Wet Smack Maine Oysters (Freeport, ME) - SOLD OUT
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• We are currently taking orders for the Holiday Season! 🎁☃️🌟
• Custom Gift Messages can be written at checkout and included in orders
• Order online and get delivery to your front door
• Overnight next day shipping available across the United States
Maine Ocean Farms will be closing down for the winter. They will be reopening in the Spring of 2022. Please see our Oyster list for alternatives.
“The best I've ever had! Every flavor you want in an oyster and balanced perfectly. Salty, sweet, briny. Freaking perfect!” - Whitney B. Chef at Gather. Yarmouth, ME
Wet Smacks are grown in the cool and clean waters of Recompense Cove in Freeport, Maine. Through an innovative yet simple process of monitoring and attention to detail, local oyster farm Maine Ocean Farms are able to consistently produce a very unique, plump, and delicious oyster.
Wet Smacks are fat, firm and every shell is chock full of delicious meat. You can expect a salty and sweet flavor with a pleasing crisp finish with these oysters. They are on the smaller side for a Maine Eastern Oyster, between 2” - 2 ¾”.
SoPo Visits Maine Ocean Farms
We had the honor of joining the Maine Ocean Farms team recently to see behind the scenes of their incredible oyster farming operation. We learned about how the oysters are farmed and carefully graded, we took a bunch of photos, and learned about how they came to make their eco-friendly oyster bags. Click here to read more!
Wet Smack Oysters are available to buy online for overnight shipping to your door, local delivery, or for pickup at our South Portland Market.
Why are they called "Wet Smacks?"
The following excerpt is taken from the Maine Ocean Farms website:
"The first Wet Smacks were sailing vessels with holes drilled below the waterline of the fish hold, allowing sea water to flow through keeping fresh seafood alive and in prime condition for market. In the 1830s, Mainer’s began to use Wet Smacks to transport live lobster to Boston and New York. Marking the beginning of Maine’s commercial lobster industry."
Oyster shucking kit
Our Wet Smack oysters can be ordered in 12 count, 50 count, or 100 count bags. We offer oyster shucking kits here. The shucking kit includes a high-quality shucking knife and an FDA approved puncture resistant glove.
Holiday Season 2021 - Ordering Guide
We are currently taking orders for the Holiday Season! 🎁☃️🌟
Considering sending a loved one some delicious fresh Maine Seafood this year? --- You can place your order online now. Custom future shipping dates and gift card messages can be selected at checkout. (Ordering a month or two in advance is possible and recommended)
Please note: We pack and prepare all orders the day of shipping to ensure quality and freshness.
With all of the anticipated supply chain and shipping issues this year, we recommend getting your orders in with us as soon as possible. Getting your order in early will help us ensure we can reserve your seafood and shipping date.
Wet Smack Maine oyster quick info
- Sourced directly from local Maine oyster farm, Maine Ocean Farms of Freeport
- Grown in cold-nutrient rich waters
- Sustainably harvested
- Shipped from Maine
- Shuck, grill, or roast
How to Shuck an Oyster
Learn how to shuck an oyster like a pro with our how to shuck an oyster video tutorial. This video tutorial is given by co-owner of SoPo Seafood and Maine oyster expert, Lucas Myers.
Local Delivery/Drop Off in Greater Portland, Maine
If you are local to Greater Portland we will deliver your order on our trucks. We offer local delivery/drop off in Portland, South Portland, Westbrook, Cumberland, Yarmouth, Falmouth, Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth, Saco, Biddeford, Biddeford Pool, Old Orchard Beach, Arundel, Kennebunk, & Kennebunkport. For next day local delivery, please order by midnight the day before.
Buy Maine Oysters Online for Overnight Delivery
Your order will be packaged and shipped on the same day for overnight next day delivery. Place your order midnight the day before your order ships for next day delivery. We can ship for a Tuesday to Friday delivery date.Pre-order any time.
SoPo quality guarantee
We stand by the quality and freshness of our product at SoPo Seafood. If you are not 100% satisfied with your order, please contact us immediately at (877) 282-7676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a full refund/reship.
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Brian - Windham, Maine
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Jody - Cape Elizabeth, Maine
"I have been ordering regularly from SoPo Seafood for a couple of months now. I LOVE this service. The product is top notch, the communication great and delivery as promised. Providing my family with the freshest seafood while supporting a small business and our local fishing industry is a Win-Win in my book. If you haven't already, give them a try...you won't be disappointed.
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