December Lunch and Dinner Party Menus are Set

For many of us, it’s time to start thinking about where to hold this years Holiday Office gathering and to get a reservation before everyone is booked up. At the Oyster Bar, we offer six price fixed menus for parties of ten to twenty in our private dining room. Options range from $36 per person … Read more

Check Out Chuckanut’s Fall Colors and Today’s Oyster Bar Specials

The leaves have been flying and it’s a beautiful time to be on Chuckanut Drive. Even when it’s raining, it’s beautiful and the flickering fireplace keeps the Oyster Bar dining room cozy. Great starters today include Dungeness Crab Lasagna with lemon dill pasta, portabella, roasted red Pepper coulis and pistou and Fresh Chanterelle Mushrooms served … Read more

This Week at the Oyster Bar

A few leaves are starting to fly, but’s it’s still warm enough to enjoy the deck! This week we’re featuring a couple of appetizer specials: House Cured Gravlax with crispy capers, radish sprouts, and minced shallot and goat cheese croustini and Fresh Chanterelle Mushrooms with warm goat cheese, dry sherry, rosemary and grilled focaccia bread. … Read more

September 2011 Specials

Lightly Smoked, Champagne Poached Oysters with Daikon Radish Salad and Ginger Lime Dressing offers a new twist….$16. Slow Roasted Hawaiian Swordfish with Kalamata Olive Crust, Roasted Heirloom tomatoes and Balsamic Reduction is offered at Lunch ($24) and Dinner ($33). Herb Grilled Missouri Venison Tenderloin with Roasted Shallot Demi Glace and Sauteed Chanterelles is today’s game … Read more

First of the Season Chanterelle Mushrooms!

Summer will be over soon enough, yes, but that also means that it’s chanterelle mushroom season. We’re serving the season’s earliest fresh local foraged Chanterelles as an appetizer this week. They’re served with warm goat cheese, dry sherry, rosemary and grilled focaccia bread. Looking for something a little meatier? Try our Rosemary Grilled Wild Boar … Read more

Fresh Wild Morels Abound at the Oyster Bar

Wild Morel Mushroom Season It’s the last week of the Wild Morel season here and Chef Justin Gordon is taking full advantage of them. Morels are considered to be the best spring mushroom because of their wonderful smoky, earthy and complex flavor. This week we’re serving them with Grilled Wild Columbia Sturgeon which is paired … Read more

New Soups, New Salads, New Entrees!

Summer’s here and the Oyster Bar menu is morphing as a result. First up- Smoked Salmon Chowder. We use West Coast King Salmon, hot smoke it in house and create a wonderfull chowder with pancetta, yukon gold potatoes, sour cream and chive mini biscuits. Looking for a great vegetarian soup? Chef Gordo’s has taken advantage … Read more

Chef Gordo’s a Papa!

Congratulations go out to Chef Justin Gordon and his beautiful wife Bianca on the arrival of baby Graysen. Graysen arrived on February 25 and recently stopped by the Oyster Bar where he was met with unanimous approval. Here are our favorite things about Graysen: 1) He’s really adorable. 2) He loves to eat. 3) He … Read more

Fish Tacos, Samish Bay Clam Chowder and Berries are Here!

It’s the time of year when we start adding warm weather items to the menu. For the lunch menu, that definitely means Fish Tacos. This year’s version features a trio of fresh corn tortillas topped with fresh roasted rockfish, cabbage jicama slaw, cilantro, red onion, arbol chili sauce creme fraiche and avocado. Prefer halibut on … Read more

Special’s for Mother’s Day Weekend

Mother’s Day Menu We love to spoil our Mom’s and the kitchen staff’s been busy preparing for a busy weekend of Mom pampering. Fresh Petrale Sole from Oregon will be teamed with Fresh Local Coonstripe Prawns. These local, wild prawns are trap caught, sustainable and delicious, but the season is short. Next up, Fresh Taku … Read more