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17 Atlanta Restaurants Serving Up Awesome Oyster Deals

From east to west coast oyster varietals to Southern bivalves from Georgia and Alabama

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It’s a fact: Atlanta knows how to throw a great oyster happy hour or offer great specials on bivalves prepared every which way each week. From east and west coast varietals to Southern bivalves from Georgia and Alabama, here’s where to find some of the best deals on oysters around Atlanta.

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Hook Line & Schooner

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Hook Line and Schooner offers daily happy hour specials, including chargrilled oysters after 6 p.m. on Tuesday and raw oysters on the half shell after 6 p.m. on Thursday.

C&S Seafood & Oyster Bar

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Both locations in Vinings and Sandy Springs offer deals on oysters throughout the week. Make sure to follow on Instagram to keep up with new oysters offerings on the menu and specials.

Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar

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The East Cobb fish house and raw bar offers oyster specials throughout the week and plans to bring back regular oyster and cocktail happy hour soon. Follow on Instagram for updates.

The Optimist

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The Optimist on Howell Mill Road typically hosts an oyster happy hour starting at 5 p.m. on weekdays and 3 p.m. on weekends. Follow on Instagram for happy hour updates.

The Steamhouse Lounge

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While oysters are a attraction on the menu here, Steamhouse Lounge in Midtown offers bivalve deals on Wednesdays. Get a dozen raw oysters for $12 or a half-dozen chargrilled oysters for $9.

The Fifth Group-backed Crescent Avenue seafood restaurant takes happy hour seriously. Order raw cold water oysters with lemon, cocktail sauce, and a shochu mignonette or char-broiled oysters in a choice of styles. Make sure to pair those oysters with drinks and serious people watching on the patio facing Crescent Avenue.

Talat Market

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Keep an eye on Instagram for the oyster deals during happy hour on the patio and the parklet from this Summerhill Thai restaurant. Be sure to check out the wine, beer, and drink specials here, too.

Big B's Fish Joint

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Big B’s Fish Joint features a daily happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. that includes $1 raw oysters, $5 appetizers, and $6 glasses of wine.

The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill - Buckhead

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This Buckhead seafood restaurant and bar offers weekly food and drink specials on its menu, including on lobster rolls and parties on the patio. There’s an entire menu dedicated to happy hour here with oyster deals and a rotating selection of boat drinks.

Fontaine's Oyster House

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Get a dozen house oysters for $12 on Tuesdays at this Virginia-Highland seafood bar and pub. These bivalves are served with lemon, cocktail sauce, and horseradish.

Fishmonger

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Create a DIY happy hour by grabbing wine to share with friends at bottle shop Elemental Spirits down the street and heading over to seafood market and cafe Fishmonger for oysters fresh from the Gulf. These aren’t just any oysters on the half shelf, these super fresh bivalves get the chef’s treatment and can come dressed with accoutrements like creme fraiche, beads of bright red fish roe, and kiwi. BYOB

Hugo’s Oyster Bar

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Hugo’s in Roswell is all about its oysters, and people can expect deals on bivalves prepared every which way here throughout the week, including the occasional oyster shot with Old Bay-seasoned vodka and a chef’s choice oyster with bloody mary mix.

Hippin Hops Brewery, Inc.

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This East Atlanta Village brewpub is where to head to pair beer with plenty of seafood, including oysters, po’boys, and fried fish plates. Hippin Hop’s typically hosts an oyster happy hour on Thursdays, too. Be sure to follow on Instagram for the latest happy deals and updates. There’s also a location in East Lake.

Lagarde American Eatery

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Happy hour is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays at Lagarde, a restaurant serving Cajun and New Orleans dishes on its menu. Expect $1 oysters every Tuesday here. Check Instagram for other oyster and happy hour deal drops, too.

Kimball House

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Kimball House is likely the best oyster purveyor in the Atlanta area. There’s always an oyster deal to be had on bivalves from both the left and right coast, the Gulf, and even a few hard-to-find varieties on the menu. People can even get those oysters to go now. Follow on Instagram for oyster menu and happy hour updates.

Kurt's Euro Bistro

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This neighborhood European-style bistro offers $1 oysters at the bar and on the patio every Thursday and Friday. Order a glass of champagne to pair with those oysters, too.

