Shrimp, grouper, Apalachicola Oysters… the list of Florida seafood goes on and on! Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico have been prime seafood locations for generations. During your stay at Collins Vacation Rentals, you’re sure to see a handful of shrimp boats and fishermen dotting the water. You’ll have to make a stop at a seafood market on St. George Island, FL!
Whether you are looking for a seafood market on St. George Island or would rather go to a restaurant, there are countless options on our island. Take a look at our Things to Do page for the inside scoop on planning your stay. Not only will you find local tips on seafood, you will also see our most trusted businesses and some of the best activities to enjoy on the Forgotten Coast.
3 of the Best Seafood Markets on St. George Island, FL
Dail’s Seafood has become one of the go-to seafood markets on St. George Island, FL, for both locals and visitors. You’ll find this truck parked in the center of town right on E Gulf Beach Dr.! Step right up to see what local catch or specials they have today. One of the owners, Anna, gets her shrimp right from her husband’s boat so you know they’re fresh! Don’t forget to get a few crab cakes while you are there— they have become famous on our island. We can guarantee that any seafood you get here will be some of the freshest you ever had.
Doug’s Fresh Seafood Market
Keep an eye out for the yellow trailer! You can spot Doug’s Fresh Seafood Market from a mile away. Inside, there are countless coolers filled with goodies like shrimp, scallops, grouper, oysters, and more. You can usually find Doug on one of the streets right off the bridge. After being in business for more than 25 years, you can come to him with any seafood-related questions you may have!
The Grocery Stores
Unlike many of the grocery stores on the mainland, our grocery stores on St. George Island are known for having freshly-caught Gulf Coast seafood available whenever possible. If you can’t find fresh shrimp at one of the seafood market trailers, Sparks & Sons Island Grocery and The Piggly Wiggly Express usually has it! Plus, the grocery stores on our island have everything you need to complete the meal.
Cook Your Seafood at a Collins Vacation Rental
One of the best parts of a vacation rental is that you get your own kitchen to use! Browse our properties at Collins Vacation Rentals to find the kitchen of your dreams. We find that the kitchen is the heart of the home; somehow, family and friends always end up congregating in that room! Stop at a seafood market on St. George Island, FL, to pick out dinner, then head back to your vacation home to prepare it. There’s nothing better than sharing a meal with loved ones, especially in a place as magical as SGI. We look forward to seeing you in paradise!