For a menu of shucks that promises not to disappoint, head to one of these haute haunts and hit the bar (the oyster bar, that is) to ring in “National Oysters on the Half Shell Day” the best way you can:
Devon Seafood + Steak: Located in The Palms Town & Country Mall, in Kendall, the haute Devon Seafood + Steak is kicking off “National Oysters on the Half Shell Day” with a stacked menu of their one-of-a-kind, delicious “One Buck Shucks.” Stop by during happy hour on Tuesday, from 4 – 8 PM, and try one or all of Chef Rod Chitikov’s six East and West Coast oysters on the half shell; flavorful an interesting combinations that include Beau Soleil, Naked Cowboy, Katama Bay, Malpeques and more. Devon Seafood + Steak is located at 11715 Sherri Lane, inside The Palms at Town & Country Mall, in Kendall.
3030 Ocean: One of Fort Lauderdale’s newest seafood crazes, 3030 Ocean, is joining the party by toasting to the coast with a sumptuous menu of Sebastian Salts oysters straight from Florida’s Sebastian inlet. Pricing these treats at just $15 for a half dozen and $29 for a dozen, and offering oceanfront views to die for, this haute haunt not only invites guests to celebrate “National Oysters on the Half Shell Day” — it promises not to disappoint. 3030 Ocean is located at the Marriott’s Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, in Fort Lauderdale, at 3030 Holiday Drive.
Lure Fishbar: On a day that celebrates one of the sea’s most delectable creatures, where better to bask in them than the beach? Starting at 6 PM this Tuesday, have dinner at Lure Fishbar, in the ever-so-popular Loews Miami Beach Hotel, for East and West Coast oysters like you’ve never had before. The highlights? Wiannos with pineapple salsa, Blue Points with shallot mignonette, Kusshi with jalapeño ponzu, Kumamotos with fresh wasabi leaf and lemon and more. Lure Fishbar is located in the St. Moritz Hotel building, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, at 1601 Collins Avenue.
Mignonette Miami: Perched in the heart of Miami’s growing Edgewater neighborhood, Mignonette Miami is the brainchild of dynamic culinary duo Danny Serfer and Ryan Roman. Head to this charming haunt this Tuesday for an all-day menu of rotating hand-shucked half-shells from the East and West Coast, from Kumamoto and Marin Miyagi, to Standish Shore and Riptides. Mignonette Miami is located at 210 NE 18th Street.
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille: When your chef is approved by the James Beard Foundation, you know he or she is bound to be a treat. Led by Chef Toby Joseph, Las Olas Boulevard’s Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille will celebrate “National Oysters on the Half Shell Day” with their seasonal raw bar and an all-day oyster special that includes seven different East and West Coast oysters. Paired with cocktail sauce, Florida citrus and a red wine mignonette — and priced at just $1 each — Chef Toby has ensured that passionate patrons will be hard-pressed to find a better deal. Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille is located in the Riverside Hotel, in Fort Lauderdale, at 620 East Las Olas Boulevard.