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The Ultimate Guide to Oysters in Denver

Where to find one of the most popular happy hour promotions – the $1 oyster – and more

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Oysters are all the rage in Denver and everyone seems to be adding them to their offerings. Here's a fresh guide to the best oyster promotions at raw bars, classy dining establishments, and unexpected eateries around town.

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Angelo's Taverna

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Shucking some of the freshest oysters in our landlocked state, Angelo's Taverna has varieties from both the east and west coasts. Delivered daily, the deals run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. 'til close daily. On the bites menu, try the $1 oysters on the half-shell or $2 grilled oysters.

Bar Fausto

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This modern bar in the hip and happening RiNo neighborhood serves some of the best drinks in town, ranging from classic to well-orchestrated originals. If you're looking for something to pair with your pour, look no further than the Crudo portion of the menu. Choose the daily oyster for $3.50 a pop, thoughtfully prepared with mignonette, lemon, and horseradish.

Blue Island Oyster Bar

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For one of the newest seafood spots in town, try Cherry Creek's Blue Island Oyster Bar. The vibe, reminiscent of a small, coastal town, is welcoming and a warm way to wrap-up a busy work day. Monday through Friday enjoy the $2 Blue Island No. 9 Oyster.

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Slipped into a 640-square-foot shipping container, creative wood-fired pizzas and Prosecco on tap draw a spirited crowd to Basta's sister restaurant. The selection of oysters – freshly flown in – changes daily and prices fluctuate accordingly.

Guard and Grace

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This sprawling 9,000 square foot modern steakhouse from Troy Guard is right in the heart of Denver's business center. Make sure to put the Social Hour, specials on oysters included, on your calendar Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

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This Uptown surf and turf eatery has approachable dishes morning, noon and night. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Washburn Oysters are served on the half-shell for just $2.

Jax Fish House Denver

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Head to one of a few Jax Fish House locations between Denver and Boulder to meet the oyster experts from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Select oysters on the half-shell are flown in daily from the east coast for just $1.50.

Oceanaire Seafood Room

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Only serving the best catches from the world's most reputable suppliers, each dish at Oceanaire is carefully crafted to ensure the highest standards of quality and flavor or beyond expectations. The menu is based on market availability, therefore selections change daily. Head to the bar area Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to close for a $7 fresh oyster trio.

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Focused on seafood, chef Jennifer Jasinski's Union Station staple makes freshness its top priority. The restaurant's Happy Hour includes Oysters that run a cool $2 each.

Stout St Social

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From the same group that brought Humboldt to Uptown, Stout Street Social has become a bustling lunch and dinner spot in downtown Denver, situated near the Denver Performing Arts COmplex and the Colorado Convention Center. The Happy Hour noshes include signature Petite Washburn Island Oysters for $1.95.

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This cozy corner bar-bistro brings stellar food, flair and fun to the Speer neighborhood. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Telegraph has $1 East Coast Oysters and $2 West Coast Oysters on special.

The Kitchen Denver

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For the happiest of hours, come to The Kitchen Denver from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The small seafood platter is perfect for sharing in the community-driven setting. The smorgasbord includes oysters, chilled smoked mussels, clams, and king crab legs.

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Angelo's Taverna

Shucking some of the freshest oysters in our landlocked state, Angelo's Taverna has varieties from both the east and west coasts. Delivered daily, the deals run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. 'til close daily. On the bites menu, try the $1 oysters on the half-shell or $2 grilled oysters.

Bar Fausto

This modern bar in the hip and happening RiNo neighborhood serves some of the best drinks in town, ranging from classic to well-orchestrated originals. If you're looking for something to pair with your pour, look no further than the Crudo portion of the menu. Choose the daily oyster for $3.50 a pop, thoughtfully prepared with mignonette, lemon, and horseradish.

Blue Island Oyster Bar

For one of the newest seafood spots in town, try Cherry Creek's Blue Island Oyster Bar. The vibe, reminiscent of a small, coastal town, is welcoming and a warm way to wrap-up a busy work day. Monday through Friday enjoy the $2 Blue Island No. 9 Oyster.

Cart-Driver

Slipped into a 640-square-foot shipping container, creative wood-fired pizzas and Prosecco on tap draw a spirited crowd to Basta's sister restaurant. The selection of oysters – freshly flown in – changes daily and prices fluctuate accordingly.

Guard and Grace

This sprawling 9,000 square foot modern steakhouse from Troy Guard is right in the heart of Denver's business center. Make sure to put the Social Hour, specials on oysters included, on your calendar Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

This Uptown surf and turf eatery has approachable dishes morning, noon and night. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Washburn Oysters are served on the half-shell for just $2.

Jax Fish House Denver

Head to one of a few Jax Fish House locations between Denver and Boulder to meet the oyster experts from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Select oysters on the half-shell are flown in daily from the east coast for just $1.50.

Oceanaire Seafood Room

Only serving the best catches from the world's most reputable suppliers, each dish at Oceanaire is carefully crafted to ensure the highest standards of quality and flavor or beyond expectations. The menu is based on market availability, therefore selections change daily. Head to the bar area Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to close for a $7 fresh oyster trio.

Stoic & Genuine

Focused on seafood, chef Jennifer Jasinski's Union Station staple makes freshness its top priority. The restaurant's Happy Hour includes Oysters that run a cool $2 each.

Stout St Social

From the same group that brought Humboldt to Uptown, Stout Street Social has become a bustling lunch and dinner spot in downtown Denver, situated near the Denver Performing Arts COmplex and the Colorado Convention Center. The Happy Hour noshes include signature Petite Washburn Island Oysters for $1.95.

Telegraph

This cozy corner bar-bistro brings stellar food, flair and fun to the Speer neighborhood. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Telegraph has $1 East Coast Oysters and $2 West Coast Oysters on special.

The Kitchen Denver

For the happiest of hours, come to The Kitchen Denver from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The small seafood platter is perfect for sharing in the community-driven setting. The smorgasbord includes oysters, chilled smoked mussels, clams, and king crab legs.

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