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“This restaurant is unique!”

Up the Creek Raw Bar
Ranked #9 of 39 Restaurants in Apalachicola
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Reviewed October 1, 2013

I am a frequent visitor to Apalachicola and this is a "must have" on my list of dining experiences when in town. The restaurant is newer than any of the other raw bars, clean, bright and a beautiful location on Scipio Creek with a nice viewing deck of the wildlife. Enjoy the best grouper sandwich in town! The black bean/avocado salsa is amazing! The home made key lime pie is the best you will find in Florida! The chef (Brett) has some very creative and tasty dishes, the crab cakes, the gator nuggets, the conch cakes, even a wonderful burrito! I am confident anything on the menu is going to be great! The staff is over the top in service and professionalism!

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Thank Daniel T
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights at the Gibson Inn and had dinner at Boss Oysters the first night and here the last two nights. HUGE fresh shrimp steamed to perfection. On the 2nd floor but does have elevator access. Very casual- order from printed menu then the personable servers bring it to your table and it is all good! Inside or outside areas to dine with a great view of the Apalachicola river and the surrounding area. Fried grouper sandwich was thick and fried just right but the main attraction for our party of 4 was the steamed shrimp. Fried shrimp was done very good with a light coating. Had the usual side items-sweet potatoe fries, fries, chips etc with a very small side salad bar.

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Thank flSandy
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

We had the gumbo which was pretty bad. They do give you a very large portion and the seafood seemed fresh but it had no flavor. We put in horseradish, hot sauce and salt and it improved the flavor. We also had the steamed oyster combo which was microwaved. I had never had microwaved oysters and believe it or not, they were not bad. Much better than the gumbo. Very reasonable and the owner/workers could not be nicer.

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Reviewed September 20, 2013

View is wonderful - but the food was just average. Ordered fried grouper and fried shrimp and they were both okay - but really - nothing to write home about. The self service part was fine - but I always wonder why there's a tip jar when you check out if you're serving yourself.... View was the best part of this experience.....

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Thank Darlene B
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Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Ate here twice during our week at St George Island. The oysters were much larger than others we were served. The view is beautiful and the food delicious!

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Thank SGIgirl
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