Note about buying locally: Cape May County is geared to summer, so at other seasons it’s a good idea to make sure a store is open before you make the trip. You can also reach us individually (see “contact a member” page) for updates on where to find our oysters.

Venus Oysters from Dias Creek Oyster LLC:

Matthews Seafood Market

206 Mechanic Street

Cape May Court House NJ 08210

(609) 465-3005

    Do yourself a favor and get to know the best and freshest seafood store anywhere. Tom Matthews is a local scalloper. Wife Celia is from Barcelona, where they know seafood and care about it deeply. French chef Claude Pottier prepares exquisite take-out dishes – soups, crab cakes, stuffed clams and more. Everything is tantalizingly fresh and perfectly clean. Al fresco dining is now an option, too. A destination!

And in Philadelphia:

The Oyster House

1516 Sansom Street

Philadelphia PA 19102

  1. (215)567-7683

    carries a rotating selection of our oysters with others from this area. Enjoy the best from the sea in this hip-yet-authentic, third-generation, family-run restaurant. The raw bar’s pro shuckers are mesmerizing. The menu showcases seafood classics with modern, imaginative twists. We wish we could eat there every day.