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Where to Get $1 Oysters in LA, 2018 Edition

Affordable places to find oysters, but make sure to check the hours

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Oysters at Herringbone, Santa Monica
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Few things are as satisfying as slurping down a freshly shucked oyster, an experience that is made all the better when it only costs one buck. While the delicacy can be found at a whole slew or restaurants across the city, the true gems offer the briny bivalves for only one buck. Here now, a list of LA restaurants that sling $1 to $1.50 oysters, organized by night of the week.

Removed: Oystars, Le Petit Paris, Terra Cotta, Baleen Kitchen, Faith & Flower, Ace Hotel, Harlowe, Hungry Cat

Added: Rappahannock Oyster Bar, Umi by Hamasaku, Springside at Spring, Church & State

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Herringbone: Daily

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Slurp freshly shucked oysters cost just $1 right by the sea with Herringbone's weekday happy hour deal from 4 to 7 p.m. Add on $6 sparkling wine or $8 cocktails, and you truly will have the happiest of hours.

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The Rockefeller on Mondays

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Both Hermosa and Manhattan Beach locations of South Bay gastropub The Rockefeller offer $1 mix and match oysters among three seasonal varieties. Available Mondays 5 p.m. to close.

Umi by Hamasaku on Weekend Afternoons

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This sleek El Segundo sushi restaurant offers a weekend oyster happy hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, with $1 oysters shucked to order. They’ve also got $3 mimosas and draft beers, to help enjoy the oysters out on the patio.

Umi by Hamasaku, El Segundo
Umi by Hamasaku, El Segundo
Wonho Frank Lee

Pearl's Sunset Strip: Daily

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Pearl’s on Sunset offers a daily $1 oyster special during happy from 6 to 7 p.m. There is nothing quite like slurping up a generous plate in its "secret garden" patio that looks right over the Sunset Strip.

Bar10: Daily

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West Hollywood's Bar10 serves up their $1 oyster special daily from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Be sure to snag a table on the outdoor patio.

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar: Daily

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Koreatown’s EMC Seafood & Raw Bar has a lengthy $1.50 oyster special, running Sunday to Thursday from 10 p.m. to close and on weekends from 11 p.m. to close. Also on offer during the regular happy hour is $6 draft beers and house wine.

Sawyer: Daily

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There are few more pleasant places to throw back a half dozen oysters than Sawyer's lush patio. Thankfully, the Silver Lake eatery offers a $14 happy hour deal from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily that includes six oysters with pickled shallot-cucumber sorbet, horseradish-sambal cocktail sauce, and a draft beer or glass of wine

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Oysters at Sawyer
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Cliff's Edge on Thursdays

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This Silver Lake staple has recently extended its longstanding happy hour every Thursday. The deal is now offered between 6 and 8 p.m., and all night at the bar. Major bonus points for the gorgeous patio that makes slurping oysters all the more enjoyable.

Cliff’s Edge, a restaurant in Silver Lake, shown with its leafy patio in daytime. Cliff’s Edge

Barbrix on Mondays

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This intimate eatery helmed by All’Acqua chef Don Dickman serves up three varieties of $1 oysters at the bar to quickly get rid of a case of the Mondays.

Springside on Weekdays

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Tuesday to Friday, Spring’s sister restaurant facing the street serves $1 oysters from 5 to 7 p.m. making it one of the only places in Downtown to indulge in the affordable shellfish.

Springside, Downtown LA
Springside, Downtown LA
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Rappahannock Oyster Bar on Weekdays

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This delightful new oyster bar and restaurant with seasoned chef Nick Erven at the helm serves $1.50 oysters Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. If oysters aren’t enough, they’ve got a cheesy mess of a burger that should help quell any hunger pangs.

Rappahannock
Rappahannock Oyster Bar
Wonho Frank Lee

Church & State Bistro on Weekdays

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This classy French bistro in Arts District feels like a nice place to settle down on afternoons to slurp down cheap oysters. From 5:30 to 7 p.m. on weekdays, they’ll shuck $1 oysters during happy, and they happen to go great with some chilled white wine too.

