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Westcott Bay Oyster Farm

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Address: 904 Westcott Dr, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8116
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+1 360-378-2489
11:00 - 17:00
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My Idea of Heaven

OK, I really hate to share this place with anyone else but here goes. We saw the sign off Roche Harbor Road and ended up here on our last day on San Juan Island. Eric and his wife... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Dana T
Huntington, New York, United States
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Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I am sure that the oysters at Wescott Bay Oyster Farm are very good but on the two occasions when we stopped by to buy some either they were thoroughly picked over or there was no inventory at all......recommend that they do a better job of keeping inventory or at least letting people know that coming there is hit or... More 

Thank Todd A
Huntington, New York, United States
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

OK, I really hate to share this place with anyone else but here goes. We saw the sign off Roche Harbor Road and ended up here on our last day on San Juan Island. Eric and his wife have set up an amazing spot and holy smokes..all I had to do was pick my own oysters and then shuck 'em... More 

Thank Dana T
North Carolina
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife, daughter, son-in-law and I had a wonderful experience here shucking and eating fresh oysters. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Everything that one needs is provided: oyster knives, gloves, condiments, and instructions if you need them. Being from the NC coast, we know how to shuck oysters, and we know good oysters when we eat them. These... More 

Thank Matthew Z
Birmingham United States
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I had never been to an oyster farm, but was willing to just go and see what it was like. I had an amazing time learning how to pick the best oysters and then how to shuck them the "easiest" way. The lady there was very helpful and informative about the history and growth of this relatively new farm. To... More 

Thank TrixieClark
powell, OH
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Pack a bottle of wine and a picnic to eat outside after buying oysters that could not be any fresher. This is really fun experience and they supply the picnic tables, the lovely view, the toppings, and the shucking lesson. On Friday afternoons, they also grill oysters. YUM! One of our favorite experiences on San Juan Island.

Thank tomgirl50
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We happened onto Wescott By Oyster Farm and enjoyed the afternoon so much we returned the next day as well. Wescott Bay is a family run oyster farm that serves grilled oysters on Friday afternooon. You sit at communal picnic tables and can enjoy BYOB or their fresh lemonade. After a lovely Friday spent relaxing in the shade, we returned... More 

Thank Kimberly0805
Livingston, Montana
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Stopped by to pick up some shellfish to cook at our vacation rental. Very helpful, friendly staff, everything was clean and well taken care of, and the seafood was priced very well.

Thank runningmt
Lakewood, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

What a wonderful surprise, finding the ability to shuck and eat fresh oysters at the end of a long hike! The people were wonderful and friendly, helping us get through the initial break-in period associated with schucking :) Then we devoured them with reckless abandon! And, a gorgeous view, sitting at a picnic table looking over the bay. Definitely worth... More 

Thank Janine W
Pelham, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I had read about the oyster farm on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out. A picturesque setting overlooking the bay on a beautiful afternoon. We ordered a half dozen barbecued oysters , half with chipotle, half with "herb butter" . Tasted like pesto to me. They were FANTASTIC. So FANTASTIC we ordered another half dozen. My husband kept thanking... More 

Thank cmurphy48
Maple Valley, Washington
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We LOVE fresh oysters on the half shell. So we were excited to come to a oyster farm and pick our own. The oysters we yummy and they have picnic tables, oyster schucking knives, gloves and sauces for you to use after you buy your oysters. Would recommend going to Westcott bay shellfish if on the island.

Thank Jocelyn P

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