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J's Oyster


Old Port

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J’s Oyster feels right out of a nautical urban legend where ship captains rushed over for seafood and pints of beer after docking at the pier. It’s a tiny, U-shaped restaurant right on the water that’s perpetually packed with regulars slurping down oysters, so come by early for lunch before it gets too busy. Start with some steamed clams or jumbo scallops, and make sure you get one of the lobster rolls piled high with hunks of meat dropped off at your table with a “here you go, hon.” This spot feels like one of the only old-school places left in town, and you’ll leave so charmed that you’ll want to come back for a big bowl of clam chowder tomorrow. 

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