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Earl's Oyster Bar & Seafood

168 S Main Street, Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 682-1660
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Ranked #12 of 82 Restaurants in Crestview
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
Crestview, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We have a favorite spot on Saturdays and just sit and enjoy delicious fresh oysters. Gotta try earl's sauce! No frills, but clean and good seafood :)

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My hubby and I always go for fresh oysters! Delicious!! I love their steamed oysters also! Delicious grits too! Better try the Earl sauce! It has a kick with flavor!

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Crestview, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Wow, what an experience. Had the gumbo and several different types of fish. I did not order so I was not sure. It was delicious. The atmosphere was friendly and we did not feel rushed. Looking forward to taking my visitors here.

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Winter Haven, Florida
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were expecting fresh oysters, but they had none. Fried oyster basket was pricier than expected and very small. The food was tasty enough, but for a little oyster shack, it was pretty expensive.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Neighbors recommended this local place while we were visiting family in northwest Florida. Not far off the I-10 freeway in the older part of town, so we tried it and it was cool. Arrived about 2 o'clock (after the lunch rush) on Friday. Easy to find and plenty of parking. They weren't crowded but several groups were keeping Earl and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Very small portions with high prices. The people were nice but it was very very hot inside! We were very dissatisfied.

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Montrose, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

We had a group of 9 people who ordered different dishes. All great-fried shrimp, oysters, mullet, raw oysters. Fried pickles and cheese grits are great too. Service was very friendly and fast. The atmosphere is just what you would expect from a FL panhandle seafood restaurant.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Ok place. I had the fried shrimp, small portion, it was pretty good, Good hush poppies and the gumbo was decent. I didn't have the oysters but they looked very fresh. Service was fast and cordial. Charged me .25 cents for tap water. My kids had the fried tilapia, big portions

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Me and my Husband stopped here on our way to Freeport, Florida. The food was great, especially the cheese grits!!! The oyster were fresh and the staff was very friendly. Next time we are in town I will definitely stop here!!!!!!!!

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Crestview, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Earl's is consistent in a good way...the food and service have been great every time have eaten there. The oysters are fresh. The seafood is cooked to perfection. Did I mention Earl can't count to twelve? The dozen oysters is usually 15 oysters! The only negative is the hours. He is only open Th, Fri, and Sat. If you are... More

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Additional Information about Earl's Oyster Bar & Seafood

Address: 168 S Main Street, Crestview, FL 32536
Phone Number: (850) 682-1660
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Crestview
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Seafood

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