[ joi-ster ] noun

joy•ster

the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by enjoying  Boise’s freshest oysters

We get fresh oysters flown in several times a week from both coasts. 

Jet-Fresh

We're especially thrilled to work with two Washington state farmers known for their quality oysters!

It has to do with the merroir, or taste of their place in the sea

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST COAST OYSTERS?

EAST COAST

• salty + briney

• narrow in shape

• small in size

• chewy

• paisley-shaped shell 

WEST COAST

• sweet

• round in shape

• deeper cup size

• plump

• ruffled shell

kumamoto

summer blue

summerstone

shigoku

fat bastard

We usually have 3 to 6 varieties on any given night

SERVER WILL PRESENT THE SELECTION

kumamoto

summer blue

small and sweet –  a favorite for new oyster eaters

cross between a blue pool and a summerstone – briny up front with a sweet finish

How they differ...

SMALL VARIETIES

summerstone

shikogu

briny up front and sweet on the finish

strong brininess with a sweet finish and firm, plump texture

How they differ...

MEDIUM VARIETIES

fat bastard

largest in size, big brother  to the shigoku – about  twice the size with the  same clean taste

How they differ...

THE BIG BOY

Ah Shucks

And now a shucking lesson from our very own sous chef, Manny!

VOLUME ON FOR NARRATIVE

Grab a glass of your favorite bevvy

[ Champagne, is a classic choice, but a traditional martini, like one of our Ten Minute versions, is also a great pairing!]

A squeeze of lemon and let the oyster eating commence!

[served with a classic mignonette sauce]

oysters rockefeller 

don't forget all oysters don't have to be eaten raw!

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pacific oysters, sautéed spinach, shallots, red bell peppers, pernod, citrus hollandaise

Ready to experience the feeling of pure

for yourself?

JOYSTER

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