Friday, August 5th is National Oyster Day and like any city by the sea, Miami has a love affair with these briny pearls of the ocean.
Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best spots to get your hands on a variety of east and west coast oysters on National Oyster Day and every other day of the year.
db Bistro Moderne
Description: db Bistro Moderne is pleased to offer an extended daily Oyster Hour from 5pm – 7pm seven days a week. Guests can enjoy a rotating selection of artisanally farmed oysters for only $1 each in the restaurant’s inviting Bar & Lounge. Pair the mollusks with a glass of Francois Montand Blanc de Blancs Brut for $9. From 5 pm – 8 pm daily, enjoy one of db Bistro’s discounted Classic, Signature and Seasonal cocktails. Draught & bottled beer, wine and additional happy hour bites, including a selection of pintxos for $3 each, from Executive Chef Clark Bowen are also available.
Location: 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, FL 33131
Description: Seafood lovers rejoice at Le Zoo, Stephen Starr’s French brasserie, conveniently situated in the Bal Harbour Shops. Served on a silver platter in a bed of crushed ice, Le Zoo offers an assortment of fresh oysters including jagged-edged West Coast Oysters and smooth-shelled East Coast Oysters for $18. A variety of seafood sauces including Chive Emulsion, Marie-Rose, and Cocktail with Horseradish on the side take the oysters to a new level.
Location: 9700 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33154
Description: Get your fix of oysters at Juvia where the restaurant serves it daily on its lunch menu. Guests can choose from four different varieties: Kumamoto, Shigoku, Beau Soleil and Maple Point oysters. For three pieces, the price point is $11-$12.
Location: 1111 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139
Bianca at Delano
Description: Available on its dinner menu, Bianca at Delano offers daily market oyster selections. Guests have the option for a plateau that serves 2 for $80 or a grand plateau that serves 4 for $160.
Location: 1685 Collins Ave Miami Beach, FL 33139
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