Food, Where to Eat

Where to Celebrate National Oyster Day in Los Angeles (2019)

August 5, 2019 by Christina Champlin
Preux & Proper / Photo Credit: Ziv Sade

With national oyster day taking place on Monday, August 5, several restaurants in Los Angeles are offering these salt-water bivalve mollusks in a variety of preparations and at an affordable price between $1 to $2. Keep in mind the deals only apply for August 5, so time is of the essence to get out there and celebrate this shucking occasion at one of the many wonderful spots highlighted below.

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HATCH Yakitori + Bar in Downtown Los Angeles is giving guests lots of options during National Oyster Day. Enjoy chilled, grilled or fried fresh oysters served with an ume mignotte for $2 a piece during happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Paired them with a glass of HATCH Blend Red or HATCH Chenin Blanc wine for $8 a glass.


Downtown’s Preux & Proper will host their $1 Oyster Monday from 4 to 10 p.m. in the Preux & Proper Barroom. The oysters will be accompanied by fresh lemons and an array of house-made Southern hot sauces.

Drop into Connie and Ted’s in West Hollywood for “Ted’s Oyster Hour.” Michael Cimarusti’s New England-inspired seafood eatery will be offering $1 oysters from 4 to 10 p.m.

SLAY Steak + Fish House in Manhattan Beach offers happy hour daily from 4 to 5:30 p.m. featuring $2 oysters (selection of the day) with an apple mignonette or baked with Cholulua and lime.

Old Town Pasadena Southeast Asian eatery Bone Kettle will offer chilled oysters served with seasonal mignonette and granite for $1.25 a piece during happy hour. The restaurant runs happy hour twice. One during lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and at dinner from 5 to p.m.

Italian-inspired bar Vinoteca in Beverly Hills will host a happy hour pairing of $1 oysters and $10 rosé from 5 to 7 p.m.