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Show Off Your Skills at Oyster House’s Shuck Fest

Think you’re slick with an oyster knife? Oyster House wants to put you to the test. On Sunday, April 29th, the Sansom Street institution will […]

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Oyster Ice Cream Is Either the Grossest or Best Thing Ever

We hardly need an excuse to hang out in the beautiful dining room at Oyster House, leisurely devouring those fresh, briny snacks from the sea. […]

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LGBTQ&A: Sam Mink

Sam Mink is the owner of the historic Oyster House. We spoke with the third-generation restaurant owner on continuing the family business, being out in […]

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50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia: Fall 2017

Back in the beginning of the summer, we updated our 50 Best Restaurants list. And in doing so, we flipped the script on the way […]

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Wednesday Night Is Lobster Night at Oyster House This Summer

Summertime is the perfect excuse to eat seafood — and Oyster House is making it even easier with their Twin Lobster Dinner, which starts tonight. […]

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Let’s Be Honest: Soft-Shell Crabs Are Better as Sandwiches

There are only two reasons why we get so giddy when soft-shell season comes around, two reasons why we like eating them at all: Eating soft-shell crabs […]

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Where To Eat This Weekend: Kicking Off the Season at Morgan’s Pier

Okay, so there is a lot to do this weekend. With spring here, the sun coming out and people finally shaking off the last of their […]

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About Last Night: The Oyster And The Taco

We have done a LOT of Open Stove nights at COOK. The official count is 46, but that number seems low to me. But even […]

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Five Family-Style Meals to Try in Philly Restaurants Now

The way we eat today — mixing and matching and plate-sharing — can make ordering when you’re out with a large group a challenge. Which […]

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Double Lobsters And Crab Picking: Oyster House is Here For Your Summer Seafood Needs

What’s better than one lobster? Two lobsters, especially when, together, they’ll run you less than $30. Oyster House has brought back their Twin Lobster Dinners […]

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Dinners for You and All Your Friends: Feasts Worth Planning Ahead For

Sure it’s fun to order just what you want off of a restaurant’s menu but sometimes the camaraderie of a shared feast is what you’re really […]

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Shuck Fest 2016 Is Coming

What was once a simple shucking contest and excuse to suck down a couple dozen oysters on a spring afternoon has, this year, become a […]

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New Spring Cocktails at Oyster House

On a recent unseasonably warm March afternoon, I stopped in to Sansom Street’s Oyster House to try out several of the restaurant’s new cocktails. Head […]

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Final Days for Snockey’s Oyster and Crab House

It is the last weekend for Snockey’s Oyster and Crab House. The Philadelphia institution is closing after 103 years. Located at 1020 South 2nd Street […]

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Clambakes, Crab Boils and More

If you’re a fan of clambakes, crab boils and bargain oysters, now through Labor Day is your time to strike. Tonight is Oyster House’s last […]