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125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320
+1 850-653-8139
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 276
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  • 213
    Very good
  • 142
    Average
  • 68
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  • 52
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Journey's End!!

I tried the Journey's End sandwich and it was amazing! It was almost big enough to feed my whole family. I gave them all some of the overflowing seafood and they loved it too! Service was good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Rick S
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Racine, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Suwanee, Georgia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We decided to eat here on our first night of vacation. We walked in and noticed there were not many people. We were seated in a room way in the back. After that, we were basically ignored. We sat for about 10 to 15 minutes with no one acknowledging us whatsoever. It was then we decided to go elsewhere and... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A dining experience. The location, on the water. The food, out of this world! Boss Oyster is a place that you have to try while visiting Apalachicola. Oysters, shrimp all fresh and prepared creatively and deliciously. I highly recommend the "Shrimp and Grits" it's the best I've ever tasted!

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Granada Nicaragua
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240 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Oysters are about like you get around here...hard to screw up. Setting is good for the view and service is just OK. Nothing to keep you away...just average.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I just came from New Orleans so my opinion might be biased. The raw oysters were great, but their new dish is charbroiled oysters, I went to many different restaurants to have oysters there. I was very disappointed. 1st with wonderful buttery chargrilled oysters you need to have some warm bread to mop the goody up. They brought crackers. NO.... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 434 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great way to treat repeat customers who gave you good reviews on Tripadvisor, Boss Oyster! My mother and I waited 10 minutes. It wasn't busy. It was afternoon. Waitresses circled around us, they made direct eye contact, said nothing, one even smirked, they refused to seat us. We went outside and debated about going to Caroline's next door, then changed... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I tried the Journey's End sandwich and it was amazing! It was almost big enough to feed my whole family. I gave them all some of the overflowing seafood and they loved it too! Service was good too.

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Okeana, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My family and I came to eat here while staying on St. George Island. Since we had a group of 17, they took us to the back room. There were flies everywhere. Then when we ordered drinks, they were loaded with ants. My daughter-in-law ordered a margarita, full of ants, they took it back and brought her another one, also... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Barely anyone in the restaurant. It took a bit for someone to even acknowledge we were there and to seat the 10 of us. They stuck us in a back room, and then forgot about us. We just left and didn't eat there. We had eaten here two years before and the food was good. Something was not right this... More 

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Pensacola
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stopped in for lunch with a party of eight. Everything I tasted was great! The fried soft shell crab was some of the best I've ever had; and I grew up in south Louisiana, so that's quite a compliment. The crab cake and smoked fish dip were also wonderful. The fried pickles were perfect. Adding drinks made an already... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Best oysters, it's a great place to sit dockside and watch dolphin while you eat. A must visit while in Apalachicola.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-8139

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?