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Oysters in Bklyn (.) ?

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daiquiri ice Mar 5, 2009 06:11 PM

It's been awhile since anyone had something to say about them, aside from Marlow and Sons. I'm wondering if there's something nice(r) to be had, closer to Prospect Park, for a very special birthday treat.

Or is Marlow and Sons just the ne plus ultra?

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    daiquiri ice RE: daiquiri ice Mar 5, 2009 06:24 PM

    And now I'm wondering about the oysters at Buttermilk Channel.

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      malibu RE: daiquiri ice Mar 5, 2009 09:29 PM

      Not close to Prospect Park, but Walter Foods has a great raw bar

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      Walter Foods
      253 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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        citygrrl2000 RE: malibu Mar 6, 2009 07:54 AM

        Blue Ribbon on 5th Avenue between 1st and Garfield has a great raw bar.

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          sam1 RE: citygrrl2000 Mar 6, 2009 12:27 PM

          from eater:

          The Restaurant: Brooklyn Fish Camp
          The Deals: Every day, 5 - 8: 2 for 1 drinks, $1 oysters;
          When/Where: Every day; 162 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 718-783-3264.

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            citygrrl2000 RE: sam1 Mar 6, 2009 12:46 PM

            sam1, that sounds like the place to me!

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              TBird RE: sam1 Mar 7, 2009 08:08 AM

              that's the deal sam, and the best to be had! :-)

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                daiquiri ice RE: sam1 Mar 8, 2009 10:23 PM

                $1 happy hour. and drinks!! Thank you sam1 and other oyster lovers!
                Can anyone weigh in on whether BFC is nice enough for a birthday, and whether it gets crowded (we're going on Saturday eve.), if they run out, etc.

                They say the New York harbor once had bedfuls of oysters the size of dinner plates... who isn't a size queen, when it comes to them?

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