Dollar Oysters in Boston

If you're seeking cheap oysters in Boston, every day can be a chance to find yet another $1 oyster deal. Follow our day-by-day slurping advice, and you will never need to shell out more than $1 per briny gulp again. If not specified, the oysters specials in our list are the finest specimens from local Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury, Mass. (Photo: Christine Liu)

Updated: September 01, 2010

Monday $1 Oysters


Rialto

1 Bennett St (Charles Hotel), Cambridge, MA 02138

WHEN TO GO: 5:30pm-11:30pm, or until supplies last. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Available only at the bar and lounge.


Skipjack's Seafood Emporium

199 Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116

WHEN TO GO: 3:30pm-10pm. THE EXTRAS: $1 cherrystone clams and jumbo shrimp cocktail. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Available only at the bar and lounge.


Red Rock Bistro & Bar

141 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907

WHEN TO GO: 11:30am-9pm. THE EXTRAS: $1 sliders, shrimp and corndogs. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Oysters vary each week, from Kumamoto from Washington State to St. Anne's from Nova Scotia.


Tuesday $1 Oysters


Mccormick & Schmick's Seafood Park Plaza

34 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02116

WHEN TO GO: 4pm-midnight. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: The Park Plaza location hours and oyster event differs from their sister Faneuil Hall location.


Bon Savor

605 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

WHEN TO GO: 5:30pm-10pm.


The Bristol Lounge

200 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

WHEN TO GO: 5:30pm-7:30 pm, THE EXTRAS: A selection of sparkling wines are $10 per glass.


Wednesday $1 Oysters


Sel De La Terre

255 State St, Boston, MA 02109

WHEN TO GO: 10pm-12:30am. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Available only at the bar and lounge.


Mccormick & Schmick's

1 Faneuil Hall Market Pl, Boston, MA 02109

WHEN TO GO: 3:30pm-6:30pm, 9:30pm-10:30pm. THE EXTRAS: If you time it right, you can grab some of the other happy hour deals earlier in the evening.


Thursday $1 Oysters


Ginger Exchange

1287 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139

WHEN TO GO: 11pm-1am. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Oysters vary, from Glidden Point from Maine to Blue Point from Connecticut. Also, customers are required to order $6 worth of drinks (hard or soft) in order to snag the oyster special.


Vee Vee

763 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

WHEN TO GO: 5pm-7pm.


Ashmont Grill

555 Talbot Ave, Dorchester Ctr, MA 02124

WHEN TO GO: 5:30pm-close. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Varieties vary by availability (but will be mostly from Massachusetts).


Friday $1 Oysters


Turner Fisheries Bar

10 Huntington Ave (Copley Westin), Boston, MA 02116

WHEN TO GO: 5pm-10pm. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: The oyster variety changes every week. The special continues Fridays weekly through December 2010.


Sunday $1 Oysters


Myers + Chang

1145 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118

WHEN TO GO: 8pm-10pm. THE EXTRAS: $1 PBR tallboys. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Limit 12 per person, $3 per additional oyster.


Multi-Day $1 Oysters


Lineage Restaurant

242 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

WHEN TO GO: Daily 5pm-7pm. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Available only at the bar.


The Lansdowne

9 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02215

WHEN TO GO: Mon-Wed 4pm-8pm. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: The deal only applies on non-Red Sox game days.


Legal Sea Foods - Long Wharf

255 State St, Boston, MA 02109

WHEN TO GO: Mon-Thu 3pm-6pm. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: The deal is technically "six oysters for $6."


51 Lincoln

51 Lincoln St, Newton, MA 02461

WHEN TO GO: Mon-Tue 5:30pm-10:30pm. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Available only at the bar.


Dante

40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142

WHEN TO GO: Daily 4pm-6pm. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: The oyster special survives even on weekends. Dine-in only.


Russell House Tavern

14 Jfk St, Cambridge, MA 02138

WHEN TO GO: Sun-Thu 11pm-12am, Fri-Sat 11pm-1am.


Marliave

10 Bosworth St, Boston, MA 02108

WHEN TO GO: Daily, 4pm-6pm.


Lord Hobo

92 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139

WHEN TO GO: Daily, 5pm-7pm. THE EXTRAS: The two-hour window also includes $5 appetizers, like fritters du jour or beef skewers.