Island Creek Oysters

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When first making its mark as an oyster farm, Island Creek had a prominent goal in mind: “Grow the world’s finest oysters and have the best possible time doing it.”  The Island Creek family has flourished and prospered since then, establishing a promising foundation and trendy oyster bar in Beantown.  Although, they always stay true to their roots, living each and every day with their mission close to their hearts: “Grow. Give. Enjoy. That’s the Island Creek way.”

The Farm

296 Parks St, Duxbury, MA

Savor summer with Island Creek, taking a trip to the oyster farm for a tour.  Do you want to experience the awesome history behind the delicious oyster plate, graciously served at Island Creek’s bar?  The lively team is prepared to show you the ropes, first hand.  An oyster expert will be your guide for a fun afternoon aboard an Island Creek oyster skiff…on the gorgeous Duxbury Bay.  The tour will include harvesting, processing and more.  And the best part?  A tasty parting gift will be presented before you leave the farm: oysters and other local treats.

Island Creek Oyster Bar

500 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA

Island Creek Oyster Bar brings together the “farmer, chef and diner”…all in one awesome place.  The team encourages all guests to get acquainted with their harvester, oyster grower, distiller, brewer, winemaker and fisherman through their palates, taking it one scrumptious dining experience at a time.  The unique menu that this venue offers is a culmination of seasonal seafood and fare from the New England shore.  The oyster list and selection of fish is switched up every day, depending on what the water brings.  From hand rolled ricotta gnocchi served with asparagus and roasted mushrooms, to shrimp and Anson Mills grits and Ethel’s lobster roll served on a fresh rosemary roll, Island Creek Oyster Bar brings so much to the table when it comes to mouthwatering masterpieces.

ICO Bar is open Monday through Saturday from 4:00pm to 1:00am, and on Sunday from 10:30am to 1:00am.  To view the full menus, click here.

ICO Foundation

Island Creek puts a major prominence on aquaculture.  The Foundation was established to promote aquaculture as a trustworthy method of solving the global food production crisis.  To learn more about Island Creek’s amazing foundation, to get involved and to read about their projects, click here.

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