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Glidden Point Oyster Farms

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Off the Beaten Path

Found this online, looking for something different to do in Maine. Small shack which tells you all... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Cranford, New Jersey
First Oyster Farm Visit

We visited on a Sunday afternoon for the 1:00 tour. It is very worthwhile to take the tour that... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
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Glidden Point is an Oyster Farm on the Damariscotta River in Edgecomb, Maine. Come visit us to get the freshest oysters Maine has to offer! Our retail shop features a variety of oysters and other shellfish as well as unique gifts, fresh produce and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
637 River Rd, Edgecomb, ME 04556-3443
+1 207-315-7066
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 30, 2017

An update on this super experience! Barbara Scully, founder and 30 year owner of Glidden Point Oyster Farms, has sold the business. You can still buy Glidden Point Oysters in the area restaurants, AND YOU CAN STILL BUY OYSTERS, clams, and lobsters from Ms. Scully....More

4  Thank Patrick F
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

If you thought that what you would find driving down the road near booth bay looking for the Glidden oyster place would be a big oyster farm on the water you will be in for a big disappointment.What you will find is an under stocked...More

2  Thank harrygonzo
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Found this online, looking for something different to do in Maine. Small shack which tells you all about oysters, gives tours of their "oyster farming", and you can also purchase and shuck your own oysters. They help you! Great for an afternoon outing.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We visited on a Sunday afternoon for the 1:00 tour. It is very worthwhile to take the tour that takes 30-40 minutes. I have eaten oysters all of my life, but never really knew how they were grown or harvested. After the tour, you can...More

Thank Bill0507
Reviewed September 12, 2018

While spending the night in the Lake of the Clouds Hut on Mt Washington two wonderful ladies told us about this culinary island for river oysters. The Glidden Point Oyster Store is the place to try, and buy your river oysters. With an excellent oyster...More

2  Thank RICHARD S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

WE stopped by to pick up oysters to take back to our rental house. And we bought lobsters also. The young man working the small place was friendly and knowledgeable. He was hopping as people were there eating oysters on picnic tables etc but he...More

1  Thank DebbieM1691
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Got the tour, learned a lot about oysters. Learned how to shuck them. Their oysters are excellent. Beautiful setting. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Trip804913
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We stopped in for a tour. But missed the water tour. The staff were prepping baby oysters in the growing nets. We got to see and hear about the entire process of raising oysters. Staff were really nice, we got to do some hands on...More

2  Thank EVC_Stearns
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Everything about Glidden point was great! . The staff Was super friendly and helpful. .Ryan(the owner) is a great guy and a wealth of information. .The place is a real slice of Maine heaven. But the best part is the oysters , i have eaten...More

2  Thank Richard R
Reviewed October 10, 2017

we found this place by total accident. on a road we had not planned to travel, but its a nice drive. we saw the sign, and had to check out this place. we found oysters for sale, by the bag or individual. so of course...More

Thank debra s
Reviewed September 18, 2017

You have to be looking for this place to find it. A small sign along the road takes you down a narrow dirt trail to a small building in a clearing. Inside the building is a small "shopping area" where you can select from about...More

2  Thank TravelTim88
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Visited the Glidden Point Oyster outlet in Edgecomb, ME 3 weeks ago while staying in Boothbay Harbor. There was actually two separate places the retail store and another place near by. The retail store was unmanned on the honor system. It was all self service....More

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