Region 2 - Upper Bay Eastern Shore


With eight different coastal habitats, the flavors of Virginia oysters range from salty to buttery to sweet. Some of the creeks and inlets are no more than a mile apart yet the oysters from each region take on different nuances in flavor, texture and appearance.

Flavor Guide: Region 2 (Upper Bay Eastern Shore) - Classic Virginia Bay oyster flavor with balanced salt and sweet, with a savory finish.

(Note: Although most listed here are physically located within/near this flavor region, some trail sites outside the region serve oysters that are harvested here. When planning your visit, be sure to check the trail site’s location to be sure it is in the proximity of your travels).


Blue Crab Bay Co.

Eastern Shore of VA Historical Society at Ker Place

Karen Tweedie Jewelry Design

Ten Good Sheep

The Inn at Onancock

 

 

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