The winter snow is slowly melting away which means it’s time to step into spring with a drink in hand and delicious oysters in your belly. Several places in the New York area have now added $1 oysters to their happy hour menus. Whether you're in the mood for Hama Hamas, Kumomotos or Myagi oysters, the options are plentiful.
Dylan Prime is set in a historic landmark building in the Tribeca neighborhood. This steakhouse is featuring $1 oysters during happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. along with $5 drinks. If you can’t make it during the week, Dylan Prime also offers $1 oysters on the weekends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.Dylan Prime - 62 Laight St, New York, 10013 (212) 334-4783
Another restaurant and bar that is serving up this sweet deal is The Ainsworth. Here, the $1 oysters are available during happy hour Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Ainsworth is a restaurant complete with a full scale bar. It was said that it has a “rustic chicness” mixed with the fun it needed to become a favorite local go-to spot.The Ainsworth - 122 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001 (212) 741-0645
If you really love fish, The Seafire Grill would be a great happy hour pick. This restaurant provides locally-sourced, contemporary American seafood with a huge variety of menu items to choose from. They also serve dry-aged steaks. But the best part of The Seafire Grill right now is the oysters served for $1.50 Monday through Friday from 4p.m. to 7 p.mThe Seafire Grill - 158 E 48th St, New York, NY 10017 (212) 935-3785
Yet another great spot to indulge in $1 oysters is Tertulia which brings a Spanish flavor to New York. This award-winning restaurant serves Montauk Pearl oysters for $1 seven days a week from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Its sister restaurant, El Colmado, also serves $1 oysters Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Need a drink with those oysters? El Colmado will serve you half a dozen oysters paired with a glass of cava (sparkling Spanish wine) for only $11!Tertulia - 359 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014 (646) 559-9909 El Comado - 600 11th Avenue (212) 582-7948
Lastly, 508 Gastro Brewery, which serves Mediterranean-American cuisine, has also decided to celebrate the beginning of spring with some happy hour oysters on the half shell. Their special is being offered all day every day at the bar right now. This also coincides with $2 off wines by the glass everyday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.! Keep in mind though that you can’t have a Sunday Funday here because it’s closed, but 508 is great for happy hour any other day of the week.Gastro Brewery - 508 Greenwich Street New York City, New York 10013 (212) 219-2444 With a variety of restaurants and bars to choose from, there is no excuse for missing out on these amazing happy hour oyster deals. So, instead of continuing to be cooped up inside, stretch your legs and tingle your taste buds with $1 oysters and drink specials. - March 21st, 2014 - By: Evyn Blair