Where to Celebrate National Oyster Day in South Florida
If you’re into eating invertebrates, today is an exciting time
As the saying goes, ‘the world is your oyster,’ and that is especially true on National Oyster Day. With over 100 species of oysters and a variety of ways to cook the mollusks, including baking, grilling, broiling or just raw, there is no shortage of creative methods to enjoy the tiny creatures.
To help celebrate National Oyster Day, which is today, Lifestyle Magazine has curated some local restaurants providing specials for various oyster dishes around town. So break out the horseradish sauce and get ready to slurp down some tasty treats at these restaurants:
Venue: Rivertail by Chef Jose Mendin
Deals: The new Shaken not Stirred menu officially launches today to celebrate National Oyster Day. Every Thursday, from 7 p.m. to close, enjoy customizable martinis for ($15) and receive three oysters with every martini purchase. Customizable options include the choice of spirit (vodka or gin), choice of style (dry, dirty, perfect, gimlet, cajun), and garnish options.
Address: 4 W Las Olas Blvd Ste. 120, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Venue: COTE Miami
Deals: COTE Miami’s fine selection of east and west coast oysters is available as part of the Grand Plateau ($155), featuring one dozen east and west coast oysters, Maine Lobster, Gulf shrimp, COTE “Ceviche” or individually.
Address: 3900 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Venue: REDFISH by Chef Adrianne
Deals: Patrons at this establishment can start with the Oyster Rockefeller – ($24) or choose Fresh Oysters (market price) from the oyster bar.
Address: 9610 Old Cutler Rd, Miami, FL 33156
Venue: Forte by Chef Adrianne
Deals: From Forte’s Raw Bar selection, guests can enjoy Fresh Oysters with garlic, lemon zest, Italian parsley, sea salt, crushed red pepper flakes, extra virgin olive oil ($21).
Address: 45 Miracle Mile Coral Gables, FL 33134
Venue: Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill (Miami)
Deals: Gusts can indulge in the daily to-go happy hour menu, seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Patrons can experience the dine-in happy hour menu Monday through Friday during the same hours. Happy hour prices include; East and West Coast Oysters half ($12)/ dozen ($22). Regular menu pricing for a selection of Seasonal Oysters half ($18)/ dozen ($30).
Address: 3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Venue: Shooters Waterfront
Deals: Shooters Waterfront, the iconic eatery located along the water in Fort Lauderdale serves the Norme De Mar, a fresh seafood tower including rock lobster tail, shrimp cocktail, Alaskan King Crab Legs and Oysters ($70) served with cocktail sauce, mignonette, and horseradish.
Address: 3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Venue: Sweet Beach at the Shelborne
Deals: The iconic Shelborne South Beach’s newest tropical pop-up brought to you by Sweet Liberty Drinks Supply & Co., is an outdoor oasis with locally inspired food and drinks. The menu offers Oysters on the Half Shell ($18 / $36) with mignonette and cocktail sauce.
Address: 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Venue: Necessary Purveyor at The Lincoln Eatery
Deals: Necessary Purveyor, the Lincoln Eatery’s Southern-inspired concept is shucking Pink Moon and St. Simon oysters, both offering a pleasantly firm texture and flavor that open with a medium salinity and closes with a subtle sweet-citrus finish. You can find these at The Lincoln Eatery food hall.
Address: 723 Lincoln Ln N, Miami Beach, FL 33139