Damariscotta Oysters - 12 Count
- Sustainably Farm Raised
- Produced by Mook Sea Farm, Damariscotta River, Maine
- Salt Range: 27-30 Parts per Thousand
- Briny Start With a Sweet Aftertaste
- Recommend One 12 ct. Order per Person
- Buy 3 for $30.99 each and save 6%
- Buy 6 for $28.99 each and save 12%
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It takes 3 years to bring these oysters to market, but only takes one taste to understand why it’s worth the wait. Maine Lobster Now is proud to deliver famed Damariscotta Oysters to our customers. From the revered Mooks Sea Farm on the Damariscotta River, these oysters are grown for 3 years and then sustainably harvested from the estuary. Damariscotta oysters start with a briny flavor followed by a slightly sweet aftertaste that has made them the oyster of choice at the top oyster bars in Maine. Bring home these locally famous oysters to experience their delightful flavor with your next seafood meal.
Our Damariscotta oysters are shipped shelled to help them maintain freshness and require shucking when received. Be sure to add an Oyster Shucker to your purchase if you don’t have one at home.
|WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.|
Maine Lobster Now takes tremendous pride in sourcing the highest-quality seafood products to ship them directly to our customers. We adhere to NOAA FishWatch guidance on all sustainably sourced seafood products we offer. Damariscotta oysters are sustainably harvested from Mooks Sea Farm in the Damariscotta River in Maine.
What’s the Serving Size for Damariscotta Oysters?
Damariscotta oysters come 12 in an order, which is our recommended serving size per person. These sweet and briny oysters pair wonderfully with a glass of white wine or as part of a complete seafood feast with a main entrée or appetizers. Serve them before indulging in freshly cooked live Maine lobster, or add crab cakes or bacon-wrapped sea scallops to your order for a tapas-style meal.
Nutritional Benefits of Oysters
Seafood is widely regarded by medical experts and dieticians to be healthy and provide nutritional benefits not found in other meat sources. The nutritional benefits of oysters are well-documented.
Oysters are a low-calorie meat source with just 50 calories per 6 oysters while providing 6 grams of protein compared to just 1 gram of fat. Oysters provide an abundance of vitamin B12, which helps promote brain health, and helps to fight bone loss due to osteoporosis by providing vitamin D, copper, zinc, and manganese.
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We ship out orders Monday - Friday for next-day delivery on Tuesday - Saturday, as long as the order is placed by 8AM ET. You may also schedule your seafood delivery ahead of time by choosing your desired date at checkout. Not all towns have Saturday delivery, so if you are interested in Saturday delivery, please contact our Customer Service Team by email or phone with your zip code so we can check availability. All orders scheduled to be delivered on Saturday are subject to an additional delivery fee.
All frozen packages are sealed in a reusable box with dry ice, while our fresh packages are packed with gel packs. Packages containing both frozen and fresh products will be packed with gel packs. Dry ice is not harmful to your food as CO2 is found naturally in the air we breathe, however, it can be so cold that it can burn your skin if you touch it with your bare hands. Please wear gloves when handling dry ice.
Shipping exceptions include holidays, the eve of a holiday or inclement weather. Our Customer Service Team will inform you via phone call or email if there are any issues with shipping your order out as promptly as possible.
Once you receive your package, you should open your package and make sure all your items arrived safely. If you have any issues with your products you must notify our Customer Service Team with photos of any issues via email the day your package arrives. For further questions, you can refer to our shipping policy here.
Simple Instructions for Storing Damariscotta Oyster
Your Damariscotta oysters come fresh and are never frozen. It is recommended to leave oysters under refrigeration at all times until ready to eat. For the best flavor, we recommend eating your oysters within 48 hours of delivery.
How to Eat Damariscotta Oysters
Your order of Damariscotta oysters come fresh and ready eat inside the shell. Be sure to add an oyster shucker to your purchase if you don’t have one at home.
When ready to eat your oysters:
- Remove from container and scrub with a hard-bristle brush to remove any built-up dirt and debris.
- Submerge clean oysters in very cold water.
- On a cutting board, wrap oyster flat-side-up in a kitchen towel and hold with non-dominant hand.
- Find hinge near the pointed end of the oyster and slip your shucker into the fissure. Wiggle the shucker blade in then twist to pry shell up.
- Separate the oyster from its shell by running knife around the top shell. It should separate with the oyster intact.
- Run blade under oyster to loosen and free it from the muscle and bottom half of shell.
Please be Aware: Consuming raw or undercooked shellfish may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.