5-on-5 is our highly-subjective series of lists released on the 5th day of every month. Our goal is to have fun sharing some of our favorites in various categories. From fish to French fries, pizza to pasties, follow our foodie lists for monthly recommendations across Michigan.
“Eating a raw oyster is like French kissing a mermaid.” —Tom Robbins
We have all heard the old adage about oysters being an aphrodisiac. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we decided to share five of our favorite spots to slurp oysters in the Detroit area.
Set sail for Ferndale’s hotspot for seafood, Voyager, and get ready to slurp. When you arrive at your destination, you’ll find a bounty of fresh oysters and so much more. Don’t forget an order of Hush Puppies served with honey butter.
Joe Muer Seafood (Detroit & Bloomfield Hills)
Joe Muer Seafood is the premiere restaurant for decadent seafood dishes, sushi, and raw oysters. Enjoy the river views of their downtown Detroit location or bask in the elegance of their Bloomfield Hills location.
Tom’s Oyster Bar (Royal Oak)
The name says it all. Tom’s Oyster Bar is our go-to for a bountiful array of oysters in Royal Oak and is one of our favorite happy hour spots.
Streetside Seafood (Birmingham)
Streetside Seafood is a hot spot fresh seafood in downtown Birmingham. Take a seat, then choose from their daily assortment of east and west coast oysters.
Huron Room (Detroit)
Not only is the Huron Room one of our favorite places to eat Fish & Chips around Detroit, they also have a selection of oysters on the half shell for you to enjoy.