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Oysters at South End spot Ilona.
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Where to Find $1 Oyster Deals Around Boston

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Oysters at South End spot Ilona.
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Massachusetts may not allow happy hour drink deals — yet — but kicking back with a buck-a-shuck deal on a weekday afternoon is almost (almost!) enough to forget that the glass of wine alongside is full-price. Below, find 17 restaurants around town that are a sure bet for dollar oyster deals right now.

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Salt + Stone

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Salt + Stone in Somerville’s Assembly Row offers $1 oysters at the bar from Monday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.

An overhead shot of an ice-filled tray with oysters and raw shrimp arranged around the perimeter. Brian Samuels/Salt + Stone

Thirsty Scholar Pub

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This laid-back bar offers $1 oysters every Tuesday. The deal starts at 4 p.m. and goes until they run out.

An ice-filled tray of oysters interspersed with lemon wedges and two cups filled with a red garnishing sauce.
Oysters at Thirsty Scholar.
Thirsty Scholar Pub

Warren Tavern

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Find $1 oysters at historic Charlestown spot Warren Tavern — which has counted George Washington and Paul Revere among its patrons — every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Central Square restaurant Viale is shucking $1 oysters daily from 5 to 7 p.m.

Four oysters on the half shell served over ice with dipping sauces and a lemon wedge on the side. Erika Adams/Eater Boston

Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

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Swanky Beacon Hill spot Carrie Nation offers $1 oysters Tuesday through Friday, 4 to 7 p.m.

An icy tray of oysters ready to slurp at the bar at Carrie Nation.
Oysters at Carrie Nation.
Carrie Nation

Fin Point Oyster Bar & Grille

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Bustling downtown seafood spot Fin Point offers $1 oysters every Friday and Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Merchant

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Downtown brasserie the Merchant has $1 oysters on deck every Monday and Friday from 4 until 9 p.m.

Downtown Crossing restaurant and lounge Fete has $1 oysters all day on Thursdays, plus karaoke starting at 6 p.m.

Woods Hill Pier 4

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Find $1 oysters at the bar only from Monday through Wednesday, 5 to 6 p.m., at this harborfront seafood spot. (Note: There’s a limit of 12 per customer.)

Publico Street Bistro & Garden

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South Boston restaurant and bar Publico is serving up $1 oysters every Thursday from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. (or until they sell out).

Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar

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Pair tacos with $1 oysters all day on Monday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. (The same deal is also available at Loco’s new Fenway location.)

Lower Mills Tavern

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Relaxed neighborhood spot Lower Mills Tavern offers $1 oysters every Monday night, starting at 4:30 p.m. until sold out.

Bootleg Special

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Southern-rooted spot Bootleg Special offers $1 oysters every Thursday, from 4 p.m. until close.

Rebel's Guild

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Rebel’s Guild, located inside the Revere Hotel in Back Bay, offers $1 oysters at the bar only, from 5 p.m. until sold out.

In the South End, Mediterranean restaurant Ilona is shucking oysters for $1 apiece all day on Thursday and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. (Want more seafood, plus booze? The restaurant is also running a $50 deal that includes a bottle of wine, a dozen oysters, and a ceviche sampler.)

Ilona’s dining room, with bright blue booths, gold accents, and a red and white mural of a woman’s face on the back wall.
Slip into a plush blue booth and order up some oysters.
Ilona

Joe's Waterfront

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Take in the waterfront views while slurping East Coast oysters for a buck apiece at Joe’s. The deal runs every Monday, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Limani Grille Seaport

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Mediterranean steakhouse and seafood spot Limani Grille is selling $1 oysters Monday through Friday, from 4 to 6 p.m., at its bar and lounge area. Apps like the fried calamari and spanakopita are also half off during this time.

A bright, airy dining room decorated in light wood and aqua blue colors.
Inside Limani Grille at the Seaport.
Limani Grille

Salt + Stone

Salt + Stone in Somerville’s Assembly Row offers $1 oysters at the bar from Monday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.

An overhead shot of an ice-filled tray with oysters and raw shrimp arranged around the perimeter. Brian Samuels/Salt + Stone

Thirsty Scholar Pub

This laid-back bar offers $1 oysters every Tuesday. The deal starts at 4 p.m. and goes until they run out.

An ice-filled tray of oysters interspersed with lemon wedges and two cups filled with a red garnishing sauce.
Oysters at Thirsty Scholar.
Thirsty Scholar Pub

Warren Tavern

Find $1 oysters at historic Charlestown spot Warren Tavern — which has counted George Washington and Paul Revere among its patrons — every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Viale

Central Square restaurant Viale is shucking $1 oysters daily from 5 to 7 p.m.

Four oysters on the half shell served over ice with dipping sauces and a lemon wedge on the side. Erika Adams/Eater Boston

Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

Swanky Beacon Hill spot Carrie Nation offers $1 oysters Tuesday through Friday, 4 to 7 p.m.

An icy tray of oysters ready to slurp at the bar at Carrie Nation.
Oysters at Carrie Nation.
Carrie Nation

Fin Point Oyster Bar & Grille

Bustling downtown seafood spot Fin Point offers $1 oysters every Friday and Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Merchant

Downtown brasserie the Merchant has $1 oysters on deck every Monday and Friday from 4 until 9 p.m.

Fete

Downtown Crossing restaurant and lounge Fete has $1 oysters all day on Thursdays, plus karaoke starting at 6 p.m.

Woods Hill Pier 4

Find $1 oysters at the bar only from Monday through Wednesday, 5 to 6 p.m., at this harborfront seafood spot. (Note: There’s a limit of 12 per customer.)

Publico Street Bistro & Garden

South Boston restaurant and bar Publico is serving up $1 oysters every Thursday from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. (or until they sell out).

Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar

Pair tacos with $1 oysters all day on Monday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. (The same deal is also available at Loco’s new Fenway location.)

Lower Mills Tavern

Relaxed neighborhood spot Lower Mills Tavern offers $1 oysters every Monday night, starting at 4:30 p.m. until sold out.

Bootleg Special

Southern-rooted spot Bootleg Special offers $1 oysters every Thursday, from 4 p.m. until close.

Rebel's Guild

Rebel’s Guild, located inside the Revere Hotel in Back Bay, offers $1 oysters at the bar only, from 5 p.m. until sold out.

Ilona

In the South End, Mediterranean restaurant Ilona is shucking oysters for $1 apiece all day on Thursday and from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. (Want more seafood, plus booze? The restaurant is also running a $50 deal that includes a bottle of wine, a dozen oysters, and a ceviche sampler.)

Ilona’s dining room, with bright blue booths, gold accents, and a red and white mural of a woman’s face on the back wall.
Slip into a plush blue booth and order up some oysters.
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Joe's Waterfront

Take in the waterfront views while slurping East Coast oysters for a buck apiece at Joe’s. The deal runs every Monday, from 3 to 6 p.m.

Limani Grille Seaport

Mediterranean steakhouse and seafood spot Limani Grille is selling $1 oysters Monday through Friday, from 4 to 6 p.m., at its bar and lounge area. Apps like the fried calamari and spanakopita are also half off during this time.

A bright, airy dining room decorated in light wood and aqua blue colors.
Inside Limani Grille at the Seaport.
Limani Grille

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