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Jul 12, 2009 03:23 PM

where to buy un-shucked fresh oysters-boston

having a party this week and need whole, live oysters. would prefer to avoid whole foods. suggestions? in boston please! thanks

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  1. If you're looking for a large quantity..100+, try Cape Cod Shellfish on the Fish Pier. Call for hours and availability.

    Otherewise I'd say James Hook.

    1. We got some great oysters New Deal this week. They were large and delicious. If you contact them in advance, you should be able to get as many as you need. I believe they were charging $1.40/per.

      Island Creek will also ship oysters in increments of 100 at $1/per if you can't get down there to buy them.

        1. So what did you end up doing? Those prices seem exorbitant for wholesale, or retail for that matter, esp given that several places in town have 99 cent oyster specials.