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Up the Creek Raw Bar

313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1427
+1 850-653-2525
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“raw oysters” (141 reviews)
“crab cakes” (119 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1427
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch here yesterday. It is one of our favorite places to eat whenever we come vacation at St George Island (abt 10 minutes from Apalachicola). Raw & cooked (classic style) oysters were delicious. Service was great as always. This place is run very...More

Thank NAEQallen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recommended by the host at our campground. Very nice atmosphere, and friendly staff. My blackened shrimp were delicious. Wife's crab cakes were not wonderful, not bad, but not the best we have ever had. Overall, good place. Excellent view of the river with boats coming...More

Thank Luther W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed 2 visits to Up the Creek while visiting Apalachicola. Restaurant was an easy walk from our hotel. Seating overlooking a creek running from the Apalachicola River was so relaxing & beautiful. Husband enjoyed the fried flounder, said it was very fresh & well prepared....More

Thank ejcrlc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staying near by this was recommended by the hotel reception as we love sea food, very disappointed, lobster bisque ok I had the crab cake ok husband had smoke mullet dry and shrimp 🍤 taco 🌮 sloppy service wasn’t to good either a pretty bad...More

Thank 47trish1960
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Started with a nice crab cake n sauce that was tasty. On to peel n eat, they are easy peels and perfectly cooked and chilled, they serve wirh drawn butter but I opted for cocktail sauce n crabcake sauce. On to share a fried shrimp...More

Thank BeachbumAggie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a family dinner to up the creek--we enjoyed the awesome view from the deck. We had the baked oysters-which were delicious and i can't remember what everyone had but no one complained--even the children liked their food.

Thank libbie5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on a Monday night, mainly because I wanted oysters and it was one of the few places in town open on Monday night. How lucky, because it was fantastic! We sat at the upstairs covered porch and loved the casual setting and...More

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends brought us here as they had been before and the food was outstanding. We had raw oysters with caviar, and blackened mahi mahi. Fun atmosphere and casual, we ate outside on the deck by the water. Fun place to hang out and have some...More

1  Thank AlreadyBeenThere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From appetizers ( Moscow oysters & crabcake ) to dinner ( linguine with fresh clams) and the incredible dirty martini and awesome view you just can’t best this place.

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good prices here even though the food itself is fairly average but you can sit for hours on the deck and it has a great atmosphere

Thank tiggersuki
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Response from rtwrtwrtw | Reviewed this property |
Yes they sell beer.
10 December 2016|
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Response from Montib13 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely call before you go...or enjoy the walk to another restaurant if they are closed. It actually depends on the crowd.
15 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1427
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-2525
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