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“Fresh Oysters”
Review of Miller's Sea Food

Miller's Sea Food
Ranked #10 of 54 Restaurants in Port Lavaca
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is the "go too place" for Oyster season. When its time to get fresh oysters this is "the place" to get them. They come fresh off the boat and you can even watch "the shuckers" on a big screen tv whilst waiting in the lobby. The oysters come in pints, quarts and gallon sizes to go. We always buy some to eat raw and fry. The lady there is very friendly and nice and great to talk to (even if she is from Austin (go Aggies! ). They also have good shrimp (raw) and some other fish. They carry some fish fry and some sauces but you can run up the street to Wal Mart and buy your crackers, Whataburger Spicey Ketchup, horse raddish, Louisiana Hot Sauce and lemons to "wash" those raw oysters down. Remember Texas has an "open oyster season" so you can only get these fresh ones from about October till March or April. At the beginning of the season you get the smaller sized oysters (easier to put on a cracker and get down) and at the mid end season the oysters get bigger and slide off the crackers (just add more Ketchup, raddish and hot sauce to wash em down!). I have to say oysters from our Gulf waters have a wonderful warm pleasing brine taste that i have never tasted in other places. I even had oysters once in DC and they tasted like goey snot (would taste i guess?). I couldnt put enough sauces and spice (which DC doesnt seem to have like here in Texas!) on them to get a decent taste. But maybe thats why people are so frustrated on the East Coast...no good food up there!

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Very small selection! Today they only have shrimp and flounder. Not friendly or helpful. Evelyn's was MUCH better!

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Reviewed 19 March 2015

Purchased several gallons at Fulton for a premium price over last year. About 30% increase and very small. Miller's are excellent and my place to buy. Great price and great staff.

Thank mhaseek
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

I love their fresh seafood and stuffed jalapenos stuffed with crab. They are a locally owned business who has been in business for many years.

1  Thank mkmc13
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Miller's Seafood is not a restaurant it is a FRESH seafood market. They used to be located next to a restaurant on Fulton Street but they moved to Broadway Street a few blocks away. They still unload their boats at Fulton Street but sell from their store on Broadway. Our family has always bought from Miller's because their seafood is always fresh and it doesn't stink when you walk in the door. We tried a place down the road and had to walk out because of the awful smell.

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