San Antonio Seafood Restaurant Under New Ownership
[San Antonio, TX January 2019] Does the American Dream still exist? If you ask Geu Kim, it’s alive and well. In 1995 Geu Kim pooled his entire life savings and applied for a small business loan to purchase a boat-shaped oyster bar in San Antonio, Texas. It’s where 11 years before, as a Korean immigrant, he found a job and an opportunity to build a life in America. Over the subsequent years, Kim built the oyster bar into a thriving local landmark. “Mr. Kim has built an establishment that is part of the San Antonio landscape. It was important that new owners had a respect for the past but the tools to keep Dry Dock successful into the future” said Lara Bruhn of Texas Business Buyers.
Kim saw the same work ethic in the new owner, Noel Simmons, that he saw in himself all those years ago. Ms. Simmons, having worked her way up from waitress to a seasoned manager at a national chain restaurant, saw an opportunity to be part of San Antonio history and be the next Captain of the landlocked ship. “Mr. Kim valued his employees and understood what kind of a landmark Dry Dock is to San Antonio. I’m looking forward to continuing the legacy and offering new ways to serve the community,” said Simmons.
Dry Dock offers a full seafood menu and can accommodate over a hundred and forty souls on its decks, with a patio that can seat 50 guests. The oyster bar is open Monday – Saturday at 11 am and noon on Sundays. You can expect the same quality food and weekly and daily specials.
Dry Dock Oyster bar
8522 Fredericksburg Rd,
San Antonio, TX 78229