This Saturday, Aug. 5, is National Oyster Day, and several restaurants are celebrating with deals and specials. Check out where to enjoy oysters and read more about them:
Get oysters on the cheap
BeetleCat will offer $1 off on all oysters starting at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
299 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-732-0360, beetlecatatl.com/
The Big Ketch is offering half-off on a dozen raw oysters from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.
3279 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta, 404-474-9508 and 1105 Canton St., Roswell, 700-993-5749. thebigketch.com
C&S Chowder House, C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar and Hugo’s Oyster Bar are hosting National Oyster Day parties all day Saturday with a special oyster menu, live music from 7-10 p.m. and specials on rose and Scofflaw Basement IPA.
C&S Chowder House: 12040 Etris Road, Roswell. 470-321-5077, candschowderhouse.com/
C&S Seafood & Oyster, 3240 Cobb Pkwy, Atlanta. 770-272-0999, candsoysterbar.com/
Hugo’s Oyster Bar, 10360 Alpharetta St, Roswell. 770-993-5922, hugosoysterbar.com/
Holeman and Finch Public House is offering three oysters, three ways and three bubbles. From noon to 2 a.m. on Saturday, get $1 oysters available raw, fried and roasted, and sip on 3 oz. pours of wine and bubbles pairings.
2277 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta. 404-948-1175, holeman-finch.com
The Optimist will be offering an extended Oyster Happy Hour (3-5 p.m.) on Saturday, plus half-priced roasted oysters at $2 each.
914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-477-6260, theoptimistrestaurant.com/
Something a little different
Yebo Beach Haus is serving up cape oysters with yuzu, pickled ginger juice, red tobiko, shiso and sweet chili vinaigrette.
111 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-869-1992, yebobeachhaus.com
O-Ku is offering half shell oysters with star anise jellyfish shiso and truffle ponzu and caviar and karaage oysters, fried and served with masago aioli.
1085 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta. 404-500-2383, o-kusushiatl.com
Eclipse di Luna is featuring ostiones fritos made with fried fresh Chesapeake oysters and citrus herb aioli.
764 Miami Circle NE, Atlanta, 404-846-0449 and 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road NE, Atlanta, 678-205-5862. eclipsediluna.com
The Iberian Pig will serve an oyster BLT pintxo with fried oysters, Benton’s bacon rillette, aioli, heirloom tomatoes, celery leaves and espelette vinegar.
121 Sycamore St., Decatur. 404-371-8800, theiberianpigatl.com
South City Kitchen
locations will offer their roasted oysters served with fennel cream, charred lemon and topped with an andouille crumble.
Locations in Midtown, Buckhead and Vinings. southcitykitchen.com
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