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Where to Find $1 Oysters in Chicago

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Why shell out your warm-weather budget on full-priced seafood when you can splurge on oysters for just $1 each? Restaurants around Chicago are offering money-saving deals on the always-trendy mollusk. So put away your 20s, fish out your ones, and check out the map to see where the $1 oyster deals are available now.


Know of any $1 oyster deals we didn't mention? Let us know in the comments or the tipline. This story has been updated to include more restaurants offering deals.

Eater Chicago intern Aimee Gasior contributed to this story.

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Paramount Room

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Paramount Room offers a $1 oyster and bacon happy hour from 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Bedford

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The Bedford hosts its "oysters and bubbles" night every Thursday. Oysters on the half shell are only $1 each and champagne and sparkling wines are half price per glass or bottle.

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

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Union Sushi serves $1 oysters Monday through Saturday from 5-6:30 p.m.

Tortoise Club

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Tortoise Club showcases $1 oysters at the bar from 4:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday through Friday.

Devon Seafood Grill

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Served not once but twice, Devon Seafood and Grill offers its oysters on the half shell at both of its happy hours: 4-7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as 4-10 p.m. on Sundays.

Bow & Stern Oyster Bar

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Opened last year, this sea-specialty bar and restaurant offers a rotating selection of oysters daily for $1 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

Frontier

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This summer, stop by Frontier on Mondays for its $1 oysters or on Wednesdays for a $15 dozen of a Half Acre oyster boil.

La Sardine

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Swing by this French bistro on a Friday evening and take advantage of the $1 oysters during dinner service -- but only at the bar.

Tavernita

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Calling its everyday oyster deal "buck a shuck," Tavernita's $1 oysters special runs from 5-7 p.m.

Visit this Spanish spot on Mondays for their six for $6 oyster special. And don't miss out on the sherry.

Roka Akor | Chicago

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Roka Akor offers oysters for a buck on Tuesdays in the bar/lounge area only.

RM Champagne Salon

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At RM Champagne Salon, go through the alley behind Nellcote on Tuesdays between 5 and 8 p.m. for $1 oysters.

Sushi Dokku

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Head to Sushi Dokku any day of the week between 5 and 7 p.m. for oyster happy hour, which features oysters for a buck.

New England Seafood Company

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Head to New England Seafood Company every Wednesday night from 5-9 p.m. for its $1 shucked oysters night.

Fish Bar

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There's $1 oysters at Fish Bar after 9 p.m. from Sundays through Thursdays.

Browntrout

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Oysters are only a buck everyday between 5 and 7 p.m. at Browntrout.

Dusek's

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Pair $1 oysters with $3 beers and $8 sparkling wine glasses every first Monday at Dusek's.

Oceanique

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Head to Oceanique every Tuesday for $1 oysters.

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Paramount Room

Paramount Room offers a $1 oyster and bacon happy hour from 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Bedford

The Bedford hosts its "oysters and bubbles" night every Thursday. Oysters on the half shell are only $1 each and champagne and sparkling wines are half price per glass or bottle.

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

Union Sushi serves $1 oysters Monday through Saturday from 5-6:30 p.m.

Tortoise Club

Tortoise Club showcases $1 oysters at the bar from 4:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday through Friday.

Devon Seafood Grill

Served not once but twice, Devon Seafood and Grill offers its oysters on the half shell at both of its happy hours: 4-7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as 4-10 p.m. on Sundays.

Bow & Stern Oyster Bar

Opened last year, this sea-specialty bar and restaurant offers a rotating selection of oysters daily for $1 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

Frontier

This summer, stop by Frontier on Mondays for its $1 oysters or on Wednesdays for a $15 dozen of a Half Acre oyster boil.

La Sardine

Swing by this French bistro on a Friday evening and take advantage of the $1 oysters during dinner service -- but only at the bar.

Tavernita

Calling its everyday oyster deal "buck a shuck," Tavernita's $1 oysters special runs from 5-7 p.m.

Vera

Visit this Spanish spot on Mondays for their six for $6 oyster special. And don't miss out on the sherry.

Roka Akor | Chicago

Roka Akor offers oysters for a buck on Tuesdays in the bar/lounge area only.

RM Champagne Salon

At RM Champagne Salon, go through the alley behind Nellcote on Tuesdays between 5 and 8 p.m. for $1 oysters.

Sushi Dokku

Head to Sushi Dokku any day of the week between 5 and 7 p.m. for oyster happy hour, which features oysters for a buck.