First Annual Long Island Oyster Week Kicking Off with Collaboration Between Local Restaurants and Oyster Growers

In a flavorful collaboration, the organizers behind Long Island Restaurant Week have joined forces with local oystermen to launch the first Long Island Oyster Week. From October 10th-15th, seafood enthusiasts can embark on a culinary journey that pays tribute to Long Island’s succulent oysters.

According to Dan’s Papers, Richard Remmer, from The Snapper Inn Waterfront Restaurant, and Chuck Westfall, the president of the Long Island Oyster Growers Association worked alongside Nicole Castillo, from Long Island Restaurant Week, to orchestrate this week-long extravaganza dedicated to savoring the treasures of the ocean.

The roster of Long Island oyster growers taking part in this event includes Oysterponds Shellfish Co., North Fork Big Oyster Co., Founders Bay Oyster Farm, Thatch Island Oyster Farm, Eel Town Oysters, Hamptons Oyster Company, Great Gun Oyster Co., and Montauk Pearls.

The list of restaurants where patrons can savor the ocean’s bounty include:

  • Bayberry, 501 Main Street, Islip
  • Blue Point Brewing Co, 225 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Calissa, 1020 Montauk Highway, Watermill
  • H2O Seafood & Sushi, 215 W Main Street, Smithtown
  • Juniper, 990 Corporate Drive, Westbury
  • Mirabelle, 150 Main Street, Stony Brook
  • Nantuckets, 9 Traders Cove, Port Jefferson
  • Oakdale Brewhouse, 927a Montauk Hwy, Oakdale
  • Salt & Barrel, 61 W Main Street, Bayshore
  • Sandbar, 55 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Sen Restaurant, 23 Main Street, Sag Harbor
  • Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, 1002 Old Country Road, Westbury
  • The Bell & Anchor, 3253 Noyac Road, Sag Harbor
  • The Oar Steak & Seafood grill, 264 West Avenue, Patchogue
  • The Snapper Inn, 500 Shore Drive, Oakdale
  • The Wharf Oakdale, 445 Vanderbilt Blvd, Oakdale
  • View, 3 Conseulo Place, Oakdale

Beyond the culinary delights, Long Island Oyster Week is also committed to giving back to the community and the environment. The event will actively support Half Shells for Habitat, an initiative that repurposes discarded oyster shells from restaurants for oyster seabed restoration.

For more information and to indulge in the Long Island Oyster Week experience, visit

📷 Long Island Oyster Week Facebook page.

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