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Boss Oyster

125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
+1 850-653-8139
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (34 reviews)
“oysters” (637 reviews)
“fries” (63 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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1 - 10 of 1,098 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We heard this place was good so we tried it for dinner. We had a half dozen baked oysters that were really good. My husband had a tuna filet and he really thought it was good. I had the fried scallops and there were so...More

Thank Ga-Snowlady
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten mountains of oysters in my life time, but this was the first time I was served unclean oysters. The dirt and sand were caked on so it was difficult to shuck without getting grit in the oyster. The oysters were good and...More

Thank sjhb07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We also make a point of eating at Boss Oyster when vacationing on St. George Island. The oysters and other seafood are always excellent, and the beer always cold! Boss Oyster sits right on the river and offers indoor and outdoor covered seating along with...More

Thank jimattheozarks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place for great oysters and cold beer. Have been there serval times and have never been disappointed. Right on the water so they have a great view.

Thank juanita b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Boss Oyster because we had seen it listed as on of the top 10 seafood dives in Florida. It was definitely a dive which was fine with us, however, it was just plain dirty. There weren't very many beer choices. But the...More

1  Thank MelissaScott7613
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Apalachicola for a long weekend trip and both nights ate at Boss Oyster. My husband loves fresh oysters and this is the perfect spot known as the Oyster Capital of the World. Their specialty drinks are yummy and I loved the crab...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good raw oysters. Cold beer. Amazing location right on the water of Cipio Creek in Apalachicola! Dog friendly. Great place to drink beer, eat oysters, and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Thank treykelley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can I give a negative dot? Let me explain why- first, we drove over 200 miles just to eat here since we have eaten here before and it is dog friendly. Let me just say, this time it was the worst service ever- we sat...More

2  Thank kathypoo86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selection with good food with different preparation options to satisfy any tastes. This is a ok place for larger groups just be prepared to dress for hot weather in the summer months as most of the restaurant is semi open air with no climate...More

Thank road_name
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably some of the freshest oysters I have ever tasted. Staff friendly and accommodating. Nice views of the water.

Thank DestinJeep
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Questions & Answers
Ted D
5 September 2017|
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Response from AD F | Reviewed this property |
I have never paid any attention to the hours as we are usually there for lunch. I recommend google them.
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TABBY7
25 July 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
3 May 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
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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