Years ago, I read a review of this little fish camp, put it on my list of things to do and finally found myself in the area today. Although its 5 or 6 miles or so off I 95, it was well worth the small detour.
The oyster stew was piping hot and rich, buttery, with a bit of pepper. When I was a kid my grandmother would fix oyster stew every Thanksgiving and this was the best I have had since then. I will go back and have 2 bowls my next trip.
The batter on the rest of the fried seafood was very light and airy. The shrimp, oysters, and scallops were all very good. The crab stew and deviled crab were both good but definitely a step behind the other items.
They have some other items on the menu they are known for that take probably 45 minutes to prepare and we didn't have time to experiment with any of those. It's an odd setup but they don't accept credit cards and you walk to the kitchen to pay your bill.
Our waitress went out of her way to make us first timers feel welcome and understand their quirkiness. Her name was Sandy so try to sit in her section.
The small kitchen is only capable of putting so much food out, so if you go when they are busy, plan on waiting ...no need to bust their chops ...they tell you right on the menu they would rather you come back another time vs get angry re the wait. We got there at opening bell and passed on the baked dishes that take longer.
Don't miss the oyster stew
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