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Papa Joe's Oyster Bar & Grill

45 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1882
+1 850-653-1189
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (102 reviews)
“shrimp” (85 reviews)
“hush puppies” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
45 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1882
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped hear based on TA reviews. It was okay but certainly can't give it a five. My wife had the eggs Benedict with the crab cakes and beef tenderloin she said was excellent. I had the omelette of the day - turkey, cheese and...More

Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not a fancy restaurant no linen table cloths but really great food The grilled grouper dinner and grouper salad were juicy and tasty. The Texas oysters were sweet and briney and perfect. Cassie our waitress was attentive and met all our needs A dozen...More

Thank rxnutt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in today for lunch. Based on TA reviews I was expecting really good food and a nice place. Wrong on both. The food was only average and overpriced. The inside of the resturant was dark and drabby. I should have known all this when...More

Thank paul s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is considered a favorite was the locals. I was referred looking for the best Oysters in town. I wanted them fried but not too greasy. They did not disappoint. Great flavor and very light.

Thank Sheila H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Papa Joe’s is by far our favorite restaurant in the area. We have never ever had a poor meal at Papa Joe’s. I almost always start with a half dozen raw oysters on the half shell, and they are always excellent – fresh and tasting...More

1  Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had high expectations due to two recs from locals but was sorely disappointed in food-- shrimp, scallops and the service were really lacking. The salad and the hushpuppies were good.

Thank KeppyKap
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Wife's shrimp very good. My chicken was cooked about 3 minutes to long The wait staff was very good with a great sense of humor

Thank douglasc676
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The outside of this place is a bit off-putting but the inside is clean and functional. Staff was very efficient and food was served quickly. The fresh oysters were delicious.

Thank CenTex08
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. Good service. Key lime pie not great. A casual spot. Sea food good. Convenient location.

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Apalchicola with its honest old world charm either appeals or it doesn't. We loved it, what you see is what you get. This is a large restaurant and out of season had plenty of space for lunch. I had the gumbo followed by the Cajun...More

Thank garygeorge3
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Richard A
5 January 2017|
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Response from WinstonA03 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is not fancy, but the food is fresh, served hot and delicious...
25 December 2016|
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Response from NanaJo46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My family love Appalachacola oysters
25 December 2016|
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Response from WinstonA03 | Reviewed this property |
Local oysters are available...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1882
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-1189
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