Not all oysters contain pearls, but the delicate, flavorful meat hidden inside the shell is just as desirable. And when you call Florida your home state, you've got access to plenty of places to check out this seafood delicacy. We satisfy our cravings for one of Florida's famous foods at these favorite seafood restaurants.
The Net by George - 1916 S. Ocean Blvd., Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Satisfied customers come back time and time again to The Net by George for the warm, welcoming service as much as for the fresh, delicious oysters. Chances are good that George himself will greet you and share stories about his family and life around Flagler Beach. Hours at The Net are Noon - 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and Noon - 8 p.m. Sunday.
The Oyster Pub - 555 Seabreeze Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Since 1979, locals and tourists have been enjoying fresh shellfish at The Oyster Pub, just down the street from Daytona Beach. The restaurant's claim to fame is their chargrilled oysters, prepared over an open flame and topped with The Oyster Bar's flavorful secret sauce. Hours are 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily, with extended hours until midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Crabby's Oyster Bar - 1868 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Double your seafood fun at Crabby's Oyster Bar, only minutes from Jensen Beach. In addition to an impressive variety of oysters, Crabby's menu features succulent king, snow, and Dungeness crab. Can't make up your mind? Get the best of both worlds with the loaded baked oysters, topped with lump crab meat, smoked applewood bacon, Gruyere cheese, and breadcrumbs. Crabby's is open 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
The Shuckin' Shack - 4414 SW College Rd. #600, Ocala, FL 34474
Start your kids on a lifelong love of seafood at The Shuckin' Shack. This comfortable restaurant in Ocala, is designed to be a casual gathering spot for friends and family. Order oysters a la carte, in seafood samplers, or as part of family-style buckets that include corn, coleslaw, and hush puppies. In the mood for surf 'n' turf? Pair your oysters with breaded and sauced chicken wings. Hours are 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday.
Clermont Oyster Bar - 1500 S. Hwy. 27, Clermont, FL 34711
Feel like you can't get enough seafood? Belly up to the bar at Clermont Oyster Bar, where you can order the namesake shellfish by the bucket. Those with tamer appetites can get oysters by the half-dozen or dozen, raw, steamed, or fried. It's a great place to end a day of exploring Clermont. Hours are 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon - 9 p.m. Sunday.
Lee and Rick's Oyster Bar - 5621 Old Winter Garden Rd., Orlando, FL 32811
When Lee and Rick's Oyster Bar opened in Orlando in 1950, oysters were literally the only item on the menu. Lee, Rick, and their family lived in the space behind the cozy nine-stool dining area. While the 80-foot concrete shucking bar now accommodates up to 50 people and Lee and Rick's oldest son is running the show, oysters are still the main event. The Oyster Bar is open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday.
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