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Hog Island Oyster Company

20215 Shoreline Highway, State Route 1, Marshall, CA 94940
+1 415-663-9218
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh oysters” (31 reviews)
“crackers” (12 reviews)
“charcuterie” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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20215 Shoreline Highway, State Route 1, Marshall, CA 94940
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our third attempt at getting some Kumamoto Oysters at HIOC at the third location we visited on our trip BUT we finally came across the perfect lady who served us and who took the time to explain the whole situation. (I wish I...More

Thank BestFoodFan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in to Hog Island on the way from Sonoma to San Francisco. It was shuck your own day - great experience

Thank Tim_Mc54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my husband after reading so much about this place. Fun to sit at picnic tables and meet other people. BUT, way overpriced!!!! The raw oysters were minute!!! So small!!! A dozen for $30. The BBQ oysters were delicious but 4 per serving st...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If Disney created an oyster shack this would be it. Apparently it's almost always chilly and foggy at the all open-air communal picnic tables with a fabulous view of Tomales Bay. This is an actual working oyster farm and the feeling is that you've just...More

Thank PaulEPoer
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Coming from Bodega Bay heading to San Francisco. About lunchtime we were passing these fresh oyster houses on the bay. Chose this one out of the blue. GREAT choice!!! The fresh caught oysters as well as the fresh fish and the trimmings were all outstanding....More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Best place in the area to take oysters! You can eat raw or cooked or you can brig them in the close by retail place . Scene is fantastic people so kind . Perfect place

Thank fabioborsoi
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Get on your motorcycle and get up to the best damn oyster joint in the San Francisco Bay Area. The ride is beautiful, winding journey that weaves through a gorgeous part of Marin County. Don't own a moto bike? Then rent one, darn it! There...More

Thank Michael_7X7
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and have visited the Hog Island location at Oxbow in Napa. This is a totally different experience. It's a bit of a drive but totally worth it. I recommend making reservations if you want full service. We enjoyed some wonderfully fresh oysters, BBQ...More

Thank joshl126
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Had a great lunch with fresh and also BBQ'd oysters in a great sauce - a great surprise as i usually prefer fresh and these were well worth adding to the mix - friendly service in an atmospheric setting - pay more to have them...More

Thank osmium2046
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Hog Island is no secret to the West Marin travelers and can thus be really busy with long waits, so plan in advance, show up early, go on off-peak days, etc. But the place is really outstanding. The oysters are sourced from the bay right...More

Thank Sterling M
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Questions & Answers
15 April 2017|
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Response from bdarling001 | Reviewed this property |
Seems like the kind of place that would allow it, but you should call them directly.
Jennifer B
10 July 2015|
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Response from bu1larry | Reviewed this property |
To reserve a picnic table it is inly $5 a person...i think the minimum is 4???(not 100% on that) If you need to by a bag of charcol, it is like $7. You can brung your own. You can also bring your iwn drinks, but they do sell... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20215 Shoreline Highway, State Route 1, Marshall, CA 94940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: +1 415-663-9218
  • E-mail
Hog Island Oyster Co. Marshall offers three dining options on the shore of Tomales Bay, the bay where we raise our own oysters and shellfish. 1. Reserve a seat(s) at The Boat Oyster Bar and outdoor oyster bar with communal seating where we shuck and grill oysters for you and offer a small menu of locally sourced, house made bites, beer and wine. The Boat oyster bar is open Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 11:30-4:30 PM. Reservations required. No outside food allowed. 2. Reserve a picnic table and shuck-your-own oysters. Reserve a table and grill, BYO picnic and shuck-your own oysters. Picnic reservations 10:30-1:30 and 2:00-5:00 PM daily. Reservations required. 3. Purchase live, unshucked oysters, shellfish and picnic fare to-go. Open 9-5 PM daily. Retail sales, 9:00am-5:00pm Picnic Area,10:00am-5:00pm (reservation required) The Boat Oyster Bar,11:00am - 4:30pm Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon (reservation required) Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days.
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