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15 Of The Best Places To Get Fresh Oysters In WNY

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Written by Emily Forkey

Published on May 25, 2021
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Shuck Shack / Photo x Step Out Buffalo

Fresh oysters are a necessity to tantalize your taste buds this summer, so we came up with a list of places you have to try. Throughout Buffalo and across Western New York, there are a wide assortment of places where you can indulge in some of the best seafood – fresh oysters included.

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1. Shuck Shack

301 Ohio St, Buffalo, NY 14204 / 716-986-2526

Opens for the season: June 18, 2021

It’s no secret that The Shuck-Shack is home to some of the best seafood in Buffalo! This oyster ‘shack’ opened along the Buffalo River amidst the pandemic in July 2020. Since then, Shuck Shack has provided Buffalonians with some of the best seafood you can get your claws on.

This year, they’ve also added availability to order online and the opportunity to skip the line. ‘Wave goodbye to the line and hello to your own guaranteed table at The Shack’.

Specials:

Lunch time skip the line 2 hrs between 12-3pm // $200

Dinner time skip the line 2 hrs between 4-7:30pm // $300

A Dozen Oysters – $36

Hundred oyster feast with complimentary bottle of wine & kimchi fries – $250

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2. Remington Tavern

184 Sweeney St, North Tonawanda, NY 14120 / 716-362-2802

The historic brick building located on the Erie Canal in North Tonawanda, NY has gone from a trolley barn to a spacious, industrial, modern, full-service restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Home to some of the best seafood around Buffalo with several desirable amenities such as: Live music, patio seating on the water, and a Happy Hour. Remington Tavern is the place to be this summer.

Specials: Happy Hour // Tuesday – Thursday 4-6pm

Tuesday Oyster Night – A dozen freshly shucked oysters for $20

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Photo courtesy of Giancarlo’s Sicilian Steakhouse

3. Fresh Catch Poke Co.

5933 Main Street Williamsville NY // Williamsville, NY 14221

Fresh Catch will lure you in with their Weekly Shuck Shack every Friday. Here, you can experience the pure bliss of fresh oysters for an affordable price.

Specials:

Friday 3-7 pm ‘Buck a Shuck’ Oysters // $1 per oyster

Surf n’ Turf // $16.25

4. Hayes Seafood House

8900 Main Street Clarence NY // Clarence, NY 14221

Hayes Seafood House offers a wide variety of Fresh Seafood products and entrees for the Western New York region including: Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, Salmon, Catfish, Calamari, Oysters, and more! Amenities include a newly renovated patio area and a weekly Happy Hour.

Specials: 6 fresh oysters on the half shell // $14

A Dozen fresh oysters on the half shell // $25

8900 Main St, Clarence, NY 14031 / 716-632-1772

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5. Steak Stone & Sushi

Niagara Falls: 1340 Military Rd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 / 716-215-6815
Lockport: 5772 S Transit, Lockport, NY 14094 / 716-992-0990

Happy Hour Sunday – Thursday 3-6pm

6 fresh oysters // $13

A Dozen fresh oysters // $25

*East and West Coast Oysters both available daily

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6. The Boston Hotel’s Steak & Crab

5555 Genesee St, Lancaster, NY 14086 / 716-681-6938

Come check out Surf n Turf at it’s finest at The Boston Hotel’s Steak & Crab

Amenities include a weekly Happy Hour and Patio seating

Boston Hotel’s Original Surf & Turf (16 oz Steak and 4 oz Lobster) // $30

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7. Marotto’s Restaurant

3365 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217 / 716-873-0551

Amenities include a Weekly Happy Hour and Patio Seating

*Oysters Rockefeller available at Market Price

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8. The Crabman Seafood Boil

341 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202 / 716-322-6001

The Crabman is home to ‘super seafood combos’ that will have your mouth watering!

1lb crab legs with 1 lb of shrimp // $40

Whole Lobster and $1lb crawfish // $40

Super Seafood Combo ( Shrimp, Lobster, Snow Crab Legs, Mussels, Crawfish w/ Potatoes & Corn) // $114

Oysters: Half Dozen // $12

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Photo courtesy of Phil V.

9. Toutant Buffalo

437 Ellicott Street Buffalo // Buffalo, NY 14203

Toutant offers contemporary country cousin with fresh seafood in a comfortable, casual setting.

Try out the Fried Shrimp Po’ Boy for $18, or Shrimp and Grits for $24

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10. Dobutsu

This Pacific fare resides in the beautiful 500 Seneca Street building and is highlighted by globally sourced fresh seafood. Specials include Boutique Oyster on the half shell (market price) and a one Liter glass growler to go!

500 Seneca St #119, Buffalo, NY 14204 / 716-322-6004

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11. Black & Blue Steak & Crab

5493 Sheridan Dr, Amherst, NY 14221 / 716-839-2525

There are a plethora of fresh seafood options waiting for you at Black & Blue Steak & Crab!

Oyster samplers:

Small (4 pieces) $13 // Large (8 pieces) $25

Half Maine Lobster $20 // Jumbo Lobster Tail (18 oz) $68

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Photo courtesy of Templeton Landing

12. Templeton Landing

2 Templeton Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202 / 716-852-7337 /

The allure of Templeton Landing is most certainly the beautiful outdoor seating which is perfect for summertime in Buffalo! Complemented by the Templeton Landing Fish Fry ($20), and Happy Hour Wednesday-Friday 4:30-6:30 pm, this fine dining opportunity on the waterfront is waiting for you.

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13. The Grange

22 Main St, Hamburg, NY 14075 / (716) 648-0022 /

Since The Grange opened in Hamburg, it has served as the pinnacle of the area’s blossoming dining scene. This place is the perfect destination for a summertime meal with family and friends. Featuring outdoor patio seating and a bar area, there are several amenities for your pleasure at this restaurant.

Highlighted by a daily selection of coast oyster, season mignonette, horseradish, and lemon for the affordable price of $16. Don’t wait any longer, check out The Grange today!

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14. Ristorante Lombardo

1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo / (716) 873-4291 / More Info

This Italian Restaurant low key has some of the best seafood specials around!

Seafood Risotto (Calamari, Shrimp, Mussels, Black Tobiko) $34

Continental Seafood Platter (Shrimp Scampi, Veal Francese, Tagliatelle)

Steamed Mussels – $14

*Ristorante Lombardo offers oysters as a verbal special

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15. Alchemy Wine & Beer

50 Buffalo St, Hamburg New York / (716) 929-9802 / More Info

Alchemy Wine & Beer is nestled in the village of Hamburg and proudly serving the community Craft Beer and Quality Wine. Home to nearly thirty different craft beers with several on draft, if you are from Buffalo and share a love for drinking beer- this is the place to be.

The Outdoor Patio and Weekly Happy Hour are the cherry on top of this hidden gem!

New Orleans Shrimp ($11)

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This post was originally published in July 2020 and has been updated.

Written by <a href="https://stepoutbuffalo.com/author/emilyforkey/" target="_self">Emily Forkey</a>

Written by Emily Forkey

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