what they’re saying

EATER ATLANTA —  May 2023

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“Both locations in Vinings and Sandy Springs offer happy hour oyster specials on the weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., including deals on one dozen oysters on the half shell and chargrilled oysters.”

RESY —  September 2022

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“Short for Clark & Schwenk’s, C&S has served a massive menu of reliable seafood classics since opening in 2007. The restaurant, which also has a location in Sandy Springs, serves oysters in a variety of forms, from char-grilled, Rockefeller, chilled on the half-shell, or part of a consistently impressive fruit de mer presentation.”

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER —  July 2022

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“'The atmosphere feels timeless and classic, with a little bit of a casual steakhouse ambience. You can't go wrong with the Rockefeller oysters and sea bass,' says Rodney Scott, pitmaster and founder of Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ in Charleston.”

THRILLIST —  July 2022

The Absolute Best Seafood in Atlanta

“Located in an unassuming shopping center in the Vinings area, C&S is an upscale hidden gem. The restaurant’s interior is luxe with plush seating and wood accents, and has an impressive selection of seafood on display. If you're feeling fancy—and if you're dining here, you probably are—order one of the plateaux de fruits de mer. The "le petite” includes six oysters, six clams, four shrimp cocktails, a one-pound lobster, tuna tartar, and—funny enough—a colossal crab. The “le grand” takes things up a notch even more with 12 oysters, 12 clams, eight shrimp cocktails, a two-pound lobster, tuna tartar, and a colossal crab. They also make a killer Old Fashioned with Michter's rye, 18.21's Prohibition Bitters, demerara syrup, filthy cherry juice, and burnt orange peel.”

THE ATLANTAN —  July 2022

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“As the name implies, there’s a glorious selection of oyster dishes on the menu at this seafood hot spot. Oyster-lovers must try the oysters Rockefeller and char-grilled oysters. Head to C&S Oyster Bar for happy hours Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for discounts on classic half-shell oysters and the joint’s signature char-grilled oysters.”

EATER ATLANTA —  July 2020

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“This Vinings seafood spot specializes in raw bar favorites like oysters and shrimp cocktail, as well as boiled seafood platters, whole fish entrees, such as a pan-seared red snapper, Maine lobster tails, a king crab platter, and even steaks.”

THRILLIST —  July 2020

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“Located in an unassuming shopping center in the Vinings area, C&S is an upscale hidden gem. The restaurant’s interior is luxe with plush seating and wood accents, and has an impressive selection of seafood on display. If you're feeling fancy - and if you're dining here, you probably are - order one of the plateaux de fruits mar. The 'le petite' includes six oysters, six clams, four shrimp cocktail, and a half pound of crab.”

my sandy springs —  January 2020

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“Sandy Springs will soon be home to C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar’s second location. In 2020, guests will be able to enjoy must try menu staples such as the Shrimp and Goat Cheese Beignets. This deep-fried choux pastry, a dreamy combination of a crisp exterior and a fluffy interior, is served alongside tomato compote.”