Malpeque

Malpeque

Malpeque Bay, PEI   MapOyster bars nearby

PEI’s most famous oyster, grown wild in Malpeque Bay and harvested by hand-tonging out of small skiffs. Malpeques come in two grades: Choice and Standard. Choice have well-shaped, deep-cupped shells; standards are more curved and shallow.

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  1. yleoyster
    Rating 2

    I got a box of standard choice Malpeque oysters. I was disappointed because the oysters is definitely in low quality, some oysters are infested with clams on shell, boring sponge (make oysters vulnerable to parasites and predators). The oysters is meaty and very briney, quite refereshing for people who prefer meaty oysters.

  2. Craig Brown
    Rating 3

    Saving my rating

  3. Jennifer Jamieson Bortle
    Rating 4.5

    8 out of 10! Small, crisp, mild. Easy to nom!

  4. Alexander Place
    Rating 4

    Amazing

  5. bornintexas
    Rating 2.5

    Got a sack of these a few days ago, they were nice and clean, briney but not pucker your face salty. Pretty simple flavor and easy going. I will say, they were a very easy shuck, which should be worth some points eh!

  6. Rowan Jacobsen
    Rating 2

    These have disappointed me soooooo many times over the past few years that I’ve kind of given up. Better to look for particular brands or growers from PEI.

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