Summer isn’t the only time of year to have great oysters, especially when you’re in New York City. Join true New Yorkers by having some oysters with your drinks during happy hour, but where? Try these 3 NYC oyster bars for delicious oysters year-round.
John Dory Oyster Bar
There are plenty of delicious items on the menu whether you’re planning to stay for a full meal or just in the mood for oysters. John Dory offers a daily oyster happy hour from 5-7 PM, and 12-3 PM on Saturday and Sunday. The oyster bar is located inside the Ace Hotel on Broadway.
Located on the Upper West Side, Crave Fishbar focuses on sustainable seafood. Their raw bar menu features more than a dozen oysters, from both the East and West Coast. All of the oysters are meant to pair well with a house cocktail or wine. For happy hour, both East and West Coast oysters are only $1 from 5-7 PM Monday through Friday and 4-6 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant
Probably the best-known oyster bar in NYC, this spot is iconic. The doors here first opened in 1913 on the lower level of the Grand Central Terminal. Now, modernized and more impressive than ever, new and returning customers stop in for oysters and other popular seafood dishes. Their menu contains 25-30 varieties of oysters that they carry fresh daily.
If you’re looking for great NYC oyster bars, you can’t go wrong by starting at one of these popular restaurants.