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Apr 23, 2003 01:27 PM

Raw Oysters

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Where in southern california can you go for the best raw oysters? half shell or whole for good prices ?

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  1. For sheer choices of different oysters, you should look at Quality Seafood in Redondo Beach. They sell it in the whole shell, but will also shuck.

    Quality Seafood
    100-130 International Boardwalk
    Redondo Beach

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    1. re: Panoz

      Absoutely Quality Seafood. 15-20 different kinds, held in salt water tanks and good prices. Also on a nice day you can't beat sitting outside with a dozen or so and a pitcher of ice cold beer.

      1. re: TomSwift

        wow that sounds great im there thanxs for the tips

    2. GULF STREAM in NB for HOG ISLAND(my favorite oyster lately). UNBEATABLE against all challengers.

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      1. re: russkar

        OK. I'm curious. New Brunswick (province or New Jersey)? North Beach, San Francisco? New Braunfels? Near Barstow? Nanhattan Beach?

        1. re: Jerome

          NB is Newport Beach. Gulfstream is located just off of PCH (that's Pacific Coast Highway, not Patricia Campbell Hearst) on Avocado in a shopping center with Bristol Farms, Peet's Coffee, etc.

      2. They were anything but cheap, but we were served a shockingly good near-end-of-season oyster sampler at Ocean Avenue Seafood (Santa Monica) this weekend--6 kinds of Pacific oysters, all big, all amazingly fresh. I would imagine the same would be available right now at Water Grill and other cousins in this restaurant family.