The Oyster Festival

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018

Various Venues in Massachusetts

Back by popular demand, our 10th annual oyster festival is a celebration of all things oyster.  Everyone is invited - mavens of the mollusk and oyster newbies - all who share the belief in the idiomatic saying, "the world is your oyster."

Feature Menu
(beverage, tax and gratuity not included)

Fried Oysters 3 for $10

Buffalo Oyster
blue cheese, celery hearts, radish

BBQ Oyster
cole slaw, bbq mayo

Sriracha Lime Oyster
roasted corn salsa, crispy shallots

Oyster BLT
bacon, lettuce, tomato, chipotle mayo

Baked Oysters 3 for $12

Lobster Spinach Oyster
cheese, herbed crumbs

Crab & Cheese Oyster
jonah crab, horseradish, cheddar, cream cheese

Oyster Scampi
shrimp garlic butter, white wine

Roasted Oyster
smoked chorizo butter, fresh herbs

Raw Oysters

Each day we'll be shucking from these varieties - ask your server what's available.

Cranberry Cove
Osterville, MA
medium brine with contrasting sweet and clean finish

Wellfleet, MA
iconic Cape oysters with solid brine, creamy finish

Standish Shore
Duxbury, MA
medium brine, meaty body, crisp finish

Cotuit, MA
plump meat with clean and sweet finish

Katama Bay
Martha's Vineyard, MA
extremely plump meat, mild brine, smooth finish

Glidden Point
Damariscotta River, ME
solid brine, clean buttery finish

Oakland, WA
low salinity, melon aroma, mineral finish

Beaver Tail
Narragansett Bay, RI
burst of salinity upfront with a pleasant limestone finish

Washburn Island
Waquoit Bay, MA
plump meat with mild brine and umami finish

Duxbury Bay
Duxbury, MA
clean, tender meat with pleasant mix of butter and brine

Damariscotta River, ME
extremely meaty with strong brine and a hint of citrus

Bouctouche Bay, New Brunswick
clean, delicate meat with mild brine and unexpected sweetness

Fat *******
Puget Sound, WA
deep cup with medium brine and hint of asparagus

And the official drink of Oyster Festival 2018:

Deadrise $11
Tito's Handmade Vodka, muddled cucumber, lime, grapefruit bitters
Events in MA

Celebrate oysters at our special events:

Shellfish Shindig: A "shuckout" with $1 oysters at the outside Terrace Bar.
Saturday, September 15 from 2 - 4pm at Charles Square, Cambridge

Mollusk Mania: An everything oysters party, featuring a raw bar of 6 varieties as well as 4 prepared appetizers.
Sunday, September 23 from 1 - 3pm at Legal Harborside, Boston