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Bodega Bay Oyster Company [Petaluma]

Andrew H Mar 29, 2014 12:27 PM

The sign is up but the place is not open yet. Located in the same building as the old New Amsterdam place on Valley Ford Road just east of route 1. Not sure if it's going to be a restaurant or just a retail outlet.

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  1. Melanie Wong RE: Andrew H Apr 2, 2014 05:37 PM

    Cool, please keep us posted on progress. Mapquest had the address and phone.

    Bodega Bay Oyster Company
    12830 Valley Ford Rd
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    (707) 876-3010


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      CitizenS RE: Andrew H Apr 21, 2014 08:37 AM


      the market is opening any day now while the restaurant/bar will follow by summer

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        RossHalleck RE: CitizenS Apr 24, 2014 07:04 AM

        I would like to pick up some oysters for a small party this Sunday. Is it open yet?

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          Andrew H RE: RossHalleck Apr 29, 2014 08:11 PM

          As of this afternoon 4/29, no it is not open yet.

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        Andrew H RE: Andrew H May 18, 2014 08:06 PM

        Now open Wed thru Sun 10 to 5:30pm


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          Melanie Wong RE: Andrew H May 18, 2014 11:33 PM

          Thanks for the update. Besides retail and wholesale shellfish, the site says it plans to open a casual eatery soon.

        2. Melanie Wong RE: Andrew H Jun 17, 2014 08:06 PM

          Thanks again for telling us about this new biz. A friend checked it out last week after reading this and reports that the kumamotos were outstanding. He's very happy to be able to buy this quality closer to home and avoid the extra hour round trip of driving to Marshall.

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            flavorenhancer RE: Andrew H Jun 18, 2014 09:10 AM

            We stopped here over the weekend for clams, not oysters ironically, and we were happy to find the same tiny, nubby, rounded Point Reyes manila clams that are sometimes available at Tokyo Fish in Berkeley but nowhere else that I know of. These clams were super fresh and fabulous in a simple Portuguese style Ameijoas á Bulhão Pato ( clams with garlic, parsley white wine) that we made at home. Clams were $6/lb. Oysters were $10-$16 dozen with deals for larger purchases. It is a pretty bare bones operation at present.

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              ckshen RE: flavorenhancer Jun 18, 2014 09:59 AM

              what kind of oysters were $10-$16 a dozen? If the price includes the Kunamotos, it will be quite a deal!

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                flavorenhancer RE: ckshen Jun 20, 2014 08:54 AM

                The chalkboard in my too-blurry-to-post photo shows:
                Bodea Miyagi
                X-sml $10/doz, $40/bag of 50
                Small $13/doz, $50/bag of 50
                Medium $16/doz, $60/bag of 50
                Large $18/doz, $70/bag of 50
                Pt. Reyes Kumamoto $16/doz, $60/bag of 50
                Bodega Bay Virginica $16/doz, $60/bag of 50
                Clams, Mussels, $6/lb.
                Time to get shucking?

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              Suebn RE: Andrew H Jun 24, 2014 04:45 PM

              My husband and I stopped on Father's Day the 15th to take oysters back to Sacramento with us. We stopped at at 10:30 (sign says they open at 10:00) and they were closed. Came back at 11:30 and the girl was just opening. She told us to wait until she put her things away. 20 minutes later she asks what do we want. We tell her 50 mediums and I asked her if they usually opened at 10:00. She gives us the dirtiest look and says "hey, life happens"! She proceeded getting us the oysters with her very bad attitude. We BbQ.d them when we got home, only to find 12 dead and the rest were muddy, sandy and almost dead! They were the worst oysters I have ever had! We will never stop again. After that experience I don't mind the drive to hog island!!

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