Before you head to the Florida coast for the ultimate foodie getaway, want to know which hard-shelled yet soft on the inside fare the Forgotten Coast takes pride in? Foodies from all over need to visit our coast on the Gulf of Mexico to experience our St. George Island oysters. Caught fresh, right here in the Apalachicola River and Apalachicola Bay, our seafood is something you can’t miss out on during your next getaway. Read on to learn what makes Apalachicola Bay oysters the cream of the crop and where you can experience them for yourself.
And, for more places to dine, explore, and wander throughout the Forgotten Coast, make sure to request access to our complimentary St. George Island Vacation Guide. This useful tool will lay out all the best restaurants, outdoor recreation, museum, shopping, and events that you need to include in your trip itinerary.
Your Ultimate St. George Island Oysters Guide
*Harvest of wild oysters from Apalachicola Bay, including St. George Sound, East Bay, Apalachicola Bay, St. Vincent Sound, and surrounding canals, rivers, and creeks, is suspended as the FWC supports the recovery and restoration of oysters in Apalachicola Bay.
Why We Love St. George Island Oysters and Their Amazing Benefits
Oysters on the Forgotten Coast are more than just delicious, trendy food to try on vacation. These salty creatures do wonders for the waters and ecosystems of Apalachicola Bay.
Florida Department of Environmental Protection even offers an educational workshop that shows you how oysters filter and improve water quality. Ultimately, this gives us some of the best oysters in the United States, doing wonders for the seafood industry as well!
Where to Get Apalachicola Bay Oysters
Lynn’s Quality Oysters
Lynn’s Raw Bar
Experience the best of this Gulf Coast delicacy when you visit Lynn’s Quality Oyster Bar in Eastpoint. Lynn C. Martina prides in serving the freshest seafood in the state of Florida.
Slurp up the delicious and lean source of protein and flavor at Lynn’s Raw Bar. It doesn’t get fresher than oysters on the water! This waterfront bar and restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating in a laidback atmosphere.
So, head out to the deck, relax, and enjoy their popular oyster poppers featuring a sunset over Apalachicola Bay! You can also try other delicious seafood options like shrimp, snow crabs, or stone crabs steamed with butter, garlic, and Old Bay seasoning!
Lynn’s Seafood Market
One of the best seafood markets around, this hot spot serves fresh, local oysters that you’ll have to return for year after year. Straight from the boat, make sure to look around and choose from their world-famous oysters, scallops, shrimp, blue crab, lobsters, and a variety of Florida seafood!
One of the best ways to enjoy oysters on your family vacation or friends’ getaway is from the comfort of a private rental with your favorite people. Choose one of our large vacation homes near the beach for an afternoon of fun, memories, and great food. Pick a rental with a fully equipped kitchen, where the best Old-Bay seasoning action happens, and a charming backyard with outdoor seating, a grill, or a pool as the perfect backdrop for your feast.
Visit in November for the Florida Seafood Festival, or just pick up ingredients from Lynn’s Seafood Market. Then, make your way home to a St. George Island rental like Gone Fishin’. The 4-bedroom dream home features a beautiful private dock, heated indoor pool, grill, fish-cleaning area, and large backyard.
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