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Port Allegany, PA
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Can you only get oysters in an"R" month?

That seems to be the only time you can get them around my area.

I don't see them on the menus that I've looked at.

Edited: 11 June 2010, 20:25
Southern Maine
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1. Re: oysters

If you read through this, you'll see the availability of oyster varieties here in Maine. Since farming has developed, the former ""R" month rule seems to have faded away.


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2. Re: oysters

Oysters are a year-round product. In fact they are farmed locally and Damariscotta River oysters are available at retail and at local restaurants.

Can't say for sure which restaurants in BBH would carry them (maybe 93 Townsend?) but for sure at King Eider Pub and Damariscotta River Grill (both in Damariscotta...just north on next peninsula off Rte One from BBH).

One link:


Port Allegany, PA
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3. Re: oysters

CB and HD : thank you for the information and the good news.

Naples, Florida
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4. Re: oysters

Schooner Landing also in Damariscotta has free Oyster Fridays. Lobster Dock & McSeagulls in Boothbay Harbor.

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