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Pearls of wisdom

If you’re going to explore any of these oyster trails by boat, here’s information on dockage in the areas I visited, as well as local restaurants where you can best enjoy your bivalves.

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Portland, Maine

DOCK: DiMillo’s Marina

(207) 773-7632

DINE: Eventide Oyster Co.

(207) 774-8538

DINE: Central Provisions

(207) 805-1085

DISCOVER: Nonesuch Oysters

(207) 749-5585

Damariscotta, Maine

DOCK AND DINE: Schooner Landing Restaurant and Marina

(207) 563-7447

DISCOVER: Glidden Point Oyster Sea Farm, (207) 633-3599

DISCOVER: Maine Oyster Trail

Chincoteague, Virginia

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DOCK: Capt. Bob’s Marina

(757) 336-6654

DINE: AJ’s on the Creek

(757) 336-5888

DISCOVER: Virginia Oyster Trail

DISCOVER: Museum of Chincoteague Island

(757) 336-6117 

Prince Edward Island

DOCK: Charlottetown Yacht Club

(902) 892-9065

DINE: The Gahan House

(902) 626-2337

DINE: Claddagh Oyster House

(902) 892-9661

DISCOVER: Pinette River Oyster Co.

Oyster Lovers’ Experience

See related article:

- Consider the oyster

April 2015 issue