Celebrate National Oyster Day around Atlanta this weekend with deals, specials

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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