Happy hour in the traditional sense is illegal in Atlanta— see here and here— so while other Eater sites are rounding up the best bets for post-work drinks in their respective cities, we're going to focus on seafood instead. Here, now, 11 of ATL's top oyster deals. Feel free to leave others in the comments.Read More
Eleven of Atlanta's Best Oyster 'Happy Hour' Specials
One Eared Stag
Monday through Friday, enjoy $1 oysters and $1 beers from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at this Inman Park spot. The oysters served rotate depending on what's interesting and fresh. [Photo]
Kimball House's happy hour see its regular menu of oysters— normally $2 to $3.50 apiece— priced between $1 and $1.50 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
There are $1 oysters from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every weekday at Seven Lamps, but there are also two new $5 cocktails, crafted by bartender Kevin Bragg. The Smoked Derby has smoked bourbon, honey, grapefruit, and angostura bitters, and Pandora's Box has rosemary-infused vodka, toasted wild rice syrup, lemon, and soda.
Decatur's coastal seafood spot, Mar, offers $1.50 oysters from 5 p.m. until close every Monday through Thurdsay.
Ink & Elm
Ink & Elm's new weekday happy hour includes a 6 for $10 or 12 for $20 oyster deal. That's raw oysters for $1.66 apiece. The bar's serving up $5 cocktails too; get all of this from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the tavern.
Fontaine's Oyster House
On Tuesdays at Fontaine's, get a dozen house oysters for $5 ($.41 each). Regularly, house oysters on the half shell are served with lemon, cocktail sauce, and horseradish for $1.50 apiece of $16 a dozen. [Photo]
Hammocks Trading Company
There are half-priced oysters on the half shell every Monday at Hammocks Trading Co. The restaurant is open 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; the oysters are 6 for $5 or 12 for $9.50. [Photo]
The Family Dog
Fat Tuesdays at The Family Dog bring $.50 gulf oysters on the half shell. Get 'em starting at 4 p.m. [Photo]
Try $.50 New England oysters at Atlanta Grill in the Ritz-Carlton every Monday evening starting at 5:30 p.m. [Photo]
Parish Foods & Goods
On Sundays, Parish offers $1 East Coast oysters and $2 pints after 5:30 p.m. They're shucked at the bar, but you can eat them upstairs or in the market below. [Photo]