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Oysters in bulk in Providence, RI?

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lluuccyy Apr 28, 2012 09:12 PM

I'm planning on having an oyster party... is there anywhere in Providence or Rhode Island, in general to get fresh oysters in bulk? Like a sack of 100 or so.

Thanks!

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    im hungry RE: lluuccyy Apr 29, 2012 06:33 AM

    Andrades shellfish in Bristol,Nicks fish in bristol also.

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      oystertripe RE: lluuccyy Apr 29, 2012 12:06 PM

      Matunuck Oyster Bar, owned by the farmers of Matunuck oysters, will sell in bulk (100 pieces) to the public. You can arrange to pick them up freshly harvested on the day you will need them. I favor the Salt Pond Selects, but they don't deal with the public. Poppasquash and Ninigret Cup oysters are excellent as well. Please do let us know how you fare. Good luck!
      http://www.rhodyoysters.com/

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        harryharry RE: oystertripe Apr 30, 2012 08:24 AM

        They are also at most Farmers Markets, it might be easier to arrange to pick them up at whatever market is closest to you.

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        Frank Terranova RE: lluuccyy Apr 29, 2012 02:33 PM

        Malpeque's and Wellfleets are in good supply. A 100 oysters depending on the size is 100 to the bushel. Foley fish in New Bedford which is only about a 35 min ride from Providence are major wholesale/retail.

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          greatscott11 RE: lluuccyy May 2, 2012 10:26 PM

          I would call American Mussel Harvesters in NK. They are a huge shellfish distributor throughout the country and have some of the best oysters i've had. SUPER fresh and reasonable prices. I've bought a sack of 100 oysters from them for very reasonable prices before.

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            hazel ambrose RE: lluuccyy May 23, 2012 07:56 PM

            ALL about the Matunuck Oyster House.

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              chefjohn RE: hazel ambrose May 24, 2012 12:59 PM

              Price of oysters have been coming down last few weeks at Fisherman's in New Bedford. $0.45 each this week. Very good prices at this market as it is also a processing plant. They update prices each week at link below.
              http://www.fishmanmkt.com/prices.shtml

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