8th Annual Oyster Festival, September 15 - October 12
Back by popular demand, our 8th 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."
Fried Oysters 3 for $10
blue cheese, celery hearts, radish
cole slaw, bbq mayo
Sriracha Lime Oyster
roasted corn salsa, crispy shallots
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
shrimp garlic butter, white wine
smoked chorizo butter, fresh herbs
leeks, cream, herbs
Each day we'll be shucking from these varieties - ask your server what's available.
Sandy Neck, barnstable, ma
burst of salinity upfront, prolonged ocean finish
Wellfleet, wellfleet harbor, ma
distinctive balance of creamy sweetness & sharp bite of salt
Glidden Point, damariscotta river, me
medium salt with a buttery full bodied finish
Kumamoto, totten inlet, wa
plump meats and buttery texture with a sweet melon finish
Little Shemogue, southeast new brunswick, can
briny with mineral and seaweed hints, clean salty finish
Wianno, barnstable, ma
moderate salt content with a prolonged sweet ocean finish
Katama Bay, martha's vineyard, ma
extremely plump, pleasantly briny with a smooth finish
Pemaquid, hog island, me
lemony zest and solid brininess
Malpeque, malpeque bay, pei
light-bodied, clean finish, balanced sweetness & brine
Fishers Island, fishers island, ny
smooth delicate meat, earthiness and minerality
Big Rock, east dennis, ma
plump meats with medium brine and a clean finish
Riptide, westport, ma
sweet and briny with robust meat, satisfying mineral finish
Dodge Cove, damariscotta river, me
mild, salty start and a clean finish
Lucky Limes, new london bay, pei
superior meat quality with a wonderful salty taste and sweet finish
And the official drink of Oyster Festival 2016:
Square One Cucumber Vodka*, muddled cucumber, lime, grapefruit bitters
*in PA and NJ, we're using Tito's Handmade Vodka
Events in MA
Attend one of our shell-shocking events:
Shellfish Shindig: A "shuckout" with $1 oysters at the outside Terrace Bar.
Sunday, September 20 from 2-4pm - Charles Square, Cambridge
Sip, Slurp and Sup: Oyster-themed small plates paired with oyster-friendly wines.
Tuesday, September 27 at 6:30pm - Park Square, Boston
Mollusk Mania: An everything oysters party, featuring a raw bar of 8 varieties and 4 passed appetizers.
Sunday, October 2 from 1-3pm - Legal Harborside Roof, Boston
Oyster Happy Hour*: $1 oysters at the bar.
Ongoing, weekdays from 3-6pm - Kendall Square, Cambridge
*Many of our restaurants offer Oyster Happy Hours at varying times. Please call your favorite location to inquire.
Oysters taste good and they're good for you. The health benefits of oysters come by the bushel. The bivalves are rich in protein, low in fat and calories, low in cholesterol, chock-full of vitamins and nature's best source of zinc. And we test all of our oysters for purity in our in-house laboratory at our Quality Control Center. Slurp’s up!