Located in a tropical setting, this family restaurant features a multiple choice of fresh local seafood daily. Outdoor and indoor waterfront dining. Open 11 a.m. daily, serving lunch and dinner in a casual waterfront atmosphere. Voted “Best of the Best” Raw Bar & Seafood Restaurant 12 Years in a Row! In The Old Florida Tradition Restaurant & Oyster Bar Creek’s first settler suffered from “shell-shuck” Phillippi An Oyster Addict Despite Grouper Therapy About 1569 A.D., Fernando D. Phillippi sailed his ship, the “Philly P” up the creek to a point which is now the corner of Bee Ridge Rd. and Beneva. All of the land between Bee Ridge and the island is fill land on which to build condominiums–Fernando was a shrewd real estate investor.