Is Seattle known for oysters? When it comes to raw oysters, plucked fresh from cold, nutrient-rich local waters and shining with the subtle merroir of their salty origins, Seattle is a dream.
Is it oyster season in Seattle? Clams, mussels, and oysters open two weeks early on July 15 and remain open through Dec. 31.
Where can I buy oysters at Pike Place Market? Emmett Watson’s Oyster Bar – Pike Place Market.
What kind of oysters are in Seattle?
- Virginicas. Crassostrea virginica.
- Kumamotos. Crassostrea sikamea.
- Olympia. Ostrea lurida.
- Pacifics. Crassostrea gigas.
- Shigoku. Tumbled oysters grow in bags attached to buoys; shells knock against one another, moving up and down with the tide.
- Hammersley Inlet.