Where’s the best place to get oysters?

John Roderick discusses the best spots in the city to get oysters, including Taylor Shellfish, The Walrus and the Carpenter, and the Ballard Annex Oyster House.

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Taylor Shellfish This casual seafood specialist known for fresh shellfish offers a full bar with craft brews on tap.
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The Walrus and the Carpenter Oysters and other seafood, plus American plates and specialty cocktails in a small, simple space.
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Ballard Annex Oysters anchor a shellfish-heavy menu at this wood-paneled bistro/bar with happy hours.
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