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Boss Oyster

125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
+1 850-653-8139
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (34 reviews)
“oysters” (681 reviews)
“fries” (66 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups
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125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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Reviewed yesterday

We ordered 1 dozen steamed oysters to start. They come out and very small oysters and when your in Oyster Country you'd think big nice oysters. The Shrimp was great but I preferred Hole in the Wall Oysters.

Thank Christa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is really dumpy, but the food is super surprising!! The grilled shrimp are really fresh and very tasty indeed. We had the fish dip for an appetizer and it was really amazing. Doesn’t look like much but is quite flavorful. Raw and baked...More

Thank 67connie67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can not make a visit to Apalachicola without a return visit just for their chargrilled oysters. Wasn't disappointed this visit, in fact made two trips from St. George Island just for them. Ate several dozen each visit. I suggest going before 5 in the afternoon...More

1  Thank William G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And ordered my last meal I’d have another 2 hours to live!! No exaggeration-we ordered lunch at 11:45 - at 2:20 we still had nothing - nor did another larger group seated right before us - 2 “visits” from waitress - just a little longer...More

1  Thank jackkR6530IV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a half hour wait to be seated in a dining room that was very cool. (Weather outside was about 50.) Then it was another half hour wait for food after we placed our order. And our food orders did not arrive at the...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Thursday between the holidays. We waited probably 15 minutes for someone to seat us in a place that quite frankly, didnt seem that busy. Once we sat, we were greeted by a girl (Cecilia?) that seemed over worked and under informed....More

Thank Chad C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All varieties of oysters, a great oyster bisque, pleasand down home atmosphere. A decent mango pie for dessert which was a lot like a key lime pie, only mango. Frinedly wait staff, really enjoyed the meal.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late and found the Boss oyster place open. Very friendly staff who served very close to their closing time. Oysters were great!

Thank floaty1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are ever near the Oyster Capital stop in Boss Oyster. I normally eat my oysters raw on the half shell. I decided to try some of the locally created oyster concoctions. The caramelized onion with melted gouda cheese were out of this world.

Thank Iris W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apalachicola has a handful of similar seafood restaurants that serve the town and folks from St. George Island. Boss Oyster is certainly one visitors to the area should visit. A few years ago, a well-know magazine, selected Boss Oyster as a must-go-to place. Sometimes it...More

Thank Teacher-DRP
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Questions & Answers
Ted D
4 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.
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
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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