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Where to find $1 oyster happy hour deals in Boston

These are the buck-a-shuck deals available right now.

Oysters at Atlantico. Photo courtesy of Atlantico

If you’re picturing a quintessential New England day, throwing back a dozen freshly shucked oysters is a requirement. And what better time to enjoy some—Aug. 5 is National Oyster Day.

Serving up Sweet Necks and Island Creeks, Cold Bottoms and Duxburys, Boston is still a bonafide utopia for bivalves. Still, slurping down oysters on a regular basis can hit your wallet hard. Tack on drinks and an entrée, and getting together with friends over oysters can suddenly seem more like a special occasion than a typical Boston dining experience.

For a more affordable outing, check out these $1 oyster happy hour deals in the Boston area. Scroll down to see where you can spend a night on the town.

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Where: 224 Boston
When: Mondays, 5 p.m.–10 p.m.
Visit: 224 Boston St., Boston

Where: Ashmont Grill
When: Thursdays, 5 p.m. until sold out
Visit: 555 Talbot Ave., Boston

Where: Atlantico
When: Mondays-Fridays, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Visit: 600 Harrison Ave., Boston

Where: Black Lamb
When: Mondays, all day long, Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Visit: 571 Tremont St., Boston

Where: The Broadway
When: Wednesdays, all day long
Visit: 726 E. Broadway, Boston

Where: Charlie’s Kitchen
When: Daily, 75 cents each (with a maximum of 12 per person; after that, they are $1 each) from noon to 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. until closing., all other times, $1 each
Visit: 10 Eliot St., Cambridge

Where: Coquette
When: Daily, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Visit: 450 Summer St., Boston

Where: Fin Point Oyster Bar & Grille
When: Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Visit: 89 Broad St., Boston

Where: Grafton Street
When: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Visit: 1230 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

Where: The Independent
When: Mondays, 5 p.m. until sold out
Visit: 75 Union Square, Somerville

Where: Ilona
When: Thursdays, 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Visit: 783 Tremont St., Boston

Where: Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant
When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Visit: 425 W. Broadway, Boston

Where: Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar
When: Mondays, 11 a.m.–12:30 a.m.
Visit: 412 W. Broadway, Boston

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Where: Lower Mills Tavern
When: Mondays, 5 p.m. until sold out
Visit: 2269 Dorchester Ave., Boston

Where: Monument Restaurant and Tavern
When: Mondays, 4 p.m. until sold out
Visit: 251 Main St., Boston

Where: Publico Street Bistro & Garden
When: Thursdays, all day
Visit: 11 Dorchester St., Boston

Where: Puritan & Company
When: Tuesdays, 5 p.m. until sold out
Visit: 1166 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Where: Rabia’s Dolce Fumo
When: Mondays-Thursdays, noon–6 p.m.
Visit: 73 Salem St., Boston

Where: Rail Stop Restaurant & Bar
When: Wednesdays, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
Visit: 96 Guest St., Boston

Where: Russell House Tavern
When: Sundays-Thursdays, 9 p.m.-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m.-midnight
Visit: 14 John F Kennedy St., Cambridge

Where: Savin Bar + Kitchen
When: Mondays–Fridays, 4 p.m.–6 p.m.
Visit: 116 Savin Hill Ave., Boston

Where: State Street Provisions
When: Mondays–Thursdays, 4 p.m.–6 p.m.
Visit: 255 State St., Boston

Where: Summer Shack
When: Daily, all day
Visit: 149 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge

Where: Vera’s
When: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 5 p.m.-6 p.m.
Visit: 70 Union Square, Somerville

Where: Vialé
When: Mondays-Thursdays, Saturday-Sunday 5 p.m.–7 p.m., Fridays 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Visit: 502 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

Where: Warren Tavern
When: Mondays–Fridays, 3 p.m.–6 p.m.
Visit: 2 Pleasant St., Charlestown

Where: Waypoint
When: Mondays–Thursdays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. (bar only), Sundays, all day
Visit: 1030 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge


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