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)

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Southwest Florida’s Top 20 Locales for Oysters

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. 

NAPLES

 
Bar Tulia
Chef’s choice served with mignonette ($18 half dozen/$36 dozen)
 
The Bay House
Chef’s choice ($32/ for Claw Bar Dozen of 13)
 
East & West Coast selections ($18 half dozen/$36 dozen). Upgrade your experience with a half dozen premium east coast oysters topped with Osetra caviar and a dollop of creme fraiche ($29)
 
Blue point, black point and gulf coast selections ($18 half dozen/ $34 dozen)
 
Ocean Prime
East and West Coast oysters served on the half shell ($25-$29)
 
Sea Salt
Baked oysters with crab, spinach, pork, horseradish and mascarpone ($20)
 
Oysters served with Champagne-citrus mignonette, lemon-herb aioli, mango or apple mustard ($24/ half dozen)
 
Roasted oysters   with melted leek fondue, bacon, cherry pepper, potato chip, lemon basil ($16)
 
Yabba Island Grill
Daily selection served with cocktail sauce, cucumber-vodka mignonette and lemon ($4.5 ea/ $26 half dozen/ $50 dozen)
 

MARCO ISLAND

 
The Oyster Society
Chef’s daily selection of 4 varietals served with a unique sauce of the day ($40/dozen) or baked oyster platter ($18)
 

FORT MYERS

 
Blanc
Four oysters served fried or Rockefeller ($14)
 
The daily selection served on the half shell ($2.95 ea)
 
Coconut Jack’s Waterfront Grille
Served fresh on the half shell or Tequila Oyster Rockefeller with spinach, bacon and Asiago 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/ $22 dozen) or traditional Oysters Rockefeller ($16)
 
Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille
Fresh Gulf oysters served fresh with lemon and cocktail sauce or steamed with white wine, garlic, and butter ($10.95 half dozen/ $18.95 dozen)
 
Izzy’s Fish & Oyster
Blue Point and Mamma Mia’s served with horseradish, cocktail sauce and mignonette ($2.5 individual- $33/dozen)
 
Oxbow Fort Myers
East and West Coast selections served with cocktail sauce, lemon, mignonette or Baked Oysters topped with spinach, parmesan, mascarpone, bread crumbs, lemon
 
The Silver King Brasserie
East Coast Oysters served with pickled red onion, pink peppercorn, garlic EVOO ($18)
 
The Prawnbroker Restaurant & Fish Market
Oyster Romanoff served chilled, topped with caviar, shallots and sour cream, oysters Rockefeller and fresh Gulf oysters ($10-$18)

CAPE CORAL

 
Fish Tale Grill
Fresh Gulf oysters served with Jiccama sauce ($12 half dozen/$24 dozen) and Blue Point oysters ($13 half dozen/$26 dozen)
 
Updated on 8/24/2021