The following oyster farms ship their own oysters directly to customers, meaning unparalleled freshness. You’ll need an oyster knife, of course; the Narragansett, by R Murphy Knives, is the one you want.
Grassy Bar Oysters
Morro Bay, CA 877-552-GIOS
Briny Pacific oysters from California’s Central Coast, shipped by Giovanni’s Fish Market, which also sells other varieties. Type OYSTERS20 into the coupon box to receive 20% off your first purchase, courtesy of Oysterguide.
Hama Hama Oyster Company
Lilliwaup, WA 360-877-5811
Crisp, clean, and elegantly frilly Hama Hama oysters in several sizes, jewel-like tumbled Blue Pool and Sea Cow oysters, as well as the world’s finest shucked oysters. A family operation since 1922.
Shelton, WA 360-426-6178
America’s premier shellfish grower, with farms throughout the region. Taylor sells Kumamotos, several sizes of Pacifics from different bays, plus smoked oysters and more. They are one of the only growers of Olympias, and the exclusive grower of Totten Inlet Virginicas and Shigokus, two of the most delicious oysters in the world.