dedicated to discovering all that is authentically amarillo
current issuecurrent issue
Let's Eat! - Posted May 28, 2010 6 a.m.
photo by Shannon Richardson

Scott's Oyster Bar

more resources
Share This: Bookmark and Share

It all started with Scott Mitchell’s love of the sea. This passionate fisherman who grew up in Houston decided Amarillo needed a place for taste-of-the-Texas-gulf seafood. Opening Scott’s Oyster Bar “with basically nothing” in May, 1989, he used what he learned from studying hotel and restaurant management at Texas Tech and decided from the start to serve only seafood. No hamburgers, no chicken-fried steak. Scott believes in doing one thing simply and doing it as well as he can, and his seaside-style shack is no exception. The walls are plastered with photos from his own fishing adventures, which seafood lovers can enjoy with their fresh (never frozen) oysters, shrimp, catfish and crab. The menu is simple and honest, and that means your neighborhood oyster bar is the place to grab a beer with your friends on a warm summer night.

4150 Paramount

Click here for the complete list of restaurants in Amarillo.

-- the AM Team

blog comments powered by Disqus
recent stories

Pets in the City
We explore Amarillo’s relationship with its animal companions.

Send in the Navy
We’ve accompanied our love for navy with a few botanical elements to inspire your creativity.

Pet Products
Go all-in with these delightful pet knick-knacks.

Flower Power
From handbags to dresses, local retailers’ racks are bright with botanicals.