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Southwest Florida’s Top 18 Locales for Oysters

BY August 3, 2021
The Fancy Oysters at Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill in Fort Myers photo by Brian Tietz
The Fancy Oysters, a quartet served with a strawberry-pepper granité and caviar, at Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill in Fort Myers. (Photography by Brian Tietz)

Whether you’re a longtime aficionado or have been wanting to test the waters of these coastal delicacies, be sure to order one of these creative dishes from Southwest Florida’s top locales for oysters.

Local chefs offer a broad selection from traditional styles served fresh on the half shell, baked or Rockefeller to unique twists like the Tequila Oyster Rockefeller from Coconut Jack’s Waterfront Grille to chilled selections paired with caviar or champagne mignonette. 


Bar Tulia
Chef’s choice served with mignonette ($18 half dozen/$36 dozen)
The Bay House
Chef’s choice ($42/ for Claw Bar Dozen of 13) and Oysters & Caviar with classic mignonette & creme fraiche ($81/$102)
East Coast selections ($21 half dozen/$39 dozen)
Oyster of the Day (half dozen/ dozen)
Ocean Prime
East and West Coast oysters served on the half shell ($27-$32)
Roasted oysters   with smoked bacon, manchego, cherry peppers, baby spinach, potato chip, limoncello butter ($16)
Yabba Island Grill
Daily selection served with cocktail sauce, cucumber-vodka mignonette and lemon ($26 half dozen/ $50 dozen)


The Oyster Society
Chef’s daily selection of 4 varietals served with a unique sauce of the day ($45/dozen) or baked oyster trio ($19)


Four oysters served fried or Rockefeller ($16)
The daily selection served on the half shell ($3.50 ea)
Coconut Jack’s Waterfront Grille
Served fresh on the half shell or Tequila Oyster Rockefeller with spinach, bacon and Parmesan cheese sauce spiked with Jose Cuervo and topped with a thinly sliced jalapeño
Deep Lagoon Seafood
Gulf oysters served fresh or steamed $12 half dozen/ $23 dozen) or traditional Oysters Rockefeller ($18)
Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille
Fresh Gulf oysters served fresh with lemon and cocktail sauce ($12.95 half dozen/ $23.95 dozen) or the new Yucatan Baked Oysters with a signature Yucatan Sauce and a creamy Manchego cheese $14.95
Izzy’s Fish & Oyster
Blue Point and Mamma Mia’s served with horseradish, cocktail sauce and mignonette ($2.5-$3 individual/ $28-$33 dozen)
Oxbow Fort Myers
Served on the half shell with cocktail sauce, lemon, mignonette ($16 half dozen)
The Silver King Brasserie
East Coast Oysters with champagne mignonette ($18)
The Prawnbroker Restaurant & Fish Market
Oyster Romanoff served chilled, topped with caviar, shallots and sour cream or Oysters Rockefeller ($10) and fresh Gulf oysters ($11-$19)


Fish Tale Grill
Fresh Gulf oysters ($12 half dozen/$24 dozen) and Blue Point oysters ($13 half dozen/$26 dozen)
Updated on 8/3/2022