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Oysters on Half Shell Back at Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort

posted on March 20th, 2012 by Pam Brandon, Disney Parks Food Writer


Raw oyster fans can now slurp their favorite bi-valve at Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort.

“We purchase them from a company that uses a special cold pasteurization process that eliminates pathogens,” says Chef Dennis Thompson. (The innovative technology involves immersing oysters in water under high pressure that crushes natural pathogens.) Best of all, the oyster retains all its appearance, nutrition, texture and briny flavor.

Narcoossee’s oysters come from Willapa Bay in the southwest corner of Washington State, famous for its abundance of farmed oysters and pristine coastal-plain estuary. The restaurant is serving the plump Pacific or Japanese oyster (crassostrea gigas, for you science fans), which is a little sweeter and creamier than the briny Atlantic oyster.

Oysters are $3 each or $36 a dozen. They’re served with ginger-port mignonette, cocktail sauce and lemon. We’ll splurge with a dozen!

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Margaret on March 20th, 2012 at 11:42 am

You just had to go and show this today didn’t you? OMG, they look fantastic. Yum!


Jeff from OH on March 20th, 2012 at 2:25 pm

I agree Margaret, they look great!


Iris from MI on March 20th, 2012 at 4:53 pm

Ummm yes, that would be for me. Thank you so much for the info.


Joseph from PA on March 22nd, 2012 at 2:20 am

Are they closing for refurbishment this July? I can’t seem to book a dining reservation in the second week in July?