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skb104 Apr 7, 2009 01:43 PM

We're visiting Seattle for the first time this weekend and are planning to take a drive from Seattle to Olympic Park on Saturday, anyone have any good recommendations on places to get oysters or other good seafood on the way? Thanks.

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    Simpatico Apr 8, 2009 12:26 PM

    By "Olympic Park" do you mean the Olympic Sculpture Park affiliated with the Seattle Art Museum, or do you mean Olympic National Park on the Olympic peninsula?

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      skb104 Apr 9, 2009 03:26 PM

      Sorry about that, I now realize I was unclear, going to be driving around Olympic Peninsula and checking out Olympic National Park.

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        Leper Apr 9, 2009 06:13 PM

        Xingh's in Shelton is an amazing Chowhound destination. Do not miss. Along with Oysters, order the curry mussels.

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          bluedog67 Apr 10, 2009 10:39 AM

          Ditto.

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            Simpatico Apr 10, 2009 03:51 PM

            I third the nomination for Xinh's in Shelton. Her preparation of pan-fried oysters are some of the best I've ever had. If you are fond of mussels, her curried mussel dish is not to be missed. Thanks for clarifying your destination, skb104. Leper and bluedog67 beat me to the punch!

            http://tinyurl.com/c9nwdw

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      Kenyon Apr 8, 2009 12:23 PM

      I would hit Elliott's Oyster House right down the street from the park (about 1 mile up on the waterfront). Fantastic selection of oysters, great oyster bar, really good salmon and local beers. You'll have a great time!

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        Kenyon Apr 8, 2009 12:25 PM

        Wait, do you mean the Olymic Pennisula? The Olympic Park in Seattle or Olympic National Park on the pennisula. Sorry. I may have steered you wrong.

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