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Boss Oyster

125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
+1 850-653-8139
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“corn fritters” (33 reviews)
“oysters” (640 reviews)
“sandwich” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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Reviewed yesterday

At the mouth of the Apalachicola River as it meets the Gulf of Mexico grow what are unquestionably the biggest, thickest, juiciest and most flavorful oysters on planet earth. You practically need a knife and fork to eat them! And the best experience is outside...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food had and always will be amazing. The corn fritters are their highlight along with oysters. But after visiting them for 13 years we stopped since the service sucked so bad. The last 3 visits our waitress and waiters were so dang slow and...More

Thank buckeyenuts1003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fried oysters I've ever eaten and the sides were delicious! Great service and loved being right by the water watching the boats come in. Could not believe how fast we got our food. Can't wait to go back!

Thank AUDeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oy-vey! Delectable raw, steamed a specialty oysters and friendly service from Anthony. An APALACHICOLA must visit.

Thank Matthew U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best oysters I've ever had!! The service was good, and there was a great variety to choose from. We had the chargrilled and the pick 4.

Thank jmartin64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the slowest service of any restaurant we have eaten at while at St George. We have eaten here several years in a row and each time it takes forever to get your food . Already over an hour and still no food. 😕

Thank kathyLangston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had his first raw oyster! An instant hit! A little hot sauce, a little horseradish.... me, I just love them plain - ice cold and sweet! Boss Oyster did not disappoint! We were seated immediately, on the outside covered deck. Cold beer and...More

Thank Cleargrace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for Apalachicola Oyster, raw grilled or fried this is the place to be. Eat oysters next to the boats with the gulls screeching and the breeze in your face.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This site has been an oyster restaurant for years. Boss is new to me but the food is still good local oysters. Even though they are $17.95 for a dozen grilled oak smoked oysters, I recommend trying if you love oysters. That oak adds a...More

Thank dkorwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best oysters ever. The atmosphere is perfect. On the dock and an overgrown wooden shack! Just what you want in a reputable oyster establishment. The grits are amazing. But the raw oysters are just thoroughly fresh. Definitely cannot wait to go back.

Thank Grazer-Florida
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TABBY7
Do you accept reservations for family groups of 23-25? How far in advance? We have some children in group.
July 24, 2016|
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Response from tobymarietta | Reviewed this property |
As all the people below mentioned, with a group that size, you will really need to set the visit up ahead of time with the restaurant. The restaurant has the space, but would need to be sure it has enough servers on board... More
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Claire C
Is the restaurant handicapped accessible, pet friendly, is there an outside dining are?
May 2, 2016|
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Response from harste | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is outside dining. I think there is handicap access, but I'm not 100% sure. I do not remember seeing any dogs. I suggest that you call them at (850) 653-9364.
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Mr G
What are the prices for different baked oysters dishes? Can't find any prices for their menu.
October 5, 2015|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Most of them were about $12 to $14, with some in the $20's. Portions are good sized and they come with two sides - actually a very good value.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $22
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-8139
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