Our Story

Having spent many years in the Bahamas, Joy, Mama Joy, and Hugh “Papa Hughie” Ganter moved to Lighthouse Pont, Florida with a clear vision of the restaurant they wanted; combine the freshest seafood with delicious, mouth-watering, island inspired recipes and serve in a casual, friendly atmosphere. That was 1976.

Today Joy and Papa’s ZAGAT rated restaurant and marketplace Papa Hughie’s Seafood World, aka Papa’s Fish House, still offers the same fresh seafood and island cuisine and caters to all of South Florida via Papa’s Catering Service.

And through their shipping division and their own stone crab operation, Best Stone Crabs, they supply fresh fish, shellfish, signature salads, and more to fine restaurants and foodies locally and throughout the nation.

Treat yourself to a taste of paradise, delivered fresh overnight from our boats to your table at our online shipping store Beststonecrabs.com.

In the spring of 2014, The Ganter’s son Troy Ganter and his beautiful wife Cassie opened Papa’s Raw Bar next door to Papa’s Fish House. Troy believed there was a demand for a local hang out to Eat Drink And Be Local.

He envisioned a hole in the wall that made you feel like you are vacationing in the islands, dining at your favorite local joint surrounded by “Good Vibes Only” and the people you love most.

Eat Drink And Be Local is our trademark and the lifestyle we live. The EDBL Family works very hard to help our community and create synergy between local businesses so we can all grow together and complement each other. Find our Trademarks and lifestyle we live at EDBLlife.com. Stay tuned for the opening of our next concept- Papamigos, your local joint to Eat Drink And Be Loco. Ya Mon – Papasan!

Our Commitment

We only buy, sell, cater, and ship the freshest, highest quality products. We buy whole fresh fish, which is filleted at our own restaurant and market. We are committed to using only the best ingredients to achieve complete customer satisfaction.
If for any reason you are not 100% delighted with our products or service, we will do whatever it takes to make it right.
Our TEAM is passionate about our patrons and dedicated to spreading Good Vibes Only.
“Our house is built on Relationships”. Ya Mon!

The EDBL Family

Our Brands

Eat Drink and Be Local ™

Follow local host, Troy Ganter, as he highlights the local businesses that make our communities great. Covering a range of topics and personal stories, he delves into the laid backlifestyle that makes SoFlo unlike anywhere else. Discover new favorite spots and share your own SoFlo stories with us!

Papa’s Raw Bar

“Eat, Drink & be Local” is our motto. We are all about great food, fine wines, craft beer, live music and lots of fun. WE CLOSE WHEN THE CONCH SHELL BLOWS!
Papa’s Raw Bar is a Casual, Island style, laid back but professional, friendly, very familiar and comfortable restaurant. We love our customers and love seeing familiar faces on a daily basis.

Papa’s Fresh Market

Papa’s Fresh Market offers top-notch catering and a variety of menus from seafood to barbeques, and the finest white linen gourmet presentation.
The island products such as Conch, Stone Crab, and Lobster that have made Papa’s Fresh Market a local legend.

The Barrel Room

Coming soon

The Bimini Room

The Bimini Room is the perfect spot to hold private parties and events. Our intimate dining room is the best location to host your affair whether it’s a tropical luau, corporate luncheon or even a wedding. Our catering services can’t be beat! We’re attached to two of the best local seafood spots in all of South Florida—Papa Hughie’s Seafood World and Papa’s Raw Bar. Our restaurant’s seafood comes off our boats daily, ensuring that all of your dishes are served fresh and delicious.

Papa’s Catering

Welcome to Papa’s Catering! Wow your guests with catering from Papa’s. Our unbeatable service, creative presentations and most importantly our delicious seafood will help you create a perfect party, event or wedding.

Best Stone Crabs

At Best Stone Crabs, our name says it all. We have the best stone crabs you’ll find anywhere! We offer nation wide shipping of fresh and delicious stone crabs, fish, shrimp, conch, caviar, chowders, desserts and more.

PAPAMIGOS

COMING SOON

Stoned Lager

COMING SOON

Eat Drink and Be Local ™

Follow local host, Troy Ganter, as he highlights the local businesses that make our communities great. Covering a range of topics and personal stories, he delves into the laid backlifestyle that makes SoFlo unlike anywhere else. Discover new favorite spots and share your own SoFlo stories with us!

Papa’s Raw Bar

“Eat, Drink & be Local” is our motto. We are all about great food, fine wines, craft beer, live music and lots of fun. WE CLOSE WHEN THE CONCH SHELL BLOWS!
Papa’s Raw Bar is a Casual, Island style, laid back but professional, friendly, very familiar and comfortable restaurant. We love our customers and love seeing familiar faces on a daily basis.

Papa’s Fresh Market

Papa’s Fresh Market offers top-notch catering and a variety of menus from seafood to barbeques, and the finest white linen gourmet presentation.
The island products such as Conch, Stone Crab, and Lobster that have made Papa’s Fresh Market a local legend.

The Bimini Room

The Bimini Room is the perfect spot to hold private parties and events. Our intimate dining room is the best location to host your affair whether it’s a tropical luau, corporate luncheon or even a wedding. Our catering services can’t be beat! We’re attached to two of the best local seafood spots in all of South Florida—Papa Hughie’s Seafood World and Papa’s Raw Bar. Our restaurant’s seafood comes off our boats daily, ensuring that all of your dishes are served fresh and delicious.

Papa’s Catering

Welcome to Papa’s Catering! Wow your guests with catering from Papa’s. Our unbeatable service, creative presentations and most importantly our delicious seafood will help you create a perfect party, event or wedding.

Best Stone Crabs

At Best Stone Crabs, our name says it all. We have the best stone crabs you’ll find anywhere! We offer nation wide shipping of fresh and delicious stone crabs, fish, shrimp, conch, caviar, chowders, desserts and more.

PAPAMIGOS

COMING SOON

STONED LAGER

COMING SOON

Contact Us

Troy Ganter
Founder and CEO
EDBL, Inc.

M: 954.520.1026
Email: Goodvibes@EDBLlife.com