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Inside The John Dory Oyster Bar in the Ace Hotel

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[Krieger, 11/12/10]

The John Dory Oyster Bar, the second attempt by restaurateur Ken Friedman and chef April Bloomfield to bring hearty style seafood concoctions to the good people of New York, opened to the public at noon today. The restaurant features stools, kitsch, live fish, plaid, subway tiles, and sweet, delicious oyster pan roasts. See the full menu below, and send all early reports here.

RAW BAR
OYSTERS (3 EAST COAST,
3 WEST COAST) $3
LITTLENECK CLAMS $3
LIVE SEA URCHIN (IN SHELL) $12
COLD POACHED LOBSTER WITH
TAMALE VINAIGRETTE $16
DUNGEONESS CRAB $19
WHELKS OR PERIWINKLES $4
SHRIMP COCKTAIL WITH
CELERY AND CARAWAY MAYO $18

CRUDO
HAMACHI WITH GINGER $17
TASMANIAN SEA TROUT $18
NANTUCKET BAY SCALLOPS $15
LONG ISLAND FLUKE WITH
HONEYCRISP APPLE $13
RED SNAPPER WITH GRAPEFRUIT
AND SZECHUAN PEPPER $16
RAZOR CLAM CEVICHE
CHIVE PUREE $14

CAVIAR SERVICE
BUCKWHEAT BLINIS,
CRÈME FRAICHE, CHIVES,
RED ONION

TROUT ROE $MP

Ossetra $MP

Hackleback $MP

BAR SNACKS

ROASTED SALTED PEANUTS With
GARLIC AND ROSEMARY $4

SPICED CASTEL VETRANO OLIVES
WITH TOMATO $5

POTATO ROLL WITH CHAR PATe $9

CHILLED CRAB WITH AVOCADO $10

CARTE DE MUSICA WITH SHAVED
BOTTARGA $5

EEL AND PARSLEY PIE $11

ANCHOVY AND PARSLEY PESTO
ON TOAST $4

PICKLED OYSTERS WITH GIROLLES
AND PANCETTA $18

SHRIMP AND POTATO TORTE
WITH SERRANO HAM $14

COLD PLATES

ESCAROLE SALAD WITH CREAMY
ANCHOVY DRESSING $10

SMOKED HADDOCK TERRINE
WITH HORSERADISH $11

BOSTON MACKEREL ESCABECHE
WITH SEA BEANS $19

BURRATA WITH TROUT ROE,
SYLVETTA AND MINT $20

OCTOPUS IN SHERRY VINEGAR
WITH POTATOES AND AIOLI $18

HOT PLATES

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER $15
OYSTER PAN ROAST
WITH UNI BUTTER $19

MAINE LOBSTER CHOWDER $17

MANILLA CLAMS
WITH BONE MARROW $16

STUFFED MUSSELS WITH
VEAL AND MORTADELLA $19

ROCK SHRIMP WITH POLENTA $14

TROTTER GEAR BLACK BASS $21

BAKED SHELLFISH AND
ONION PANADE $13

John Dory Oyster Bar

1196 Broadway, New York, NY 10001 Visit Website

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