One of our favorite fall delicacies to gobble down? A platter of raw oysters. Salty and smooth, these small luxuries of the sea are a Hilton Head Island staple. We have a rich history of farming, distributing, and serving oysters that spans more than 100 years. We’re home to the Bluffton Oyster Company, the last hand-shucking house in the state of South Carolina, and many of our restaurants serve ‘em up fresh for your dining pleasure.
Fresh from the sea, these hard-shelled wonders can taste like heaven. But, we understand how taking your first slurp, ordering a platter, or serving oysters at home can be a little intimidating. Relax, we’ve gotcha covered. Check out the infographic below for quick tips on everything from what to look for in a great oyster to what wines and sauces pair best.