Aw shucks -- Aug. 5 is National Oyster Day, and there are plenty of places in metro Atlanta that want to help you celebrate with deals and specials.
Beetlecat. The Inman Park spot offers its $1 oyster Happy Hour menu from 4-10 p.m. on Monday.
299 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-732-0360, beetlecatatl.com/
The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill. Both locations of this seafood restaurant are celebrating both Aug. 4 and 5 with a half-off a dozen raw oysters on the half shell. If you can’t make it out Sunday or Monday, the special is available from 4-6 p.m. every Monday-Friday.
3279 Roswell Road, Atlanta, 404-474-9508 and 1105 Canton St., Roswell, 770-993-5749. thebigketch.com/
Brezza Cucina. The Ponce City Market restaurant offers a daily Burrata and Oyster Bar, featuring hand-pulled burrata, Gulf oysters and dishes such as Smoked Oyster Toast, made with Gulf oysters in Calabrian chili oil, served with butter-toasted sourdough on the side. While the dish is always available, it’s half-off during Brezza Cucina's daily Burrata & Oyster Bar Happy Hour from 3-6 p.m.
675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-724-9700, brezzacucina.com/
C&S Chowder House, 12040 Etris Road, Roswell. 470-321-5077, candschowderhouse.com/
C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar. 3240 Cobb Pkwy. SE, Atlanta. 770-272-0999, candsoysterbar.com/
Hugo’s Oyster Bar, 10360 Alpharetta St., Roswell. 770-993-5922, hugosoysterbar.com/
Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar. The East Cobb restaurant -- the first in Georgia to partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program -- is offering several specials alongside its regular menu starting at 5 p.m., including $15 dozen oysters on the half shell, $4 crispy oyster roll sliders, $4 Angels on Horseback and $15 for four wood-fired oysters.
4475 Roswell Road, Marietta. 770-635-7641, driftoysterbar.com/
Noble Fin. Check out the restaurant’s Rock N Raw party on Aug. 5, featuring a dozen house oysters and two glasses of Cava for $28 or two dozen house oysters and a bottle of sparkling wine for $49. Or find raw or Rockefeller oysters for $1 each all day.
5260 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners. 770-599-7979, noblefinrestaurant.com/
The Optimist. Get $1 oysters and bakers dozen specials from 5-6 p.m. every Monday-Friday and 3-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.
914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-477-6260, theoptimistrestaurant.com/
More oyster happy hours and deals.
Black Sheep Tavern and Oyster Room. Get happy hour specials daily, including deals on oysters.
330 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta. 470-355-3964, blacksheeptavernatl.com/
Bogartz Food Artz. Get 25% off oysters from 4-6 p.m. every Wednesday.
227 Sandy Springs Place NE, Sandy Springs. 833-366-3278, bogartzfoodartz.com
The Federal. Find a $1 oyster happy hour from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at the bar.
1050 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-343-3857, thefederalatl.com/
Fontaine’s Oyster House. Get a dozen oysters on the half shell for half price every Tuesday.
1026 ½North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-872-0869, nightcapfoodandspirits.com/fontainesmainpage.html
Kimball House. Check out a raw bar happy hour from 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
303 E. Howard Ave., Decatur. 404-378-3502, kimball-house.com/
Lure. Find $1 oysters and shrimp, $5 glasses of wine and $3 draft beers from 4-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
1106 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-817-3650, lure-atlanta.com/
One Eared Stag. Get $1 chef’s choice oysters (and $1 beers) from 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
1029 Edgewood Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-525-4479, oneearedstagatl.com/
Steamhouse Lounge. Every Wednesday, get a dozen raw oysters or a half dozen char-grilled oysters for $9, plus $4.50 house wine.
1051 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 404-233-7980, steamhouselounge.com/
Watchman’s Seafood & Spirits. Find $1 oysters from 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta. 404-254-0141, watchmansatl.com/
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