Buy Oysters

I recommend the following growers for superb oysters and expert shipping. Need a knife? Massachusetts-made R Murphy Knives is the one.

Merry Oysters
Duxbury, MA; 781-536-3104
Iconic oysters from Don Merry, one of the original Island Creekers. Bottom-planted for shell strength and richness of flavor. Very briny. Solar-powered oyster farm.
Goose Point Oysters
Willapa Bay, WA; 888-875-6629

The Nesbitt family has been raising oysters in pristine Willapa Bay for more than 40 years. Goose Point singles, shucked oysters, smoked oysters, and oyster shooters.
Hama Hama Oyster Company
Lilliwaup, WA; 360-877-5811

Elegantly frilly Hama Hama oysters in several sizes, crisp Blue Pools and Sea Cows, extra-briny Summerstones, and killer smoked oysters. A family operation since 1922.
Island Creek Oyster
Duxbury, MA; 781-934-2028

The gold standard of Eastern oysters. Crisp, firm, and very briny, with that unmistakable lobster-stock finish. Island Creek also ships Wellfleets from the bay’s most esteemed farmer.
Real Oyster Cult
Duxbury, MA
Exquisite selection of the country’s best oysters, changing weekly, curated by oyster farmers Rob Knecht and Sims McCormick. Both the app and website make it super easy to ship oysters directly to your door.
Taylor Shellfish Farms
Shelton, WA; 360-426-6178
Premier PNW shellfish grower. Sells Kumamotos, Pacifics from several different bays, smoked oysters, and more. One of the only growers of Olympias, and the exclusive grower of tide-tumbled Shigokus.

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