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All 26 Apalachicola Restaurants

Boss Oyster

125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320
+1 850-653-8139
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Ranked #16 of 26 Restaurants in Apalachicola
Price range: $7 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Georgetown, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful meal and drinks at the Boss Oyster. Sitting on the Patio and watching the ships and boats come in set the perfect tone for enjoying their fresh seafood. While we were waiting to be seated on the patio, the lady behind us said that this was the third time that week that her and here husband... More

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Fenton, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

For many years it has been our tradition to come here as soon as we arrive. I've read some of the bad reviews about the service, but didn't want to believe it. This time we experienced it for ourselves. We asked to see the manager and waited so long we just gave up and left. They were not busy. The... More

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Americus, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We stop at Boss Oyster every year on our way to Southern FL. Last night we sat on the deck, watched boats bringing their catches in. Absolutely the best oysters!!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Took a little bit to be seated but it was busy. And it was so worth the wait. Our servers name was Lisa she was very friendly and gave us great pointers about the area and what to do. If you go here try the grand grits she recommended them and they are grand. Loved them and the bread that... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Okay the friendliness of the hostess and wait staff immediately had me eating out of their hands (and literally too). Felt like I had known our waitress forever. Very forthright about what were her favorites and she steered us right! We sat outside in the early evening overlooking the dock and the view of the river is superb and exactly... More

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Atlanta, GA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We visited Boss Oyster for lunch while in Appalachicola. Really good food and atmosphere. Several of the. Other patrons were regulars. We'll go back!

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We came down from Atalnta for the week and went to the restaurant twice this week, and both times we sat at the table for 30 minutes with no service. We kept trying to flag down a waitress but they ignored us and many others. The first night we got up and walked out and complained as we left but... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

At first glance this restaurant is charming, inviting, and perfectly located on a picturesque bay. The restaurant was half full, the tables were filthy. The service was painfully slow for all tables including ours. The raw oysters although served on ice were warm and sub par in taste compared to other restaurants we visited in the area. Whoever was shucking... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Had heard about Boss Oyster but this was our first visit. Went for lunch. Service was very good and view is fantastic. We sat outside and everyone enjoyed. Food is simple, fresh and well prepared.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went down to panama city beach for bike week and on Saturday made a trip over to Apalachicola first time for me and my wife but the couple we were with had been over befor and knew of a great place to eat right on the water BOSS Oyster house and I must say it was great great service and... More

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oystr, Owner at Boss Oyster, responded to this review

Eric S, Fantastic is all I can say. This is an invitation to oyster lovers on the planet.Even though the oysters are in a little short supply they are bouncing back" BIG TIME" From the depletion last year. The great part of this new crop is the raw oysters are the best they have been for years. The mix of... More

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