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St. Joe Shrimp Co. at the Cape

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St. Joe Shrimp Co. at the Cape – Where to Go for Fresh Seafood and a Tasty Lunch, Too
Local Expert's Rating:
4.5 / 5
The Bottom Line:

If you’re looking for the freshest seafood around plus a hot lunch made to your liking, you’ll love to stop by St. Joe Shrimp Co. at the Cape. Located right on Cape San Blas Road, this little fish market features all the fresh-caught seafood you could ever want, including shrimp, crab, and oysters. Beyond that, they make it their mission to serve up perfectly fried, baked, or boiled seafood dishes for lunch nearly every day of the week.

- The FloridaPanhandle.com Local Expert Team

With a trip down Cape San Blas Road, you can land at St. Joe Shrimp Co. at the Cape for the shopping experience and meal of a lifetime. You’ll love to browse their full selection of fresh seafood caught each day off their many boats. They have everything from scallops and oysters to flounder and amberjack. They even whip up crab, tuna, and shrimp dip by the boatload for you to take home and show off to all your guests.

When you come down to shop for seafood, make sure to plan your visit for the lunch hour and bring an empty stomach. You won’t want to miss out on their amazing fried, baked, and boiled seafood dishes made right when you order. They make it their mission to wow you at every visit by using all the right seasonings, the freshest seafood around, and classic cooking techniques to boot.

Whether you’re stopping in for lunch, shopping for fresh fish, or getting a little bit of everything, you will always receive the highest quality of service. Their team is friendly, welcoming, and wholly knowledgeable about everything there is to know about the seafood in this region. So, feel free to bring in all your questions and get a little bit of education in while chowing down on your lunch and filling up your cart with seafood for later.

You definitely need to try their:

Although the recipe is kept secret, their Gumbo is well worth getting any time you’re in the area. As is tradition, their gumbo features seafood delights plus zesty sausage and veggies in a rich, flavorful broth. It pairs well with everything on their menu, but you might just want to get a double order and enjoy it all on its own. You can even order an extra bowl to go, so you can take your midnight snack to the next level.

Low Country Boil
If you want to bask in all the amazing flavors of the Gulf, then treat yourself to the Low Country Boil at least once. They make this dish by cooking up smoked sausage, shrimp, and corn on the cob in a seasoned pot of boiling water. You’ll love cracking the shrimp meat out of the shells, dipping it in the sauce, and following it up with a spicy sausage to remember. The well-seasoned corn brings a little sweetness to the dish and helps tie everything together.

Baked Oysters
When you order the Baked Oysters, you get six meaty oysters topped with all of your favorite flavors, such as: butter, garlic, jalapeno, and parmesan. But if you want a one-two punch of decadence, select the cheddar, bacon, and hot sauce as your toppings of choice. You really cannot lose, no matter what you choose, so mix and match the options to your liking.

If you want a fun souvenir of your trip to Cape San Blas, browse their awesome swag before you head out. You can find t-shirts with a picture of one of their beloved shrimp boats and the coordinates of their shop, for example, plus so much more. If you don’t see anything out, don’t hesitate to ask what items they might have available at that time.

Insider Tips:
-Although they are open seven days a week, they do not serve lunch on Saturday.
-Their hours change often, especially during the holidays, so make sure to check their Facebook page before heading out.