The New Orleans Oyster Happy Hours You Need to Know About

There are a lot of oyster happy hours in New Orleans, and they are spreading. From fine dining spots to bars and casual restaurants, oyster happy hours are 100% a thing. We combed through our database and made a few calls, and can definitively say that the following places are opportunities for you to do oyster happy hour right. It’s easy to find raw oysters, chargrilled oysters, and seafood spots in New Orleans but finding them at happy hour? Ok that's also fairly easy. But, it's even easier now that you have this list though.

As always, if you have a good suggestion for this list, let us know!
The Half Shell On The Bayou
Seafood ● Creole7th Ward

The Half Shell On The Bayou

The Half Shell On The Bayou is a great neighborhood spot in the 7th Ward. They're a laid-back and friendly place to enjoy your meal, and have a drink, and it's a great oyster happy hour too! Every day from 4-7, you can enjoy dollar oysters or $5 crawfish plates, in addition to $6 mojitos and margaritas.

Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar
Uptown

Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar is a great spot to grab a drink and some oysters for happy hour. The happy hour is from 4-6:30 everyday and they have $1 oysters AND a great selection of frozen cocktails for $5. The giant indoor space lets in a lot of sun, but it's nice even when its hot out.

The Blue Crab Restaurant and Oyster Bar
SeafoodLake Shore

The Blue Crab Restaurant and Oyster Bar

The Blue Crab Restaurant and Oyster Bar is a locally-owned and operated seafood restaurant on Lake Shore Drive in Metairie. It is a beautiful establishment with an amazing view of the lake, and it is one of the most affordable places to eat seafood in the area. Monday-Thursday from 4-630pm, you can get 75 cent raw oysters, $1 chargrilled oysters, $3 house wines, half off well and call liquor, and $1 off draft beer. The Blue Crab's happy hour is a great option for the seafood lovers of lakeview and beyond, and the atmosphere is delightfully warm and inviting.

Bourbon House
SeafoodFrench Quarter

Bourbon House

Dickie Brennan’s Bourbon House is an oyster bar and seafood restaurant in the French Quarter, and it’s one of the city’s premier institutions. Enjoy authentic and fresh seafood when you stop in for happy hour, which is 3-6 Monday-Friday. They do $1 oysters on the half shell, and great drink options like a daiquiri, sazerac, or house wines for $7 each. There are non-oyster food options too, like loaded cajun potatoes, that are $7 as well.

Seaworthy
CBD

Seaworthy

Seaworthy is a gem in the heart of the CBD. The happy hour is fantastic, with half off select oysters between 4pm-6pm and late night (10pm-11pm) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The food is fantastic, so this is the perfect place for a casual bite before heading out on the town. The restaurant is “inspired by Gulf Coast waterways and the time-worn traditions of southern hospitality”and it shows.

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