Noona Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

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The Korean steakhouse and raw bar, part of Duluth’s Parsons Alley complex, features oyster specials on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week. Follow on Instagram for happy hour and oyster deal drops here.

Hook Line & Schooner

Hook Line and Schooner offers daily happy hour specials, including chargrilled oysters after 6 p.m. on Tuesday and raw oysters on the half shell after 6 p.m. on Thursday.

C&S Seafood & Oyster Bar

Both locations in Vinings and Sandy Springs offer deals on oysters throughout the week. Make sure to follow on Instagram to keep up with new oysters offerings on the menu and specials.

Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar

The East Cobb fish house and raw bar offers oyster specials throughout the week and plans to bring back regular oyster and cocktail happy hour soon. Follow on Instagram for updates.

The Optimist

The Optimist on Howell Mill Road typically hosts an oyster happy hour starting at 5 p.m. on weekdays and 3 p.m. on weekends. Follow on Instagram for happy hour updates.

The Steamhouse Lounge

While oysters are a attraction on the menu here, Steamhouse Lounge in Midtown offers bivalve deals on Wednesdays. Get a dozen raw oysters for $12 or a half-dozen chargrilled oysters for $9.

Lure

The Fifth Group-backed Crescent Avenue seafood restaurant takes happy hour seriously. Order raw cold water oysters with lemon, cocktail sauce, and a shochu mignonette or char-broiled oysters in a choice of styles. Make sure to pair those oysters with drinks and serious people watching on the patio facing Crescent Avenue.

Talat Market

Keep an eye on Instagram for the oyster deals during happy hour on the patio and the parklet from this Summerhill Thai restaurant. Be sure to check out the wine, beer, and drink specials here, too.

Big B's Fish Joint

Big B’s Fish Joint features a daily happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. that includes $1 raw oysters, $5 appetizers, and $6 glasses of wine.

The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill - Buckhead

This Buckhead seafood restaurant and bar offers weekly food and drink specials on its menu, including on lobster rolls and parties on the patio. There’s an entire menu dedicated to happy hour here with oyster deals and a rotating selection of boat drinks.

Fontaine's Oyster House

Get a dozen house oysters for $12 on Tuesdays at this Virginia-Highland seafood bar and pub. These bivalves are served with lemon, cocktail sauce, and horseradish.

Fishmonger

Create a DIY happy hour by grabbing wine to share with friends at bottle shop Elemental Spirits down the street and heading over to seafood market and cafe Fishmonger for oysters fresh from the Gulf. These aren’t just any oysters on the half shelf, these super fresh bivalves get the chef’s treatment and can come dressed with accoutrements like creme fraiche, beads of bright red fish roe, and kiwi. BYOB

Hugo’s Oyster Bar

Hugo’s in Roswell is all about its oysters, and people can expect deals on bivalves prepared every which way here throughout the week, including the occasional oyster shot with Old Bay-seasoned vodka and a chef’s choice oyster with bloody mary mix.

Hippin Hops Brewery, Inc.

This East Atlanta Village brewpub is where to head to pair beer with plenty of seafood, including oysters, po’boys, and fried fish plates. Hippin Hop’s typically hosts an oyster happy hour on Thursdays, too. Be sure to follow on Instagram for the latest happy deals and updates. There’s also a location in East Lake.

Lagarde American Eatery

Happy hour is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays at Lagarde, a restaurant serving Cajun and New Orleans dishes on its menu. Expect $1 oysters every Tuesday here. Check Instagram for other oyster and happy hour deal drops, too.

Kimball House

Kimball House is likely the best oyster purveyor in the Atlanta area. There’s always an oyster deal to be had on bivalves from both the left and right coast, the Gulf, and even a few hard-to-find varieties on the menu. People can even get those oysters to go now. Follow on Instagram for oyster menu and happy hour updates.

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Kurt's Euro Bistro

This neighborhood European-style bistro offers $1 oysters at the bar and on the patio every Thursday and Friday. Order a glass of champagne to pair with those oysters, too.

Noona Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

The Korean steakhouse and raw bar, part of Duluth’s Parsons Alley complex, features oyster specials on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week. Follow on Instagram for happy hour and oyster deal drops here.

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