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Boss Oyster

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American, Seafood, Oyster Bar
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125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320
+1 850-653-8139
Website
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 253
    Excellent
  • 185
    Very good
  • 119
    Average
  • 61
    Poor
  • 42
    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
Most recent review
Boss!!

We have heard so much about Boss Oysters on our frequent trips to the Gulf Cost. Finally got aroud to giving it a try.Very good food ( fried oysters, baked and char grilled). Definitely worth a trip if you are in the area!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Chaslinn
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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660 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have heard so much about Boss Oysters on our frequent trips to the Gulf Cost. Finally got aroud to giving it a try.Very good food ( fried oysters, baked and char grilled). Definitely worth a trip if you are in the area!

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Citrus Springs, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We always eat here when we travel thru the panhandle. They have the best oysters. My husband always gets oysters on the half shell. He also had the grilled oysters. I had the oyster basket. Oh so good. It is right on the water and had a great view. You won't be disappointed.

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Kuttawa, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We visit this area quite a bit and always stopped here for the oysters and fresh seafood. This trip, the food was downright awful. Over cooked and flavorless. We were very disappointed. Service was surly as well.

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Gainesville, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

This was my third, and my wife's second, visit to Boss Oyster. Unlike previous visits, we hit on a slow night (Thursday) this time, with the place less than a quarter full. Not surprisingly, service (by manager Lisa) was friendly and efficient. As always, the view from the deck out back was most pleasant - overlooking the mouth of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Amazing service amazing food. Thank you for everything. Definitely will come back. Great idea for having tiles on the table. Stealing that idea.

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Sopchoppy, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Not Texas, not Virginia, REAL Apalachicola oysters. Watch the boats come in and unload as you dine on some of the best seafood in the area. The grilled oysters were outstanding. Raw oysters on half shell, Fantastic! Just watched shrimp boats come in fresh shrimp tonight!

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Island Heights, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We liked the food and the view. Or course I had oysters, the wife had a shrimp dish, both were great

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oystr, Owner at Boss Oyster, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. The Apalachicola oyster is the best oyster on the planet. This seafood town has become a destination for oyster lovers every where.The Boss Oyster has sought excellence in presenting the best of the best for 25 years.jThe Boss Oyster has the state and federal licenses to capture the Apalachicola oyster and to deliver it to... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They had an excellent selection of seafood dishes. I tried fried pickles for the first time as an appetizer and was pleasantly surprised at how tasty they were.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had great boiled shrimp and enjoyed sitting outside on one of several patios. Food was great and service was excellent !!

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We loved the oysters. The restaurant is right out on the water and we were able to get a cocktail from the fully stocked bar. We had the nicest server and she recommended some great places to go next.

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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, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?