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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%
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“corn fritters” (34 reviews)
“oysters” (663 reviews)
“fries” (66 reviews)
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125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch. Even though we are not big oyster fans I expected a descent fried seafood lunch this close to the water. My wife had the Blackened Redfish with a baked potato and it was very good. I had the bay...More

Thank Gagolfer6
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great time eating oysters outside on the water. Fresh food and do not forget the oysters. Beautiful setting and the staff did a pretty good job.

Thank jbellottii
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated on the outside patio at sunset. Our servers were attentive and checked on us often. I had never had a cooked oyster so with the waitress's suggestion of the grilled oysters with capers, sauteed garlic, herbs, parmesan cheese, I was about to...More

Thank LMCarty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place exceeded my expectations. A monument to the Oyster. Service was personable and attentive.

Thank Kin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with good food and oysters just about any way you can imagine! Always a fun atmosphere. If possible sit outside on the porch and enjoy watching the river traffic go by!

Thank Alabeemer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband LOVED the oysters here, only a close second to the ones he had in Dubrovnik, Croatia at an oyster farm! Food is good and reasonably priced. Waitstaff very friendly.

Thank mommabearct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They need to hire a competent manager. Place is quaint and authentic and the char broiled oysters were good but the service was pathetic to horrible. Staff was friendly if you could get their attention. Don't bother with the oysters Rockefeller, they're made with spinach...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last year’s visit we had delicious fresh seafood on our platter...this year’s platter was piled with dried out fried stuff. However, they are awfully proud of their food as demonstrated by their prices.

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys always seem to have the best raw oysters in town. We’ve been there three times in the past two years and never disappointed. This time, my wife had the gumbo and raved about it also. On the water, so maybe the prices are...More

Thank cudrow
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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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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, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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