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oysters in san antonio

adele pilchick Dec 30, 2001 10:28 AM

We have been to San Antonio several times and have not found a place for good oysters. Our kids (who live there) are not oyster fans and insist there aren't any really good places. Since the Gulf is so close, we find it hard to believe you can't get good, fresh, cheap oysters in San Antonio. Help us find our oyster heaven!! Thanks in advance.

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    MidtownCoog Dec 31, 2001 12:48 PM

    this is boring, but safe:

    Pappadeaux near North Star mall.

    all the Deaux's in Houston are having $2.99 per dozen today.

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      gundy Jan 5, 2002 08:06 PM

      They used to serve them on the half-shell at La Margarita in the El Mercado area.. also Water Street Oyster Bar at 7500 Broadway serves oysters.. Another very casual place is Dry Dock Oyster Bar at 8522 Fredericksburg and they also serve crayfish if u like them... ENJOY!!

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        marsha Jan 22, 2002 11:49 AM

        Water Street Oyster Bar at 7500 Broadway is excellent. I am from Pennsylvania and our oysters from the Chesapeake Bay aren't as good as these! Great food!! Don't miss. I've been to San Antonio 4 times and always go out of my way to get to this place!

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          Marti Jones Jan 29, 2002 01:05 PM

          The Drydock on Fredricksburg has consistently good oysters. We have eaten there on numerous visits to San Antonio. Peel and eat shrimp are wonderful too and it's a fun place.

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            Tamra Quintiliani Feb 8, 2002 11:36 AM

            I agree that surprisingly La Margarita in Market Square has huge wonderful oysters. My husband, a New England raw oyster fanatic, swears these oysters are the best in San Antonio.

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              INBLEW Feb 26, 2012 09:51 AM

              http://ernestosgourmet.com I was suprized at the size of the oysters and how fresh they were! Give it a try!

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                rexster314 Feb 26, 2012 05:11 PM

                Funny you should resurrect a thread that's over 10 years old..............

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