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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” (688 reviews)
“fries” (66 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
American, Seafood, Soups
€€ - €€€
125 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here with our 2 dogs out on the patio on the water. Nice!! Very friendly quick waitress, great overstuffed shrimp po-boy sandwich with top notch fries. DH had blackened grouper sandwich, good portion, delicious. Side of red beans & rice was really good,...More

Thank LOL2013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Apalachicola is one of our favorite staycation places. We live 40 minutes away. When I read some reviews a couple of days ago, I almost didn't go to Boss Oyster to eat. So glad I did. The service was fantastic. The food was amazing. Yes,...More

Thank B M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Boss Oyster on previous trips and returned with friends on this trip. The location is what makes it special. You can sit out on the deck and enjoy drinks and oysters while watching the boats come and go. It is the most...More

Thank AshlandMOPat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to eat. We found this gem by accident, and so glad we did. The restaurant is located along the bay with outdoor seating as well as indoor. The service is great, very laid back. The outdoor patio allows folks to bring...More

Thank Constance937
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Somebody call the Health Department ! Run, don’t walk away from this place. If you want oysters then go to The Station! Those were life changing. It’s a miracle I lived to tell the story. So the server brings me a dozen in melted ice....More

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oystr, Owner at Boss Oyster, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is a smear against Boss Oyster. The reviewer history can not be accessed. These are blatant violations of the Florida Health code and would result in serious action taken against Boss Oyster and owners. They even mention a newly opened restaurant to assert an...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming, rustic setting right on the water. Menu offered many tempting choices. Wait staff was friendly. The sandwich called The Journey was huge muffaletta style, stuffed with shrimp. scallops and oysters. Excellent.

Thank elmer4564
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Boss Oyster during the summer. The platter of roasted oysters from the grill were great. Went back last night and they wouldn't do the roasted oyster platter but would do the raw/steamed oysters by the dozens. Asked if roasted oysters would be available...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood here is about as good as it gets. That can't be denied. The atmosphere is great! Sits on the water. The interior and exterior of the place have "beach" written all over it. It's obvious that both locals and tourists spend time here....More

Thank WayneandTammy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This typical sea side place serves, according to husband, the best oysters. Heather was our server, and was pleasant, welcoming, and efficient. She and husband joked about whether he could finish all dozen huge oysters. She joked that if he couldn't, she would. He saved...More

Thank Antonia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with a group of 12 to have dinner and we were all very pleased with our food. It was the off season and the restaurant was not really busy, but service was slow. But then, it sure was tasty when it arrived. And...More

Thank Barbara333444
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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.
24 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
2 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
  • Food
  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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