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Ocean Prime Beverly Hills is just one restaurant in LA to score $1 oysters during happy hour. Photo by Christina Xenos

Where to find the best Los Angeles oyster happy hours.

Edited by Christina Xenos

If Los Angeles were to name its favorite crustacean, the oyster would be it—hands down. You’re hard pressed to start a meal at the best LA restaurants without an icy tower filled to the brim with these succulent bivalves. Read on to find out where to quench your oyster craving at some of our favorite Los Angeles oyster happy hours.

Ongoing Los Angeles Oyster Happy Hours

Ocean Prime
Summer Fridays take on new meaning at the sprawling Beverly Hills dining destination. Enjoy $1 oysters, $10 sushi rolls, $10 cocktail special and $10 glasses of Veuve Cliquot and Moet Imperial Rose from 3-11 p.m. 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, 310.859.4818. ocean-prime.com

Upstairs at Ace DTLA
The rooftop restaurant and bar at Ace Hotel Los Angeles is where you’ll want to spend your endless summer days. During “Don’t Call It Happy Hour,” find $1 oysters, $5 PBRs and wine spritzers weekdays from noon-5:30 p.m. 929 S. Broadway, downtown. acehotel.com

The Hungry Cat Hollywood
The week begins with $1 oyster Mondays at The Hungry Cat Hollywood. Get them all day long—lunch, happy hour and dinner. 1535 N. Vine St., L.A, 323.462.2155. thehungrycat.com

Connie & Teds
It’s all about what’s under the sea at Michael Cimarusti’s ode to the classic clam shacks of New England. During their weekday happy hour at the bar, you can score six oysters for $10, in addition to other dealified delicacies like house-smoked bluefish dip, mini fried oyster roll, hook burger slider and more, along with specials on craft beer wines and Ted’s famous happy hour margarita. Mon.-Fri. 4-7 p.m. 8171 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. 323.848.CRAB. connieandteds.com

Is there anything better than sitting on Terrine’s back patio sipping rosé and savoring $1 oysters. That’s what Los Angeles nights were made for. See for yourself daily from 5:30-7 p.m. Closed Mondays. 8265 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323.746.5130. terrinela.com

Knuckle & Claw
Whether you’re on the Eastside or Westside the seafood restaurant wants you to “go shuck yourself” every Thursday with $1 oysters from 5-10 p.m. 3112 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A., 323.407.6142; 2715 Main St., Santa Monica, 310.399.9939. knuckleandclaw.com

Cliff’s Edge
Thursday night is oyster night at the enchanting Silver Lake restaurant. Get them for $1 each from 6-7 p.m. 3626 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A. 323.666.6116. cliffsedgecafe.com

Santa Monica Yacht Club
Get your surf and turf at the seaside-inspired restaurant. During their Swell Season Happy Hour, you can score a half dozen oysters for $12, in addition to a $10 burger and beer, wine and cocktail specials. Tues.-Fri., 5:30-6:30 p.m. 620 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.587.3330. eatsmyc.com

La Bohème
The West Hollywood go-to slings $1 oysters along with $3 plates like baked parmigiano fries, flat breads, truffle mushroom arancini, as well as drink specials during their happy hour in the bar and lounge. Tues.-Sun. 5 p.m.-close. 8400 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 323.848.2360. globaldiningca.com/laboheme

Faith & Flower
The stylish downtown destination offers top food and cocktails. Specifically for their Social Hour, slurp $1 oysters and drink specials Sundays-Thursdays from 5-6:30 p.m. 705 W 9th St., downtown, 213.239.0642. faithandflowerla.com

The cozy Silver Lake wine bar offers a rotating selection of $1 oysters at their bar on Monday nights. 2442 Hyperion Ave., L.A., 323.662.2442. barbrix.com

The Los Feliz dining destination serves up $1 oysters Tuesday nights along with $1 tacos, because #TacoTuesdays, of course. Also find $5 drafts. 4500 Los Feliz Blvd., L.A., 323.660.6377. messhallkitchen.com

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar
The frenetic Koreatown seafood-centric restaurant awards those who start eating early and stay up late. Come in for $1 happy hour oysters from 4-7 p.m. daily, and $1.50 late-night happy hour oysters Sunday-Thursday 10 p.m.-close and Friday-Saturday 11 p.m.-close. 3500 W. 6th St. #101, L.A., 213.351.9988. emcseafood.com

The chic restaurant inside the W Hollywood is your destination for $1 oysters at the bar every Monday. Fill that out with specials on shrimp cocktails and drinks from 5-8 p.m. 6250 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., 323.798.1355. delphinehollywood.com

Market Provisions
Get your oyster fix late-night at Market Provisions where you can slurp on $1 bivalves Sundays-Fridays starting at 9 p.m. Also find half-priced wines by the glass and other happy hour specials exclusively at the bar. 8009 Beverly Blvd., L.A., 323.653.8009. marketprovisionsla.com

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