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Up the Creek Raw Bar

313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1427
+1 850-653-2525
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“raw oysters” (137 reviews)
“crab cakes” (117 reviews)
“seafood” (116 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1427
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed in appalachcola for a 3 day getaway. We went into the restaurant on day 1 and we ended up going back the second night. The food came out fast, it looked great and tasted amazing. I'd like to give a shout out to...More

Thank Jene R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on our way through town. Restaurant is in a two story building right on the river with the dining on the 2nd floor. Great atmosphere. We had the grouper tacos along with a cup of gumbo and the grilled shrimp. The...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had their special of crab cakes, oysters with greens & bacon, shrimp tacos, flounder and grouper. Everything was absolutely delicious and wonderful.

Thank Shelby S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in Apalachicola to sample oysters and rate the restaurants. Up The Creek is located on the water with a second story view of the bay, the boats, and sunsets. The oysters were not as cold as we like them and not very salty....More

Thank cliving549
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the blue crab cakes for lunch with a pitcher of Bud Lite for lunch and it was excellent . They serve fried green tomatoes and fries as sides. This is a very good lunch destination when in Apalachicola.

Thank RAM072690
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views were great and the servers were attentive. We had oysters and cocktails one night and crab cakes another night. Very happy with this place.

Thank Anne O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple and unpretentious in an unlovely dining room but with a deck overlooking the river. It’s semi self service but the staff were all helpful and looked after us well. The famous local oysters were very good as was the crab an shrimp. What’s not...More

Thank alat47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Laid back local seafood place. Dog friendly, sit on the back covered porch and watch the marsh and its inhabitants. Don't miss the place. Great seafood.

Thank AzaleaWarne_NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Apalachicola for the night, arriving later in the evening. We were concerned about finding a restaurant that was still serving, since things close pretty early here. Up the Creek was still open for a bit, and were very gracious about having us...More

Thank hillis06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A colleague and I was recommended to try this place out. While I’m not big on raw oysters I still decided to give it a try. Now being a southern boy, I like just about anything fried. So I ordered the fried flounder and shrimp...More

1  Thank Win679
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Response from rtwrtwrtw | Reviewed this property |
Yes they sell beer.
10 December 2016|
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Response from Montib13 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely call before you go...or enjoy the walk to another restaurant if they are closed. It actually depends on the crowd.
15 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1427
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-2525
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