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10+ Best Spots to Eat Oysters in Tampa Bay

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Why don’t oysters give to charity? Because they’re shellfish! Do you eat your oysters wild, raw, fried or steamed? UNATION has put together the best spots to eat oysters in Tampa Bay just for those oyster-lovers out there. Don’t worry land lovers, each of these local spots have more to offer!

Located in Pass-a-Grille with a rooftop view and unique dishes like no other, The Dewey has a variety of oyster platters as an appetizer. The Dewey has raw gulf oysters that are seasoned to perfection and roasted harissa oysters flavored with a butter crust and parmesan. 

Brunch Service Saturday – Sunday | 10am – 3pm
Dinner Service Tuesday – Thursday | 5pm – 9pm
Friday – Saturday | 5pm – 10pm
Sunday Supper – Last Sunday of Every Month | 5pm – 9pm
Monday Closed

📍109 8th Ave, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

CW’s Gin Joint is more than just spirits and cocktails, they are known for their delicious Seafooderie menu, you’ll find Raw Oysters with crackers and Oysters John D. Rockefeller with spinach, panko fried and white sauce. If that doesn’t sound flavorful and delicious, than I don’t know what does.

Sunday – Tuesday | 5pm – 12am
Wednesday – Saturday | 5pm – 2am

📍N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

Located at Armature Works, Stones Throw is an outdoor riverfront bar serving oysters, fresh catch and cocktails! On their menu, Stones Throw has Grilled Oysters with garlic butter, bacon, and jalapeño flavor and Oysters on the Half Shell in a half-dozen or dozen platter.

Sunday | 11am – 10pm
Monday – Thursday | 11am – 11pm
Friday & Saturday | 11am – 1am

📍304 W 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33602

With so much to offer at The Oyster Bar in Downtown St. Pete, the raw bar and oysters are some like no other. Their menu includes Raw Oysters, Boutique Oysters, The Shucker’s Dozen, Rockefeller, Parm Herb-Crusted, and Lemon Jalapeño Oysters. How about those options for ya!? Your turn to decide.

Sunday | 11am – 10pm
Monday – Thursday | 12pm – 10pm
Friday | 12pm – 12am
Saturday | 11am – 12am

📍249 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Zudar’s Bar & Grill is the place to go if you’re looking for delicious oysters at a great price! is all about the seafood atmosphere! Monday through Saturday from 4pM to 7PM you can stop in on their Happy Hour which isn’t only for drinks but for dollar raw oysters too. You heard that right, just a buck for a shuck!

Sunday | 11am – 3pm
Monday – Saturday | 11am – 9pm

📍201 W Platt St, Tampa, FL 33606

Ain’t no bar, like a raw bar! The Island Grille & Raw Bar has over 12 different menu selections of oysters to choose from! They have raw oysters, oven-baked oysters, and chargrilled flavored oysters from half dozen to dozen orders available! 

Sunday | 10am – 10pm
Monday – Friday | 11am -10pm
Saturday | 10:30am – 11pm

📍210 Madonna Blvd, Tierra, Verde, FL 33715

This beachfront restaurant has all to offer with their southern dockside cooked dishes. From a dockside breakfast, lunch & supper, to Salt Cracker Fish Camp‘s fresh caught raw bar, the Jumbo Fried Oysters, Raw Oysters, and Fire-Roasted Oysters are a hit! While you’re there, get the Cracker Tower with oysters, shrimp, Florida fish dip to get the whole experience.

Sunday | 7am – 9pm
Monday – Thursday | 11am – 9pm
Friday | 11am – 11pm
Saturday | 7am – 11pm

Happy Hour 3-5pm

📍25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Known for not frying anything, only seared in a cast iron skillet is remembered at the old fish house at the Dunedin Marina. Olde Baye Cafe is known for their fresh caught seafood and appealing appetizers! They also have options for those land lovers as well! Dunedin Fish Market is next to it so be sure to bring some seafood home!

Everyday | 10am – 10pm

📍51 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698

Looking for a dinner or post-dinner spot? Located in Tampa, Sacred Pepper has plenty to offer during your dining destination where everything happens around the table is sacred. Food. Flavors. People. Style. Be sure to check out their shareable of Oysters Rockefeller and Harvest Peak Oysters from the cold bar.

Sunday | 4pm – 9pm
Monday – Thursday | 4pm – 10pm
Friday & Saturday| 4pm – 11:30pm 

📍15405 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

What’s better than the Westshore Waterfront at sunset? Make sure to bring your camera with this photo-worthy background at Oystercatchers! Choose from the Grilled Oysters as a starter dish to the premium market or super premium market oysters on the menu for a delicious taste of Oystercatchers.

Sunday | 10:30am – 2pm, 5:30pm – 9pm
Monday – Saturday | 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:30pm – 9pm

📍2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa, FL 33607

From the wide selection of menu items, Meat Market Steakhouse has much to offer with oysters, quite possibly a glass of wine or a Drunken Oyster Shooter. Meat Market has Roasted Truffle Rockefeller Oysters with spinach, bacon, and truffle parmesan flavor as well as oysters that are chef’s daily selection.

Sunday | 11am – 11pm
Monday – Wednesday | 12pm – 11pm
Thursday – Saturday | 12pm – 12am

📍1606 W Snow Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Enjoy this list, oyster-lovers, and make sure to let us know which one is your favorite place to dine in! Follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok, and Twitter for more local spots to visit in the Bay!

Meggan Thomas

Meggan Thomas

Meggan is a blogger and author for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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