The Happy Oyster Pub and Grill is a restaurant located in Gloucester County, Virginia. It's a neighbor to Rappahannock Community College, accessible from north-bound Route 17. The restaurant is geared for locals and travelers to gather, eat, and unwind. It is a fun, laid back atmosphere for all ages. The two-part layout offers a fresh, clean dining room and a pub-style room featuring a full bar and 8 beers on tap. The menu offers fresh food for any type of craving. Popular dishes range from the Beer Cheese Crab Dip (an appetizer to die for), quesadillas and nachos, fresh seafood, smoked meats, fresh salads, and more. The Happy Oyster has recently teamed up with Oysters For Life, serving oysters of nearby regions that also serve a purpose in balancing the aquaculture-

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"Everyone deserves great food. I strive to bring people five-star food at a two-star price."

- Owner/chef Josh hollandsworth


the happy oyster pub & grill

14761 George Washington Memorial Highway
Saluda, Virginia 23149

(804) 758-1700