Onset (wild)

Onset (wild)

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts   MapOyster bars nearby

The rocky tidal areas around Onset see nice sets of wild oysters. These are harvested by fishermen. Distinctive bright-green shells and gray meat.

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5 Ratings

  1. James
    Rating 5

    Heavier on the brine but extremely meaty and very smooth finish. Delicious oyster.

  2. Ostionero
    Rating 4

    They told me where I got them that they were farmed… Deep cup, lots of meat, smooth and silky finish… Very nice…

  3. Jim Soj
    Rating 5

    Great flavor.

  4. Helen
    Rating 5

    Makes me want linguine and some white wine – not that I would actually use these oysters to make pasta sauce (I guess if I had an unlimited supply I would), but they’ve got a full taste that’s the half-shell equivalent of a seafood pasta dish.

  5. Rowan Jacobsen
    Rating 4

    A truly wild oyster with a robust flavor you don’t find in cultivated oysters. VERY earthy and rich. The meats fooled me, because they looked thin and gray, but the flavor was all there. And the shells are so pretty. Grab these if you see them.

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