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Mar 25, 2009 10:28 AM

Best Place to try different Oysters

We are coming to SF Easter weekend for a few days from the Philadelphia area. We're looking for some places to try oysters that we can't get on the east coast. We'll be staying with a friend in the Presidio area and will have transportation. Looking for high-end and low-end suggestions. Thanks in advance.

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  1. This place is near the southeast side of the Presidio:

    1. Favorite places for oysters, with a good range of such include:

      Hog Island Oyster Bar
      Foreign Cinema

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      1. re: Joan Kureczka

        I had a great late lunch at Swan after having it recommended by a friend here in town. 4 different oysters and some white wine..great meal

      2. Zuni cafe. Their oyster menu is here:

        Zuni Cafe
        1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

        1. Seriously, most of the oysters on the resturant menus come from around the world. I can't imagine there being much difference from good oyster restaurants in the Philadelphia area.

          Since you mention you have transportation, it might be nicer to take a ride up to Pt Reyes and visit some of the oyster farms. Also, try a bbq'd oyster. IMO, that was why God created the Pacific oyster ... to bbq.

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          1. re: rworange

            FYI., this is the oyster update from Samuels Seafood in Philadelphia.
            It is West Coast deficient. Make that California deficient.

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