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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.  

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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!  

private dockHost Your Own Private Oyster Roast in the Best St. George Island Vacation Rental  

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.  

Check our availability, and plan your foodie getaway now! 

When your stomach begins to rumble, and you need a little fuel to get you through all your island adventures, it might be time for a delicious meal. Below, you’ll find some of the most mouthwatering St. George Island restaurants to dip your fork in. 

From top-notch fresh seafood, to authentic Mexican, you’ll find a wide array of dining options on the Forgotten Coast! And, for more fun things to do on the Gulf Coast, make sure to request access to our FREE Vacation Guide. There, you’ll find local insight on more top restaurants, annual festivals, outdoor activities, and entertainment so that you can start crafting together the ultimate vacation itinerary. 

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Try These Mouthwatering St. George Island Restaurants 

Fresh Local Seafood Restaurants on St. George Island 

Paddy’s Raw Bar 

You can’t visit the Gulf of Mexico without trying the fresh, local seafood! Paddy’s Raw Bar is an absolute must for a taste of our coasts’ delicious Apalachicola Bay oysters. This world-famous cuisine is served by the half dozen or dozen and can be served raw or steamed. 

You might also choose from their other options of oyster dishes, like the High Tide, which is topped with garlic, onion, tomatoes, and parmesan, or you can build your own oyster dish! 

Blue Parrott Oceanfront Café 

Adjust to island time, and head to Blue Parrott Oceanfront Café for a laidback, beachy atmosphere, delicious grub, and fruity drinks! This is the perfect spot to enjoy local seafood during your day at the beach. They have a spacious deck right on the beach, so it doesn’t get much fresher than that! 

Stop by for lunch or dinner or take a quick break from swimming in the ocean for some Bahamian Conch Fritters and a rum runner at the tiki bar! 

Sports Bars on St. George Island 

Harry A’s Bar & Grill 

Fill your night with seafood, steaks, karaoke, DJs, dancing, and live music when you step foot into Harry A’s Bar and Grill. This St. George Island sports bar is always a good time as they always have fun events going on, like karaoke nights, Taco Tuesdays, and more! So, put your dancing shoes on and dance the night away, or head out to make new friends at one of the best St. George Island bars! 

BBQ Restaurants on St. George Island 

The Beach Pit 

Texas-style BBQ is closer than you think. The Beach Pit is the perfect combination of authentic Texas barbecue and local St. George Island seafood. Sit outside with your furry best friend on the pet-friendly patio or dine inside for the cool AC. Either way, you’ll never forget the smoky flavors you experience here! 

Mexican Food on St. George Island 

St. George Cantina & Margarita Bar 

Did someone say, “happy hour?” When it’s time to sip on an extra-large margarita after a day of exploring the beach, make your way to St. George Cantina and Margarita Bar in Eastpoint, FL. They offer so many fantastic dishes, like their Cantina Shrimp Tacos or their mouthwatering Nacho Fries. 

And what’s a yummy meal and strong margarita without a little live music and dancing? This Mexican cuisine hot spot almost always has live music, so it’s always a good time! 

When Your Belly’s Happy and Full 

st george island rentalIf you’re ready to treat your food coma with a nap or a good night’s sleep, head back to the best vacation rentals on St. George Island. Resort Vacation Properties offers vacation homes near all the popular Forgotten Coast attractions like the beach, Apalachicola River and Apalachicola Bay, as well as all the best restaurants around town. Start planning your ultimate St. George Island, FL, foodie getaway and reserve your stay today!