The restaurant has a storied past in the media. The first Oyster Co was destroyed in 1992's Hurricane Andrew. It reopened 3 years later in Cutler Ridge only to catch the first fine for violating the Florida restaurant smoking ban in 2003. The OC also openly violated the ban in the interest of smoke and profits.
Before the storm hit, Sue Mullin, the Miami New Times' early 90's cafe critic, visited the joint and had nothin but kind words for it.
The restaurant seems to have folded in 2007, not long after reopening at its original location at the Olde Cutler Towne Center.
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Here goes the full ad as it appeared in the Miami New Times in June, 1988.