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10 Epic Ways to Eat Oysters

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

oysters in corpus christi

"Get those delicious oysters out of my face!" - said no one ever.

1. Pecan Crusted Oysters

Water Street Oyster Bar - Pecan Oysters

Where: Water Street Oyster Bar

Fresh gulf oysters coated with pecans and served with tartar. Quite possibly the best use of pecans of all time. 309 N Water St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
 

2. Fried Oyster Po'Boy

Oyster Po'Boy

Where: Scuttlebutt's Seafood Bar & Grill

A grilled 10-Inch hoagie bun topped with lettuce, coleslaw, tomato and stuffed FULL of hand-breaded, golden fried oysters. The fastest way to stuff your face with delicious oyster greatness. 14254 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX

3. Oysters Republic

Oysters Republic

Where: Republic of Texas Bar & Grill

Six oysters topped with shiitake mushrooms, capers, spinach, brandy cream reduction. Absolutely decadent! 900 North Shoreline Boulevard Corpus Christi, Texas 7840
 

4. Shrimp and Oyster Embrochette

Where: George's Seafood Company

Shrimp and oysters wrapped in bacon, fried, topped w/onion and mushroom sautéed in buttery garlic white wine sauce. Can you say, BACON?! 5884 Everhart Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78413
 

5. Fried Oysters with Pesto Cream

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 Where: Yardarm Restaurant

Classic fried oysters with homemade signature pesto cream sauce. I can taste the deliciousness already. 4310 Ocean Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412

6. Chargrilled Oysters

Chargrilled Oysters at Island Time

Where: Island Time Sushi Bar and Seafood Grill

A delicious appetizer from Island Time Sushi Bar and Seafood Grill. Served with a garlic butter sauce. Yum! 14225 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

7. Oysters Rockefeller

Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn

Where: Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn

Seasonal oysters stuffed with spinach, fennel, shallots, and Monterey cheese sauce served on sea salt and fried leeks. Excuse me while I stare at the screen and salivate. 200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373

8. Fried Oyster Basket

Snoopy's Pier- Fried Oysters

Where: Snoopy's Pier

Everyone loves Snoopy's! Enjoy this plate served with cocktail sauce and their signature orange slice. Grab a spot to sit on the pier and enjoy the spectacular view. 13313 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

9. The Oyster Shooter

Water Street Seafood Company

Where: Water Street Seafood Company

The ULTIMATE raw oyster with a big bang! Fresh shucked gulf oyster with Tito’s vodka and cocktail sauce. Try it. We dare you. 316 N Chaparral, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

10. Oysters on the Half Shell

 Water Street Oyster Bar

Last but not least, we leave you with the classic. Gather your crackers, lemons, cocktail and hot sauce. It's party time.

In Corpus Christi, there are so many places to get your oyster feast on! Check out where else to get your raw oyster fix here.

***BONUS***  Oyster Happy Hour List!

Scuttlebutts Seafood Bar & Grill - 1/2 Price Oysters 3pm-7pm & all day Wednesday

Water Street Oyster Bar - Happy Hour Daily 4pm-7pm

Pier 99 - .50¢ Oyster Shooters 4pm-6pm Monday-Thursday


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