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Papa Joe's Oyster Bar & Grill

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45 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1882
850-653-1189
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Carrollton, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic seafood...if you like oysters you'll love this place ...everything fresh.. A secret place most tourists haven't discovered...

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Thank Wirehandj
Pegram, TN
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348 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought the food here was great. They were very busy, but the service was good and food came quickly. The only downside if there was one is that the decor is kind of haphazard. When we first walked in we were unsure...but like I said it was great! So go for it!

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Thank rockstar89
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Papa Joes is my favorite place to eat while staying at St George. Their fried shrimp has always been my favorite. But this time I tried the Shrimp Bisque. It is delicious! It is an appetizer, but be warned they do not serve by the cup, only by the bowl. So, it is very filling if you eat it all.

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Thank Jean J
Martin, TN
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, maybe I'm too picky. Just because we're staying on the Gulf of Mexico I expect extremely fresh and yummy seafood. Papa Joe's is an okay restaurant. The food is okay, the atmosphere perfect (if you like a converted grocery store vibe) but the service is outstanding. This restaurant is not cheap, however, the table bill for 9 adults and... More 

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fort oglethorpe
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our crab dip and oysters were very good. The key lime pie was also good. The workers were friendly. The servers were very busy, but attentive. We would return.

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Thank bdevaux
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The picture and address may suggest that this is waterfront dining but the restaurant has apparently changed locations and is located in the downtown area of Apalachicola. That being said, the lunch I had (shrimp bisque) was delicious and the price was very reasonable. The menu (which included seafood as well as burgers) offered a variety that should meet the... More 

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Thank alrsmom
florida
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here because we asked a local where to get lunch. When we arrived we almost didn't stay because it looked so plain and we had seen so many cute looking eating places downtown. The tables and chairs make it fell like you are eating in the school cafeteria, but the food made up for it! I had the... More 

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Thank Krisy S
Fort Myers
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have hankering for fried seafood, this is your place. Family run,they all help each other out. Wish they served draft beer on tap, I'd give them another star.

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Thank DianaFortMyers
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by the locals. Don't let the facade keep you from checking it out. We had lunch here on a recent visit. Reasonably priced fresh seafood. Nothing fancy... just great food at a great price... with great service.

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Thank Keith M
Central Florida, Florida
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was highly recommended so we stopped by for a "light" lunch. When we walked in, I was surprised at how large the dining space was. It appears that all tables are tables of 6 (with only 1 table that I saw for 2). It's a very, very casual type of eating establishment. Plastic chairs and tables. Even though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1882
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: 850-653-1189

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?