on TA for the local restaurants. I did not see any diamonds, either. The establishment offers a very good menu with extended...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant 3 times so far and we will be coming back for more! The good is delicious and the staff is great. Sometimes they have life music in the back yard. The atmosphere is awsome. Ever laid back and everything...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

After living in Michigan the last 15 years, it was nice getting back to south Texas for some good seafood. My wife had the stuffed flounder and I had the fried fish and shrimp. Both were very good. Highly recommend this place.

1  Thank irishman0965
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The fried shrimp were delicious - nicely battered and tender. The side salad was big and crisp and the grilled veggies were good too. The fries are homemade. Can’t wait to go back and try something else!

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I shared appetizers here for lunch; she had a $2.50 (special) margarita; with oysters on the half shell, crab dip queso and deep fried mushrooms. All wonderful, fast service fair prices - fun atmosphere, that’s why it’s been here 50yrs. Has not...More

Thank 3Tcubed
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My wife had the fried fish sandwich and I had the fried shrimp sandwich and they were amazing. They are served on fresh sour dough bread and aioli dressing with fresh lettuce. This is a must try place for seafood, atmosphere, and great wait staff.

Thank Gilbert O
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4 June 2018|
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Response from Rick A | Reviewed this property |
Black Diamond is well known for Seafood. It's their Specality. I'd look for a Steak a House if that's your desire.
15 July 2017|
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Response from dannyg804 | Reviewed this property |
They use crab in there entrees and a few other specialties but not alone...
1 June 2017|
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Response from wornoit | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Nas Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-3252
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-353-4210
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