Church & State
Church & State

Herringbone: Daily

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Slurp freshly shucked oysters cost just $1 right by the sea with Herringbone's weekday happy hour deal from 4 to 7 p.m. Add on $6 sparkling wine or $8 cocktails, and you truly will have the happiest of hours.

Herringbone Herringbone

The Rockefeller on Mondays

Both Hermosa and Manhattan Beach locations of South Bay gastropub The Rockefeller offer $1 mix and match oysters among three seasonal varieties. Available Mondays 5 p.m. to close.

Umi by Hamasaku on Weekend Afternoons

Umi by Hamasaku, El Segundo
Umi by Hamasaku, El Segundo
Wonho Frank Lee

This sleek El Segundo sushi restaurant offers a weekend oyster happy hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, with $1 oysters shucked to order. They’ve also got $3 mimosas and draft beers, to help enjoy the oysters out on the patio.

Umi by Hamasaku, El Segundo
Umi by Hamasaku, El Segundo
Wonho Frank Lee

Pearl's Sunset Strip: Daily

Pearl’s on Sunset offers a daily $1 oyster special during happy from 6 to 7 p.m. There is nothing quite like slurping up a generous plate in its "secret garden" patio that looks right over the Sunset Strip.

Bar10: Daily

West Hollywood's Bar10 serves up their $1 oyster special daily from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Be sure to snag a table on the outdoor patio.

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar: Daily

Koreatown’s EMC Seafood & Raw Bar has a lengthy $1.50 oyster special, running Sunday to Thursday from 10 p.m. to close and on weekends from 11 p.m. to close. Also on offer during the regular happy hour is $6 draft beers and house wine.

Sawyer: Daily

oysters sawyer
Oysters at Sawyer
Crystal Coser

There are few more pleasant places to throw back a half dozen oysters than Sawyer's lush patio. Thankfully, the Silver Lake eatery offers a $14 happy hour deal from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily that includes six oysters with pickled shallot-cucumber sorbet, horseradish-sambal cocktail sauce, and a draft beer or glass of wine

oysters sawyer
Oysters at Sawyer
Crystal Coser

Cliff's Edge on Thursdays

Cliff’s Edge, a restaurant in Silver Lake, shown with its leafy patio in daytime. Cliff’s Edge

This Silver Lake staple has recently extended its longstanding happy hour every Thursday. The deal is now offered between 6 and 8 p.m., and all night at the bar. Major bonus points for the gorgeous patio that makes slurping oysters all the more enjoyable.

Cliff’s Edge, a restaurant in Silver Lake, shown with its leafy patio in daytime. Cliff’s Edge

Barbrix on Mondays

This intimate eatery helmed by All’Acqua chef Don Dickman serves up three varieties of $1 oysters at the bar to quickly get rid of a case of the Mondays.

Springside on Weekdays

Springside, Downtown LA
Springside, Downtown LA
Springside [Official photo]

Tuesday to Friday, Spring’s sister restaurant facing the street serves $1 oysters from 5 to 7 p.m. making it one of the only places in Downtown to indulge in the affordable shellfish.

Springside, Downtown LA
Springside, Downtown LA
Springside [Official photo]

Rappahannock Oyster Bar on Weekdays

Rappahannock
Rappahannock Oyster Bar
Wonho Frank Lee

This delightful new oyster bar and restaurant with seasoned chef Nick Erven at the helm serves $1.50 oysters Monday to Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. If oysters aren’t enough, they’ve got a cheesy mess of a burger that should help quell any hunger pangs.

Rappahannock
Rappahannock Oyster Bar
Wonho Frank Lee

Church & State Bistro on Weekdays

Church & State
Church & State

This classy French bistro in Arts District feels like a nice place to settle down on afternoons to slurp down cheap oysters. From 5:30 to 7 p.m. on weekdays, they’ll shuck $1 oysters during happy, and they happen to go great with some chilled white wine too.

Church & State
Church & State

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