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Hog Island Oyster Company

20215 Shoreline Highway, State Route 1, Marshall, CA 94940
+1 415-663-9218
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh oysters” (29 reviews)
“crackers” (12 reviews)
“charcuterie” (10 reviews)
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20215 Shoreline Highway, State Route 1, Marshall, CA 94940
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and have visited the Hog Island location at Oxbow in Napa. This is a totally different experience. It's a bit of a drive but totally worth it. I recommend making reservations if you want full service. We enjoyed some wonderfully fresh oysters, BBQ...More

Thank joshl126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great lunch with fresh and also BBQ'd oysters in a great sauce - a great surprise as i usually prefer fresh and these were well worth adding to the mix - friendly service in an atmospheric setting - pay more to have them...More

Thank osmium2046
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Hog Island is no secret to the West Marin travelers and can thus be really busy with long waits, so plan in advance, show up early, go on off-peak days, etc. But the place is really outstanding. The oysters are sourced from the bay right...More

Thank Sterling M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a family afternoon. You reserve (way in advance) a picnic table that has a BBQ. You can bring food and beverage and buy whatever oysters you want. They provide all the gear for opening oysters and the condiments. You...More

Thank msilverpc
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you like oysters stop here!!! Closes at 5pm You have to open them yourself so very fresh. Good selection of oysters and beers. Beautiful setting, right by the ocean with great views. Raw only but some people were cooking on grills (not sure if...More

Thank twitchell
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Hog Island is so much fun. If you have time and can get a seating, dine there. Beautiful setting, fun ambiance, great beer, and barbecued oysters! What could be better? If not, get a bucket full of oysters to take out and enjoy!

Reviewed 26 May 2017

This was a surprise find on our drive down the coast from Bodega Bay. This premier oyster farm was packed at lunch on a weekday. While that may not seem remarkable, you have to take into account that Marshall, CA is miles from anywhere. We...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in this area on a sunny day and like oysters then don't miss hog island oysters . We booked but were more than two hours late because Hertz couldn't provide a pre - booked rental car on time . It was not...More

Thank JRP-Bkk
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It's a neat little spot on a bay. Old, Funky feel with excellent picnic table eating and bar-b-ques. May people bring picnics and spend some time. The Oysters are fantastic and like the shrimp scene in Forrest Gump, "you can get your bar-b-qued osyters, pickled...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My daughter had picked out this place, and we were excited to book reservations as it was near our day trip to Point Reyes National Seashore. It's community seating, which was great as we met a nice family at our table. It's also on a...More

Thank Drewhill29
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15 April 2017|
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Response from bdarling001 | Reviewed this property |
Seems like the kind of place that would allow it, but you should call them directly.
Jennifer B
11 July 2015|
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Response from bu1larry | Reviewed this property |
To reserve a picnic table it is inly $5 a person...i think the minimum is 4???(not 100% on that) If you need to by a bag of charcol, it is like $7. You can brung your own. You can also bring your iwn drinks, but they do sell... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20215 Shoreline Highway, State Route 1, Marshall, CA 94940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: +1 415-663-9218
  • E-mail
Hog Island Oyster Co. Marshall offers three dining options on the shore of Tomales Bay, the bay where we raise our own oysters and shellfish. 1. Reserve a seat(s) at The Boat Oyster Bar and outdoor oyster bar with communal seating where we shuck and grill oysters for you and offer a small menu of locally sourced, house made bites, beer and wine. The Boat oyster bar is open Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 11:30-4:30 PM. Reservations required. No outside food allowed. 2. Reserve a picnic table and shuck-your-own oysters. Reserve a table and grill, BYO picnic and shuck-your own oysters. Picnic reservations 10:30-1:30 and 2:00-5:00 PM daily. Reservations required. 3. Purchase live, unshucked oysters, shellfish and picnic fare to-go. Open 9-5 PM daily. Retail sales, 9:00am-5:00pm Picnic Area,10:00am-5:00pm (reservation required) The Boat Oyster Bar,11:00am - 4:30pm Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon (reservation required) Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days.
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