It's a delicacy that calls to seafood lovers near and far; raw oysters are a great way to taste the best of what the ocean has to offer. If you have a hankering to slurp down some of the salty goodness but don't know where to go, try these great picks in Baton Rouge.
Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar
This hotspot Downtown serves up raw East, West and Gulf Coast oysters with different dipping and topping options. However, if you’d rather your oysters cooked, check out their unique creations including a boudin/oyster option and their Bienville oyster served with shrimp and mushrooms.
Acme Oyster House
Known for their delicious seafood across the South, Acme has been specializing in oysters for decades. Their fresh and always delicious oysters have continued to be a hit amongst many. And if you’re a little scared of trying their oysters raw, listen to one of their shucking experts’ take on the salty treat.
The name says it all. Shucks! specializes in oyster goodness and serve up the raw delicacies on the half shell everyday. They also serve other cooked oyster specialties like the candied oysters with a sugar cane pepper glaze as well as their rough-neck topped with cream cheese and bacon.
These are some of our favorites; do you have a favorite we missed? Let us know!