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August 05, 2016

Where to score deals and free food on National Oyster Day

Celebrate the holiday at one of these four places

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National Oyster Day Courtesy of Red Owl Tavern/PhillyVoice


National Oyster Day falls on Aug. 5, and to celebrate, a few Philly restaurants are serving up holiday bargains. Find oyster specials, drink specials and lots of happy-hour deals in this roundup.

Fine Palate 

• Free oysters during happy hour — Receive six complimentary raw oysters when sitting down to drink or dine

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
231 S. 15th St.
(267) 318-7971

Ocean Prime

• Oyster Day Happy Hour — Features both East and West Coast varieties of oysters

• $10 cucumber gimlets

• $10 glasses of Veuve Cliquot and Moet Imperial Whitestar

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
124 S. 15th St.
(215) 563-0163

Red Owl Tavern

• Summer Citywide — Get a dozen oysters and a bottle of sparkling wine for $33

Beginning at 4:30 p.m.
433 Chestnut St.
(215) 923-2267

Pennsylvania 6

• $1 select oysters all night

Three traditional oyster dishes:

• Oysters Rockefeller for $17 — Parmesan cream, kale, garlic and bacon

• Oyster chowder for $10 — Potatoes, thyme, garlic, white wine and panchetta

• Oyster tartare for  $21 — Creme fraiche, lemon segments, chives and caviar

114 S. 12th St.
(267) 639-5606