Standard Oyster Company

2147 N. Center Street

Hickory, NC 28601


  • PLEASE NOTE: The Queen's Feast specials shown on this website are available during dinner only, unless otherwise noted on an individual restaurant's menu page.
  • Standard Oyster Company creates an energetic dining experience that includes a vast array of oysters and fresh seafood. Our hole-in-the wall vibe results in a laid-back and industrial “all bar” setting that’s true to the core. Discover the hand-scribed chalkboards highlighting our ever-evolving oyster and seafood selection. Indulge in chilled platters, steamed shellfish, and other classic America fare. Our full bar focuses on regional spirits, great wine, and North Carolina beers (including our own Standard Oyster Stout).
  • $40 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • Starter (choice of one)
    • Deviled Eggs - smoked trout custard, tobiko roe
    • Poké - fresh Ahi tuna, prepared chef's way
    • Raw Oysters – six North Carolina oysters, classic mignonette
    • Crab Rangoon Dip - pepper jelly brulée, fried wontons, and shrimp crackers
    • Grilled Romaine - bacon lardons, croutons, Parmesan, cukes, tomatoes, Cleopatra dressing
  • Main (choice of one)
    • Shrimp & Grits -jumbo shrimp, fried grit cakes, tomatoes, creamy tasso ham sauce
    • Surf & Turf  - St. Louis dry-rub ribs and deviled crab with pickled corn relish and barbecue sauce, choice of side
    • Gumbo - crawfish, swordfish, scallops, and andouille in a rich and savory tomato sauce over dirty rice
    • Catch - broiled with tomato, white beans, chorizo with salsa verde
    • Squid Ink Risotto - mussels, clams, Parmesan, and gremolata
  • Dessert (choice of one)
    • Key Lime Pie - our signature, Graham cracker crust, refreshing custard
    • Chocolate Mousse Cake - strawberry compote
    • Coconut Crème Bombe ($4 supplement) - coconut cake, crème custard

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