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Buck Bay Shellfish Farm

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Address: 77 Ej Young Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279
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+1 360-376-5280

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Stopped here every day for fresh clams and oysters!

We were staying at Moran State Park and came here every day for a few days for fresh clams (and oysters and strawberries) that we cooked up on our camping stove with butter... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth A
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at Moran State Park and came here every day for a few days for fresh clams (and oysters and strawberries) that we cooked up on our camping stove with butter, garlic, and some parsley and hunks of fresh bread to sop up all the goodness with! Best way to enjoy lunch or dinner on the island!

Thank Elizabeth A
Olga, Washington
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Many believe that a small shed on a little old gravel driveway selling raw seafood may be untrustworthy, but not here! The seafood is amazing and kept really well!! The oysters are heavenly, the clams juicy and sweet and in the summer, they even have a stand of fresh fruit and vegetables. You can buy frozen crab and cod and... More 

Thank Willis_Flame
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Grab some to go or stay put and enjoy some of the best oysters on the island.Perhaps not the cheapest but certainly the freshest around.

Thank Mike P
Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Just off the main road, there is the ability to pick and pay for your collection of farmed oysters. This is a beautiful bay, looking out over the ocean and the path of the ferries going through. The area, in Olga, is really quiet and peaceful.

Thank Judybookdoc
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I love oysters so this was a must do on my stop in Orcas Island. We got a dozen oysters for $16. Considering we are shucking these ourselves and not at a restaurant, I thought the price was quite high. You pick the oysters you want from a basket and they'll set it up in an ice tray. I've gotten... More 

Thank Angela Q
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Just a short drive from moran st park we left to go out to eat a wrong turn, turned out right. They were just getting ready to close ( about 5:00)The staff were very helpful and friendly. We will definitely be back.

Thank Neena H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Buck Bay Getaway in late August. It's a one bedroom older mobile home right next to the farm. The place was nice and clean. The location is far from the ferry and 20 minutes from Eastsound but right on the bay. It was a great private location. The area is nice for relaxing... More 

Thank J S
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Basic place but a fun experience. You go into a shed, pick out some oysters, clams, crab. They give you condiments and off you go to a picnic table. We noticed that people were bringing in coolers. They must have brought their own beer. Beer would have been great! Seating is limited. The bees were buzzing all over the platter... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you love oysters, this is a mandatory stop on Orcas. The super friendly staff will teach you to shuck if necessary. Then, sit back under the trees and enjoy a lazy dozen (or two) that have been freshly pulled the beds that are right in front of your eyes. Kids will love the farm atmosphere. It's very informal and... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Food was delicious! We enjoyed picking out our own oysters and learning about the different types and flavors of each. We also enjoyed the whole pre-cooked crab and smoked salmon! Much better than going to crowded restaurant in town!

Thank fischk

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