A splash of saltwater in landlocked Raleigh.

WHERE WE ARE

Transfer Company Food Hall
500 E. Davie Street, Raleigh NC
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Hours to be announced.

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Locals Seafood Market & Oyster Bar

Locals Seafood Market & Oyster Bar
500 East Davie Street
Raleigh, North Carolina

ABOUT US

Stay tuned for an announcement about our opening date and hours.

Tucked into Transfer Company Food Hall, Locals Oyster Bar is a taste of the coastline in the middle of landlocked Raleigh. We invite you to come on in, grab a seat, and get to know some of North Carolina’s most delicious and often under-appreciated seafood. Swap stories, share plates, and toast to a hard day’s work.

Brought to you by Locals Seafood & Person Street Bar.

Locals Oyster Bar is rooted in North Carolina’s seafood traditions. Oysters roasted on the beach. Shad roe with bacon. Fried mullet. Our state’s bountiful coastline created a seafood-rich, seasonal diet in the eastern part of the state for centuries.

Chef Eric Montagne knows a thing or two about seafood. He was born in Miami, where his father taught him how to fish in the ocean and canals of South Florida. This instilled an appreciation for the ocean at a young age. His family moved to North Carolina in 2000. Here, he continued to fish, picked up hunting, and explored the state from east to west. After a brief stint in the Rockies, North Carolina called Eric back and he put down roots in Raleigh. Chef Eric is excited to celebrate the seafood & traditions of his adopted home state.

Menus coming soon.

FEATURED OYSTERS

Our oyster selection will be focused on North Carolina’s cultivated & wild oysters. The tides, season, and weather will determine which oysters we’re shucking tonight.

We’re particularly excited to showcase the growing cultivated oyster industry and the growers themselves. Learn about two of North Carolina’s cultivated oyster varieties below.

Devil Shoal

SWEET FLAVOR
HIGH SALINITY
MEDIUM SIZE

Devil Shoal oysters are grown on the sound side of Ocracoke Island by Fletcher O’Neal. Growing a stones throw from Ocracoke Inlet and the open ocean gives this oyster a high salinity and sweet flavor.

Core Sounder

CREAMY FLAVOR
HIGH SALINITY
MED/LARGE SIZE

Much like their namesake, Core Sounder oysters embody the heart and soul of the people, heritage and history of a classic coastal NC community. They are grown in the waters of the Core Sound by Adam Tyler.

CATERING

Locals Oyster Bar offers catering to events held at Transfer Company Food Hall. To inquire about hosting your event at the food hall, email catering@localsoysterbar.com.

Starting in late May 2019, our catering team will come to your venue! Fill out the form below to inquire about having Locals Oyster Bar cater your event.

FISH MARKET

Our sister company, Locals Seafood, is opening a fish market next door to the restaurant. Locals Seafood has delivered high-quality North Carolina seafood to Triangle customers since 2010. Our own restaurant kitchen uses Locals’ product, so you know it’s good.

The fish market will sell prepared foods alongside fresh fish, shellfish, smoked seafood, and much more.

Hours for the fish market will be announced closer to opening.

EVENTS

Come see us at pop-up events around the Triangle and at the oyster bar! Click on the event name below for more information.