Food + Drink

Best Oysters in Falmouth, MA

Guests of our boutique Falmouth hotel love to enjoy fresh Cape Cod seafood during their visit. In particular, the Cape is known for its oyster varieties, with over 40 oyster farms in the area. A plate of freshly shucked Cape Cod oysters enjoyed while overlooking the Falmouth harbor is particularly nice. Next time you're on a lark to Falmouth, visit one of these raw bars and seafood market to find the best oysters in Falmouth.

Falmouth Raw Bar | 56 Scranton Ave, Falmouth | 508) 548-7729

With its casual sports bar vibe, the Falmouth Raw Bar serves up some of the best oysters in Falmouth. Located right across from the ferry to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, this waterfront raw bar is a great place to kill some time before catching a boat—the people watching here is great too. During nice weather, grab a seat on the open-air deck of this casual seafood restaurant.

The Clam Man | 15 Boxwood Cir, Falmouth | (508) 548-6044

Perhaps you'd like to shuck your oysters yourself—if so, The Clam Man is your destination. This seafood market has a great selection of oysters, most of them from Cape Cod. At $1.50 each, these are easily the best prices for oysters and all the toppings you may need, from lemons to Sriracha, are in stock. Pick up a dozen oysters to enjoy back on the patio of our Falmouth boutique hotel (https://www.thecoonamessett.com/).

Water Street Kitchen | 56 Water St, Woods Hole | (508) 540-5656

Swing into this fine dining destination after exploring the Woods Hole Historical Museum. Oyster purists won't approve, but we love a little creativity in our oyster preparation every now and then. Water Street Kitchen serves some of the best oysters in Falmouth, grilled and topped with yuzu butter and flying fish roe.