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Papa Joe's Oyster Bar & Grill

45 Ave D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1425
850-653-1189
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Ranked #11 of 27 Restaurants in Apalachicola
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you love fresh oysters, local seafood, and a funky local scene, this is a place to check out. Very informal, colorful atmosphere. We ordered raw oysters and shared the seafood platter (fried oysters, shrimp, fish, scallops, etc.). It was excellent, as were the cold beers. Highly recommended by two seafood addicts from Cape Cod (us!).

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Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Dined here with friends. Turned off when I found out the baked oysters were microwaved. Food was just average. Many locals told us it was great, but I do not plan on returning.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Papa joes has always been a favorite stop when we visit apalachicola--and the only problem this time was finding that they had moved!! But we quickly found their in town location and love the set up. Nice calm environment, like the room dividers that save you from that "large dining room " feel and make your experience a little more... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Adorable restaurant, service was fantastic !! Rhonda was awesome! Food was excellent, we managed to eat 2 1/2 dozen oysters plus oyster stew! Definitely will be back when in the area!!

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custer, MI
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141 reviews 141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Fairly pricey-ordered oyster stew(luke warm, 4 oysters) for $10.50. The rest of the meal wasn'y anything to talk about. walked out-won't be back.

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Mansfield Ga
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our two couples concentrated on Papa Joe's oysters today, since they were out yesterday. We ate them raw, fried, baked several ways and they were all delicious. Surprise to me, I actually liked them baked better than fried. We had them Rockafeller and Parmesan and Greek. The Greek was with capers and feta cheese and they were delicious! Service is... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Smaller portions and smaller pricing than other nearby locations. Oysters on the half-shell were not available today, but the fried oysters on garden salad was flavorful and not too greasy. The popcorn shrimp basket was breaded well and tasty. Didn't care for the hush puppies. Service was slows even though there were people at only two other tables. An okay... More 

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Winchester, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The service was quick, but the food was nothing to get excited about and it was fairly pricey. The place was crowded and noisy.

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

nice view from enclosed deck. food was hot to the table. waitstaff is very cheerful. lots of seafood served per customer. good prices too. you won't leave hungry.

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St. Paul, Minnesota
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Six of us went here for lunch today - and we all LOVED our food. Raves for the shrimp and scallop bisque that we all tasted. Their fried shrimp, scallops and grouper were to die for - the breaking was light and flavorful, not too greasy. The hush puppies were good too. The decor is nothing special, but we are... More 

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Additional Information about Papa Joe's Oyster Bar & Grill

Address: 45 Ave D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1425
Phone Number: 850-653-1189
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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