About Events with Docks Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill
Located a stones throw from historic Grand Central Station, in the heart of Midtown East, Docks Oyster Bar boasts a menu rich with fresh fish and thoughtfully executed dishes. Our extensive raw bar features shrimp, crab, clams, and daily oysters shucked on the half shell from both the east coast and the west. We pride ourselves on providing seasonal items such as Nantucket Bay Scallops, Florida Stone Crab Claws, Maryland Soft Shell Crabs, and Wild Alaskan King Salmon.Situated in a thriving business community we are a lunch destination for industry professionals from around the globe. Our weeknight happy hour draws a vibrant after work crowd whom enjoy a wide variety of signature cocktails, martinis and wine. As the sun sets, Docks Oyster Bar transforms into a neighborhood staple where the locals are known by name and guests can enjoy live jazz on Tuesday nights and Sunday Brunch.Established in 1987, and classically built in the Art Deco style, Docks Oyster Bar evokes a unique elegance with warm tones, rich wood, and giant chandeliers. Our large floor plan, expansive bar and tables lining the windows of 3rd Avenue and 40th Street further creates a timeless New York atmosphere. Our well prepared food, outstanding service, great wine list, and unforgettable ambience keep guests coming back time and time again.
Private Dining Room
Our spacious Private Dining Room, set apart from the main dining areas comfortably seats up to 65 guests or 70 people with a standing reception. From lunch to dinner, business to personal, our Private Dining Room is perfect for hosting a variety of special occasions.
• Standing Capacity: 70
• Sitting Capacity: 70
40th Street Platform
We offer semi-private accommodations on our platform dining area. Set against floor to ceiling windows the New York City street-scape becomes the backdrop to your event. We can easily accommodate up to 130 guests along the 40th Street Windows and up to 50 along the Third Avenue Platform.
• Standing Capacity: 130
• Sitting Capacity: 130
Looking to host an after-work get together, book our Bar Alcove, which comfotably accommodates up to 20 people and reserves you 8-10 barstools. The Bar Alcove gives you and your guests free access to the bar, the ability for guests to pay seperately, and Monday-Friday from 3-7PM, a reserved spot during our busy Happy Hour.
• Standing Capacity: 10
• Sitting Capacity: 10
If you're interested in a little more privacy than what the Bar Alcove has to offer, our Bar Balcony seating is the perfect setting to host a semi-private occasion. This area comfortably seats up to 20 guests, is close in proximity to the bar that you feel a part of the festivities, access to banquet seating, and your own personalized server to bring you drinks and appetizers.
• Standing Capacity: 20
• Sitting Capacity: 20