Seafood lovers rejoice: it's National Oyster Day! Below is a list of our favorite spots in NYC where you can find delicious oysters and opportunity. Remember to tell them, Harri sent you!
Lure Fishbar//142 Mercer St, New York 10012
Part of Mercer Street Hospitality group, Lure Fishbar is located below ground in SoHo featuring delicious seafood specialties and sporting a nautical themed design. Known for the best oysters in NYC and their mouth-watering lobster rolls; this is one of the top seafood places to visit or work at. Lure Fishbar is also praised for its great service and atmosphere. If you're interested in joining their team, click here.
City Crab//235 Park Ave S., New York, NY 10003
Located on Park Ave, City Crab is elegant yet casual restaurant which is also a great place for happy hour. Enjoy $1 oysters plus discounts on appetizers and drinks from Monday through Friday, 4-7pm. Popular happy hour items include the mini lobster rolls, tuna tartare tostadas, lobster mac and cheese, and pei mussels in a red or white wine broth.
Docks Oyster Bar //633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Docks Oyster Bar is a midtown staple that has been serving up seafood for over 20 years. Boasting a legendary happy hour featuring $1 oysters and clams as well as assorted drink specials Docks Oyster Bar is a place worth checking out. There are several positions available at this midtown classic. For more information click here.
Brooklyn Crab//24 Reed Street, Brooklyn NY 11231
Located on a rooftop where you can watch the sun set over the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Crab is known for it's delicious food, spectacular a views and great deals. $1 house oysters and $2 Naragansett drafts are available all day on Mondays and Tuesdays. It's a great spot to wind down after a long day of work, enjoy a drink and some seafood!
David Burke Fishtail//135 E 62nd St New York, NY 10065
Located in a historic town house on the Upper East Side, this innovative seafood restaurant is known for having one of the greatest oyster happy hour deals in NYC. This deal includes $1 Oysters and Cherry Stones, $5 Sam Adams and Sangria, and $8 Sauvignon Blanc and $8 Cabernet. This bi-level eatery combines casual dining in the ground floor bar/lounge with a traditional sit-down service in the main second-floor dining room. Fishtail is also hiring. If you're interested in joining their team; click here.
Grand Central Oyster Bar//89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
Located at the Grand Central terminal; this is a perfect and convenient spot to grab a bite on your way home from work. Popular items on the menu include their creamy and rich clam chowder and fresh seafood. This oyster bar is has one of the largest and freshest selection of oysters in NYC; so this is the great spot to spend National Oyster Day.
Sea Grill//Rockefeller Center; 19 West 49th St. New York 10020
Located in one of the world's most iconic landmark locations: Rockefeller Center, Sea Grill is one of the finest seafood restaurants in the city. Come grab some fresh oysters by the piece and some delicious sashimi and sushi. Also known for its legendary Jumbo Crab Cakes, Lobster Pot, and Beer-Battered Soft-Shell Crabs-this restaurant is definitely worth checking out. More information about available positions can be found here.
Upstate: Craft beer and Oyster Bar //95 1st Ave New York, NY 10003
Located in the East Village, this tiny restaurant is notorious for its large oyster selection and killer happy hour special: $12 for a half-dozen oysters and a pint of craft beer. While your there, do yourself a favor and order the fettuccine and clams. Additionally, if you are craving a sweet treat to finish off your meal, you can grab a complimentary whiskey cake.