25 Spots For Great Oysters In Connecticut


25 Spots For Great Oysters In Connecticut

It’s no secret that oysters are a catalyst for romance.  Ordering from the raw bar is adventurous, yet sexy: the perfect start for a date.  With its proximity to Long Island Sound, 618 miles of coastline, and bustling culinary scene, Connecticut is the perfect place to dine on fresh seafood.

Here are 25 CT restaurants in the state that serve up delicious oysters.

Mill Street Bar & Table

Greenwich native Geoff Lazlo recently opened Mill Street Bar & Table in the Byram neighborhood of Greenwich. The restaurant celebrates the flavors of the season, with locally sourced ingredients.  The grilled Stella Mar oysters begin in the wood-fired grill and are finished with white wine, butter and thyme.

230 Mill Street Greenwich, CT 203 813-3323

Liv’s Oyster Bar

Established in 2006, Liv’s Oyster Bar offers an array of delicious seafood.  They offer oysters on the half shell, but also have an Oyster’s Casino appetizer baked Blue Point oysters, bacon, and herbed butter.

Liv’s Oyster Bar 166 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT 

Elm Street Oyster House

Situated just off of Greenwich Avenue, Elm Street Oyster House has been serving the Greenwich area for over 20 years.  Try the oysters from the raw bar, pan-fried, as an addition to a salad, or in a baby kale stew.

11 West Elm Street Greenwich, CT  06830 (203) 629-5795

The Whelk, Westport

Established Chef Bill Taibe is at the helm of The Whelk, a restaurant and seafood bar in Saugatuck, but Executive Chef Anthony Kostelis creates the outstanding menu diners experience every day.  The menu includes a changing selection of wild and farmed oysters served with a mignonette with a hint of jalapeno.  Guests can also enjoy oyster shooters and roasted oysters.

575 Riverside Avenue Westport, CT (203) 557-0902

Outrigger’s Restaurant

Outrigger’s Restaurant, located right along the Housatonic River in Stratford, makes for both a scenic and delicious dining experience.  Gaze at the marina, the river, and Long Island Sound while enjoying Blue Point oysters from the raw bar, Oysters Rockefeller, and more.  They even offer a prix fixe dinner for two for that special occasion.

555 Broad Street Stratford, CT (203) 377-8815

Oyster Club

Mystic’s Oyster Club was featured in Travel + Leisure’s Best Oyster Bars in America 2014 Edition.  With brunch, lunch, and dinner options, diners can enjoy oysters in a variety of settings.  They have a rotating selection of oysters and clams.

13 Water Street Mystic, CT (860) 415- 9266

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