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“Oyster Heaven” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hog Island Oyster Company

Hog Island Oyster Company
Ranked #18 of 5,611 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 1 - US$ 30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Greenville, South Carolina
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Oyster Heaven”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2012

Go for the sample platter, stay for the oysters of your choice. My experience is limited to oysters, salads and beverages. The oysters are always wonderful. The wine and beer list is limited but I have always found one that is good with oysters. The soft drink selections are few. On our last visit the "Little Gem" salad of greens, thinly sliced apples, strawberries, and nuts was lightly dressed and really good. The green salad was ok but greatly enhanced with the addition of Spanish sardines. The ambiance is generally crowded and noisy and the oysters are a bit on the expensive side but worth it.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“better than expected”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

one of the highlights of the ferry building. oysters were delicious, as was the gumbo. great location!

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“great oysters”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

It was fresh and great if you like great seafood. We ate at Pier I one of our favorites places to visit on a Saturday, with a beautiful setting, one can not ask for more.

Visited April 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Best oysters so far!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

I've travelled a fair bit and have had my share of osyters and this takes the cake! It's not cheap (there wasn't any promotion/happy hour when we were there) but it's definitely worth it. We initially ordered their bar mix plate of 24 oysters and then ordered another 6 of the yummy Atlantics which were our favourite. We also had their Gumbo which was delicious. Service was as good as it can get on a packed Sunday noon.

  • Visited April 2012
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San Antonio, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great oysters”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

Came for happy hour on Monday and waited about 45 minutes for seating. For half price oysters and a selection of drinks, it was worth it. Come early or expect to wait for seating. Nice outdoor seating as well.

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