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The Oyster Farm Seafood Eatery

500 Marina Village Cir. (Bayshore Rd.) Send to Phone
757-331-8660
Relaxed fine dining in an upscale development on Virginia's Eastern Shore (think Jimmy Buffett meets Ian Schrager).
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The Oyster Farm Seafood Eatery Restaurant Review

: There’s a huge aquarium by the entry of this seafood eatery partnered with an event center and an oyster farm. Anywhere else it would be a showstopper, but here you feel for it, given its competition. The deep blue expanse of the Chesapeake Bay is the opposite view from any of the large windows throughout this restaurant, where price points are not as stratospheric as its waterfront perch and glistening turquoise tiled columns suggest. Certified Angus beef --- either an eight-ounce filet mignon or grilled 14-ounce rib-eye --- carry some of the heftiest price tags (hovering around $30). But we’re partial to seafood in this setting, such as signature crab cakes and seared blackened mahi with saffron rice, Cuban black beans and pineapple mango salsa. There’s a clear broth clam chowder and burgers and tacos are offered even at dinner. A cozy chicken potpie, too. Chef Shelly Cusmina makes the most of neighboring farms’ produce and, naturally, local waterways at this community north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The lounge stays open after the kitchen closes when there’s a bar scene.

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The Oyster Farm Seafood Eatery - Great Place In Cape Charles
by BillB on Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:30 am
 
Our party of 4 decided to give this place a try. We started at their oyster bar for what turned out to be super fresh local oysters with 2 sauces, one of which was an oriental style mignonette type that was outstanding. The shellfish with some craft beers hit the spot. We advanced to a booth which overlooked the Chesapeake. Very nice.

Shared appetizers included Calamari which had fried onion strings and fried Jalapeno chips. Really different & very good. We also ordered the nachos which were plentiful & tasty. Our dinner salads were fresh and included some veggies that were a step above normal (with homemade dressings).

Two of us had burgers which had a great beef flavor and they were cooked perfectly. Their menu stated that they use a grind of three different cuts of beef in the burgers. The other 2 entrees were the Lobster Thermidor (pulled from their live lobster tank), and 1 had the crab cakes. Both meals were wonderful.

By the time the homemade dessert tray came around, we were too stuffed to try some.

Throughout our visit, the staff was friendly and attentive without being too pushy. We all agreed that this place is special and we will definitely do it again when we are in the area. :D
 
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