National Oyster Day: Get Shuckin in Miami
THIS CALLS FOR A SHUCKIN’ CELEBRATION!
August 5 is National Oyster Day and South Florida restaurants are embracing this glorious holiday by offering specials to allow guests to indulge in these tasty sea treats.
Whether you like them raw with mignonette or cocktail sauce, baked Rockefeller style or paired with champagne, beer or rosé, MIAbites has all the details on where to get your fill of these briny bi-valves at these South Florida hot spots:
RWSB (2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 – located inside the W Hotel)
Executive Chef Josh Gripper is celebrating Oyster Day at his South Beach hotspot with two dinner specials from 6:30PM-11PM. Diners can dive into Oysters Rockefeller for $18 (half-dozen) or a Buffalo Oyster Sandy ($5 each) with Nashville hot sauce, celery dressing, on a sesame seed bun.
Market at EDITION( 2901 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33140)
Enjoy a nightly Oysters & Rose celebration with a daily selection of $2 oysters and select $10 bites (think crispy calamari with citrus chili sauce). Pair these bites with $10 glasses of rosé or seasonal cocktails including a summer Aperol spritz or Market Punch as well as other select wines by the glass and beers for just $5-10 each.
Lure Fishbar ( In the historic St. Moritz building at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel 1600 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
In celebration of National Oyster Day, guests can enjoy a flight of specialty oysters and a flute of Palmer & Co. Champagne for just $20. The flight includes oysters in three different preparations: Raw Kushi, Wasabi & Lemon-dressed Blue Point and a Fried Oyster with Salsa Cruda and Caviar. Oyster purists can also enjoy $1.50 raw oysters all night long on August 5th. Lure Fishbar in the historic St. Moritz building at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel at 1600 Collins Avenue.
Le Zoo ( Bal Harbour Shops)
Celebrate al fresco dining in this cozy French brasserie with a complimentary glass of Prosecco with every 1/2 dozen oysters. 9700 Collins Ave. Bal Harbour https://lezoo.com/
BLT Prime (4400 NW 87th Avenue, Doral, FL 33178 – located inside the Trump National Doral Miami)
To celebrate National Oyster Day guests can head to BLT Prime, for a special week long promo that includes ½ dozen oysters and a glass of Caprice de Clementine Rosé for $20 and is available from Monday, August 5, 2019 through Friday, August 9, 2019. This is a deal you DON’T want to miss!
Rusty Pelican (3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149)
Slurp down some briny bivalves by the bay on Oyster Day. The Rusty Pelican is offering a day-long special of East and West coast oysters for $2 each or $10 for a half-dozen. Enjoy your oysters on their outdoor patio overlooking scenic views of Miami’s skyline.
Ariete (3540 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL 33133)
Enjoy Ariete’s happy hour from 4-7pm featuring wood grilled oysters with bone marrow butter, chive and lemon for just $1.50. These pair perfectly with their happy hour cocktails, beers and wines. Stay for dinner and enjoy.
Mignonette (210 NE 18th St. Miami, FL 33132)
This former 1930s gas station turned oyster bar/seafood haven by Chef Danny Serfer will offer $2 oysters served with house cocktail sauce or their mignonette sauce -- perfect to wash down with a bottle of your favorite white, rosé or sparkling wine.
Edge Steak and Bar ( Four Seasons Hotel 1435 Brickell Ave Miami, FL.)
It doesn’t need to be Oyster Day for $1- oysters at Edge during Happy Hour from 4-7 pm. Enjoy freshly shucked tasty oysters in the bar area or outside on the terrace every day of the week.
DUNE (2200 N. Ocean Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33305 – located inside of Auberge Beach Hotel & Spa)
Fort Lauderdale’s popular beachfront venue invites guests to indulge in $1 Oysters all night long in honor of National Oyster Day (4PM–10PM). A deal this great doesn’t come around every day.
Burlock Coast (1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304 – located inside the Ritz-Carlton Ft. Lauderdale)
Chef Paula DaSilva’s rustic seafood eatery Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits, invites guests to kick back beachside and enjoy $1 oysters during lunch from 11:30AM – 4PM on August 5. Another reason to shuck your heart out on National Oyster Day.
Regardless of where you decide to celebrate National Oyster Day, we hope you have a shuckin’ good time!