McHenry Row

The Urban Oyster is opening a restaurant in Locust Point

The Urban Oyster is opening a restaurant in Locust Point

The Urban Oyster, a seafood vendor that got its start selling char-grilled oysters at local farmers’ markets, is opening a restaurant at McHenry Row.

Owner Jasmine Norton plans to open the fast-casual eatery in early 2019 in part of the space that previously housed Ruby 8 Noodles & Sushi.

The Urban Oyster will maintain its presence at farmers markets in Hampden and downtown after the restaurant opens, and Norton said she’s also pursuing a food truck. The brick-and-mortar space will provide a commissary kitchen to support the mobile stands, as well as a permanent destination for customers who might avoid outdoor markets during unfavorable...

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